By HEATHER ZIEGLER
With a house, it’s the front door that can make a welcoming impression. When dressing for a night on the town, it’s the accessories that often make an outfit special.
But when it comes to dining, it’s as important to make an appealing presentation ...
By LINDA COMINS
When pairing food and wine, there are many considerations besides the traditional notion of red wine with beef and white wine with fish or chicken.
A myriad of possibilities exists, but don’t be intimidated by the plethora of choices awaiting the ...
By JANELL HUNTER
Fresh herbs are a good way to add depth of flavor to home cooking, and growing them at home is a great way to save money and be creative with cooking.
Gene Evans, assistant professor of culinary arts at West Virginia Northern Community College, said it ...
By DYLAN McKENZIE
With abundant woodlands on both sides of the Ohio River, the local region has always been an attractive place for hunters. And while some people may just want to nail a trophy buck or land a big catch, there are plenty who hunt not only for enjoyment, but ...
By LENNY WITTENBROOK
Of all kitchen staples, few can compete with the wonderfully elegant egg. A necessary ingredient in a lot of baking and saucing preparations where its presence isn’t so obvious but its importance undeniable, the egg has no trouble shining under the ...
By JOSELYN KING
Nutrient-rich “superfoods” have the most “superpowers” and nutritional benefits when they’re not wearing a can for a cape, according to a local chef.
Those superpowers also diminish the further the foods travel from the farm or garden, and those ...
By ALAN OLSON
Many prospective cooks who want to play the long game in food preparation follow techniques passed down from older cooks, something plainly evident in many establishments in the Ohio Valley.
Patrick Fisher, proprietor of Mason Dixon BBQ in Moundsville, had ...
By SHELLEY HANSON
Bakers, chefs and food companies are always coming up with new fare to tantalize our tastebuds and one dessert trend — combining the sweet with the savory — still is hot.
One of the most noticeable parts of this has been the bacon craze. Locally, Mama ...
By CASEY JUNKINS
Whether you are in the mood to cook yourself or would prefer to let a professional do it, a BLT sandwich can hit the spot when one is short on time.
In only a few minutes, the salty, crunchy bacon can meet with the sweet tomato and the crisp lettuce. These ...