Quick and filling grilled veg salad built on a base of farro

By: KATIE WORKMAN The Associated Press

At this point, many of us have embraced whole grains, become friendly with brown rice, maybe even casual acquaintances with quinoa. But there still are a number of grains that remain a mystery.

Farro might...

Ditch rice; go with a new grain for better stuffed peppers

By: SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -Sara Moulton The Associated Press

Usually, there are two big problems with stuffed peppers: the peppers and the stuffing. Bland, bland, bland.

The dish is a great idea. Stuff something delicious into something healthy and equally delicious....

Wine Guy: German dry rieslings deserve wine lovers' attention

By: Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette

How many of you out there think riesling is always a sweet wine? Be honest. I hear all the time from people who think that. Certainly that is not true with German riesling, my favorite white wine. Yes, the sweet...

Turn summer's fruit bounty into easy, refreshing ice slush

One of our favorite ways to beat the heat at the end of summer is to turn some of the season's abundant produce into beautiful, delicious frozen fruit slushies. It's fun and easy to get creative. Not only can you...

A little quinoa here and there can improve almost any dish

By: MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press

To know me is to know that I love quinoa. This little seed masquerades as a grain, which means you get a complete, lean, vegetarian protein that you can make the star of a meal or serve as a side dish.

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Need healthy, grill-ready treats? You need grilled plantains

In the summer, we eat outside nearly every day. Which translates into three months of meals to cook on the grill; more if you live in San Diego, like we do.

Throw in Memorial Day, July Fourth and Labor Day,...

A fuss-free grilled chicken that doesn't skimp on flavor

Sometimes we think too hard about the food we toss on the grill. Brine this, rub that, marinate for 12 days. Enough!

For those days when you just want something simple and delicious to pop onto the grill and...

Quick and filling grilled veg salad built on a base of farro

At this point, many of us have embraced whole grains, become friendly with brown rice, maybe even casual acquaintances with quinoa. But there still are a number of grains out there that remain a mystery. Farro may...