All We Can Eat: All We Can Eat


Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 01/03/2013

Farmers Market Roundup: Jan. 5-6

Get bowled over by soup from area vendors, or make a pot of your own.

By Becky Krystal  |  01:24 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 12/28/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Dec. 29

This week, a new market joins the list.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:22 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Dec. 13-18

Welcome your holiday party guests with locally sourced cheese and jam.

By Becky Krystal  |  08:01 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Dec. 6- Dec. 9

Pick up lettuces that won’t fade into the background of your salad plate.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Yes, there’s produce. But you can also indulge your sweet tooth.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Lines form as Georgetown Cupcake opens in L.A.

Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne’s and Katherine Kallinis Berman’s fame fuels interest in their fifth shop.

By Andrea Adleman  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Grace Young: ‘The code of Chinese cooks’

Talk of trimmed sprouts triggers memories of an elder generation, plus eight tips for better stir-frying.

By Grace Young  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Salsify: You don’t say? Well, you should.

“Roots” cookbook author Diane Morgan stops in to show us why.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:20 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Aaron Franklin’s barbecue tutorial

A Smoke Signals interview with the famous Austin pitmaster gets to the intent of his YouTube videos.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Beer geeks, let the guessing begin

Here’s insider info on what’s in, and out, of Anchor Brewing’s annual Our Special Ale.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Cauliflower’s 140-character study

Cooking Off the Cuff is inspired by a Twitter recipe and a recent trip to Japan.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Wine.com looks to one-up new Amazon Wine

New online program controls shipping and handling of small-production wines both domestic and imported.

By Dave McIntyre  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

‘Top Chef Seattle,’ Ep. 1: Egged on & off

Poor omelet execution sends one of Washington’s cheftestants packing even before the cast goes to Seattle.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Nov. 8-14

Duck, chicken, bison and beef are among locally raised poultry and meats for sale.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Election Night eats at home: A guide

How to prepare for what could be a long evening; recipes included.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Farmers Market Roundup: Nov. 1-7

Here come the Brussels sprouts.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/29/2012

GF lager and pale ale a toast for all?

Low-protein malt could be a boon to the gluten-free and low-carb beer markets.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Alton Brown, sportscaster

The brightest star in Food Network’s firmament discusses “Redemption,” his favorite holiday bird and why He Likes Spike (Mendelsohn).

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:00 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Chris Kimball and Guy Crosby share ‘The Science of Good Cooking’

The Cook’s Illustrated duo visited the Smithsonian to talk about the new book and take questions.

By Becky Krystal  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Impromptu pierogi: Why not?

The best option for Cooking Off the Cuff kale leftovers turns out to be a Polish one.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Oct. 25-31

Root around for a variety of root vegetables this week.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Oct. 18-24

Lovely, local pink ginger root looks quite different from what’s in stores.

By Becky Krystal  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Savory strudel, use your noodle

Cooking Off the Cuff | A quick filling rolled inside sheets of egg pasta bakes up browned and crisped.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Farmers market roundup: Oct. 11-Oct. 17

There’s more to radishes than the slices in your store-bought salad mix.

By Becky Krystal  |  08:35 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Farmers Market Roundup: Oct. 4-11

Heirloom pumpkins and sweet potatoes star in this week’s episode of get out there and buy local.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Nadia G’s got it figured

The Cooking Channel’s ‘Bitchin’ Kitchen’ host knows how to keep an audience engaged.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Union Market, off and running

Organizers and vendors say the first weekend ‘exceeded expectations.’

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:15 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Strong brew, at $6.66 an ounce

The 10th anniversary Utopias from Boston Brewing ups its alcoholic content, at $160 per bottle.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012

The life left in Embers of the Deceased

DC Brau’s smoked wheat beer is available for about two more weeks.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Tomato and pepper, a bit of red-on-red alchemy

Cooking Off the Cuff with ripe tomatoes is even more rewarding when sweet red peppers are at their best.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/18/2012

Eid al-Fitr recipes to share at the dinner table

To me, the end of Ramadan is a joyous celebration of food.

By Fahima Haque  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 07/27/2012

The ‘Love Boat’ bartender, new Spanish brandy and Mauritian rum: How much better can it get?

Day Two coverage from this year’s Tales of the Cocktail.

By Jason Wilson  |  01:08 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Hop-Pickle’s off to a puckery start

Collaborators Dogfish Head and Brooklyn Brine see a future flavored with possibilities.

By Greg Kitsock  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 07/13/2012

The FreshFarm Market 15: A list

How many of the locally produced foods and products that weren’t around at the opening bell in 1997 can you name? Ann Yonkers recaps for us.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  07:49 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Cucumber, got your number

Why you should slice and salt at the start of a salad recipe.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Is it too soon to pop a cold Derecho Common?

