Edibles & Potables: Elizabeth David and the noble art of food writing

Earlier this year Destinations Booksellers closed after 15 years in business. As a coda of sorts, an extended going-out-of-business sale allowed the regulars their opportunity to share memories with the store's owners and each...

Afternoon Archive: Entertain your family with a steakhouse night at home

Food & Dining Magazine’s Tim and Lori Laird are our officially accredited Ambassadors of Entertainment, whose “Easy Entertaining” column has been a staple for many the year. Recently we've been running their past columns...

Afternoon Archive: Taco night is colorful, fun and easy — just add tequila

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow ... that's right, literally #TacoTuesday. Today's (early) Afternoon Archive provides a few suggestions for those aiming to celebrate at home.  --- Who doesn’t love tacos? The mere mention of the word...

Afternoon Archive: Locally-grown tomatoes in season are sublime

Earlier this afternoon Ron Mikulak wrote about getting your tomatoes into the ground. In this missive from the Food & Dining Magazine archive, he offers tips on how to use them once they're ripened,...

Afternoon Archive: Ron’s do-it-yourself weekend brunch

It's an "Afternoon Archive" when we thumb through past print editions of Food & Dining Magazine and take another look. In this pandemic-mandated period of social distancing, one can't help noticing how socially communal...

Afternoon Archive: Easy entertaining with a home-stay Derby Day brunch

Tim and Lori Laird are Food & Dining Magazine’s officially designated Entertaining Editors-at-Large, co-writers of our “Easy Entertaining” column, and in essence professional crowd-pleasers. As we’re all aware, at the present time the objective is quelling crowds...

Ideas for pizza on the grill — just add social distancing

Tim and Lori Laird are Food & Dining Magazine’s officially designated Entertaining Editors-at-Large, co-writers of our “Easy Entertaining” column, and in essence professional crowd-pleasers. As we're all aware, at the present time the objective is...

You don’t need a crowd to grill outside the box

Tim and Lori Laird are Food & Dining Magazine's officially designated Entertaining Editors-at-Large, the writers of our "Easy Entertaining" column, and in essence professional crowd-pleasers. At the present time America is quelling crowds to corral...

Cooking with Ron — Lenten Fish Ideas (recipes)

Our Ron Mikulak considers two questions. First, how did Lenten Friday's piscatorial calendrical tradition begin? And second, besides, frying it in oil, what are some other ways to cook fish? I remember from my childhood...

Cooking with Ron — 4 Warming Soups (recipes)

When dusk starts to obscure the day at 4:30, when that cool autumn breeze turns into a face-chilling Arctic blast, when you curse yourself in the morning for forgetting your gloves as your fingers...