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B is for Brielle's, Bistro and Blueberry Beignets: Midwest City cafe is destination dining

Dear readers, I eat as fast as I can to keep you up to date on the newest, greatest places to find a good meal around town, but...

Sports

OKC Dodgers: A look at new food offerings this season

Oklahoma City Dodgers executive chef Will Fenwick is always thinking of new creations for Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. He’s...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Grilling American Meat: Vera Cheek, 6:20 to 9:20 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $49. Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling, 6:30 to...

Life

Living and dining relies on the ability to stretch

Editor's Note: Melba Lovelace is taking a couple of weeks off to recover from illness. Her Swap Shop column returns next week,...

Health

New studies link eggs and sugary drinks with premature death

Adam’s journal In the past few weeks, I’ve seen headlines about new research studies highlighting the dangers of too many eggs...

Around The Web

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips

Tyson Foods announced on Thursday it's recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips that may have been...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Asian Favorites Part One: Chef Misung Billins, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45 Gyoza: Michiko Dowling, 6:30 to...

Life

Restaurant delivery free if you DIY

Once upon a time, going out for dinner was considered an occasion, but busy lives and schedules that stretch into night have...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

Oh, deer! DEAR MELBA: It's always barbecue time, and right now it's really time for barbecued venison. VENISON POT BBQ •About 5...

Life

Continental vs. American style of eating: Which is better?

QUESTION: What is the Continental Style of eating? Is eating Continental Style acceptable in Oklahoma? Is the American style...

Business

Mind Your Own Business: New eatery offers authentic Mexican, Honduran cuisine

Beef or chicken enchiladas, chicken or pork tamales, and fajitas with shrimp or chicken and beef. These are the crowd favorites...

Business

State briefs for March 14

OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma Farm-to-Table Family Festival set for March 23 The Oklahoma History Center will host its first Oklahoma...

Business

Edmond's Heard on Hurd returning for sixth season

EDMOND — In celebration of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, the theme for Citizens Bank of Edmond’s return of Heard on Hurd will...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Garnishing Made Easy: Dennis Moran, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $36. Mediterranean Delights: Chef Ahmad...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

Could crackers be this good? DEAR MELBA: I remember that years ago you had a recipe for Spicy Crackers. Here's another one I...

To get happy, become your own best friend

HealthApr 2, 2019

Want to be happy? Become your own best friend. Mildred Newman and Bernard Berkowitz, two psychoanalysts, published a book telling us how to do that in 1971. "How To Be Your Own Best Friend" is still available. (For children, read "How To Be...

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Business

Local Asian dining choices worth a tour

Firecracker debris had barely cleared from last month’s Lunar New Year celebrations when I engaged in a belated celebration of...

Business

BBQ fans rejoice, plus new beer, sweets and the return of the Caffeine Crawl

Dave Cathey shares details from a recent uptick in local barbecue options around Oklahoma City plus information about a new...

Business

Magasin Table nice add to local Asian fare and Vuong Nguyen is back and busier than ever with trio of concepts

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, reports on the sudden closing of ultra-popular Tsubaki Szechuan plus the return of chef...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mexican Madness Part uno: chef Emilio Salinas, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling,...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

Wanna loaf with a date? DEAR MELBA: Jane F. requested a recipe for Date Loaf. This was my Mother's recipe. DATE LOAF • 1...

Life

Pop ziti into the Dutch oven

There is something magical about this recipe, which coaxes the ultimate flavor out of just a few humble supermarket...

Life

Where there's smoke, there's good barbecue

A lot of new barbecue options have popped up around the metro recently, two at opposite ends of Oklahoma City’s metropolitan...

Life

Dining options continue to grow

The Food Dude has the latest from Oklahoma City's dining scene, including developments in the Paseo Arts District and new items...

Life

A Thai-style red curry that highlights lentils and tofu

Thai curries embrace a delicate balance of flavors, textures, temperatures and colors to produce lively, satisfying meals....

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

Amaze-balls! DEAR MELBA: I don't know where I got this recipe, but if it was from your column, it's worth repeating. I like...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mexican Madness Part uno: Chef Emilio Salinas, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Thursday Instant Pot 101: Karen...

Life

Try a dish with bold North African-influenced spices

Espinacas is a traditional tapas dish found in the southern Spanish region of Andalucia consisting of tender stewed chickpeas,...

Life

Turning chicken soup into a comforting, nutrient-dense meal

There's nothing like a bowl of steaming chicken soup when you're feeling under the weather, or even simply when fall turns to...

Life

Fait Maison's battle cry: Vive la cuisine francaise!

EDMOND — For chef Olivier Bouzerand, communication is key to building relationships with his guests. He grew up in Burgundy...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

More appetizers DEAR MELBA: In answer to someone's request for appetizers, let's share my bean dip recipe. You can use any...

Life

Soul Food Fest dishes up food, celebrates black history and members of the community

Food, music and family again took center stage as Soul Food Fest 2019 treated more than a thousand people to heaping helpings...

Life

Rethinking Chicken Florentine with clearer, brighter flavors

Chicken Florentine is a buffet-line favorite featuring chicken breast and spinach in a mild cream-and-Parmesan sauce —...

