Even though we got a brand new italian loaf pan at the USA Pans sale on Saturday, I used my brotforms (coiled cane bread molds) to shape the loaves I made this morning. How did you spend your “extra hour” when you turned the clocks back today for the end of Daylight Savings Time? The best way to spend it is in the kitchen, of course.
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The best bakeware is made right here in Pittsburgh, and you can get some for yourself at USA Pans’ biannual factory sale.
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Check out “The Brooklyn Brewery Mash” in Pittsburgh, October 22-27, 2014.
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Do you like pie? Food trucks? Deluxe popsicles? The city? Dogs with blue mohawks? In short: do you like fun? Then come to the next Garfield Night Market on October 4–maybe I’ll see you there.
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Rick Easton slaves in front of hot ovens for 36 hours at a stretch so you don’t have to. It’s madness but a delicious kind of baker’s madness. Bread lovers, rejoice!
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Restaurant Week in Pittsburgh is in full swing! Don’t let the rest of it go by without trying Verde’s new menu and revitalized restaurant service.
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When I was fourteen, my brother and I made ourselves sick from eating my abuela’s homemade cherries in liquor.
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Try this new brunch at the National Aviary, with a menu by Chef Josef Karst for Atria’s
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Cooking a creamy cold-weather soup from a leafy green base is a good time to “go commando” in the kitchen. (Cook without a recipe, I mean. What did you think I meant?!)
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Careful preparation of a classic cocktail makes a rare night out even better.
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