From Dorie Greenspan’s Paris kitchen to mine
The popular baker shows how simple it is to bake lovely pastries she learned to make from French friends.
North Korea frees US man; two more still detained
North Korea’s reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub. But Pyongyang refused to hand over two other US citizens who are being held.
Recipe for fruit and nut croquants
Croquants are something like biscotti or mandelbrot except they are baked only once.
Recipe for custardy apple squares
Dorie Greenspan calls this a “back-pocket recipe,” by which she means she can make it when she needs something quick and wonderful.
Waltham restaurant Red Bird sings
With the Moody Street restaurant, Franklin Cafe alum chef Daniel Stokes does for Waltham what the Franklin did for the South End years ago.
Yes on Question 2: Expand the bottle bill
The measure would address the proliferation of plastic bottles and discourage litter.
For the Pollans, informal dinner is a family affair
Corky Pollan, former style director at Gourmet magazine, and her three daughters collected favorite family recipes for “The Pollan Family Table.”
Spices, chiles, and more bold dishes in ‘Caribbean Potluck’
Sisters Suzanne and Michelle Rousseau are virtual spokeswomen for the cuisine of the southern Caribbean.
Recipe for shrimp salad with black beans, corn, plantains, and cilantro
A ripe plantain is black on the outside but still quite firm, so don’t be as nervous about it as you would be about a black banana.
Inspired Korean fusion in Arlington
WooRi Korean Fusion Grill offers traditional Korean fare and some fusion dishes, like “love fries.”
Tomatillos star with shrimp, then in soup
Tomatillos, perfect with rich shellfish, are made into a fresh-tasting sauce for shrimp, then the two are turned into shrimp soup with crushed angel hair.
Recipe for shrimp with spicy tomatillo sauce
Tomatillos (also called husk tomatoes) are a zesty companion for shrimp.
Recipe for tomatillo soup with shrimp, chard, and angel hair
Look for nests of angel hair pasta and crush them into small pieces.
If you want to compost, try worms — or a pickup service
If pet worms seem too extreme and you live in or near Boston, Bootstrap Compost will collect your food waste at home.
Flaky hand pies take Cornish pasties to a new level
The Roving Lunchbox, run by MBA Melissa Lynch, makes hand pies with sweet and savory fillings.
Milk Street Cafe expands its kosher menu to sushi and more
Milk Street Cafe has undergone renovations, expanding from standard cafe fare to include a bakery, sushi counter, and meat.
A mini version of Coop’s Hot Fudge
Coop’s Hot Fudge is now more portable in a 3-ounce version designed to pass airport security.
Winchester police investigating brutal dog-on-dog attack
Police investigating the death of a four-month-old cockapoo after a larger dog ran away from its owner and attacked the puppy in a Winchester neighborhood, officials said.
Chef/potter Dave Becker sells his tableware for the first time
The owner and chef of Sweet Basil in Needham and Juniper in Wellesley is also a potter and about to sell some of his plates and bowls.
Bay State a leader in nationwide Food Day events
Food Day is a nationwide movement to inspire people to eat more healthfully.