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Blueberry Recipes: Chutney, Salsa, Risotto & More

Blueberry season calls for blueberry recipes. … Read More »

Apricot Shrub & Other Yummy Recipes for Summer’s Most Fleeting Fruit

2015: In today’s Seasonal Pantry, I explore shrubs, an increasingly popular category of beverage with history that extends back to pioneer days. You can read that column here.   In today’s Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I talk about apricots, with recipes for Chicken Kababs with Onions, Bacon, Apricots & Spicy Apple Cider Vinaigrette and Summer Bread Salad with Apricots and Warm Bacon-Maple Vinaigrette. I’ll post the promised photograph showing how to weave bacon onto a skewer late… Read More »

The Delicious Glory of Melted Cheese

Ahhh, melted cheese. We humans, it seems, are enchanted by it. Feeling blue? A grilled cheese sandwich will often perk you right up. In this week’s Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I explore the tradition of “rabbit” or “rarebit,” a dish with a long history in Great Britain that involves, at its simplest, cheese on bread melted under a broiler, a sort of open-faced grilled cheese sandwich. It has nearly endless variations that share the name and countless variations… Read More »