Jumping On That Food Trend Bandwagon With Oven-Smoked Brisket

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I let plenty of fashion trends pass me by (no thanks leopard skin anything --- it’s just not me), but I’m usually first in line to check out the latest thing in good eats and 2015’s smoked food trend definitely piqued my interest. When you grow up …
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Three Cheers for Curry and the Kitchen Curry Master

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Growing up, garlicky spaghetti was about as exotic as dinnertime got; bold yet delicate flavors like green cardamom, fenugreek and garam masala were virtually unheard of, at least in our Midwest kitchen. Thanks in part to an open mind (you’ve gotta …
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Pear au Chocolat

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Holiday desserts don’t have to be calorie-laden or difficult to prepare to be tasty. Classically French and oh-so sophisticated poached pears constitute the perfect ending to a heavy meal. They’re fancy, just not fussy. For easy meal planning, cook …
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