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Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 10:39 AM

Hamburgers are always a hit. Especially in summer. Especially on an outdoor grill. On a rooftop. At sunset. In a foreign country.

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 10:27 AM

Q: I found a way to preserve whole garlic cloves online. I followed the directions: Garlic cloves peeled and well rinsed and put into a jar. Poured boiling distilled white vinegar over them and closed the lid. They were to come to room temperature...

Updated Jul 20, 2016 at 10:18 AM

Heading to the beach this summer? Or maybe you’re planning a stay-cation on a lawn chair in the backyard.

Updated Jul 13, 2016 at 10:16 AM

Beer is something that shows up in my house in the summertime. It seems to go with hot weather and cooking over fire. Whether painting the front stairs or cooking on the grill, at the end of the day I will find one straggler, that last beer, left...

Updated Jul 13, 2016 at 10:06 AM

Q: When I cook for myself, I like to rely on my 50-year-old Pillsbury cookbook. However, its recipes always used dried or ground herbs, which were popular then. Recipes now use fresh herbs. I have kept my dried herbs and spices fresh and have a good...

Updated Jul 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM

I’m here to spoil your fun.Don’t eat raw cookie dough.You’ve heard the warning before: Raw cookie dough contains uncooked eggs that might contain bacteria that cause salmonella poisoning.

Updated Jul 6, 2016 at 9:56 AM

Nothing better than lobster “in the rough” on a summer day. Outdoors. On the beach or at a picnic table. With piles and piles of napkins for the messy stuff. A whole boiled or steamed lobster can get very, very messy. All that claw cracking of claws...

Updated Jul 6, 2016 at 9:44 AM

Q: Is there a recipe to make cookies from a dry cake mix?— Gloria Depietro, Columbus, Ohio

Updated Jul 6, 2016 at 9:37 AM

Oh, cilantro haters, must you loathe this simple green herb so vehemently?When passing out salsa samples at the Pearl Market recently, I found myself on the receiving end of cilantro hostility.

Posted Jul 5, 2016 at 12:30 PM

Ask just about anyone who lives in Southwest Louisiana what one of their favorite finger foods is and boudin is sure to be in the mix. Made of varying amounts of rice, pork, liver, green onions, garlic, parsley and dry seasonings, this regional...

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 10:11 AM

Late June in New England. Spring is just a wink in time. Still this far into the season, we eat strawberries shipped from somewhere else. They seduce us from the produce section, looking like piles of rubies in green jewel boxes. Home, cellophane...

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