Food
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Wow, does this dish look classy, right? But look at the ingredient list — not too long. And look at the steps — pretty darn simple.My boys love all kinds of steaks, though a perfect, tender filet distinctively communicates "special … more
After deciding to hold an extreme hot dog tasting contest at the Berkshire Eagle (see story on this page), Features Editor Lindsey Hollenbaugh and I divided up the recipes to prepare. We each took one that was hands-down-easy and one that required a … more
Memorial Day, typically, is the official kick off to the summer grilling season. Last year, Berkshire Eagle staff members — armed with bottles of antacids — bravely volunteered to taste test four "extreme burgers," ultimately endorsing a … more
As many probably are, I am biting at the bit to get into the garden, but the spring has been awfully cool and damp with most days shrouded in a ceiling of heavy, gray clouds an atmosphere that is not very motivating nor a very good environment for … more
For Chef Benjamin Pruitt of Brattleburger in Brattleboro, Vt., one of the secrets to a great burger starts with the meat itself — an 80/20 percent ground chuck. more
Let's say you dream of wanting to make a very special dessert for mom on Mother's Day but don't really have the time or the expertise. Here's a cheating version of Baked Alaska. Sure it's antique — is there any other two-word phrase in English … more
A perfect souffl — whether sweet or savory— was my mother's favorite food bar none, the one thing she always ordered when we dined out. That's why when I was 10 and Mom inconveniently rebelled against the family's Mother's Day breakfast in bed tradition, insisting that it made her feel liked a caged animal, my father suggested we celebrate her with brunch in the dining room instead. more
It's that time of year when I can feel summer waiting in the wings, yet Old Man Winter won't give up the spotlight. It's around 40 degrees as I write this column Monday; I wore my winter vest and had the car heater blasting on the way to work. I … more
Over the weekend, I headed to a friend's woody backyard, stepped just beyond the gate to their patio, and foraged for wild ramps. Ramp season is ever so brief — only about a month — so now is the time to enter the forest and look for … more
Golden, cheesy and, with that hint of ham, simply a great addition to your dinner table. The flavor of loaded potatoes, the texture of classic Duchess spuds and the look of slab pie. Did I mention easy as well? Using leftover mashed potato is also … more
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