Go nuts! Pear, hazelnut salad offers a taste of Oregon

Buttery and slightly sweet, hazelnuts are one of the most delicious treasures of Oregon. Family-owned hazelnut orchards -- nestled between the temperate sweet spot of the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains -- completely capture the beauty of the Pacific Coast. It's the last, but certainly...

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  • Environmental Nutrition: Shout-out to Brussels sprouts

    Environmental Nutrition Brussels sprouts can get a bad rap, especially from kids. But there's more to these little veggies than meets the eye. The folklore Preceded by a less than delicious reputation, Brussels sprouts have been famously refused by children and labeled as smelling of sulphur. Even...

      • Seriously Simple: Break the fast with savory noodle 'pudding'

        Noodle "puddings" are popular side dishes that also double as slices of soothing comfort. Here, egg noodles are baked in a savory egg custard and usually served warm. While this is often served on Jewish holidays, and especially on Break the Fast dinner after the conclusion of Yom Kippur services,...

          • One for the Table: A fall favorite from one family's recipe to your table

   Pilgrimages to the mountains this fall by my grandparents have yielded this farmer with apples aplenty. Pies, cakes and tarts have abounded this season and finally, after much persistence (i.e., nagging and begging on my part), Mimi has made her Apple Butter. This delicacy has...

              • EatingWell: A new way to enchilada

                This vegetarian enchilada recipe is weeknight-fast when you skip the step of filling and rolling the enchiladas and make a stacked enchilada casserole instead. Just layer the tortillas, sauce and cheesy spinach filling the way you would lasagna and have the casserole in the oven in 20 minutes....


                  Kitchen Gadgets & Tools

                  • Pictures: Testing the perfect meat thermometer

                    The perfect meat thermometer

                    This grilling season, instead of relying on poking, stabbing and old-fashioned guessing to tell us when our meat is done, it is time to step up and find the perfect meat thermometer. We tried several types and found a wide range of accuracy and features. Word to the wise: When checking doneness,...

                      • Pictures: Get the scoop

                        Get the scoop

                        Who knew that there are almost as many ways to scoop ice cream as there are flavors at the grocery store? We did the research to find the most efficient tools to serve the ice creams, sorbets and gelatos you're dipping into this summer. From old-fashioned scoopers to newfangled spades, we checked...

                          • Gifts for the heart of the kitchen

                            Sweet, helpful kitchen gifts

                            A way to show thanks: For the mom who often gathers her family in the kitchen, to join in when she stirs up some sweet treat or preps the family dinner, consider these delicious, witty and helpful ideas to accompany a handful of tulips or a potted orchid. And a card, of course, perhaps a handmade...

                              • Pictures: The new crop of grilling gadgets

                                New spring grilling gadgets

                                We tested some fun gadgets to find out which will make your outdoor cooking more efficient and flavorful. We also found a few that might be best to avoid when restocking your culinary tool belt. Check out our choices before investing in a brightly colored silicone set or shiny new grill pan.

                                  Main Dishes

                                  • Chef Michael Cimarusti brings the heat to baked shellfish

                                    Skip the raw bar: Baking shellfish

                                    Master Class: As good as raw oysters and clams are, cooked, they take on flavors worth savoring. Here are some tips for preparing and baking oysters and clams.

                                      • Recipe: Mushroom and ham lasagna

                                        Mushroom and ham lasagna

                                        2 hours, plus soaking time for the mushrooms and cooling time for the lasagna. Serves 12 FRESH PASTA 1 2/3 cups unbleached flour, plus extra for rolling the dough 3 eggs 1. Place the flour in the bowl of a mixer or food processor. Add the eggs and mix until a dough starts to come together. The...

                                          • Faster, cheaper, delicious cioppino

                                            Cioppino that's faster

                                            Cioppino recipe cuts corners but not flavor

                                              • How to stuff a burger

                                                Stuffed burgers

                                                Ban blase burgers and up your grilling game


                                                • Revisit the chopped salad with new twists

                                                  Chopped salads

                                                  Cube by cube, chopped salads deliver array of tastes, textures and colors

                                                    • Making it better than takeout

                                                      Shrimp with green chili

                                                      Reconstructing a favorite shrimp stir-fry recipe at home

                                                        • Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                                          Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                                          Cooking lettuce is uncommon in the United States, but my Chinese and Japanese friends feel any type of green is right for the wok. The secret to stir-frying lettuce is to make sure your wok or skillet is very hot and to cook the lettuce only seconds so that it remains crisp and colorful. The rich...

                                                            • Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                              Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                              Simple yet elegant party appetizer will turn heads