When you're in the mood to treat yourself -- or cooking a dinner to impress -- a good, hearty steak always does the trick. Here are 7 recipes for the superlatives of steak; 7 recipes to do your piece of meat proud. You deserve it -- and a glass of red, to boot.Read More »
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Tomatoes are the beauty queens of summer: beautiful, a bit high-maintenance, and occasionally prone to bursting. And they're not afraid to break your heart: tomatoes just aren't worth eating in any season but the summer. As red as a hothouse tomato looks, it can't compare to the juicy, intense flavor of a sun-ripened sungold at farmers' market.Read More »
Filet mignon has a midlife crisis, and stops being so boring.Read More »
There are sandwiches, and there are sandwiches.Read More »
Coolingly light green limes and cucumbers are made all that much brighter with verdant sparks of dill, cilantro and fennel.Read More »
Jenny's got a new summer cocktail, courtesy of a dear old friend.
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As you get ready to fire up the grill this Independence Day, we're here with a crash course in understanding the different cuts of meat that you'll be tossing on the coals.Read More »
Summer's about freedom, right?Read More »
Today: Tom gets into a tight spot with some bees -- but makes the most of his situation with a honey granola tart.
"Crazy-drive, dad, crazy-drive," both girls yell in unison from the back seat of the car.
So in the soft yellow light of a warm spring morning, I do. I weave the car back and forth, fishtailing and tossing gravel from the drive into the tall prairie grass all the way up to the bus stop. If it wasn't so fun, it would be an offense to the quiet of first light.Read More »
Today: Tom takes a long, hard look at his stack of cookbooks.
I used to read a lot of cookbooks. Not in the literary sense; no, I simply read them for the recipes and then tossed them back onto the stack. I feel guilty about this past -- whenever I read a novel I usually skip all the preliminary stuff too. No preface, no foreword, no nothing. I go right to chapter one, or in the case of a cookbook, the first recipe. When one of the first novels I remember reading gave away the story in the first few pages of the foreword, I distinctly remember thinking, "I won't do that again." So it has become habit to just skip to chapter one.Read More »