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During the holidays, we could all use a fantastic tart recipe in our hip pockets. Tarts are a perfect festive end to any dinner party, and they make a lovely gift for a neighbor. If the thought of making homemade crust intimidates you, or if you … more
So, what is lemon curd, and what do you do with it? Lemon curd is essentially a preserve or condiment made with lemon juice, eggs, sugar and butter. The first three ingredients get blended and softly warmed so that the eggs thicken the mixture. … more
When it comes to planning a holiday spread, a salad is often an afterthought. Stately roasts, crowd-pleasing potatoes and sultry pies tend to grab the spotlight, and by the time we think, "Oh, yeah, we should probably have a salad," a bag of mixed … more
I haven't been consistently happy with my oatmeal cookie recipe for a while. Sometimes they turn out perfectly - fairly flat, chewy and moist in the middle, with crinkly, caramelized edges (not cakey or rounded) and a butterscotch-esque flavor. … more
Make-ahead meals and cooking for the freezer, once relegated to suburban supermoms who had it more together than the rest of us, are now trendy with the healthy-eating crowd. Sure, we call it "meal prep," but it's pretty much the same thing: Make … more
There are certain vegetables that I bring home and have a stare-off with for a while before cooking them. I think sweet potatoes top the list, partly because they will last forever, so the staring contest can go on for quite some time. And partly … more
On Thanksgiving Day, why not follow presidential custom and grant your turkey a pardon? Sure, the big bird has always been at the center of the traditional feast, but cooking it is almost always a headache. The problem is how long to cook it. … more
You can't beat hot-from-the oven, crispy-on-the-outside, tender-on-the-inside, buttermilk biscuits. I like mine slathered with sweet butter and molasses or stuffed with salty country ham. I am not picky: I like them for breakfast, lunch and/or … more
A chill is finally in the air, which transforms what goes on our table. Winter squash, hardy greens such as kale and chard, cabbage, cauliflower and sweet potatoes are filling the markets and my recipe-testing table. The colder weather has me … more
Many people have been able to bounce back after surviving the fight against cancer. Virginia Wheeler of Mayesville managed to keep a positive attitude during treatment and is now back to spending happier times with her family after surviving … more
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