Food & Drink

Iowa City taqueria changes name after trademark infringement

An Iowa City Mexican restaurant isn’t going anywhere, but its name has.

La Michoacana, a taqueria and meat market tucked in a strip m ... »

My Biz: Devotay focuses on fresh, local food

Having worked in food service his whole life, Kurt Michael Friese made it a goal to open his own restaurant before he turned 35.

That goal w ... »

Sweeten up the holidays with Christmas candy

For many years I’ve made cookies for the holidays. Lots and lots of cookies. For gifts, for parties, sometimes just to have around the house ... »

EVERYBODY EATS: Pumpkin, cranberry, white chocolate chip celebrate cookie day

My daughter came home from school the other day and immediately asked what was wrong. Apparently seeing me sitting on the kitchen floor surrounded ... »

COOK CLUB: Think ahead to Thanksgiving

When you think Thanksgiving, most of us think about all of the delicious food that comes with the holiday.

If you’re hosting Thanksgi ... »

Beer, arcade games combine at The Quarter Barrel

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fans of pinball, Pac-Man. pizza and pints of craft beer will soon be able to satisfy all these cravings in one place.

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Base: It’s the type of vegetables that gives a dish personality

You don’t need to know how to pronounce mirepoix or suppengruen. You just need to know that a mouthwatering dish, no matter what the cuisine ... »

Fall a good time for roasting

As the weather cools, fall back in love with your oven by roasting a three course meal, from start to finish.

Roasting uses high-heat to enh ... »

Toast to roasting

As the season changes and moves our activities inside, our approach to getting meals on the table also adjusts.

The oven door might be a bi ... »

COOK CLUB: Classic BLT can be transformed into salad

All cooking methods bring something to the table.

Puns aside, though, if I had to choose, »

From the pantry: Pop these pastries for portable breakfast

Did you know Pop Tarts have been around 50 years?

I was surprised to discover the age of this breakfast pastry and laughed at the irony as I ... »

Inside the Better Homes and Gardens test kitchens

DES MOINES — Just like Vogue magazine wouldn’t show last season’s handbags, Better Homes and Gardens strives for recipes that ... »

‘Little House’ Laura — Melissa Gilbert — in Eastern Iowa with new cookbook

When a Hollywood actress writes a book, you might expect the book tour to start in Los Angeles, New York City or even Chicago.

But Melissa G ... »

Culinary Ride expands to Cedar Rapids and beyond

CEDAR RAPIDS — An Iowa City celebration of food and bicycles is expanding this year. For the first time The Culinary Ride will host rides in ... »

From the pantry: Peach crisp satisfies summer cravings, crunch with less butter

Summer is the time of cravings — the kind of cravings that really can’t be satisfied any other time of the year.

Corn in the th ... »

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