Sad to say, the long days of summer will soon give way to the start of another school year. For parents who want to be sure their child gets a nutritionally sound midday meal, that means a whole lot of lunch box packing. Send us your favorite healthy lunchbox ideas (and if they happen to [...]
Can you figure out what this item is used for? Guess what it is and you’ll be entered into a random drawing to win the item. You don’t have to guess correctly.
The website whfoods.com notes that eggplants are ‘‘now available in markets throughout the year, but they are at their very best from August through October when they are in season.’’ So the time is ripe for you to send us your favorite ways to prepare this non-deadly member of the nightshade plant family for the [...]
We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: Back scratcher Opener for single serving food containers Something to use when making crackers or shortbread bars As many of you correctly guessed, it is a cake decorating comb. It is made by Fat Daddio’s, [...]
We’ll thank you berry much for those top recipes Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries, cranberries and more. Send us your berry recipes for the Recipe Box of Aug 23. You can post recipes on the Recipe Box blog at http:/blog.timesunion.com/recipebox or mail them to Recipe Box, Times Union, Box 15000, Albany, NY 12211. You might [...]
We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: Plastic grocery bag holder Egg separator Cheese mold As many of you correctly guessed, it is a rice mold. Made by Joyce Chen, it sells for $7.50.
If you have a garden, chances are you grow zucchini. If you grow zucchini, you know what’s coming at harvest time: Lots of zucchini. Chances are you have a recipe of two to use it all up. Share your recipes for this popular member of the summer squash family for the Recipe Box of Aug. [...]
We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: Olive oil bottle stopper Lemon zester juice extractor Coffee press As many of you correctly guessed, it is a tea maker, specifically the Teago mobile tea press. It sells for $12.95.