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Green brains? No, black cabbage - the essential ingredient to a super satisfying Tuscan soup. Or is it soups?
We're all under pressure these days. Sometimes that's a good thing. Pressure cookers save time and money, and are safe and easy to use.
Not familiar with Azorean cuisine? Try molha. It's easy ... especially in the pressure cooker.
What kind of glutton for punishment processes and cans 100 pounds of tomatoes? This kind.
I miss few things about the Northeast, but lobster rolls are chief among them.
Secret ingredient: Saltpeppergarlicsaltoregano™
Why is it so damn hard to find ditalini?
English peas are here through the summer. Try this deliciously creamy yet guiltlessly low-fat (and vegan!) English pea soup.
Squash blossom and green garlic frittata, no recipe required.
The official cocktail of this year's dog days of summer: The Bicicletta
Bucatini: A love story in two acts. Sometimes you have to see beyond the obvious to fall in love.
Pastel de choco -- no chocolate, but plenty of yummy meat and corn
Pork and clams? You might be surprised at the results.
Piquillo peppers, creamy bacalao and unctuous salmorejo -- a perfect taste of Spain.
White gazpacho: The richness of almonds, sweetness of grapes, cooling cucumber and smooth unctuous texture. A refreshing taste of Andalucia.
Your one-stop shop for all things Iberian: The Spanish Table.
Sweet peppers roasted with onions and thyme -- heart-healthy food that's easy on the eyes and the palate.
Muffuletta: The Least Vegetarian Sandwich Ever.
Don't use mayonnaise in potato salad on your next picnic -- sun plus heat plus mayonnaise equals yuck.
Perhaps it's time to start a line of clothing for our lewd veggies. NotCouture indeed!
Sometimes the old ways are best. The Butter Bell is the best way to store butter at room temperature for easy spreading, but preventing oxidation.
Quinoa is the new black. Or, in this case, red with pink and green. This salad has it all -- flavor, texture and color.
Alfajores: An Argentine treat of dulce de leche sandwiched between two cookies. I doubt I could eat more than 20 of these.
A handsome houseguest who brings heirloom tomatoes from Switzerland? I gotta get me one of those.
Pseudo sushi -- cuke, salmon, goat cheese and capers. East meets west in a Marin garden.
Bleu cheese and chocolate? You might be surprised ...
The simple pleasures of a wine country picnic ...
The Easter bunny got a summer job? Not exactly ...
The perfect mint julep. Mercy, I do believe I'm getting the vapors!
Do you dare to eat a [mint julep-poached] peach?
Gummy T-Bone Steak. Hilarious and delicious.
Container Store wastebin? No, home guanciale maker. Duh!
Does Red Bull really give you wings? See what's inside.
The time is ripe for fruit wines -- pineapple, berry, mango, even rhubarb in a glass