Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Readers share more banana recipes

For both kids and adults, bananas can boost memory and moods because they contain tryptophan, an amino acid that helps combat memory loss and can also lift spirits. It’s a plus for those senior moments, too.

Food & Drink

Build a better burger with our mix-and-match guide

A good burger is a glorious thing. The confluence of savory meat, fresh toppings, soft bread and flavorful condiments creates a nearly perfect bite. I say “nearly” because the burger-eating experience can’t go on forever. Eventually, you’ve eaten the thing, and that’s when the sadness sets in (that is, until you fix yourself another).

Food & Drink

Celebrate with the savory side of baklava

Delightful. Delicious. Subtle. These are just a few of the words staffers used to describe this terrific twist on a baklava. One doesn’t tend to think of baklava in a savory way. When I think of baklava, I think of ground walnuts or pistachios between crispy layers of phyllo dough that’s doused with a honey syrup.

Videos

How to video on de-heading and cleaning shrimp for cooking

Craig Reaves, owner of Sea Eagle Market in Beaufort, S.C., demonstrates how to de-head and clean shrimp.
Delayna Earley The (Hilton Head, S.C.) Island Packet
How to video on de-heading and cleaning shrimp for cooking 0:53

How to video on de-heading and cleaning shrimp for cooking

How to make the perfect mint julep 0:38

How to make the perfect mint julep

St. Patrick's Day cocktails: How to make an Irish Car Bomb 1:08

St. Patrick's Day cocktails: How to make an Irish Car Bomb

How to open a bottle of champagne 1:25

How to open a bottle of champagne