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Hummus - and its delicious variations - is the go-to food for those looking for an easy, nutritious lunch or snack

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.

An unexpected fig crop after harsh winter weather means there are plenty to eat fresh or make into preserves and desserts.

Here is a light, vegetarian summer supper that will keep your kitchen cool – no need to turn on the oven – and requires very little cleanup.

Eating anything from a packet of foil off the grill brings back fond memories of camping with my grandpa Ted. We made everything from trout fresh out of the stream to a tortilla chip version of Frito Pie with a can of bonfire-hot canned chili.

Q: I’m confused. Recipes call for butter with no salt and then add salt. Why not skip a step and use salted butter?

The directions for water-bath canning at have made one step easier: You no longer need to preheat lids before putting them on the jars.


  • Looking for culinary adventure? We pulled together a sampling of international cuisines around town. Get packing.

Vani Hari’s blog is known nationwide for campaigns against food companies. Her critics say she sometimes gets it wrong.

Farmers markets, roadside stands, pick-your-own fields – they’re all part of the business that keeps farming alive in this area.

A couple of years ago, Richard and I grew about 400 tomato plants and we learned that number is w...

Heart and Sole Food

Where have I been eating the last few days? Well . . . Saturday morning: I stopped by the new sho...

I'll Bite
Sue Daly believes the mushroom and artichoke soup at Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails in Cornelius is “divine.” We have the recipe.

If you think all farmers markets look alike, you’re as out of touch as a rotary-dial telephone.

Results from the first two Fire in the City matchups:Aug. 18: Matchup: Luca Annunziata of Passion...

On Dining
The new brewery at 4150 Yancey Road in Charlotte opens to the public at 11 a.m. Friday. The grand opening, with live music and a dozen beers on tap, goes until 11 Friday night.

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