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Dude food: Steven Raichlen talks man-made meals, kitchen tips

Cooking may not be a gender-specific activity, but there are some characteristics that follow stereotypes more often than not (read on before you start to object). At least that’s what Steven Raichlen says — and we tend to agree. He’s the guy who has brought us more grilling books than one would think possible (most of the 30 books he’s written, including “Planet Barbecue!” and “Barbecue! Bible”). Now Raichlen directs his considerable culinary knowledge to another subject he’s equally skilled at: teaching men to cook in “Man Made Meals: The ...
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Melons make the meal

You know you’re in the heart of the summer when the melons come out to play.

The scoop on ice cream scoops

July is National Ice Cream Month, and to create a picture-perfect dollop on a cone or in a dish, you need an ice cream scoop.

Five herbs to top off summer’s produce

This is the best time of year for people who love food because fresh corn, tomatoes, green beans, squash, blueberries, watermelon and cantaloupe are plentiful.
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‘5 a day’ still might not be enough fruit and vegetables

Not that most people are eating even five servings of fruit and vegetables every day, but it turns out that might not be enough to get the best protection from disease and early death, said researchers who also found that vegetables do more good than fruit.
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Summer sips: Mix, shake and pour your own refreshing cocktails

For bartenders, climbing temperatures are a cue that it’s time to scale back on deep red wines and heavy beers and start pointing customers to more refreshing options: crisp white wines, light beers and mixed drinks swimming with seasonal fruits, herbs and ice.
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Coconut oil’s surprising benefits

It can illuminate skin and hair. It can boost metabolism. It can even aid in killing bacteria — all while keeping you smelling like the tropics.
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Presto! Pesto! Create a simple penne pasta dish by adding this tasty green sauce

The beauty of pesto is that it’s simple to make: Add all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and hit pulse. Within a minute or so, you have this terrific tasting condiment/sauce with many uses, such as mixing it with pasta. You can simply add the pesto alone or gussy it up like we do in today’s dish with tomatoes and olives. Best of all, this recipe comes together in 30 minutes.
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One-two punch: Jalapenos and chipotles spice up burgers

Spiciness is in the palate of the taster: One person’s fiery dish is another’s too-mild disappointment. For the home cook, navigating heat levels can be tricky. One diner wants extra habaneros stirred into a dish, while the other can’t stand much more than a pinch of cayenne.
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Better than the restaurant: Mexican rice bowl

Now that one of my daughters is working at Chipotle Mexican Grill, Mexican food is never far from my mind. I blame it on the fact that she comes home most nights smelling like burritos.
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Rhubarb upside-down cake

Orchids make me anxious. It’s not just the glamorous good looks, the frail stems, the supermodel attitude. It’s their habit of dropping dead. Or worse: near dead.