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Stop & Shop has rolled out an app to help cut food waste

Flashfood connects shoppers to food reaching its use-by date — and a good deal.

FOOD

Behind the scenes, forces are at work to create the Charles River Food Co-op

Former Russo’s customers are uniting behind the idea.

BY THE GLASS

Navarra reds leave a lasting impression

Winegrowers farm rugged landscapes in northern Spain to craft delightful wines.

Michigan woman began walking to work after her car died. One day on the walk, she found $15,000.

Dianne Gordon's green Jeep Liberty broke down about a year ago, and ever since, she's been walking 2.7 miles each way to and from work, five days a week. Her car couldn't be fixed, and Gordon, 65, couldn't afford to buy a new one. Gordon's regular walks are usually uneventful. On Jan. 21, though, she spotted something unexpected: A Ziploc bag, filled with $14,780.

GETTING SALTY

Will Gilson discusses his new Cambridge oyster bar and favorite below-the-radar restaurant

He also reveals his biggest menu mistake.

FOOD

A tofu explainer for beginners (and scaredy cats)

There’s not much middle ground on tofu. And it’s not necessarily that tofu eaters love tofu or that non-eaters hate it. Many of the latter haven’t even tried it or haven’t had it prepared very well. Let's see if we can fix that.

WHAT SHE'S HAVING

She’s teaching the world about Islamic food

Author Anissa Helou received the Foodics Icon Award for educating cooks about North Africa, the Middle East, and other cultures.

WHAT SHE'S HAVING

Recipe: Lamb meatballs in sour cherry sauce is the dish that most symbolizes the cooking of Aleppo

Recipe for Aleppo Meatballs in Sour Cherry Sauce.


WHAT SHE'S HAVING

Recipe: For Nowruz, Persian New Year, make this herb omelet, called Sabzi Kuku

Recipe for Iranian Herb Omelet (Sabzi Kuku).

FOOD

Easy ways to cook tofu — and two tips before you get started

Here are some easy tofu recipes to try.

COOKING

Recipes: Show your valentine some love with homemade chocolate cake or pudding

Nothing says romance like a homemade chocolate dessert.

LOVE LETTERS

Should I continue these coffee dates?

He’s a flirt around the office.

Local breakfast spots scramble to cope with egg costs and shortages

Egg prices were up by nearly 60 percent in December from the prior year, according to Consumer Price Index data, with the average price of a dozen eggs sitting at $4.25.

‘Most plumbers aren’t even picking up the phone now.’ Burst pipes cause backlog after Boston deep freeze.

The extreme cold front this weekend brought extreme temperatures to Boston and resulted in pipes freezing across the region.

Ben Affleck, looking miserable at the Grammys, becomes a meme yet again

“Whoever keeps cutting to Ben Affleck as he gets more and more exasperated, thank you,” one person tweeted. “Every one is perfect.”

RI FOOD & DINING NEWSLETTER

A simple lemonade stand? That was never her style.

Mariana Silva-Buck, an entrepreneur and founder of Little Maven Lemonade, is rethinking her messaging by sharing the stories of immigrants in America.