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All We Can Eat: February, 2012

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Super Bowl recipes: A chicken wing smorgasbord

These sauces and marinades are sure to be a hit at any football-watching party.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Television | Tags:  Cara Kelly, Super Bowl

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Super Bowl recipes: Dip into these party options

No matter your guests’ taste, these diverse dips are sure to please the crowd.

By Becky Krystal  |  04:48 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Super Bowl, Becky Krystal

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/30/2012

2012 list of Washington area CSAs

Search among nearly 70 farms offering community-supported agriculture programs this year.

By Becky Krystal  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In Season, Shopping, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Market Roundup: Jan. 28-29

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Becky Krystal  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Chat Leftovers: Garlic, cut and dried

Granulated, powdered; what’s the difference between what’s in those two spice bottles?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/25/2012

More thoughts on wines that pair with Sichuan food

If your local Chinese restaurant doesn’t have a good wine list, take the food home and conduct your own pairing seminar.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Parisi named head beermaker for NRG’s new brewery

Neighborhood Restaurant Group taps the former beermaker for Cambridge Brewing to lead its brewery near Nats Stadium.

By Daniel Fromson  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Daniel Fromson

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Recipes for the Chinese New Year

Help celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dragon with these dishes.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:17 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Smoke Signals: Get ready for the carnivorgy

The annual grilled-meats gorging will offer you barbecue eights days a week this year.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 01/23/2012

D.C. vending regs could improve street-cart food

DCRA’s rules will open up Washington’s sidewalks to new carts for the first time in years.

By Tim Carman  |  05:15 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Tweason’ale: A gluten-free beer with a taste of honey

Tweason’ale is a gluten-free offering that Dogfish Head hopes will appeal to craft-beer drinkers.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Winter citrus recipes: Key Ingredient

Full of Vitamin C, these dishes will see you through the cold months.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:54 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Crazy for chickpeas

Ed Schneider returns from Barcelona with a taste for garbanzos — and a method to magnify their unique flavor.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Sunday Sups: Eat, drink and give money to charity

Celebrity chefs, including Alice Waters and Jose Andres, pitch in to fight poverty with Sunday Night Suppers and Saturday Night Sips.

By Tim Carman  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/19/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ episode 11: Pure poison

Charlize Theron makes an appearance as movie huckster, er, guest judge on episode 11.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire, Top Chef

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Market Roundup: Jan. 21-22

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Becky Krystal  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 01/18/2012

Roberto Donna takes chef job in Arizona

One of Washington’s most-decorated chefs has accepted a job at a Bice restaurant in Scottsdale, Ariz.

By Tim Carman  |  04:40 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Chat Leftovers: You don’t knead it

Sourdough lovers can make their own version of this easy, no-fuss bread.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Virginia wineries cop 22 medals in Chronicle contest

Local winemakers took home a lot of hardware at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/17/2012

R.J. Cooper scheduled to leave hospital tomorrow

Despite an irregular heartbeat after surgery, the chef says his recovery is ahead of schedule.

By Tim Carman  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Diabetes won’t change Paula Deen’s cooking

The cook says she has always encouraged moderation with her recipes.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:06 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Smoke Signals: The future of grilled meats

It’s only getting bigger. Leading barbecue writers offer their opinions on the top trends of 2012.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals, Books | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/16/2012

Ommegang fears drilling could pollute its water

Ommegang awaits a court decision over whether a gas company can start drilling near its brewery.

By Greg Kitsock  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Paula Deen, meet diabetes?

Will disclosure of a health condition cause the beloved Southern cooking queen to change her ways?

By Cara Kelly  |  04:19 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Market Roundup: Jan. 14-15

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:09 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: ’Nduja in my belly

Pork-on-pork action for dinner? Man, it was spicy.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Recipes | Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/12/2012

‘Top Chef Texas,’ Ep. 10: Restaurant Snores

In the most anticipated, action-packed challenge of the season, there’s plenty of time for viewers to yawn.

By Carol Blymire  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Television | Tags:  television, Top Chef, Carol Blymire, chefs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2012

Bring the garden indoors this winter

Don’t let the lack of sunlight and warm temperatures cramp your green thumb.Buy a DIY garden kit instead.

By Nevin Martell  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nevin Martell, gardening

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 01/11/2012

R.J. Cooper is resting after open-heart surgery

The Rogue 24 chef remains in intensive care after open-heart surgery today at Johns Hopkins.

