Reporter James Foley said to be beheaded by militants
US officials could not confirm the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of Foley, who was kidnapped in Syria in 2012.
Millennials on the land
Laura Olive Sackton, 28, is part of a growing number of young farmers who are trading college acceptance letters for apprenticeships on the land.
No progress evident in Market Basket standoff
Several vendors have detailed overpayments by the grocery chain as the stalemate remained quiet Tuesday.
Parla is a little speakeasy with big ambitions
The North End spot has big dreams and good ideas. Now it needs focus.
Mark and Talia Kurlansky cook their way around the globe
The New York-based father-daughter pair collected recipes and family cooking tips in “International Night.”
Recipe for Sicilian fish with garlic, lemon, and herbs
“For anyone who says, ‘I don’t know how to cook fish,’ ” says Angela Sanfilippo, president of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association, “this is what they should do.”
Support local, sustainable fisheries, say the experts
Because of overfishing, many species are not sustainable and the more we eat of some fish, the less certain their futures.
Savory, spicy Thai specialties in Brookline’s Basil Rice
The sister restaurant of Thai Spice in West Roxbury bills itself as “Asian street food.”
Grilled chicken and veggies one day, salad the next
Grill chicken breasts with stuffing under the skin, add some grilled vegetables, then combine the two with crisp salad ingredients for a second meal.
Recipe for grilled stuffed chicken breasts on vegetables
Here, a mixture of feta, basil, and olive oil also adds flavor to breasts on the bone.
Recipe for grilled chicken salad with cherry tomatoes and feta
Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette and you’re ready to dine on a porch, patio, or picnic bench.
Sister of Ex-Virginia Governor Says Family Finances Were Sound
RICHMOND, Va. — The younger sister of Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia, testified on Tuesday that she had enough money to maintain the family’s real estate holdings, countering a contention by prosecutors that financial stress had made her brother vulnerable to the cash offerings of a dietary-supplement maker plying the governor with favors.
New recipe: kids influencing parents
Former White House pastry chef Bill Yosses helped teach children at the Dorchester Blue Hill Boys & Girls Club make healthful dishes.
Trustees of Reservations honor Dover farmer
Powisset Farm manager Meryl LaTronica was selected by the organization as employee of the year from among 150.
Developer spends $100 million on former Wang towers in Lowell
A developer has purchased three landmark office towers off Route 3 in Lowell and plans to renovate the complex.
Perfect time to pick a pepper
Few vegetables can boast such a spectacular command of the color spectrum as bell peppers.
Veggie fries crisp, fluffy like real fries
New in the freezer case are Veggie Fries, a mix of potatoes, vegetables, and beans, which come in carrot, broccoli, Tuscan bean and herb, and chickpea.
Fish tacos and more from Sunbird food truck
Owners J’aime and Christian Sparrow have created a small oasis alongside Route 6.
Recipe for roasted summer squash with za’atar, dill-yogurt, and peanuts
A bed of Greek yogurt seasoned with dill adds a contrasting cool creaminess to the roasted squash.
Recipe for nectarine-frangipane tart
In this version, the frangipane is soft but holds its shape when cut.