The flavors of ceviche and shrimp cocktail, together at last

By: ELIZABETH KARMEL The Associated Press

Growing up in North Carolina where seafood is plentiful, I tended to take shrimp in summer for granted. It - and all seafood, for that matter - was a delicious part of life.

And even though I moved away, I've...

Easy veg skewers for back-to-school nights that aren't easy

By: MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press

Back-to-school is kind of like New Year's Day for my kids. It's the perfect time to revisit personal goals, which range from mastering fractions to eating more vegetables.

But it's also an incredibly busy...

Pumpkin spice: The flavor of fall, and a hint of the past

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once upon a time, pumpkin spice lived pretty much only in pies.

That was a long time ago.

These days, it's a modifier on a list of foods that grows longer each fall: There are pumpkin...

Ready to embrace better bread? Try a robust grain-fig loaf

This robust, lightly sweet bread is perfect as we transition into cooler weather. The combination of farro, barley and oats give it a substantial heft, while the dried figs lend a gentle sweetness and moist crumb....

Not all baked treats are diet busters. Enter mini popovers!

I am a complete sucker for baked treats and simple sugary carbs. Walking into a kitchen that smells of batters baking — the floral aroma of vanilla filling the air, sugar caramelizing — comforts me. So I blame my...

Food Network's Guy Fieri eats his way through Colorado Springs

By: Jennifer Mulson

Word on the street is Food Network personality Guy Fieri is lurking about Colorado Springs.

The blonde, spiky-haired restaurateur was spotted Wednesday with a camera crew in front of Front Range...

Salmonella cases linked to Minnesota Chipotle restaurants

By: The Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. — State health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella linked to eating at Chipotle restaurants in Minnesota.

The Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday that 45 cases of...

Time to banish the not-chicken-again weeknight dinner blues

Does back-to-school time have you humming a few bars of the weeknight dinner blues?

I get it. I know you're tired. I know that when 5 p.m. rolls around you aren't always feeling inspired. I know that the...