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Halloween Caramel Apples: an easy, fun treat amid the candy

Halloween Caramel Apples: an easy, fun treat amid the candy

There is a slightly weird irony to the fact that around Halloween, we tend to look for recipes for seasonal sweets, even as we prepare for an onslaught of candy.
Almond butter makes chocolate cookies moist and fudgy

Almond butter makes chocolate cookies moist and fudgy

In her cookbook “My Two Souths,” chef Asha Gomez added an intriguing twist to the classic chocolate cookie — Nutella. It was an innovative way to introduce nutty flavor to an otherwise straightforward chocolate cookie dough.
West Africa floods destroy crops, worsening hunger fears

West Africa floods destroy crops, worsening hunger fears

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Ocheiga Enoch isn't expecting much of a rice harvest from north-central Nigeria after floodwaters submerged his fields and those of so many other farmers this season.
'Chinese chorizo' honors fusion of two cultures in Arizona

'Chinese chorizo' honors fusion of two cultures in Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — If not for the coronavirus pandemic, Feng-Feng Yeh might never have learned about a lesser-known chapter of Chinese American history in her hometown of Tucson, Arizona.
`Where the goodies are great': Sweets lovers welcome Diwali

`Where the goodies are great': Sweets lovers welcome Diwali

Many preparations go into the celebration of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which starts Monday. There’s cleaning and decorating the house, buying new clothes, visiting friends and family — and of course preparing and sharing food.
Fork in the Road: No rain. No beer. No milk. No salmon.

Fork in the Road: No rain. No beer. No milk. No salmon.

Now do we have your attention about the weather?
For better roast chicken, slather spices under the skin

For better roast chicken, slather spices under the skin

Slathering sauces or seasonings over a chicken before roasting may produce a beautiful bird, but it can deliver lackluster flavor. That’s why we prefer to season a chicken under the skin.

1st guilty pleas entered in large federal food program fraud

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The first batch of guilty pleas involving about 50 people charged in a large-scale scheme to defraud a federal meals program in Minnesota were entered Thursday in a Minneapolis courtroom.
Whistler Dine In shutting down after 12 years— and no, it’s not just because of DoorDash

Whistler Dine In shutting down after 12 years— and no, it’s not just because of DoorDash

Locally owned restaurant delivery service says staff shortages, burnout primary reasons for closure
In P.E.I., growing worries about food security in wake of post-tropical storm Fiona

In P.E.I., growing worries about food security in wake of post-tropical storm Fiona

CHARLOTTETOWN — Community groups in Prince Edward Island say they are worried that inflation, rent increases and the damage caused by post-tropical storm Fiona are leading to food insecurity among lower-income people.