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Cooking Off the Cuff: Nice Lamb

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.20.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

"Nice lamb" as in lamb braised as they might braise it in the Franco-Italian city of Nice. The classic meat for Niçois braising is in fact beef, and a classic way of using the leftovers is to chop them up with a leafy vegetable like Swiss chard and turn them into ravioli.

There's A Reason You Might Only Like One Color Of Olive

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.25.2016 | Taste
Read More: Olives, Taste News

Ever wonder about the difference between black olives and green olives? If you surmised that they're just different varieties, in the way that a Red D...

Ten Reasons You Ought To Tour Turkey

Sharon Hoge | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Countrywide Turkish Delights Turkey's number one treat may be lokum the sugar gel candy flavored with rosewater, orange, cinnamon, or lemon -- popula...

'A Decent Bomber' -- Alexander McNabb's Irish Thriller

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.05.2016 | Books
Magda Abu-Fadil

Alexander McNabb's hot adventure "A Decent Bomber" for a change wasn't set in the Arab world, but managed, in its Irish venue, to tie back to the region he's used as a backdrop for earlier novels.

The Perfect Party Snack For Olive Lovers

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.16.2015 | OWN

As much as we all love to indulge in crunchy snacks, a recipe like this will make you excited to shake things up and reach for a juicy, savory bite of...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Turning a Snack Into Dinner - Tapenade and Tomato Pasta Sauce

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.11.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Last week, Jackie and I took an overnight flight to London. As much as we like British Airways, we'd really rather not eat their food (drinking their ...

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXX - Scary Monsters and Super Creeps

Alan Black | Posted 10.23.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Did I just see something slither to the shadow? Trip to the ice machine, all that is frozen in time like that cockroach, just kidding. I need to get my peripheral vision checked. I'm sure I just saw something flee to the darkness under the stairs.

Know Place Like Home: Letting Go, Leaning in and Lightening Up

Greg Archer | Posted 09.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

There are times in life when, if you listen closely enough, you really can hear the whispers of your soul. You know ... in between news reports, paying your bills, working for a living, finding meaning in life and trying not to go out of your mind.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXI

Alan Black | Posted 09.17.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Bruce, I forgot about him. Haven't had the pleasure of his company since drone strikes became popular. He comes to play darts owning dental challenges and a Christian conscience.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Tomato Pie - But Not Pizza

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.07.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Even mediocre tomatoes start to taste good when slow-roasted as these are, so imagine how good already-delicious ripe summer tomatoes will be, especially when bolstered by all those other Mediterranean flavors.

How To Get Anyone To Like Olives

Epicurious | Posted 05.10.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

Yep, this is Project Olive. Gather your olive hating friends and make them believers.

Let's Not Forget Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.02.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

You can tell from the ingredients that this is not a shy kind of sauce.

Marinated Olives Are the Ultimate DIY Holiday Snack

Epicurious | Posted 02.09.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

We'd like to make a case for marinating your own.

Here's Why Olives Are The Champion Ingredient In Your Kitchen

Posted 06.09.2015 | Taste

Olives! They are great for spicing up a martini or adding an extra kick to pizza. But using them as a dessert topping? Probably not something you ever...

Olives, Lemons & Za'atar

Rozanne Gold | Posted 08.16.2014 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Born into a food-obsessed Palestinian family, Rawia grew up eating food that has recently become trendy currency: the flavors and spirit of the Arabic kitchen found along the Eastern Mediterranean and in Israel, or Palestine, depending on your point of view.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Got Fish? Got Roasted Vegetables? Get This Olive Sauce

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.23.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Here's a pretty much season-neutral sauce that I've served with fish and with slow-roasted vegetables.

5 Kitchen Cures to Help You Feel Vibrant

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Peggy Kotsopoulos, registered holistic nutritionist, culinary consultant, and author of Kitchen Cures: Revolutionize Your Health with...

10 Recipes To Ease You Into Liking Olives

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

Many foods are acquired tastes -- they're not immediately liked by everyone (like, say, something like macaroni and cheese, which if you don't like, y...

How to Make Healthy Greek Mac and Cheese

Erin Clarke | Posted 05.10.2014 | Taste
Erin Clarke

Staying true the Greek-salad inspiration, I kept this macaroni and cheese lean and mean with a secret ingredient.

Olives, In Order From Worst To Best

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.06.2014 | Taste

Oh, you think there's just green and black? That's so cute.

Madrid vs. Lisbon: Which Is Iberia's Top Pick?

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Spain and Portugal are like fresh sangria and old port. They are different tastes. And while the Euro has helped to remake these countries in some similar ways, the two are like neighbors who roll their eyes at the shouts and spicy smells that drift from next door.

Marinated Feta With Pan-Roasted Shishito Peppers and Olives

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 11.13.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Shishito peppers are small Japanese sweet peppers; they're skinny and slightly twisted, slightly smoky and sweet with a hint of bitterness.

"How to Babysit a Grandpa"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.02.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Being a grandfather comes with many important responsibilities, such as making funny faces, engaging in baby talk and otherwise behav...

Grandpa's Greek Salad

Laura Kumin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Grandpa was a great cook. Mom says he cooked "out of self-defense," in an age when a home kitchen was generally a woman's preserve.

Pan Bagnat With Grilled Peppers and Basil Vinaigrette

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 08.17.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

The quintessential summer sandwich!