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Caramelized tofu and lots of veggies become tasty, pretty

| | Jun 20 2017 - 2:16pm | Comments

If you aren’t a tofu fan, listen up. This just might be the recipe that turns it all around for you, like it did for my husband and daughter.

  1. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 10:03am

    If your household includes children, you likely lost count long ago of the number of bowls of macaroni and cheese you’ve made, ordered at restaurants, microwaved or poured out of a box. As if by some collective agreement, the stuff becomes locked into our food psyches from an absurdly early age, the very definition of comfort food.

  2. | Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Spaces where creativity happens are utterly unlike other rooms, artists and designers say. Whether at home or elsewhere, these deeply personal spaces often feel like they’re in flux, with interiors more curated than decorated. They often feature natural objects and personal totems. They can feel messy, but also like a window into an artist’s mind.

  3. | Posted: Mar 26 2017 - 12:05am

    Weed seeds are among the most patient organisms in nature. Many weeds can produce thousands of seeds per plant per year, and those seeds might lie dormant for decades, just waiting for the right conditions to sprout.

  4. | Posted: Mar 23 2017 - 11:46am

    WASHINGTON — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?

  5. Posted: Mar 22 2017 - 12:05am

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anna McConnaughy was flying to Alaska’s largest city when the announcement came over the intercom: a passenger on a previous flight had brought a pet snake on board.

  6. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    Hang around Facebook and Pinterest long enough and you’ll see them: Hacks. Substitutions. Crazy new uses for ingredients that sound just crazy enough to work — or just plain crazy.

  7. | Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am

    Canned beans are fantastic convenience food. For a little over a buck, you can stock your pantry with a shelf-stable protein source that works in main dishes or in side dishes.

  8. Posted: Mar 17 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — A parking space at a garage in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is on the market for $300,000.

  9. | Posted: Mar 15 2017 - 12:05am

    BANGKOK — Tossing coins in a fountain for luck is a popular superstition, but a similar belief brought misery to a sea turtle in Thailand from whom doctors have removed 915 coins.

  10. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 10:22am

    Gnocchi can be found throughout Italy in various shapes and flavors. I’m partial to the variety lightened (if you can believe it) with potato. These take readily to all manner of seasonings and sauce.

  11. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 10:22am

    As much as I love prime rib, beef tenderloin is much easier to prepare, easier to carve and the leftovers are good cold.

  12. | Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 10:22am

    You have probably seen kohlrabi, also called cabbage turnip, in the supermarket or at farmer’s markets recently and wondered what to do with it.

  13. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 1:11pm

    St. Patrick’s Day, aka the Feast of St. Patrick, is devoted not only to “the wearing o’ the green,” but the eating of the green. Both customs nod to the color of the shamrock, one of the great totems of Ireland, of which Patrick is the patron saint.

  14. | Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 11:26am

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — In 1991, Disney struck gold with “Beauty and the Beast.” The film enchanted audiences and critics alike, and raked in several hundred million dollars along the way, but also upended expectations of what an animated film could be.

  15. Posted: Mar 10 2017 - 12:05am

    BEAUMONT, Calif. — It was one of the more unusual calls the California Highway Patrol has received: Someone reported seeing a cow trying to climb out of a small car parked alongside an interstate.