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Saturday: Food & Drink

Cured: What you need to know about salumi (including salami)

By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press The word “salumi” ( or its singular, “salume”) seems to be popping up more on restaurant menus, Instagram feeds, even at some deli counters. Maybe you’ve been wondering what exactly salumi means, as opposed to salami, or charcuterie, or....? A ...

Trisha Yearwood on making jerky, bacon straws, wontons

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — Trish Yearwood is a collard greens kind of gal, but her husband, Garth Brooks, is definitely not a collard greens kind of guy. So she had to be a little sly when it came time to perfect her Collard-Stuffed Wontons. When the country ...

Trisha Yearwood’s recipe for fried apple fritters

By TRISHA YEARWOOD My dad, Jack, used to reminisce about small fried apple fritters that his mother, Elizabeth, would make for him when he was a kid. Of course, like many passed-down family recipes, this one wasn’t written down anywhere, so Mama went to work, trying to figure out how to ...

‘Taste Off’ finale set for Oct. 16

By CHRISTIE MASTRIC Journal Staff Writer MUNISING — The Two Books, Two Communities program, a partnership between Northern Michigan University and the Marquette and Alger County communities, will host its Battle of the Recipe Box Taste Off Finale at 11 a.m. Oct. 16, at the Munising School ...

North African spices amp up Italian pasta sauce

By CHRISTOPHER KIMBALL Many Americans think of only a handful of countries when they hear the word Mediterranean. But that sea is surrounded by a diverse set of peoples and cuisines that have been blending — deliciously — for millennia. Take, for instance, macroona mbakbka, a ...

Cassy Joy Garcia offers a way to cook once, get 2 great meals

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — Some families just love leftovers. What’s easier than reheating and digging into yesterday’s meal? But that’s not Cassy Joy Garcia’s family: They’re not leftover fans. So Garcia had to get creative for her latest cookbook, ...