One skillet meal for back to school week

Well, school is back in session— man, summer went by so quickly! To make this week a little easier on parents, and for those who may need some quick dinner ideas, add this to the list. This one-skillet dinner is simple and easy to clean up which is always a must when school starts.

This dish is cheesy, packed with delicious sausage and crunchy peppers. I used my Always Pan for this. It’s nonstick and a great size for a family of four. To keep the dish colorful, I include all of the beautiful bell peppers, but if you prefer … Read more

The best things Andi Berlin ate in metro Phoenix the week of July 31

With the weather wondrously rainy last weekend, I ended up enjoying some heartier meals. I ate my way through plates of beans and rice at many of the city’s Cuban restaurants. I enjoyed a massive Korean barbecue feast and experienced a show-stopping meal of new Arizonan cuisine at Valentine, where the cucumber and squash salad was a good omen for what can be done with the wild world of Arizona produce. And then, I figuratively flew to Colombia for a platter of bandeja paisa, the country’s national dish.  

As always, the dishes that follow were simply too good not to

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Amuse-Bouche: At Pizzeria Boema, the ‘art of ‘za’ is taken very seriously | Berkshires Week

The Details: Pizzeria Boema opened in late August 2020 after extensive renovations to the former O’Brien’s Market. A year later, Boema owner Molly Lyon, her husband, David Joseph, and the staff are still busy serving up plenty of specialty pies.

The full-service lunch and dinner restaurant compliments Frankie’s Ristorante, which Lyon has owned outright since 2016. Chef Roman Grosu runs the pizzeria kitchen in addition to being in charge at Frankie’s, where he has

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Virtual vegetarian festival prompts Worcester to declare last week of July ‘Vegan Week’ in city

The final week of July will be known as “Vegan Week” in Worcester as it plans to celebrate the 11th annual New England VegFest.

The virtual vegetarian festival scheduled from July 25 through Aug. 1 will include activities, including some in person, speakers from around the country and will coincide with Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty referring to the celebration as “Vegan Week,” the festival’s promoters said.

New England VegFest is one of the largest and longest-running vegetarian festivals in the country, attracting up to 10,000 attendees and a variety of veg-friendly vendors. Last year’s event was canceled due to COVID-19,

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