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Pop culture: Wake up popcorn with these 9 varieties you can make at home

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Any tortoise will tell you: Slow and steady wins the race.

When a new food fad comes racing down the pike, its floppy ears folded back and its cute little nose twitching, I usually step aside to let it zoom past me. I know that if I keep a steady pace, I’ll catch up to it in time.

Only then, as I chew thoughtfully on a piece of lettuce, will...Read more

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3 rhubarb recipes that aren't just pie

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Simply put: Rhubarb polarizes people. My sister-in-law offered us ALL the rhubarb from her garden. Many friends decline a slice of rhubarb pie no matter how attractive the crust is latticed. That’s OK. More for the rest of us!

Rhubarb is super-easy to grow — especially in the Midwest — and it comes back every year with little help from ...Read more

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Picnic potluck: 6 simple, classic recipes

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Deirdre was invited to a picnic. Deirdre went to the grocery store and bought a plastic tub of potato salad. Everyone else brought homemade food and regarded Deirdre with barely concealed contempt.

Don't be Deirdre.

It's picnic season again. Even people who are not good cooks can take this opportunity to avoid embarrassment by making their own...Read more

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The glory of strawberries: 5 recipes that are perfectly in season

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It's impossible to be sad when strawberries are in season.

Everything looks better when there can be fresh strawberries in your future. The air smells sweeter. Dogs are friendlier. The sounds of traffic are more melodious.

Strawberries make a bad day better and a good day great.

Strawberry season happens to be raging at the moment, and I am ...Read more

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Welcome grilling season with kebabs

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Simple rubs, marinades and flavored butter up your grill game

True confession: I grill outside all year long. Memorial Day weekend just makes it official!

This year, I won’t stand for anything bland to come off my grill — and, if I can help it, yours. An herby marinade sparked with a little crushed red pepper can add flavor to lean meats ...Read more

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Best. Chicken. Recipes. Ever.

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Some people look at chicken and see something boring. Bland. Blah.

I look at chicken and see a world of possibilities.

I like chicken. I probably make it dozens of different ways. But over the years, five ways for making it have come to the fore, firmly establishing themselves as my favorite methods ever. These are five recipes that transform ...Read more

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Cicadas on the menu as anticipation of Brood X arrival has some foodies buzzing

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Simon La Bozetta typically forages in nearby wooded areas for wild mushroom varieties to eat or sassafras herbs to put in tea, but in the coming weeks, he’ll add another item to his search list.

That item will add some crunch to his diet, but more important, it’s something he’s been waiting years to find and try — 17 ...Read more

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Celebrate spring with this seasonal menu

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As spring emerges and the world continues to heal, our cooking lightens and our commitment to exercise deepens — in theory, at least. At the very least, sunshine and warm breezes can’t help but brighten our attitude this time of year.

Sheet-pan dinners never get old; they continue to inspire and save time on cleanup. Many of these meals, ...Read more

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Campfire cooking: The flames add flavor

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The last time my Boy Scout troop went on a campout, we ate steak.

I was startled. I was shocked. I didn’t know you could do that on a campout. Before that, most of our previous experiences around a campfire somehow involved Spam. We also had a memorable night in which we ate hamburgers with the ground beef stretched by adding bread, which our...Read more

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The freedom, and serenity, in using prepared artichokes

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We all have cooking tasks that, for whatever reason, we simply refuse to do — the thought of doing them prompts feelings of dread or disdain. When I think of the arrival of spring each year, I’m reminded of my personal hell: preparing artichokes.

It’s prime artichoke season and although I love seeing the pyramidal stacks at farmers ...Read more

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To curry favor, favor curry: 6 recipes

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My house smells amazing.

I just cooked six types of curry, and my house smells like a food stall in Calcutta, or a kitchen in Guangzhou, or a home in Thailand, or a crowded street in Tibet, or a cafeteria in Kashmir, or a pub in England.

Actually, it smells like all of them, all at the same time.

It’s heaven. Absolute culinary heaven.

...Read more

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To curry favor, favor curry: 6 recipes

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My house smells amazing.

I just cooked six types of curry, and my house smells like a food stall in Calcutta, or a kitchen in Guangzhou, or a home in Thailand, or a crowded street in Tibet, or a cafeteria in Kashmir, or a pub in England.

Actually, it smells like all of them, all at the same time.

It’s heaven. Absolute culinary heaven.

...Read more

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These elite bottles of wine are so exclusive, you can't just buy them

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Money alone can’t buy you everything in the wine world. Not, for example, access to Napa winery Ovid’s latest rich-textured white, Experiment No. W.6.9, or to savory Variazioni di Rosso from great Italian estate Ornellaia, or to SGC Medoc, a plush red from a secret plot of vines in Bordeaux.

To get your hands on those and some other unusual...Read more

 

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