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Cutie Pies takes top prize

The Great Taste of a Fair contest was conducted Wednesday, and the overall winner went to the Watermelon Pie from Cutie Pies...

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Why we love fair food so much

Vendors at the Oklahoma State Fair sure know what entices fairgoers’ tongues. What is it that makes us start salivating at the...

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Man accused of rubbing produce on his butt at grocery store

A man was arrested at a Northern Virginia grocery store after allegedly dropping his pants and rubbing produce on his...

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Coca-cola 'closely watching' market for cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola says it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks.

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Jim Vallion leaves a legacy of philanthropy

Jim Vallion, half of the founding partnership of Val-Gene Associates and owner of Trochta's Flowers, passes away at the age of...

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Thirty-minute dinners are a weeknight necessity

Broccolini is a slender version of broccoli with narrow stalks, which makes it perfect for sauteing, since the stalks and...

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An herbaceous take on a blondie

This take on a blondie is crispy, gooey and impossible to stop eating.

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One timer, two schedules

America's Test Kitchen figures out how to get chicken and vegetables to finish cooking at the same time on one pan so you don't...

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Try a simplified meaty pasta sauce that has no flavor lost

America's Test Kitchen updates classic lasagna bolognese with lighter dairy and a convenient way to ensure perfect pasta.

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A fond farewell to the blues

Chef Sara Moulton bids fond adieu to blueberry season with a blockbuster tart recipe.

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Think you hate okra?

These slime-cutting techniques will change your mind.

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Learn to cook!

Cooking classes for Sept. 12

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Fairest time of the year.

Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in her weekly exchange with readers.

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Pop that ziti in the oven!

America's Test Kitchen takes you on a tour of Italy with a family-friendly ziti recipe inspired by Italy's celebration of...

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Avocado gives chilled zucchini soup a dose of velvety richness

Summer soup incorporates heaps of sliced zucchini that is simmered with sauteed onion and garlic in chicken broth until the...

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

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Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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These chicken tenders got Seoul

Katie Workman draws inspiration from Korean cuisine to deliver a can't-miss recipe for fried chicken tenders.

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This cheesy bread will make 'em smile

America's Test Kitchen shows the way to cheese-bread nirvana by way of flour, milk, sour cream, and chunky cheese.

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Home-Farm advantage

The Made in Oklahoma Coalition gets you primed for fall and all the football festivities it brings with recipes made with local...

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Advances in sweet toothiness: DIY edible cookie dough

Follow this recipe, and you'll see just how simple it is to make your own edible cookie dough.

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Let them eat (lemon) cake!

Legend's celebrates 50 years, Mesta Festa returns, a new burger joint shows promise and much more from the dining scene in the...

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For Rosh Hashana, traditional sweets — and fond memories of Greece

When Paulette Nehama came to the United States from Greece as a new bride in 1958, she brought just a few treasured...

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Turn summer's veggie bounty into colorful gratin

With such a bounty, it's important to be creative, because, ironically, it's easy to tire of this abundance at the end of the...

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Mind Your Own Business: Blue Cheese and Bacon Deviled Eggs has Oklahoman columnist at 'hello.'

Columnist turns to "The New Southern Cookbook" for daughter's 17th birthday dinner.

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Take a gamble on these eateries in Vegas

Las Vegas does excess par excellence, and its restaurants are no exception. Visitors to the four-mile Strip of resort hotels...

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Plumcots and apriums and pluots, oh my!

The choice presents itself to you in the produce aisle like a word puzzle. There are pluots and plumcots and apriums, in shades...

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For great fried chicken, you can skip the drive-thru

Of all the arguments that can be made for cooking at home, most come down to this: Home-cooked food is better. Here's the...

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Chowder keg!

America's Test Kitchen suggests a light hand with your chowder preparation to preserve the flavor of the fish.

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Dining news delivery

The Food Dude, Dave Cathey, shares news and notes from Oklahoma City's dining scene, including a new taqueria in the Paseo, a...

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Tips for your tongue

America's Test Kitchen points to the best way to prepare classic steak tips, just in time for tailgating season.

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America's top apple is now the Gala

The Red Delicious apple, an easy-to-transport variety that dominated grocery selection for decades, is no longer the most...

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The thighs have it

Katie Workman has a quick fix for dinner while cleaning out the freezer.

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Sweet grilled corn with miso is an irresistible umami bomb

Here's an easy way to elevate corn on the cob with hardly any extra effort: Slather it with a coating of umami-rich miso paste...

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These scallops on the grill are a spicy-sweet thrill

You can almost taste how good this will be, just by scanning the title. Sweetness, acidity, spicy heat and smoke are all...

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Patio cuisine

Elizabeth Karmel raises up the perfect foil for rich, smoked ribs: coleslaw.

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Stick it to those shellfish

America's Test Kitchen has a sweet trick for avoiding overcooked shrimp on the barbie.

