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Ask a Cook: Is a copper pot safe for making jam?

Q: I bought an unlined copper preserving pot in Belgium many years ago. Is it safe to use for jams and jellies, or should I just use it to decorate my kitchen?

A: Copper is one of the best metals for conducting heat evenly, so cooks have used ...

Recipe Finder: Camp Louise sticky buns

Leslie Hayes, formerly of Baltimore and now living in the United Kingdom, was in search of the recipe for the sticky buns that were served at Camp Louise located in the Catoctin Mountains in Western Maryland. Hayes attended the summer camp many ...

Ask a Cook: Can old brine make new pickles?

Q: My daughter and I bought some tasty pickled okra. We ate it quickly, but there is a lot of liquid left in the jar. Can I add our home-grown okra to the jar to get pickled okra? How long would it take to pickle?

A: I turned this question over ...