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From Scratch: Bourbon Pralines

Last weekend, my sister got married in Charleston, S.C., and gave pralines as her wedding favor. Pralines (soft caramel with pecans) are the quinesstenial Charleston […]

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From Scratch: Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate with mint is one my favorite combos, so it’s no surprise that a velvety grasshopper pie is right up my alley. To put a […]

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Beginner Gourmet: Granola Bars

I find that most store-bought granola bars are seriously lacking in everything from texture (why do the crunchy ones fall apart and the chewy ones […]

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Drink Up: Low-Calorie Cocktails

Red Sox vs. Yankees. Democrats vs. Republicans. Cowboys vs. aliens. This summer has plenty of rivalries — but perhaps none so bitter as the battle […]

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From Scratch: Sticky Buns

Making bread and pastries from scratch may seem like a daunting task, but with a few tricks and a little patience, the reward of sinking […]

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For Sipping: White Sangria

While bold sangria tastes great just about any time of year, I hold my spicy reds for the blustery winter months and opt for a […]

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From Scratch: Peach & Prosecco Sorbet

If making ice cream from scratch sounds daunting, try starting with sorbets. There are no egg yolks to temper, no waiting for hours while flavors […]

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From Scratch: Peach & Prosecco Sorbet

If making ice cream from scratch sounds daunting, try starting with sorbets. There are no egg yolks to temper, no waiting for hours while flavors […]

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Do It Yourself: Bergamot's Pea Green Salad

Before they completely disappear from the farm stand, use pea greens to translate an upscale salad from your favorite bistro to the dinner table; chef […]

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Recipe: English Pea Soup

Chef Chris Parsons, of Winchester’s Parson’s Table, is one of the chefs on board for the for the first annual Food & Fin event set […]

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From Scratch: Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Frittata

Father’s Day is just around the corner and while brunch options are endless in this city, why not skip the buffets and go for home […]

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Cooking to Eat: From The Department Of Green

This is a good time of year in the kitchen, isn’t it? I am all for a low and slow braised dinner, which requires lots […]

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Beginner Gourmet: Triple Berry Cobbler

Cobblers are a way of life in my family. Inevitably, this time of year, we buy too much fresh fruit from the farmer’s market and […]

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Beginner Gourmet: Strawberry Rhubarb Crostata

I’ve mentioned before that I love all things pie. And now that fresh rhubarb and berries are popping up at farmer’s markets, what better time […]

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Food Network: A Peek Into America's Test Kitchen

Boston chefs have been popping up on reality TV in droves lately: Ken Oringer guest judging on Chopped; Mary Dumont making a run on The […]