Cooking Vegetables: Parsnips

Before the potato was introduced to Europe and other parts of the world, the most popular root vegetable was the parsnip.

Recipe: Easy Weekend Beef Stew

Stews have been around for at least 8,000 years, according to archeological information. They are defined as solid food bits cooked in a flavorful liquid, very similar to braising.

Lucky Eating for New Year’s

If you’re looking for a little extra luck in a new year that includes more than a dozen Friday the Thirteenths, here are some ideas.

Be Prepared For Bad Weather

You should have your own emergency kit ready for the winter and possible bad weather that could strand you at home for a while.

Explore Winter Root Vegetables

Many of the more obscure winter roots were once quite common.

Still Plenty Of Fresh Food In Colder Weather

As the weather gets colder, the bounty of summer will begin disappearing from the markets. Soon we’ll be seeing more produce from South America. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still buy local produce for a few more months.

Recipe: Sweet Potato Casserole

You’ll find this recipe plenty sweet, maybe even too sweet. But it’s still good and I think you could cut back on the sugar in the main part of the dish and still have it be great.

Cooking Up A Storm

It’s looking like this winter will be filled with storms and snow. You should be prepared. In addition to a food survival kit (we recently talked about), you should plan on taking the opportunity to do some good cooking.

How To Cook Vegetables: Squash

The term squash refers to a large group of plants that includes a wide variety of shapes, colors and sizes. They are actually a fruit and originated in Mexico and Central America.

Be Prepared For Bad Weather

Whether you are in the areas being hit by Superstorm Sandy or not, being prepared for bad weather is always a good idea.