Food

Seasonal recipes and food preservation tips.

Food: The Other Legacy of Eternal Rome

By Alicia Simcox

Spend time immersed in Italian culture and learn about some of the culinary delights served in traditional Italian food as author Alicia Simcox recounts a day spent exploring a Roman market.


Aromas of Spring

By Chef Quintin Eason

Baker Creek Chef Quintin Eason gives his take on spring and why having a provision garden is so important.


The Versatility of Squash

By Karen Keb

Squash tastes delicious in everything from soups and side dishes to cakes and breads. There’s never a reason for squash of any kind to go to waste.


Heirloom Popcorn Varieties

By Oscar H. Will III

Here are profiles on three varieties of heirloom popcorn: ‘Dakota Black,’ ‘Strawberry,’ and ‘Glass Gem.’


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Pop, Pop, Popcorn

By Andrew Weidman

Popcorn. With more varieties than you can shake a stalk at, this snack is fun to grow, beautiful to observe, and delicious to eat.


For Schales You Need a Leek

By William Woys Weaver

Learn what kind of dish is "schales," where it is from, and why you need leeks and potatoes.


Chef’s Kitchen: Late-Summer Recipes with Heirlooms

By Lawrence Davis-Hollander

September is the time to savor the best specimens from the heirloom garden.


The Cider Trail

By Andrew Weidman

This fall, embark on your own country quest for the season's homegrown, homemade comestibles that can lead to wonderful a fall cider.