Kiwi as: homegrown recipes from Christall Lowe’s beautiful Kai cookbook

Raw fish. Photo/Christall Lowe ‘My food story begins at home, on my nana’s lap, as she fed me kamokamo mashed with butter when I was just a young thing. Too young to walk or talk, I’m sure that first meal set me up for a life of loving good, homegrown kai (and butter).’ —Christall Lowe … Read more

Florida soup kitchen donates Thanksgiving meals to families in need

THE NEXT BIG TRAVEL DAY AND THANKSGIVING IS ABOUT BEING THANKFUL FOR THE THINGS YOU HAVE AND GIVING BACK. AND ONE SOUP KITCHEN AND BOYNTON BEACH IS DOING JUST THAT FOR PEOPLE HIT ESPECIALLY HARD BY THE INFLATION ARE JUST COMMON AREAS HERE’S HOW THE SOUP KITCHEN IS MAKING SURE EVERYONE HAS FOOD THIS HOLIDAY … Read more

Get cookin’ with these cookbooks at the library

Don’t sweat not having all the right tools – the kitchen is a great place to improvise. Yair Ben-Dor has more. Omaha Public Library wants to help readers find new books — or at least books new to them. Every month in this space, our employees will recommend reading and resources based on different writing … Read more

Annabel Langbein’s simple Christmas menu for friends and family. Drinks matches by Yvonne Lorkin

Annabel Langbein with tarragon and garlic butterfly chicken. Photo Annabel Langbein Media I’ve been pondering lately what exactly it is that transforms a meal into a Christmas lunch or dinner (ours is always a late lunch, served about 3pm). Yes, it’s having family together, but when they aren’t around, how do you evoke that Christmas … Read more

Answering the big question, ‘Why do we have turkey?’

For those of you who have already started baking and cooking for Thanksgiving dinner — including jotting every element of the meal on a spreadsheet, down to the last crumb of pumpkin pie — it’s fine if you stop reading right here. But for the rest of us who are breaking into a sweat and … Read more

THE DISH: Leave Thanksgiving to the experts | food

With talk of a turkey shortage and inflation driving up prices to prepare a holiday meal, it’s no wonder many are looking to leave the meal prep up to someone else. Here are some spots where you can order whole meals or accompaniments for your holiday table. Angry Barnyard BBQ (916 18th St.): Order a … Read more

How Diabetics Can Healthy During the Holidays | Farm and Rural Family Life

November is American Diabetes Month and marks the beginning of the holiday season. Whether you plan on laying low or preparing for events with loved ones, sticking to several crucial self-care habits can help you stay on track with your health goals this season. Get Enough Sleep According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

From Afar | Vision | rdrnews.com

Cookbooks inspired by science fiction, fantasy and games It’s that time of the year for me to share my latest finds in cookbooks associated with science fiction, fantasy and paranormal worlds. I love doing this annual post, although it always makes me hungry and in the mood to bake. We’ll start with “The Unofficial Witcher … Read more

At the Table: Master the formula for a good dinner party | food

Rose Hollander What three famous (past or present) people would invite you as guests to your dinner party? This question appears in a food magazine where they regularly print an interview with someone famous, and I am always intrigued by it. Who would I invite? Getting an answer down to three names always trips me … Read more