After-Work Gourmet

After-Work Gourmet

After-Work Gourmet

A weekly food column, full of new recipes and fresh meals from award-winning columnist, author, and chef Lisa Messinger. Here she shares her vast knowledge of food and food preparation, fueled by a passion for the cullinary arts.

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Toast Thanksgiving with Toasty Appetizers Nov 13, 2017

Toasting Thanksgiving with toast just may be an easy and inventive way to kick off a memorable holid... Read More

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Brighten Up a Season of Sniffles with Comfort Food Nov 06, 2017

For many, it's the season of sneezes and sniffles, which can greatly dim taste buds and appetite. As... Read More

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Dress Up Greek Yogurt for Even More Flavor and Nutrition Oct 20, 2017

Greek yogurt invaded supermarkets. Chobani, which the Washington Post calls the best-known brand, sa... Read More

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Maple Syrup Makes for a Happy Autumn Oct 06, 2017

We're often asked to name our favorite food. I think that question is much tastier when answered sea... Read More