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RECIPES MOST FAIR

Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in her weekly swap shop with readers.

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Suffer no more, oh succotash!

America's Test Kitchen has succotash recipe fresh from the grill.

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Learn to cook!

Cooking classes for Sept. 5

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Cooking with kiddos

Katie Workman has a recipe for involving kids in your kitchen chores and tasks.

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Texas student pulls off impressive McDonald's ad prank

The student said he wanted to see more Asian representation in McDonald's ads, so he made it happen.

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New Midtown Oktoberfest to serve up food and fun in OKC

A new Oktoberfest is giving folks in the Oklahoma City metro area a chance to celebrate the season with live music, German food...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 1, 2018: Check out the food and fun at Choctaw Oktoberfest

CHOCTAW - Check out the food and festivities the annual Choctaw Oktoberfest at Choctaw Creek Park, 1900 N Harper Rd.

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Coca-Cola to buy Costa coffee for £3.9bn

Coca-Cola is to buy the Costa coffee chain from owner Whitbread in a deal worth £3.9bn. Whitbread had intended to spin off the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 30, 2018: National Cowboy Museum wraps Saloon Series with Steelwind and Scotch

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, is wrapping its popular Saloon Series from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today.

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TasteFood: Fire up your fruit for a simple summer dessert

This apricot dessert is simple, fresh and seasonal — a golden rule of cooking, which is easy to follow when summer produce is...

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Caught On Camera: Waffle House Employees Fight Over Who's Does The Dishes

Memphis police are investigating a Waffle House fight and it was caught on camera. Instead of customers the fight was between...

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Diner approved for key Edmond corner while nearby retailer closes

The entrance to downtown will soon look different as renovations on a former service station are set to begin with Sunnyside...

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Vegging out is in

Plant-based lifestyles will be celebrated as the nationwide VegFest makes its first appearance in Oklahoma City on Sept. 8.

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Show us those mussels!

America's Test Kitchen allays any fears about preparing and executing perfect mussels for a weeknight meal.

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Leader of the pack

Do you hear that? It is the sound of parents everywhere collectively exhaling as kids return to school. My days working from...

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Cooking classes

Cooking classes

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Outlook: Fair

Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in her weekly exchange with readers.

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Green Chile 'O' Mine!

Chef Sara Moulton prepares you for Hatch chile season with something for the grill.

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Striving for eggs-ellence

America's Test Kitchen gets your ready to host your own brunch with an easy-breezy recipe for classic Italian frittata.

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Nice rice!

America's Test Kitchen shows you how to make a formidable rice salad no one will be able to resist.

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You can still use your oven in the summer. Just go low and slow.

The saying "If you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen" sounds all well and good, but in the sizzling summer, kitchens...

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A more perfect union in store.

The Cocktail Office and Eatery at The Union shows the way west with a concept that offers a variety of ways to spend your time...

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Easy-breezy cheesy snack

Katie Workman puts a seasonal spin on classic queso with fresh corn.

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Soup's on!

America's Test Kitchen walks yout through the minefield that is making classic matzo ball soup.

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PETA put up a billboard urging Baltimore to stop eating crabs. It didn't exactly go over well.

PETA is coming after Baltimore’s beloved crab. The animal rights group selected the local crustacean as the mascot for its...

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Development of OKC's NE 23 gains momentum

The revitalization of NE 23, a commercial corridor neglected for decades in Oklahoma City, is continuing to gain momentum with...

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Local man builds and designs custom food trucks

Life dealt Deion Estrada a lemon, but he responded by making more than just lemonade — choosing to build the whole stand...

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Ludivine moving into more active area in Oklahoma City, but operators plan to keep the same vibe

Ludivine, a popular farm-to-table restaurant in Midtown, is set to move from its early 20th century home on Hudson Avenue to...

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TasteFood: These spicy skewers are sure to liven up your party

When the weather is hot and shouty, then why not shout back with skewers of fiery meat? These steak skewers are not only cooked...

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The last slaw recipe you'll ever need

America's Test Kitchen gets your ready for tailgating season with a sensational twist on classic coleslaw.

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High on stir-fry!

America's Test Kitchen teaches you how to make dinner in less than an hour with a delicious recipe for stir-fried chicken and...

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Vedge out on the "in" vedge!

Katie Workman has the low-down on the veggie of the moment, broccoflower plus a simple recipe the family will embrace.

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Bad fortune benefits good cause

Staff from the local Williams Sonoma store recently volunteered to serve at the WestTown day shelter, but delivered some...

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Not just for dessert anymore

Elizabeth Karmel has the solution for your cherry tomato glut: cobbler plus pimento cheese biscuits.

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Heavenly slices

America's Test Kitchen shows you how to make a strawberry cream cake with confidence and sure to draw neighborhood acclaim.

