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From the Kitchen: Quick, easy pizza surprisingly tasty

Looking to give you something quick and easy, today’s pizza is a snap to make, using a ready-crust and some slight toiling over opening a box of frozen scampi.

Before trying it, I would never have thought that a frozen scampi would have...

Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers
Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers

“You know the worst part about this?” Pam McDevitt joked Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. “The pressure to use up all this” — she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes —...

From the Kitchen: Quick, easy pizza surprisingly tasty

Looking to give you something quick and easy, today’s pizza is a snap to make, using a ready-crust and some slight toiling over opening a box of frozen scampi.

Before trying it, I would never have thought that a frozen scampi would have ...

Food Guy: Readers agree with Bricks & Barrels’ early grade

Anytime I review a local restaurant, I can bet on receiving a barrage of comments ranging anywhere from “you're so right” to “you're so out of your mind.”

Even if most fall in the “atta boy” range, there are ...

East End restaurant/bar Little India changing ownership
East End restaurant/bar Little India changing ownership

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The biggest accomplishment for Harish and Meena Anada has been succeeding where others have failed.

Over the past five years, the couple created and managed Little India, now one of the East End’s most well-...

WV native chef nearly survives getting ‘Chopped’
WV native chef nearly survives getting ‘Chopped’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mary Brent Galyean made it to the final round of Tuesday’s “Chopped Grill Masters” competition before she was “chopped” from the popular Food Network show.

The Charleston...

Counter Intelligence: Bowled over on a culinary ‘world tour’
Counter Intelligence: Bowled over on a culinary ‘world tour’

By April Hamilton

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors.” — Terry Pratchett

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — People who venture away from...

Food Notes: July 26, 2015

Wine dinner

South Hills Market and Cafe, 1010 Bridge Rd., is hosting a wine dinner with Napa Valley winemaker Peter Franus on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The dinner will consist of seven courses. Each course will be paired with one of Franus’...

Recent rains give ’shroom lovers reason to cheer
Recent rains give ’shroom lovers reason to cheer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It might sound hard to believe, but not everyone has been unhappy with the weather lately.

“I’m one of the few people who is like, ‘Yeah! Bring on the rain!’” said Nancy Ward,...

Bricks & Barrels off to a shaky (pricey) start

Catering to a similar clientele as The Block — reviewed here last week — Bricks & Barrels, behind Appalachian Power Park, also promises top-quality food and service enjoyed in an elegant atmosphere.

Sometimes it hits that mark,...

Judy Grigoraci: From the Kitchen — Homemade, just the way you want it

It probably looks like I’m on a quest to build a better mousetrap or reinvent the wheel by giving homemade versions of foods and beverages for which there are adequate boxed mixes and the already-prepared and bottled on the grocery shelves....

Frostop Drive-In offers 21st-century WV diners a trip to the past
Frostop Drive-In offers 21st-century WV diners a trip to the past

HUNTINGTON — In an era where drive-thrus have replaced drive-ins, Marilyn McGinnis Murdock, owner of the Frostop Drive-In, said it's rewarding to bring something so unique to the table — or window....

WV native to appear on Food Network competition
WV native to appear on Food Network competition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Life can be pretty good, if you know when to get out of your own way.

It took expedition chef Mary Brent Galyean a long time to learn that.

“There was a lot of years when I didn’t,” the 34-...

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