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Thursday, July 3, 2014 12:01 am
 Back when I gave cooking classes, one of the most popular was “Demystifying Pie.” While it explored different fillings from savory to sweet, the main emphasis was the crust: pie pastry, aka...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 am
 “It kills me that the folks who freak out over ‘illegal immigrants streaming over the border to steal American jobs’ are often the same folks who love $0.99 boxes of strawberries …. Don�...
Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:01 am

What’s in a name?

 They’re cheap. They’re ecologically sustainable. They’re über-nutritious: low in calories, but high in protein, antioxidant minerals and several B vitamins. They take only minutes – som...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 This menu bursts with bright flavors showcasing seasonal summer vegetables. The tangy orange-based chicken marinade hails from the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The chicken can be eaten in pieces or...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 Two years ago, I wrote about Stan Schutte, the central Illinois farmer whose heritage breed Tamworth pig won the national Cochon 555 competition against other regional winners in cities all arou...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am
 Regular readers of this space know that I’ve railed against the American habit of constant soda consumption more than once. But truthfully I like soda. I like it a lot. If it weren’t for the...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:01 am
 It’s a family favorite, especially for my mom and me. In fact, it’s such a favorite that if my husband, Peter, is making Mother’s Day brunch or dinner for us at home, mom or I will make a...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 12:01 am
 Every year of my life, violets have appeared on our dinner table. Occasionally they show up in a vase, but far more often we use them as a garnish for salads and spring vegetables, especially as...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:01 am
 It’s more American than apple pie. The English brought apple pie to American shores. Native Americans taught the earliest European immigrants to parch, grind and mix corn with boiling water, a...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 “Hey, let’s have a curry party!” Greg Hurt said.Peter and I looked at each other and smiled. We didn’t know what a curry party was, but it was sure to be fun and have delicious food.In t...

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