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This June 8, 2015 photo shows pan fried po'boys in Concord, NH. this versatile and crazy delicious po’boy that fries up on the stovetop in a flash. This versatile and crazy delicious po’boy fries up on the stovetop in a flash.(AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Time to enjoy the classic fried fish sandwich of summer

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Need a break from the grill? Probably not, but it’s still good to remember that there are classic summer foods that don’t need an open flame to be delicious. As a gentle reminder, I created this versatile and crazy delicious po’boy that fries up on the stovetop in a flash. I like catfish in my po’boys, but flounder works, too. …

A healthy steak that keeps you firmly in the produce aisle

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

We finally live in a world where going meatless on Mondays can appeal to even the enthusiastic carnivore. Which is why vegetable “steaks” are becoming increasingly popular. The concept is pretty simple: Cut up thick slices of veggies – often eggplant, portabella mushroom caps, heads of cauliflower – and grill or broil them …

60 pizza-makers create nearly mile-long ‘pie’ in Milan

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The wait was on the long side for the pizza – 18 hours – but this was an extraordinary pie: nearly a mile long. More than 60 of Italy’s best pizza-makers worked through the night to create the pizza at Milan’s world fair, Expo 2015. Their toil was rewarded with a proclamation by aGuinness World Records judge Saturday that it was the world’s …

A meaty meal for Dad that isn’t just another grilled steak

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Just because guys tend to like to grill doesn’t mean every Father’s Day meal has to be a culinary cliche. Not that most guys would argue if they were honored with a honking steak over hot coals, but …

Mystery of disappearing holes in Swiss cheese solved

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved: The milk’s too clean. A Swiss agricultural institute discovered that tiny specks of hay are responsible for the famous holes in cheeses like Emmentaler or Appenzeller. …

UN body says fewer are suffering from hunger in Asia-Pacific

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The United Nation’s food body says the proportion of people suffering from hunger in the Asia-Pacific region has fallen by half in the last 25 years. The Food and Agriculture Organization said that using 1990 as a base year, when about 24 percent of the population in the …

Fruit turns tabbouleh into a star

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A tabbouleh traditionalist will tell you: It’s all about the parsley. In the Middle East, it’s a fluffy mound of parsley, with relatively minimal amounts of that ingredient, bulgur, that seems to dominate Western versions of the dish. …

The perfect cover

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

We supposedly moved to New Hampshire in 1994, but somehow my husband never sold his Brooklyn-based theatrical special effects company, so he’s in New York City a lot. Our daughter takes after her father. Instead of getting normal …

Garden to table: Roses make yummy jams and tarts

Thursday, June 4, 2015

It’s amazing how many good things to eat are already growing in our own yards. All it takes to enjoy them is a new way of looking at things. Got weeds in the lawn? Put away the chemicals …

Parent of Dunkin’ Donuts gives $250,000 to UNH center

Sunday, June 7, 2015

The University of New Hampshire is getting $250,000 from the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins. The money was donated to the university’s Rosenberg International Franchise Center, named after the founder of Dunkin’ Donuts. The center studies franchising and offers courses for business students. Center officials …

French farmer who killed alleged truffle thief gets 8 years

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

A court in southeast France has sentenced a farmer to eight years in prison for the shooting death of a suspected truffle thief. Laurent Rambaud was convicted Friday in the Valence court over the Dec. 20, 2010 killing of Ernest Pardo. The 37-year-old Rambaud insisted he didn’t mean …

Jazz up your grilled chicken routine with Greek yogurt sauce

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

It’s pretty unlikely that we’ll ever get bored with burgers on the grill. But chicken? Yeah. . . . That actually happens pretty early in the season every summer. Because as much as we like all manner of …

Craft? Micro? Increasingly, ‘nanobrews’ slake local thirst

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

In a nondescript industrial park in Portland, Maine, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer – much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale. …