Archive for the ‘Living’ Category

In this image taken on Dec. 20, 2012, Italian-style onion soup topped with a poached egg is shown served in a bowl in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

A Lighter Take on French Onion Soup, Via Italy

Everybody loves French onion soup, and with good reason. Caramelized onions swimming in a rich beef broth flavored with a splash of red wine or…



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Interview: Anne Hathaway Talks Les Miserables

In no way prepping herself as a happy hooker for Les Miserables, Anne Hathaway stopped by for some conversation about her melancholy turn in the…



In this image taken Dec. 3, 2012, poached eggs over ricotta cheese on arugula are shown served on a plate in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Egg and Ricotta Salad: Poached Eggs For Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

The beauty of poached eggs is their versatility. Depending on what you pair them with, they can be breakfast, lunch or even dinner. So for…



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Movie Reviews: Promised Land, Django Unchained

Economic crisis cinema meets ecology noir in the subdued yet strangely disturbing …



In this image taken on Dec. 3, 2012, Chinese-styled steamed tilapia is shown served on a plate in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

A Light, Steamed Fish Dish With Big, Bold Flavors

The first time I had to test a recipe for steamed fish was back in the ’80s, when I was working in the test kitchen…



This undated image shows soaked salt cod that becomes a meaty and delicious dinner with roasted potatoes and vegetables. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

A Salted Fish Produces A Very Savory Dinner

If ever a food needed a brand overhaul, it is salt cod. Because nothing about that name inspires cravings. It actually sounds like something you…