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The Denver Post builds a BLT from all-local ingredients that tastes like summertime in Colorado.
Who could be trusted to share a perfectly ripe peach, draped with tissue-thin lardo, accessorized with a bitter-crisp salad of baby dandelion greens? (Hint: Not me.)
It may be a classic springtime dish, but Navarin Printanier makes a tasty, not-too-heavy choice for summer suppers when you just can't face the grill again.
Me Want Cookie...er, Cupcake
A salad of wheatberries -- tossed with local vegetables and garden herbs -- makes a fabulous summer side.
From benign bells to piquant piquillos, there's a fresh pepper for every taste. Check out the many ways to use 'em in summertime favorites like piperade and rellenos.
Two big chains will stop selling three species atop the Greenpeace 'Red List' of overfished seafood!
Once upon a time, Southern California was an agricultural epicenter. But with today's suburban sprawl, is it even possible to "eat local" in L.A.?
Ah, watermelon! The quintessential summer picnic treat finds its way into cocktails, soups, and more
For many eaters, okra's a hard sell. But when properly prepared, this pod's a people pleaser.
Preserve your summer harvest without canning or pickling: Make 'pâte de fruits', a traditional French fruit candy.
Learn the secret of brining meat... without turning into the texture of an old sponge.
farm-fresh corn roasted on the grill and slathered in chile-spiked crema, a gringo-style riff on a popular Mexican street snack.
Our foolproof method of getting just about any tender vegetables to the table without a lot of fuss.
"Cooking Outside the Box" features simple seasonal preparations with one fabulous tweak. Like bacon… in cole slaw. (God love that British ingenuity.)
What to make when the doldrums strike? Easy, delicious Sloppy Joes, with a spicy chorizo kick.
Neglected asparagus gets a new lease on life in a zippy spring pesto -- perfect for the first week of One Local Summer.
Once you see how easy it is to make your own citrus curd, you'll never pay the small ransom they charge at the shops.
Drink of the Week returns! Here's the SoirÃ©e, the official drink of San Francisco Cocktail Week 2008.
(via Cooking Gadgets) Squeeze those cute bunny ears to grind your pepper.
Buttery roast chicken from The River Cottage Meat Book -- the antithesis of the Zuni Cafe method, but equally delicious.
Never has a blueberry-lemon cake looked more beautiful, from Real Baking with Rose
Drink of the Week: Much like its namesake, this Thai Boxerâ€™s a cute little thing with a surprisingly lethal kick.
The best part of making a Cobb at home isnâ€™t that you get to use fabulous ingredients -- although thatâ€™s undeniably a strong argument in favor of the do-it-yourself approach.
Grapefruit soda with a healthy glug of reposado tequila, a pinch of salt, and the juice of half a lime -- a fiesta in a glass, that lazy-manâ€™s margarita known as the Paloma.
too cute for words: A piÃ±ata cake for Cinco de Mayo
Cemitas from Puebla, the home of Cinco de Mayo. This delicious Mexican sandwich is sorta like a torta, with a few key differences.
Previously available only in the UK and Australia, Plymouth Sloe Gin will make its North American debut in May.
Learn to make authentic Thai food like these boat noodles: Classes from a San Francisco-area expert.
In honor of A Taste of Yellow, the official LiveSTRONG Day food-blog event: Black-Bottom Pie!
Drink of the Week: An all-organic cocktail, just in time for Earth Day -- the Country Thyme blends blueberries, lemons, vodka, and agave nectar to patio-perfect pink.
"Pig in a Pork-Pie Hat" cake, with a "Pork-Pie" cake to boot! (via Slashfood)
Drink of the Week: Marry a stately orange liqueur from the Caribbean to the newest darling of the cocktail world -- Canton ginger liqueur -- and watch the sparks fly.
Spring has indeed sprung. And with the dawning of a new season comes the end of the Dark Days Eat Local Challenge. See how we did...