posted: 03/25/2015 2:13 a.m.
Embracing unusual flavored jellies such as basil, beer or roasted garlic involves a bit of taste-bud reset. These are not dessertlike spreads meant for slathering on hot biscuits or mixing with peanut butter for classic sandwiches.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:12 a.m.
In one of those instances of serendipitous timing, while I was typing out the recipe for this column, I received a call for entries from the organizers of Mac 'N' Cheez Mania, a festival devoted to macaroni and cheese taking place at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock on April 11.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:10 a.m.
For most of us, salads are mainly unplanned affairs. Which is why the idea of salad cookbooks can seem kind of silly.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:09 a.m.
Bundles of pencil-thin asparagus are appearing in produce sections, signaling that spring has officially sprung.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:08 a.m.
Mom picked up on the first ring. She'd been thinking of me. She had just finished dinner and was thinking about sitting in my chair.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:07 a.m.
SUNDAY: Make family day special and prepare Broiled Steak With Cheesy Polenta and Pasta Sauce (see recipe). Serve it with sugar snap peas and Italian bread. Buy a cherry cobbler for dessert.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:06 a.m.
As I am typing this column I am a bit sentimental, reflecting that March marks Uncorked's 10th anniversary -- reinforcing as I say every year -- the feeling that time certainly flies when you're having fun.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:05 a.m.
We won't lie and say these vegetable fries taste just as good as french fries, but they are good. And if you're craving something salty, crunchy and fried they hit the spot.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:04 a.m.
Recipes that appear in Idea Alley have not been tested by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
posted: 03/25/2015 2:03 a.m.
When I hear someone say that they don't save leftovers, I don't know what to think.
posted: 03/25/2015 1:55 a.m.
DEAR HELOISE: You are never too old to learn an easy way to peel hard-boiled eggs. I boiled 10 eggs and put them in the refrigerator. A few days ago, I wanted hard-boiled eggs, but I didn't want cold eggs. I put two eggs in the microwave for 20 seconds. I cracked the shell on the large end and peeled.
posted: 03/25/2015 1:54 a.m.
Happy birthday. In the next four weeks, you'll connect passionately with one of the great loves of your life (which may be an activity and not a person). Your talent will be spotlighted. Financial success will hinge on a good business plan.
posted: 03/25/2015 1:54 a.m.
DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I've tried to talk to a friend of mine about God and Jesus, but she's never shown any interest. I finally got up enough courage to ask her why, and she admitted it was because she doesn't want God to mess with her life. What can I say to her?
posted: 03/25/2015 1:53 a.m.
1. Insect also known as a devil's darning needle
posted: 03/18/2015 2:03 a.m.
My sister and I were taking a break at my house a few weeks ago, watching one of Nigella Lawson's cooking shows. She was wearing white, from bottom to top, and had white gloves on. Very elegant. Then she picked up a red beet.