Andy Pierces baked goods set the stage for tasty gatherings. As Starlight Theatres education coordinator, pulling off productions comes second nature to Pierce, whether hes working onstage or in the kitchen.
For Bernadette Soptick, baking with her husband, John, is as much a love affair as it is a family affair. Married for 34 years, the Sopticks return to their food roots when they bake delicious delicacies made by their Croatian, Slovenian and Serbian ancestors.
Edna Piper shares her German heritage by baking Lebkuchen cookies for the Kristkindl Markt, a German festival in Brookside this weekend.
For The Star's Multigrain Pasta Tuna Salad, we used a multigrain rotini with 5 grams of dietary fiber per serving. Additional ingredients boost the recipe to 7 grams per serving. The pasta salad is tossed with water-packed tuna, an excellent source of omega-3; antioxidant-rich red peppers; and artichokes, a source of vitamin A.