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Eating well

Flavors of Fall: Pumpkin Spice

A trip to the grocery store today was mind-blowing. In just about every aisle there were pumpkin spice items. I guess it makes sense since pumpkin and spices have long been the ingredients of many scrumptious fall desserts. The appeal, I think, is not only the flavor and aroma but the sense of ...

Noodle bowls show Vietnam’s contrasting flavors

By CHRISTOPHER KIMBALL Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street After eating our way through Vietnam, it became clear that contrast was one of the defining features of the cuisine. Tender and crunchy. Spicy and fresh. Hot and cool. Many times all in the same dish. Bowls of rice noodles were ...

A plant-forward twist on taco night

Family Features — Reimagining taco night can be as simple as a new protein swap. Spice up your favorite taco dishes by making walnuts the star ingredient. Nutty and full of flavor, “walnut meat” turns taco recipes into plant-forward options. Try these Walnut-Stuffed Korean Street Tacos ...

Summer to winter chicken transition

All summer long we cooked chicken on the grill — marinated, slathered in barbecue sauce, skewered, and even roasted sitting on a can of beer. It’s all delicious. And though the grill will be on the back porch for the winter, grilling in a coat and mittens is less than desirable. I’d ...

Family food that fits your fall schedule

Family Features — Finding time for a family meal during fall means navigating busy schedules full of school, jobs, social events and more. Squeezing in dinner together calls for an easy dish that takes less than an hour so you can catch up with loved ones. Let your oven do the work for you ...

Cured: What you need to know about salumi (including salami)

The word “salumi” ( or its singular, “salume”) seems to be popping up more on restaurant menus, Instagram feeds, even at some deli counters. Maybe you‘ve been wondering what exactly salumi means, as opposed to salami, or charcuterie, or....? A little 101 on the topic: Salumi is ...