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Making a richer corn chowder with help from sunflower seeds

Making a richer corn chowder with help from sunflower seeds

Friday, June 26, 2015
When looking for ways to improve a basic summer corn chowder, reach for sunflower seeds for a cream-free chowder that nonetheless is rich and creamy.
 
Why not make your own barbecue sauce?

Why not make your own barbecue sauce?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Barbecue sauce is a very personal thing. For some, it means thick, sweet and red. For others, it is mustard-based.
 
Summer treat: Topping turkey burgers with peaches, cheese

Summer treat: Topping turkey burgers with peaches, cheese

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The turkey burger has become the healthful default of grilling season. And that’s really not a bad call.
 
Great potato salad comes down to how and when you season it

Great potato salad comes down to how and when you season it

Friday, June 12, 2015
I'm not a fan of potato salad that tastes like a bunch of spuds smothered in mayo. I want more. At the very least, I want to taste the potatoes. Trouble is, potatoes are pretty bland if not properly seasoned.
 
Eggplant and garlic dip gives great smoky taste to vegetables from grill

Eggplant and garlic dip gives great smoky taste to vegetables from grill

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Grilling season is in full swing. And my feeling is that if you are going to crank up the grill anyway, you might as well leverage it and make as much of the meal on there as possible.
 
A meaty meal for Dad that isn't just another grilled steak

A meaty meal for Dad that isn't just another grilled steak

Friday, June 5, 2015
Just because guys tend to like to grill doesn't mean every Father's Day meal has to be a culinary cliche.
 
Stuff avocado halves with chili for a rich pairing on grill

Stuff avocado halves with chili for a rich pairing on grill

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
There’s no real shocker here — avocado pairs delightfully with a rich and meaty chili.
 
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.
 
 

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