Mushrooms are nutrient-packed, with a deep, savoury flavour

Mushrooms give a meaty heartiness and deep, savoury flavour to dishes in a healthful way. You might be surprised to discover just how healthful. The fungi don’t make it onto most typical produce “top 10″ lists because those tend to … Continue reading →

Fresh Take on Irish Stew With Lamb, Guinness and Soda Bread

Chicken and dumplings is a wonderfully simple, deliciously comforting dish — a thick, meaty stew bubbling away beneath a patchwork of moist, pillowy dumplings. So we decided to channel that comfort for a dish suited for St. Patrick’s Day. Taking … Continue reading →

Chicken, bacon and pistachio pie in filo pastry

Chicken, bacon and pistachio pie in filo pastry Ingredients Vegetable oil, for cooking 250g smoked bacon, diced 400g chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 2 onions, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 200g button mushrooms, sliced 500ml chicken stock 1 tbsp … Continue reading →

Moosic man continues Ukrainian tradition of making Sauerkraut & Mushroom Soup

Adrian Mihalko has a passion for preserving the Ukrainian recipes his family cherishes. Among the Moosic resident’s favorites is Sauerkraut & Mushroom Soup, the featured dish for this week’s Local Flavor: Recipes We Love contest. Mr. Mihalko received a $100 … Continue reading →

Eating for life: Flavorful Hot and Sour Soup gets a sodium makeover for Chinese New Year

Chinese take-out may seem like a healthier choice than burgers, pasta or pizza. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (, a watchdog consumer group that has been in the headlines for calling fettuccine Alfredo a heart attack on … Continue reading →