Positive developments, including a storm-related brew, from 3 Stars Brewing in the District and Port City Brewing in Alexandria.

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

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

The Mess that’s a cinch to make

Our Cooking Off the Cuff columnist’s ode to the English college dessert.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Cantaloupe cool

The fruit’s just in farmers markets now; here are six ways to enjoy it.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/18/2012

The stirring enterprise of chocolate pudding for two

In this week’s Cooking Off the Cuff, Edward Schneider one-ups a favorite dessert of his youth.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Roast chicken, overnight stock, next-day soup

If your freezer’s full, let the slow-cooker transform your roast-chicken carcass into a stock with immediate dividends.

By Cathy Barrow  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: Welcome back, poulet

Revisiting a classic French dish after many years has its rewards.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 02/16/2012

‘Top Chef Texas,’ Ep. 15: A border is crossed

Feats of cheftestants go all Olympic as they shush, shoot and ice-pick their way down to the final three.

By Carol Blymire  |  09:15 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Cooking Off the Cuff: The potsticker approach

A potentially poor outcome is offset by fusion technique.

By Edward Schneider  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012

‘Top Chef Texas,’ Ep. 14: Fear the foursome

Did Tom, Padma and perhaps some Magical Elves engineer the final group?

By Carol Blymire  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Chocolate gems for Valentine’s Day

A baker’s dozen of our favorites, including gluten-free, low-fat and fruity options.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Food Memory: Soup in the Caucasus

A hearty pot of bean stew evokes the warmth of Russian and Georgian home cooks.

By Jenny Holm  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

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)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/20/2011

Thanksgiving leftovers 2.0, by ingredient

If you’ve got extra turkey, cranberries, pumpkin, potatoes or stuffing, you’re in luck.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/07/2011

The Family Dish: Buttercup in the muffins

A lesser-known winter squash adds sweetness and up-front flavor to baked goods at Domenica Marchetti’s house.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Catch fish and chips at Cap’n Earl’s

The classic U.K. repast now served at Earl’s Sandwiches in Arlington earns a qualified thumb’s up.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Where to buy fresh, local turkeys

Here’s the 2011 list of farms in the Washington area that offer birds for your Thanksgiving spread.

By Becky Krystal  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/31/2011

The Family Dish: Round and ready

Domenica Marchetti’s fine with baking meatballs instead of frying them — especially when they’re simmered in a Swiss chard-tomato sauce.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/24/2011

The Family Dish: Beans, saucy and slow

Tough green beans turn tender when braised in tomato sauce.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/17/2011

The Family Dish: Stuffed cabbage I can roll with

A sweet and smoky version turns Domenica Marchetti into a believer.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Fry the pizza

A small amount of filling and a quick-rise dough combine to make a winning snack.

By Edward Schneider  |  02:30 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Notes from my Slow Food $5 Challenge dinner

The budget gets tight as the author faces some tough choices in the dairy aisle, but the dinner itself goes off without a hitch.

By Joe Yonan  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Cooking Off the Cuff: Seasonal disorder

By Edward Schneider  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Bloated on corn syrup

Americans eat 42 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup annually — or the size of six newborns.

By Tim Carman and Becky Krystal  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Market Roundup: Aug. 25-31

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

By Timothy R. Smith  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Market Roundup: Aug. 18-24

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

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:59 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/15/2011

The Family Dish: Reentry, aided by anchovies

Domenica Marchetti’s post-vacation dish calls for the best little tinned fish you can find.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Market Roundup: Aug. 11-17

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

By Timothy R. Smith  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Market Roundup: Aug. 4-10

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

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:59 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011

The Family Dish: Nuts for cold sesame noodles

The recipe may never be perfect, but it hardly matters. Everyone loves cold sesame noodles.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  08:00 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Market Roundup: July 27-Aug. 3

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

By Timothy R. Smith  |  10:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011

The Family Dish: Lobster? Roll with it.

Everyone’s favorite crustaceans combine in this easy, delicious New England classic.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  06:15 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Better Know a Chef: The answers

Was the quiz about D.C.’s finest just too tough — or too ‘inside baseball’?

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Cool off with a dip

5 ingredients, 5 minutes, one refreshing snack.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Market Roundup: July 21-27

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

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:59 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/18/2011

The Family Dish: Something fishy about the Caesar salad

The one made at Domenica Marchetti’s house must include anchovies.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Market Roundup: March 24-30

A look at what’s in and what's out at area farmers markets.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  07:22 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/16/2011

Chat Leftovers: Crying over produce

How can you tell good onions from bad?

By Jane Touzalin  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Simple and green for March 15

Darina Allen, Ireland’s “Julia Child,” says skip the corned beef on St. Patrick’s Day.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  04:27 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)