by Staff | Apr 3, 2015 4:06 pm
Actually, it was soon to be hot out of the oven ... as sundown approached Friday, launching the eight-day Jewish festival of Passover, and Pablo Cruz was busy preparing fresh matzah at a Westville synagogue.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 31, 2015 9:15 am | Comments (7)
Susan Samuels’ grandchild’s school has a full-time nurse, who helped save his life. She said all city schoolkids should be that lucky.
Most New Haven kids go to schools with nurses on premises only part-time.
by Staff | Mar 6, 2015 12:18 pm
Adapted from Kurt Messner, Acting Regional Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service:
For the first time ever, the United States Department of Agriculture is updating the nutrition standards for subsidized meals served at adult care centers—and encouraging members of the public to comment.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 23, 2015 5:46 pm | Comments (1)
Boiling fruit and sugar for a half-hour might technically make a jelly. Yvette Sincavage spends four hours slow-cooking dried apricots, water, sugar and lemon for Skappo’s new line of jams, which reminds her of an important lesson: “You can slow down a bit if you want to.”
by Allan Appel | Jan 29, 2015 3:52 pm | Comments (3)
Amateur cheeseologist Vikram Dhawan sampled a two-year-old Grafton to answer an aromatic question.
by Allan Appel | Jan 26, 2015 2:21 pm | Comments (1)
Deyssi Juarez was only “a little scared” as she stocked up on extra meat, bananas, potatoes, and a shoe-box long hunk of queso blanco. No batteries or flashlights needed. “I have [those items] in my house already,” she said
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 7, 2015 9:04 am
On Three Kings Day, baby Jesus popped out of a fig-topped “rosca de reyes” from a Mexican-owned bakery on Grand Avenue. Hundreds of baby Jesuses in hundreds of fig-topped roscas de reyes.
by Staff | Jan 6, 2015 2:13 pm
This article was submitted by Benjamin Shanbrom.
For many of us, coffee is a given—it’s there in the morning or late nights when we need it, and there isn’t much else to consider. It’s quite rare that we actually sit and ponder the incredible journey these little beans voyage through to make it to our cups.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 23, 2014 1:10 pm | Comments (2)
Quick as a blink, Sonia Salazar had the oyster shell open. She slid the opaque flesh into a shot glass—and a Barracuda oyster shooter was in progress.
by Allan Appel | Dec 22, 2014 2:04 pm
Forty people joined U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, New Haven Food Policy Council Chair Alycia Santilli, and the state’s two U.S. senators at the Atwater Senior Center Monday morning. The occasion: to mark $2.8 million given to Connecticut (and six other states) so they can participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).