posted: 03/05/2014 3:06 a.m.
After a long day, who hasn’t stumbled into the grocery store without the faintest idea of what to put on the table, when suddenly the tempting whiff of a freshly roasted chicken puts everything into perspective ?
posted: 03/05/2014 3:01 a.m.
I recently found jars of Jif Cashew and Almond butters at a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. The Jif versions of these nut butters were especially appealing because the spreads don’t separate or need stirring or refrigerating the way other brands do.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:59 a.m.
The Tovolo Easy Reach Baster is angled just enough to ease maneuvering around a turkey or a large ham. The interchangeable basting tips — one narrow, one wide, plus a brush — make it easy to direct the liquid exactly where you want it to go.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:58 a.m.
Salmon, clementines, cherries and baby greens come together in this citrusy, sweet, tart and tangy entree salad.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:56 a.m.
Meatballs go hand-in hand with spaghetti, but they also can add flavor and texture to soup. Pair them with cheese tortellini and you’ve got an amped-up version of Italian wedding soup.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:54 a.m.
SUNDAY: For today’s family feast, prepare Leg of Lamb With Lemon Sauce (see recipe). On the side, serve roasted red potatoes and fresh baby carrots.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:50 a.m.
It was about 12 years ago, while shopping in a Provence, France, grocery store, that I became mesmerized at the cold case where milk, cheese and wine were all sitting very commonly together. The most startling was that the wines were in the same type of package as the milk.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:49 a.m.
These tuna steaks are topped with a mixture of diced tomatoes, green onion, capers and olives tossed with olive oil, lemon juice and garlic for a light and bright, but highly flavorful dish.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:47 a.m.
Recipes that appear in Idea Alley have not been tested by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:45 a.m.
It’s as if Lawry’s Prime Rib in Pasadena, Calif., took everyone’s favorite flavors and combined them in an easy-to-make dessert.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:44 a.m.
If you have no time to whip up an appetizer from scratch, consider gussying up some store-bought ingredients. One of my pantry favorites is puff pastry.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:28 a.m.
Happy birthday. You’ll take both calculated and instinctive risks this year, and they’ll both pay off. Friends connect you with more professional luck in April.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:28 a.m.
DEAR HELOISE: Can you freeze cut-up watermelon and have it still taste yummy when you take it out?
posted: 03/05/2014 2:27 a.m.
DEAR REV. GRAHAM: My sister claims she’s been “saved,” but I don’t understand what she’s talking about. Our family always went to church and tried to do what’s right. But now she’s acting like we’re misguided or something. What’s going on? — J.D.
posted: 03/05/2014 2:26 a.m.
1. The largest African mammal 2. All three species of this mammal belong to the genus equus. 3. They are the largest extant genus of primates by size. 4. It’s also known as a “gnu.”