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Don't toss those carrot tops! Turn them into delicious pesto

Don't toss those carrot tops! Turn them into delicious pesto

Thursday, May 28, 2015
If it grows together, it goes together.
 
Infusing lemonade with alcohol gives it a sweet, tart difference

Infusing lemonade with alcohol gives it a sweet, tart difference

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Straight up fresh lemonade is, of course, delicious. It’s the classic summer refreshment. And we’re going to walk you through making a truly wonderful basic lemonade, as well as some terrific infused lemonades that doctor up that basic batch with some fantastic complementary flavors.
 
Pineapple adds sweet, spicy touches to pork tenderloin

Pineapple adds sweet, spicy touches to pork tenderloin

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
When it comes to easy roasts, nothing beats a boneless pork tenderloin — just season, glaze and bake. A favorite way to prepare it is with chunks of fresh pineapple.
 
Getting to the core of the matter! Eat your pineapple cores!

Getting to the core of the matter! Eat your pineapple cores!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The problem with pineapple is that we routinely toss about 25 percent of our fruit when we throw out the core! Admittedly, the core is more fibrous than the rest of the pineapple, but the solution is quite simple.
 
Starbucks hopes 'Mini Frappuccino' tempts new customers
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Starbucks hopes 'Mini Frappuccino' tempts new customers

Monday, May 11, 2015
If a small Frappuccino seems like too much of an indulgence, Starbucks is now selling a more petite version of the sugary coffee drink.
 
Crank up the grill for a finger-friendly vegetable dish

Crank up the grill for a finger-friendly vegetable dish

Friday, May 8, 2015
Much as I love my grill for the low-and-slow magic it works with a monster hunk of pork butt or a thick and beefy steak, I find it often shines brightest on more tender fare, such as peppers, corn and mushrooms.
 
Tapenade adds plenty of flavor to pizza, pasta and salads

Tapenade adds plenty of flavor to pizza, pasta and salads

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Tapenade, the robustly flavored olive condiment from our friends in Provence, France, is gaining popularity in the United States.
 
Tea sandwiches make elegant Mother’s Day party

Tea sandwiches make elegant Mother’s Day party

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Some moms want a spa day. Some moms crave chocolate. And some moms just want a little fancy pampering.
 
This Mother's Day, let Mom have her scrambled eggs her way

This Mother's Day, let Mom have her scrambled eggs her way

Thursday, April 30, 2015
As a mom, I know there's no better gift on Mother's Day than being served breakfast in bed, complete with the Sunday paper. So the menu I propose here is special, but it doesn't require Herculean effort by the spouse (and kids) preparing it.
 
Bok choy goes well with stronger flavors in soup

Bok choy goes well with stronger flavors in soup

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The super-cute heads of baby bok choy lay on the cutting board, asking to be made into something, but what?
 
Peanut-herb sauce adds zest to roasted carrots

Peanut-herb sauce adds zest to roasted carrots

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Butter and dill are lovely on roasted carrots, but this spring I wanted something a little more . . . robust.
 
In time for strawberry season — a master class in shortcakes

In time for strawberry season — a master class in shortcakes

Thursday, April 23, 2015
The arrival of local strawberries is a sure sign that warm weather is on its way. So to celebrate, I'm sharing what I consider the absolute best biscuit recipe I've ever encountered.
 
Homemade vinaigrette tastes better, quick to make

Homemade vinaigrette tastes better, quick to make

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Homemade dressings are so much better that they really are worth the trouble. They not only are fresher and taste better, they also are better for you.
 
Spinach salad becomes more healthful with a few tweaks

Spinach salad becomes more healthful with a few tweaks

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Remember the warm spinach salad? That hot bacon dressing, crumbles of blue cheese, crunchy nuts and those canned orange slices, all mounded over a bed of slightly wilted spinach?
 
Customize frittatas for family by making several small ones

Customize frittatas for family by making several small ones

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Frittatas are like quiches without crusts, and that makes them an ideal fast and simple weeknight dinner.
 
 

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