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Thanksgiving: If the feast is back, so are the leftovers

Nov. 24, 2021 15:42 PM EST

We’ve all learned more than we bargained for about how to celebrate the holidays during uncertain times. Last year, many of us cooked smaller Thanksgiving feasts and celebrated by Zoom. This year, with the proper precautions, we might see more real-life gatherings, and plates full of most...

Continue the holiday feasting with Hanukkah's potato latkes

Nov. 23, 2021 08:34 AM EST

From turkey and cranberry sauce straight to potato pancakes in one weekend. Not bad! Hanukkah this year begins Sunday night, Nov. 28, so those who celebrate can move right into the holiday while still contemplating Thanksgiving leftovers. Potato...

Salsa verde tacos salvage dry leftover turkey

Nov. 22, 2021 08:04 AM EST

Thanksgiving leftovers are an easy meal to put on repeat, but the turkey gets drier and drier with each day. The key to salvaging it — other than sandwiches slathered with mayonnaise — is rehydrating it in a flavorful sauce that turns it into a completely different meal. ...

The secret to beautifully glazed roast chicken

Nov. 15, 2021 08:13 AM EST

The lacquered look of a glazed roasted chicken may be alluring, but it can be a trial to execute well. The sugar in glazes caramelizes in the oven, adding deep sweet-savory notes and intensifying browning. That is, unless the glaze drips off the football-shaped bird, as so many do, creating a...

‘RBG’ filmmakers find a rich vein: Feminist love stories

Nov. 12, 2021 14:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The label “date movie” hasn’t traditionally been applied much to documentaries but filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen have twice now made non-fiction films of trailblazing female icons that also happen to be portraits of loving, supportive marriages. ...

Kimchi amps up leftover fried rice

Nov. 08, 2021 07:42 AM EST

Kimchi is a powerhouse Korean ingredient of seasoned cabbage packing spice, crunch and that savory umami factor that comes from fermented foods. It transforms whatever meal it’s added to, and we treat the richly flavorful liquid it’s packed in as a separate ingredient. ...

Marion County first girl Eagle Scout knows how to set goals

Nov. 06, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

RIVESVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Growing up, Tiara Long didn’t know her name was another word for a royal headdress, a most feminine accessory. She lived up to the nuances suggested by such a name by playing with other girls and doing all the cute things little girls do. But...

Chef Abra Berens turns her attention to grains and legumes

Nov. 01, 2021 09:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chef and author Abra Berens once mistakenly ordered 10 pounds of split peas. Trouble is, she doesn't really like split peas. She initially found herself making split pea soup over and over again, wincing each time at the muddy, unexciting flavor. Then...

Season, then sear steak for better tacos

Nov. 01, 2021 07:40 AM EDT

After years of debating whether marinades are worth the effort, we’ve decided to mostly skip them, especially when it comes to steak on a weeknight. That’s because the ingredients in marinades do a poor job of penetrating the surface of the meat, and liquids actually...

Gordon Ramsay's social media project culminates in cookbook

Oct. 28, 2021 08:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — How did Gordon Ramsay spend his pandemic lockdown? Getting frenetic in a kitchen, of course. The chef with a dizzying number of books, restaurants and TV shows was home in Cornwall, England, with mouths to feed last year when he did a series of lives on...