Food & Drink

Food & Drink

A quick way to infuse the taste of summer tomatoes right into your pasta

It’s so easy to take advantage of summer’s tomato bounty: The triple-S rotation of sandwiches, salads and soups will dispatch the beauties effectively and deliciously. And then there’s pasta. Even when the weather is so unbearably hot I resist bringing a pot of water to boil, I can’t keep tomatoes separate from noodles for too long; the marriage is too right.

Food & Drink

How to make a summer tart smart

This scrumptious dessert has everything you expect from a summer tart: a buttery crust, a creamy center and a crown of colorful berries. As tarts tend to be, it’s an ideal ending for an alfresco dinner or a treat with an iced tea in the afternoon.

Food & Drink

In defense of hard-shell tacos

Hard-shell tacos should need no defense from those who denounce the golden fried vessels classically filled with seasoned ground beef, yellow cheddar cheese, white sour cream, green iceberg lettuce and diced red tomato.

Food & Drink

Fish tacos, with aloha spirit

Fish tacos make a fine summer meal. They are substantial and satisfying enough to fuel you for all your outdoor activities yet light enough so they don’t weigh you down. Like the season itself, they are casual, social and fun.

Videos

Is your refrigerator-freezer healthy?

The temperature, how you arrange the food, and how often you clean the inside of your refrigerator and freezer can affect your health. Jeff Olsen speaks with a registered dietitian from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program about a plan for a healthy refrigerator-freezer.
Credit: The Mayo Clinic
Is your refrigerator-freezer healthy? 1:10

Is your refrigerator-freezer healthy?

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Man, 20, critical after Walnut Street shooting in Rock Hill

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Teen dead, one injured, in Rock Hill shooting

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Fort Mill and Clover coach pitch all stars face off for district title