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April 18, 2018
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
3 affordable wines to consider this spring
April 18, 2018 - 6:35am
April 15, 2018
A simple internet search showed dozens of recipes where a chicken is "baked," yet with a few simple seasonings has the taste and juiciness of a store-bought rotisserie chicken. So even if you can't make your chicken spin in circles, there's no reason this recipe can't be prepared at home.
Chef's Hat: Make your own rotisserie chicken
April 15, 2018 - 10:00am
April 11, 2018
Wine bottles. Stock image.
Wine bottle shapes communicate quality and content
April 11, 2018 - 7:50am
April 8, 2018
One tradition many families enjoy during the Easter season is to dye hard-boiled eggs. They are often bright and colorful, adding a nice touch to the dinner table, and are good tasting too. Hard-boiled eggs are very versatile, as well as being low cost and filling. Whether you decide to eat them by themselves, chop them on a green salad, make egg salad or make deviled eggs, be creative and enjoy. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Recipe: Eggs are full of multiple health benefits
April 8, 2018 - 10:00am
April 5, 2018
Sheet pan chicken and roasted vegetables
Puttin' on The Mitts: 2 meals, 1 pan
April 5, 2018 - 11:00am
April 4, 2018
Spring Insalata is made with arugula, fennel, garbanzo beans, grilled asparagus and topped with crispy prosciutto. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Bright, beautiful salad embraces flavors of new season
April 4, 2018 - 8:45am
Ron Smith
Celebrate the arrival of April with bubbly wine
April 4, 2018 - 7:25am
April 1, 2018
The fun part of the twice baked potato is your added ingredients. These can be pretty much anything: cheese, olives, parsnips, kale, mushrooms, artichokes, chili, bacon, chunks of ham or chicken, green peppers, onions. Almost any vegetable works well in this recipe. PineandLakes.com 
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Chef's Hat: Twice baked potatoes are twice as nice
April 1, 2018 - 9:00am
March 28, 2018
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
Can drinking wine help you live longer?
March 28, 2018 - 6:45am
March 27, 2018
Burrito Union bartender Rio Daugherty paired a Hershey's milk chocolate egg with an Irish Butterfly. Christa Lawler / Forum News Service
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
March 27, 2018 - 8:17pm
March 24, 2018
Gnocchi is a simple pleasure, so long as you aren't making a homemade version. If you aren't familiar, gnocchi are noodles, or dumplings, made from potatoes and flour. Homemade gnocchi has a subtle flavor from ingredients that can include Parmesan, and I once had a recipe with a hint of nutmeg. PineandLakes.com Illustration adapted from 'Gnocchi with ricotta' by Paoletta S. [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Grim's Grub: Try gnocchi when you need potato and pasta fix
March 24, 2018 - 9:30am
March 21, 2018
Emanuele, Gio and Tony Nasello enjoy the tradition of St. Joseph Zeppole. David Samson / Forum News Service
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
March 21, 2018 - 7:30am
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
Sparkling wines are not created equally
March 21, 2018 - 7:00am
March 17, 2018
Dark Chocolate Irish Cream Guinness Bread is rich and dense. Forum News Service file photo
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
March 17, 2018 - 6:00am
A year or so ago, I had lunch with friends at a restaurant that served sweet potato tots along with our sandwiches. These little bits were much more flavorful than ordinary tater tots. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
March 17, 2018 - 3:00am