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Oregon authorities recover body of award-winning chef who drowned in river accident

Jul. 17, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon authorities said Wednesday that they have recovered the body of award-winning chef Naomi Pomeroy following her drowning in a river accident. The Benton County Sheriff's Office said it located her body Wednesday morning in the Willamette River between...

Award-winning Oregon chef Naomi Pomeroy drowns in river accident

Jul. 16, 2024 19:31 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Naomi Pomeroy, an award-winning chef who helped put Portland on the map as a culinary destination, has drowned in an inner tubing accident, authorities said. She was 49 years old. Pomeroy drowned Saturday evening in the Willamette River near Corvallis after...

Broiled pork tenderloin tenderized with fresh pineapple makes tacos al pastor a weeknight affair

Jul. 15, 2024 09:04 AM EDT

Tacos al pastor is a dish from Mexico with Levantine roots stemming from the 19th century when Lebanese immigrants arrived, bringing their tradition of vertical spits for roasting lamb shawarma. Not finding much lamb, cooks switched to pork, and instead of sandwiching the meat in flatbread, they...

Agave's profile on bar lists is growing. 5 home recipes for traditional cocktails that sub it in

Jul. 08, 2024 13:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tequila-based margaritas and palomas have long been cocktail-menu staples, but their base ingredient — agave — is working its way into other cocktails for a modern twist on traditional drinks. While tequila, made from the blue agave plant, is the best-known of the...

King Arthur Baking's CEO on keeping America's oldest flour company in the mix

Jul. 08, 2024 09:11 AM EDT

As America’s oldest flour company, King Arthur Baking Co. has seen a lot. It opened in 1790, when George Washington was president. But little could have prepared it for the start of the coronavirus pandemic, when demand for King Arthur's products jumped six-fold almost overnight....

Skirt steak brings rich, beefy flavor to this economical tagliata-inspired salad

Jul. 08, 2024 08:48 AM EDT

Tagliata, a sliced steak dish that gets its name from the Italian word tagliare, meaning “to cut,” is the inspiration for this steak salad in which the meat is perfectly seasoned with a simple dry rub of salt, pepper and ground fennel. The recipe, from our newest cookbook “...

Caesar salad, invented in Mexico by Italian immigrants, is still pleasing palates after 100 years

Jul. 03, 2024 14:39 PM EDT

Caesar salad has something to celebrate: It’s turning 100. Italian immigrant Caesar Cardini is said to have invented the dish on July 4, 1924, at his restaurant, Caesar's Place, in Tijuana, Mexico. It was a steamy night, and Cardini was struggling to feed an influx of Californians...

A simple recipe for Caesar salad on its 100th birthday

Jul. 03, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

It's 100 years since the Caesar salad was invented, it's said, on the Fourth of July at a restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico. And it's had staying power. The original is credited to Italian immigrant Caesar Cardini, who tossed it in the dining room of his restaurant, Caesar's Place, in...

Confused by all the TikTok trends? This glossary might help

Jul. 03, 2024 08:01 AM EDT

Anyone who shops or uses the internet probably has encountered a TikTok trend - whether they know it or not. Since the social media platform made its U.S. debut almost six years ago, short videos posted there have created a rapidly changing menu of food and fashion fads. Many of...

For an exceptional grilled burger, Meathead Goldwyn offers these five tips

Jul. 01, 2024 12:28 PM EDT

Infused with the smell of smoke, any backyard burger tastes good when you’re surrounded by friends and family on a sunny summer day. But a juicy, well-cooked, exceptional burger? That’s harder to pull off than tossing a patty on a grill. “Meathead" Goldwyn,...