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For a romantic Valentine's Day dinner at home, a recipe that doesn't tie you down in the kitchen

For a romantic Valentine's Day dinner at home, a recipe that doesn't tie you down in the kitchen

The first decision that needs to be made on Valentine’s Day is: Eat in or go out? Since you are checking out this article and recipe, I‘m thinking that you (like me!) are of the stay-home-and-cook persuasion.
Eric Akis: For seafood lovers, a tasty stew for Valentine's

Eric Akis: For seafood lovers, a tasty stew for Valentine's

Cioppino, a type of seafood stew, is a warming dish perfect for winter that’s special enough to suit Valentine's Day — or any other occasion.
Eric Akis: Rib-sticking Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese a super treat for Game Day

Eric Akis: Rib-sticking Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese a super treat for Game Day

Perfect for Super Bowl-watching, this rich casserole layers cheesy pasta over shredded meat.
For a comforting vegetarian meal, bake your farro with tomatoes and cheese instead of boiling it

For a comforting vegetarian meal, bake your farro with tomatoes and cheese instead of boiling it

For a cheesy — and easy — one-pot vegetarian dinner, we move our grains off the stovetop and into the oven. But first, we give them an almost effortless flavor boost.
Super Bowl cooks, it can be done: Buffalo wings with less splatter

Super Bowl cooks, it can be done: Buffalo wings with less splatter

We will start by acknowledging that deep-fried chicken wings are very, very good. And when I am out and about in a bar-ish setting, it’s difficult to pass them up. But deep frying chicken wings – or really anything – at home? Very rare in my kitchen.
Eric Akis: Winter squash a vegetarian alternative in this stew

Eric Akis: Winter squash a vegetarian alternative in this stew

Sturdy vegetable and a complementary mix of other ingredients simmer up flavourful dish
Eric Akis: Miso adds umami-rich boost to B.C. rockfish dish

Eric Akis: Miso adds umami-rich boost to B.C. rockfish dish

Baked rockfish fillets are served, Asian-style, with steamed baby bok choy, mushrooms and umami-rich broth flavoured with miso, ginger and garlic.
Eric Akis: Chicken-fried steak is Southern-style comfort food

Eric Akis: Chicken-fried steak is Southern-style comfort food

In some parts of the southern United States, a dish prepared in a similar fashion was and still is called country-fried steak.
Eric Akis: Fancy fried rice topped with hoisin prawns, broccoli

Eric Akis: Fancy fried rice topped with hoisin prawns, broccoli

Vegetable fried rice is topped with quick-cooking prawns and broccoli glazed with a ginger, garlic and orange flavoured hoisin mixture.
Eric Akis: An Indian dish for those who don't like it hot

Eric Akis: An Indian dish for those who don't like it hot

If you don’t like your Indian food too spicy, make korma.