Food & Drink

Review: Caribbean Kitchen

At the Caribbean Kitchen, the jerk chicken is smoked for several hours in pimento wood, harvested from the allspice tree.

Owner and chef Pa ... »

Blogger ‘Iowa Girl Eats’ kicks off University of Iowa food theme programming

Des Moines-based food blogger Kristin Porter creates recipes and shares her love of food with thousands of followers online at It ... »

Our mood in food 2015: Tracking the arc of a trend

Forecasting food trends is a bit more art than science.

Remember the Cronut?

The doughnut hybrid was born in May 2013 at a New York bak ... »

Who knew? Pasta made from veggies can offer great taste

If you resolved to eat better this year, maybe you're wondering where to start. How can you eat more vegetables without eati ... »

Cooking up changes for Cook Club in 2015

Just as many of you do this time of year, we reflected on the past year and resolved to improve The Gazette KCRG-TV9 Cook Club.

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Cook Club: Wow with wontons

In my family, it's not a new year until we've gathered around a table to play games, watch football and eat finger foods.

It's appropriate, ... »

Far from dried up Sweeten winter treats with fig, dates

When I was growing up in the 1950s we would celebrate every holiday with my grandparents at their home. The routine never changed — it alway ... »

Everybody Eats: Gratitude starts with a chocolate chip scone

I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. I’m all for a fresh start, but in my mind, a resolution set to begin on the first day ... »

Everybody Eats: Candy Cane Brownies a Christmas treat for chocolate lovers

My family had its first holiday gathering almost three weeks ago. For as long as I can remember, the Hines Family Christmas happens the first Satur ... »

From the Pantry: Christmas Coffeecake a holiday morning tradition Depression-era French pastry is a hit with young, old

For me, Christmas morning isn’t about unwrapping presents. It’s all about the unveiling of breakfast — specifically, my Grandm ... »

Ideas for your New Year’s Eve menu

Beginning your New Year’s Eve celebration at home has its advantages. You’re not fighting crowds or the weather or the ticking time c ... »

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 ... »

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