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Holiday Cocktails Made in W.Va.: ’Tis the seasonal
RACHEL MOLENDA | Sunday ­Gazette-Mail
Holiday Cocktails Made in W.Va.: ’Tis the seasonal

This is the third in a series on holiday cocktails made with local ingredients.

By Bill Lynch

Staff writer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Despite the overwhelming variety of possible alcohol-related combinations, not everyone wants...

Holiday Cocktails Made in W.Va.: ’Tis the seasonal
Holiday Cocktails Made in W.Va.: ’Tis the seasonal

This is the third in a series on holiday cocktails made with local ingredients.

By Bill Lynch

Staff writer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Despite the overwhelming variety of possible alcohol-related combinations, not everyone wants...

Vines & Vittles: Feasts from Christmases past
Vines & Vittles: Feasts from Christmases past

By John Brown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — My maternal grandparents landed at Ellis Island in the late 19th century, following others from their home state of Calabria to West Virginia.

After more than 15 years working in the mines, my...

You’re the cookie star: Recipes from readers
You’re the cookie star: Recipes from readers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the past several weeks we’ve brought you “Cooking with the Stars,” featuring culinary stars from West Virginia sharing some of their best Christmas memories and favorite cookie recipes.

Now...

Counter Intelligence: Get the kids cooking
Counter Intelligence: Get the kids cooking

“Learn how to cook. Try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless and, above all, HAVE FUN!” — Julia Child

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When my kids were tiny, I was determined to instill the love of cooking in them....

Community notes

Christmas dinner

The Black family presents its 5th annual Christmas dinner, free of charge and open to the public, at the Manna Meal soup kitchen, located at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1105 Quarrier Street in...

Frozen at Stonewall Resort
Frozen at Stonewall Resort

Smoke, theatrics and science came together at an ice cream making demonstration that included liquid nitrogen last Saturday at Stonewall Resort, 940 Resort Drive in Roanoke, about 100 miles up Interstate 79 from the capitol city.

Chef Tim White, ...

Get ready for a cranberry crush, well after Thanksgiving

Even though Thanksgiving is behind us, we’re still in love with cranberries, aren’t we? I hope so, because today’s recipe is for a luscious treatment for the berry.

In fact, I ...

Cooking with the Stars: Rich Rosendale’s deep roots
Cooking with the Stars: Rich Rosendale’s deep roots

This is the third in a series of articles about celebrity chefs from West Virginia with nationally televised cooking shows. Each cook shares their favorite Mountain State holiday memories and cookie recipes.

By Judy E....

Holiday cocktails: A zest for making liqueur
Holiday cocktails: A zest for making liqueur

This is the third in a series of reports on holiday cocktails made with local ingredients.

By Bill Lynch

Staff writer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Bloomery SweetShine got its start after Maryland residents Linda Losey and her...

Counter Intelligence: Delicious rolls cherished
Counter Intelligence: Delicious rolls cherished

By April Hamilton

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — My mom’s cookbook collection is surprisingly tiny, yet her extraordinary cooking says otherwise. Her repertoire covers most genres, from aspic to zabaglione, much of which she learned from her...

From the Kitchen: Christmas cookie treasures

Each year around this time, I like to discover one new cookie that can become a part of our family recipe treasury.

That was also a goal set by the late longtime Gazette food editor, Delmer Robinson. I guess, out of everything he wrote over 50...

Beckley doctor’s book teaches better eating through stories
Beckley doctor’s book teaches better eating through stories

Dr. Shrikant Bembalkar grew up in Mumbai, India, eating in an Old World-style, his family gathering individual ingredients from the markets and his mother whipping up vegetarian meals from scratch.

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