| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Years ago my mother found a recipe for Thanksgiving Day stuffing in a cookbook purchased at a gourmet food and kitchen store. The recipe calls for whole roasted chestnuts and is the best we've had. Over the years I've bought these for her and had them...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:21 AM
For Bryan Voltaggio, this holiday season is about beginnings.
His latest restaurant venture — and the first outside Frederick — is slated to open. It will be his family's first Christmas in their new Urbana home. And with a son age 5 and a...
| Sep 26, 2012
This vegan recipe from "Grain Mains: 101 Surprising and Satisfying Whole Grain Recipes for Every Meal of the Day" (Rodale, $24.99) is inspired by a traditional dish served in the fall by many Japanese cooks to celebrate the arrival of the new rice...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:18 AM
When sea scallops are on sale, it's an opportunity to enjoy their velvety texture and delicious flavor. They cook quickly and their mild flavor pairs nicely with a variety of ingredients.
Here we're putting them in a stir-fry that creates a sauce with...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:05 AM
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as the holiday elves have been very busy creating a magical experience in Geneva for its 45th Christmas Walk on Dec. 7 and House Tour festivities Dec. 7 and 8. Among the twinkling lights and fresh greenery lined...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:09 AM
Yorktown holds its 7th Annual Yorktown Christmas Market on Main Street 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The market will feature arts and crafts vendors with local shopping opportunities, living history exhibits, strolling musical entertainment, classic...
| Nov 22, 2012
Chestnut & Sage Stuffing
- 2 cups of chestnuts
- ½ cup of unsalted butter
- ½ cup of diced onions
- ½ cup of diced carrots
- ½ cup of diced celery
- 2 loaves of light rye bread/ diced
- 4 oz. of chopped sage
- ½ cup of white wine
- 4 cups of...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 5:31 AM
We love oyster dressing and pecan pie as much as the next person (really!), but we also like to have a few lighter options on the table for Thanksgiving dinner, as well.
Spicy Cranberry Chutney
Adapted from http://allrecipes.com
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:54 PM
The holiday season calendar tends to fill up pretty quickly, so it's not too soon to start your shopping for classical music concerts in December. One classy upcoming program to keep in mind is the Columbia Orchestra's next concert on Saturday, Dec. 1...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:47 PM
2 cups leftover Turkey, chopped into half inch pieces
1 cup mandarin oranges, drained and chopped into small pieces
3/4 cup red delicious apple, core and seeds removed, diced into small pieces
1/2 cup water chestnuts, drained and chopped into small pieces...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:19 AM
For restaurant chefs, every day presents an opportunity to create a new dish, an inspired combination of flavors, textures and ingredients to wow their guests.
As the holidays approach, however, professional chefs have more in common with the home cook....