Life

Try this dimpled, chewy, herb-topped deep-dish focaccia

Centuries ago, focaccia began as a by-product: When bakers needed to gauge the heat of the wood-fired oven they would tear off...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday No-Knead Cranberry-Walnut Bread: Peter Schaffer, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $39. Saturday Saturdays R-4...

Life

Edmond Kiwanis Club’s Rise and Dine annual Pancake Day to be March 9

EDMOND — The Edmond Kiwanis Club’s Rise and Dine annual Pancake Day, Family Celebration and Silent Auction will be from 7 to 11...

Business

New dining options sprouting up across OKC

Plant-based options are growing around the dining-sphere. I’m not just talking about the new Beyond Beef crunchy tacos at Del...

Business

Ag Board approves new registrations for poultry operations with setback requirements

The Oklahoma Board of Agriculture by a split vote on Tuesday approved a new registration process that would require setbacks...

Life

A Dutch oven may be key to a better butternut squash soup

Butternut squash soup is a fall staple, but many recipes fail to live up to their potential, ending up too sweet or with too...

Life

Classic peanut bloom cookies get robust update

Peanut blossom cookies first gained notoriety at the 1957 Pillsbury Bake-Off. They're simply a peanut butter cookie topped with...

Life

Chocolate lovers can partake in Pre-Valentine's Day event

EDMOND — A Chocolate Extravaganza will offer sweet treats from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Touchmark at Coffee Creek, 2801...

Life

19th annual Soul Food Fest expected to draw thousands for free meal

The 19th annual Soul Food Fest will be offering a free meal and entertainment from noon to 3 p.m. Friday at Kingwood, 1921 NE...

Life

Attack your mac and cheese craving

Macaroni and cheese always has been on my "must-explore" list. It's just eaten too often in this country for us to ignore it....

Life

How to make the best caramel sauce? Give it a bitter edge

May we have a show of hands: Who thinks chocolate is the best flavor in the dessert world? Now, who thinks caramel is the best?...

Parkinson's patients find joy in dance

HealthApr 3, 2019

NORMAN — The dancers are seated in a large circle as the music begins, one in a wheelchair. Their movements are slow at first — deep breathing, stretching, reaching. As the dance class progresses, so does the energy in the room. Torsos twist;...

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Life

Made In Oklahoma offers recipes for snacks, finger foods

February is packed with occasions for the family to gather and feast, some large and other intimate. Super Bowl snacks were...

Life

Food Dude: Banquet Cinema Pub is ready for its premiere

Hunter Wheat and Lacey Pritchard will try to build upon their success founding successful businesses on fellowship with a new...

Life

You won't miss the oil in this garlicky, herby shrimp and pasta dish

This old-school recipe redefines pesto you might be used to making or buying. Its liquid component is a quick broth instead of...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

LET'S SHARE MORE APPETIZERSDEAR MELBA: If you're having a Valentine's Day party, these hot cheese wafers would be a good...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

Let’s share more appetizers DEAR MELBA: If you’re having a Valentine’s Day party, these hot cheese wafers would be a good...

Life

Classic dessert will give you 'pick me up'

With its boozy, coffee-soaked ladyfingers and sweet, creamy filling, it's no wonder tiramisu is Italian for "pick me up."...

Life

Soup provides taste of France

Highlighting the fresh flavors of Provencal cuisine, soupe au pistou is a classic French soup composed of seasonal vegetables,...

Life

Accept that sweet potato toast isn't bread

They've been all over Instagram for a couple years now: Bright orange planks topped with avocado (of course), or some...

Life

Fall on good times with this chocolate cake

Fallen chocolate cake, or molten chocolate cake, is an undercooked-in-the-center mound of intense, buttery chocolate cake. We...

Life

This one-bowl cake features coconut, cashews, cardamom and a luxurious texture

I've made many cakes in my time. (Frankly, just testing last year's Royal Wedding Cake felt like a lifetime's worth.) And yet,...

Life

25-minute solution to turkey burger problem

The turkey burger vexes. It can be flavorful yet dry. One too many mix-ins and the thing goes crumbly. Cook it to the proper...

Life

If you're looking to cut back on sugar, this quick bread is sweet news

After some weeks of indulgences, my husband declared he planned to reduce his sugar intake. Commendable! But it messed with my...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

DIG IN DESSERT FOR VALENTINE’S DAY DEAR MELBA: I think readers will love this cake recipe. Note: There are two parts to the...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Today Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $45. Thursday Kombucha from Scratch: Peter Schaffer,...

Life

Kwan's Kitchen chef's latest stop in epic journey

Your first step into the soft, orange light of the foyer should bring the word to mind. Before you’re seated, take in the koi...

Business

Development continues in Bricktown despite the loss of another early anchor

This week is one of those moments as yet another veteran anchor restaurant, Chelino’s, closed its doors Saturday. The debate...

The OK Photo Issue

HealthDec 9, 2018

Near as I can tell, photographers from The Oklahoman archived nearly 30,000 photos during the past year. Our photo staff is seasoned, talented and hugely productive. In this issue of The OK, we share their gifts and hard work with you. In these...

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Downtown blooms in April

BusinessApr 2, 2019

For a moment, let’s step back, take a breath, and maybe celebrate our community. It’s not to say we’re done discussing serious issues of creating safer streets, addressing the needs of the less fortunate and those struggling just to get by day...

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