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Food Forum

A Daily Gazette life blog
News, recipes and ideas

For 'Friday night suppers,' start earlier in the week

A diary of a recent dinner for six.

Custard recipe key to Maple Pot de Creme

When I’ve had something spectacular at a restaurant I want to try to replicate it at home, especially if it is something that relies on a few premium ingredients that bring about an outstanding result.

Buffalo chicken pizza, lettuce wraps enhance Super Bowl viewing

When it’s Super Bowl party time, you can’t escape Buffalo chicken.

Leek and potato soup is a quick winter warmup

Here is a recipe for a seasonal favorite, which I’ve modified over the years from a Fannie Farmer start.

Shrimp Scampi attractive and healthful

Perhaps you have resolved to eat better, and there’s no reason you can’t eat well.

Tomato-based juice soup makes a healthful winter comfort dish

In winter, a nice hot bowl of soup warms the body and feels like a substantial snack or even a light meal.

Learning to make pretzels by using a mix

Pretzels are boiled and then baked and the whole process seemed too difficult, until I found a box mix.

Family’s Pois Cache is favorite casserole with ‘hidden’ delights

Spend any time in Massachusetts, and you’ll run into a French-Canadian-American, as there are more FCAs in The Bay State than any other.

Mom’s Meatloaf is almost medicinal

Meatloaf is one of those magical foods that adds up to more than the sum of its parts.

Crispy stovetop mac and cheese satisfies hunger, eases angst

“What are you doing for dinner?” my son asked. “I’ve been craving your baked macaroni and cheese.”

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