By Tim Carman  |  06:00 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Hostess’ Twinkie: An American icon in trouble

The beloved sugary snack may no longer be produced as its parent company files for bankruptcy.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:00 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 01/11/2012

First look at Fojol Bros.’ Volathai truck

The expanding food-truck fleet now includes one dedicated to Thai cooking.

By Tim Carman  |  02:20 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012

Chat Leftovers: Gluten-free newbie

When your diet must change, where do you find easy gluten- and meat-free recipes?

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chat Leftovers

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012

Wine shop owner challenges MoCo’s dominance

After Christina Findley lost her job in 2009, she created her own with the Bottle Shop in Rockville.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/10/2012

R.J. Cooper to go under the knife tomorrow

The Rogue 24 chef heads to Johns Hopkins for open-heart surgery tomorrow.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Smoke Signals: Resolutions, redux

Part II: Some of the biggest names in barbecue offer up their resolutions for 2012.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Forget Facebook Timeline. What’s your food timeline?

Facebook is onto something with its Timeline feature. The same archival approach could provide insights about your eating history.

By Tim Carman  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sustainable Food, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/09/2012

Flying Dog releases a ‘Rarities’ collection

The Frederick brewery will roll out 10 new beers this year, including Imperial Hefeweizen brewed with two wheat-beer yeasts.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 01/06/2012

Shepherd’s pie recipes: Key Ingredient

Let these variations of the Irish classic warm you up this winter.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:32 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Key Ingredient

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 01/06/2012

The Girl Scout Cookie rant: ‘Sold through a weird child army’ (Video)

As legions of Girl Scouts prepare for Friday’s big winter sale of cookies, here’s a look back at “Saturday Night Live’s” take on the subject

By Cara Kelly and Melissa Bell  |  01:51 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Adult JELL-O

You don’t have to give up gelatin desserts just because you prefer sweets without disodium phosphate.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Edward Schneider, Cooking Off the Cuff

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012

‘Julia Child’s Kitchen’ to close temporarily on Sunday

The Smithsonian will shutter the popular exhibit to make room for a larger installation that looks at food in the 20th century.

By Tim Carman  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 01/05/2012

‘Top Chef: Texas,’ Episode 9: In the pits

Episode 9 mixes modernist cuisine with old-fashioned barbecue, with little to savor on either end of the spectrum.

By Carol Blymire  |  10:25 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Television | Tags:  Carol Blymire

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012

The most popular recipe of 2011 was . . .

We’ve gathered the numbers and summoned the courage to present you with a final Food section list of the Year That Was.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Market Roundup: Jan. 7-8

What’s in, what’s happening at Washington area farmers markets.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Dash Diet, Weight Watchers, named top diets

U.S. News and World Report ranked the diets highest for health, ease and weight loss.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:40 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Meet Savannah Smiles, the new Girl Scout cookie

The new lemon-flavored Girl Scout cookie will be available next week, along with Thin Mints, Tagalongs.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:00 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 01/04/2012

This Sumatran civet coffee is cra...really terrible

Civet coffee may be the world’s most expensive, but my first taste didn’t even compare to a decent cup of Folgers.

By Tim Carman  |  01:30 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Chat Leftovers: Putting the cake back in cake pops

An unexpected Christmas present inspires this week’s question.

By Jane Touzalin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chat leftovers, free range, jane touzalin

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Donkey and Goat wines: untamed and exotic

The California winery prefers natural methods, creating wildly exotic white and red wines in the process.

By Dave McIntyre  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Food labeling | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 01/03/2012

First look at Taylor Gourmet on 14th Street NW

The owners open their fourth location near the U Street corridor.

By Tim Carman  |  05:10 PM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Comfort Food | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Hoppin’ John’s name tied to hungry Civil War vets?

Its title could have origins in Confederate soldiers returning from war, a reader notes.

By Tim Carman  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Smoke Signals: Meaty resolutions

Some of the biggest names in barbecue serve up their New Year’s resolutions.

By Jim Shahin  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/02/2012

D.C. is fermenting a brewery culture

Two more breweries look to open this year in Washington, with another in the works.

By Greg Kitsock  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/31/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: a nutty risotto

When a friend who hates all things dairy (and eggs, too) comes to dinner, creative strategies for the traditional Italian rice dish must be employed.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider

 

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