A home cook takes on the challenge of making gnocchi from scratch.
Once you master this basic recipe, you can alter it to your pleasing.
Nutrient-rich kale and turkey sausage give braised kale with potatoes and sausage a lighter, healthier touch without compromising 'comfort.'
A visit to a Gauguin exhibit on a chilly day inspired a tropical fruit smoothie.
A hearty farro salad with enough warmth to get through chilly spring days.
A chowder that makes perfect use of leftover Easter ham.
A holiday chocolate basket to hold all those mini Cadbury eggs.
A glazed Canadian bacon roll is perfect for a small gathering and pairs beautifully with classic brunch accompaniments.
Watch this video on how to create a delicious meal out of forgotten fridge items.
Make and freeze your own vegetable stock using veggie kitchen scraps.
That's right. Cookies for breakfast!
Make your own version of this 1980s candy bar.
This is the soufflé for the culinarily challenged.
Curry powder, garlic, shallots, coconut milk, wine and cilantro blend into a surprisingly delicate broth for steamed mussels.
Egg salad could be considered a kind of culinary harbinger of spring.
Grated carrots mixed with a little bit of mashed potatoes for a delicious carrot patty or fritter.
An early spring hampered this year's maple syrup production. But at the Davenport Maple Farm in Shelburne, Mass., the taps ran just as they always have done for the past century.
When Katniss, the heroine of 'Hunger Games,' is brought to the Capitol, she is introduced to a decadent array of mouth-watering foods. Her most favorite dish is lamb stew with dried plums.
The Monitor's July 11, 2011 "The Big Stir" cover story has been nominated for a prestigious James Beard food writing award.