This is the season for cooking, baking and shopping, and I have received questions about all of those. I love to hear from you, so if you have a question, feel free to give me a call or send me an e-mail. Today I will devote my column to answering an assortment of questions.
This granola mix is good for a quick breakfast, coupled with fruit and yogurt. It would make a terrific gift too, packaged in storage jars. Be sure to include the recipe, because folks will definitely want to fix it again.
Say the word “pie” and most folks will turn their thoughts to apple, cherry or pumpkin.
This is the season when many of us are thinking about holiday gifts. I have many favorite items and gadgets that I use in cooking classes but the thing that intrigues many is the stove-top smoker.
CalorieCount.com, a health and wellness site with more than 5 million members, put together some facts and figures on Thanksgiving:Did you know?
Here they come again: turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, all the makings of the traditional Thanksgiving dinner. It’s food we look forward to, then quickly tire of after the feast. Cut-up turkey and its pairings don’t seem as attractive the next day, the day after that or (especially) the day after that.
I have cooked Thanksgiving dinner every year — except one.
We all know turkey is the main attraction on the biggest food holiday of the year. But the side dishes can steal the show.
After fall’s first frost, pumpkin is in the limelight.
When it comes to Thanksgiving, Martha Holmberg, a food writer and cookbook author who lives in Portland, Ore., said, “I break it down like a military operation.”
We put out the call for edible gift-appropriate homemade items such as jams or jellies, salsas, condiments, etc. Take a look for gift ideas perfect for the holidays and honoring the favorite people in your life.
We asked readers to submit their original dessert recipes for our annual Holiday Cookbook contest. Cooks will find creative recipes to top off holiday celebrations.
For our annual Wichita Eagle Holiday Cookbook contest, we asked readers to submit recipes featuring maple flavors. From sweet to savory, cooks can enjoy their contributions for breakfast, main dishes, snacks, desserts and more.
Holiday season is fast approaching. I dont know about you, but Im already salivating just thinking of juicy turkey, cranberry-glazed ham, hot-buttered rum and pumpkin pie.
A holiday even in a hurry calls for something special and homemade. We asked readers to share their special occasion recipes that boast short ingredient lists. Entrants pared down favorite recipes to essential ingredients and used spices and herbs to bring out the flavor.
We asked readers to submit their best side dish recipes to add the perfect complement holiday meals.
We invited readers to submit recipes using puff pastry, phyllo dough, prepared pie crust or any type of refrigerated bread, biscuits or crescent rolls. Here are winning recipes and others to get your parties started with these helpful shortcut ingredients.
What is it about a challenge that brings out the best in people? For 57 years now, The Wichita Eagle has been publishing its Holiday Cookbook, and readers should be commended for taking the dare and coming up with some of the most creative recipes around.
If you start roasting a 14-pound turkey at 375 degrees at 7 a.m. and need to feed 15 people – including three vegetarians, a vegan and two gluten-intolerants – by 1 p.m., how many pounds of cranberries do you need if the stuffing is baked outside the bird and the pumpkin pie is cut into 11.75 equal wedges?
Looking at the stack of questions that have come to me, I can tell many of you are cooking more now that fall is here. Today I am devoting the column to answering those questions. If you have any culinary questions, please feel free to send me an e-mail. I welcome your questions and comments.