Friday, February 26, 2021

Cooking with Ron: Home cooking — Then and Now

Recently, a neighbor stopped by to give me a little gift, just something she had found while going through her files that she was sure I would be interested in. She presented me with...

Cooking at the Cottage’s new website has a full slate of cooking classes

Here at Food & Dining Magazine, we receive our fair share of daily e-mail. It's a mystery to me how we ever became subscribed to PR agencies offering breathless descriptions of hotel openings in...

Easy Entertaining — Hot Dogs & Board Games

Sometimes entertaining isn't about the most complicated recipes and chic tableware. It’s about getting together with people you like without having to spend hours of preparation. Keeping it easy and fun is as simple as hot dogs...

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...

Give turkey leftovers a bit of cheese

With Christmas day behind us, we find ourselves left with piles of leftover wrapping paper and food.  Here's a quick and easy recipe for leftover turkey, originally published along with other great recipes for...

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...

Easy Entertaining — Chopped F&D Style (Recipes)

When we throw a Derby party, we think big. We have been collaborating for our Easy Entertaining parties with local chefs for over 10 years, and they have given us many great food ideas....

Stews to chase the winter blues

Editor's note: The following column by Ron Mikulak is an encore from May 8, 2017, with the notion of chasing the blues away striking me as particularly relevant today.  When winter winds nip at the...

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...

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...