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From the food editor: These Orange Ricotta Bars make for a light, easy dessert

From the food editor: These Orange Ricotta Bars make for a light, easy dessert

It was one of those serene kitchen days when everything just kind of works out. My husband and I were home on a Sunday, tending to our new puppy (!) as storm clouds gathered outside, and I set out to prep for dinner. Two of our friends were coming o...
Updated one month ago
Want to make sushi at home? Tips and recipes for beginners

Want to make sushi at home? Tips and recipes for beginners

Sushi was introduced to the United States through Los Angelesí Little Tokyo in 1966. A classic staple in Japanese households, sashimi (raw fish), sushi (raw fish with sticky rice) and sushi maki (sushi rolls) took off in America. Youíd be surprised h...
Updated one month ago
Five ideas for dishes to make at your Labor Day cookout

Five ideas for dishes to make at your Labor Day cookout

This Labor Day, you deserve to relax. Maybe you plan to kick your feet up and binge-watch Game of Thrones. (Oh wait, is that just me?) Or maybe youíll invite your friends over for a traditional holiday cookout. Whatever you decide, weíve chosen five ...
Updated: 2 months ago
I binged Julia Child and Jacques Pepinís 1990s PBS show, and hereís what it taught me about cooking

I binged Julia Child and Jacques Pepinís 1990s PBS show, and hereís what it taught me about cooking

It started when someone on Facebook posted a photo of Julia Child flashing an old-timey pistol at her friend Jacques Pepin and wrote, "Spoiler Alert: they drink in basically every episode."Oh, sweet streaming! I immediately fired up Julia and Jacques...
Updated: 2 months ago

The past week or so, I have received multiple news releases that say some version of the same thing: "Well, itís too bad that summer has almost come to an end."These emails are clearly not sent by people who live in Florida. You can keep your joyous ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Five ideas for back-to-school lunches

Five ideas for back-to-school lunches

With a new school year in full swing, it helps to have some lunch box recipes on hand. Many of these options, from a taco salad to fancy cream cheese sandwiches, are easy enough that children can help pack the lunch or lend a hand in the kitchen. But...
Updated: 2 months ago
What we learned from a drive-it-yourself tour of Florida farms and food producers

What we learned from a drive-it-yourself tour of Florida farms and food producers

GAINESVILLEA chance to meet Florida farmers and food producers, maybe sample their products? Road trip, I call shotgun. At the end of July, I drove up to the University of Florida for the second annual Florida Organic Growers Organic Food and Farming...
Updated: 2 months ago
Got an Instant Pot? Hereís a beginnerís guide to pressure cooking, and our favorite starter recipes

Got an Instant Pot? Hereís a beginnerís guide to pressure cooking, and our favorite starter recipes

Itís becoming a regular routine for me after Amazon Prime Day ó another batch of my friends snag a deal on the Instant Pot pressure cooker, so I send out another batch of my favorite recipes.Welcome to the cult, folks. I never meant to join the more ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Curry is a quick way to get something flavorful on the table for dinner

Curry is a quick way to get something flavorful on the table for dinner

Curry dishes are one of my favorite go-tos for a quick and flavorful home-cooked meal. The spice combinations lend a depth thatís hard to come by in a 20-minute dinner, and the sauciness ties a dish of whatever-is-left-in-the-fridge components togeth...
Updated: 2 months ago
Food and drinks to make for your ĎAvengers: Infinity Warí movie night

Food and drinks to make for your ĎAvengers: Infinity Warí movie night

When summer hits, so do the superheroes.Almost every year, Marvel provides an escape from the heat with films centering on one (or all) of the Avengers, an unlikely team of superhero allies. In honor of the most recent movie, Avengers: Infinity War, ...
Updated: 2 months ago