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This one-pan salmon dish is dressed to impress

A sauce can make or break a dish — a component so important that it merits its own pan, culinary school certification and...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in her weekly exchange with readers.

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Will roll over for wine

The Metro Wine Bar and Bistro will host a special wine dinner to benefit Animal Rescue Friends (ARF) on Aug. 26.

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Cooking classes

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Sweet talk

All sugar is sweet, but that doesn't mean it's all the same. As with many ingredients at the grocery store, there are more...

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Spicy chutney makes grilled cheese simply great

I like a simple grilled cheese sandwich as much as the next guy. The combination of crisp buttered bread with rich cheese is a...

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These ladies always know what's cookin'

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, shares the latest news from Oklahoma City's dining scene including an upcoming event...

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No need for prescription to smoke pot roast

America's Test Kitchen takes the Sunday roast to task with a trip to the smoker.

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Taco bake takes the cake

America's Test Kitchen shows you how to prepare a family-friendly, one-pot meal the night ahead with a recipe for tacos in the...

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Where to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in Los Angeles

Just two Los Angeles Metro Rail stops from the grungy glitter of the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a whole different world — Thai,...

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Weed killer in breakfast cereals: How dangerous is it?

The scientific debate over the danger of the Roundup herbicide was reignited on Wednesday after a new report identified...

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Jazz up your table with an assortment of summer peppers

Late summer reaps bushels of peppers in a kaleidoscope of colors and a crooked assortment of wiggly shapes.

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Taste of comfort

All Ryan Davis ever wanted to be was a pilot. He was set to become a full-time instructor with Silver State Helicopters in...

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Not all collisions are bad

America's Test Kitchen walks you through creating your very own ice cream cake, perfect for special occasions or the next time...

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The luckiest seven layers ever dipped

America's Test Kitchen takes a crack at classic 7-layer dip and coaxes it into full bloom with a few flourishes and little fuss.

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Melba's Swap Shop

Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in he weekly exchange with readers.

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You say tomato, I say make salad

Chef Sara Moulton helps you figure out what to do with your summer tomato bounty with a simple salad with the fragrant flavors...

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Have a cuke and a smile!

America's Test Kitchen kicks up simple summer cucumber salad with creamy garlic and fresh peanuts.

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Cooking classes

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Grind it out

America's Test Kitchen proves there is such a thing as a good turkey burger if you're willing to put in a little extra effort.

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Taste of Soul, Ludivine share major announcements about their future.

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, has the latest news and notes from the local dining-sphere, including a major expansion...

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It's not too late to enjoy summer bounty.

The Made in Oklahoma Coalition provides four recipes for August using locally produces items and ingredients.

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Burgers made cheesy

Katie Workman takes two kitchen standards and turns them into one unforgettable burger your family will want over and over.

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Kale, Caesar!

America's Test Kitchen takes the classic Caesar salad for a spin and turns it into a healthier, modern meal.

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King of the Burger Mountain

For two decades, Justin "Nic" Nicholas has built a burger reputation second to none at Nic's Grill, but now he's got his eyes...

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String theory isn't just for physicists

Katie Workman shares a summer-friendly recipe for green beans.

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Get a taste of the South in Savannah

In Savannah, Georgia, the ghosts of the Civil War hang thick in the air. The gnarled arms of live oaks arc over rows of...

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Healthy homemade frozen treats that pop

America's Test Kitchen shares the details on how to make your own ice pops.

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Our nation turns its hungry eyes on ... Oklahoma City???

The Oklahoman's Food Dude Dave Cathey shares news and notes from the Oklahoma City dining scene, including citations for...

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Sole music to the mouth.

America's Test Kitchen has your summer seafood jones covered with this recipe for sole.

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How to make a good jam without the hassle of canning

It took me an embarrassing number of years to overcome my (unreasonable) paranoia about making jam that would somehow give my...

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Time is on their side

Thirst for a Cause returns to raise money for local restaurant employees in need of help covering medical expenses and...

Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

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Scout-friendly dessert

This recipe for smores from America's Test Kitchen takes the cake and turns it into ice cream.

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Get your Rocky Road craving squared away

I take as much joy in eating a square of excellent chocolate as the next chocolate lover. That being said, I'm never going to...

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Cooking classes

Cooking classes

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Chill this summer with homemade ice cream.

Summer is going strong, and Elizabeth Karmel has an ice cream recipe you don't want to miss.

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Truly, this is a potato salad for all

If you think eating more healthfully means 86-ing potato salad from your summer menu, I have good news — and after that, I have...

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Just desserts?

Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in her weekly exchange with readers.

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You'll scream for this easy ice cream recipe

While I absolutely love my ice cream machine and marvel at all that it can do, knowing how to pull off a great no-churn ice...

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Sausage parties preferred

America's Test Kitchen takes the easy way to a sizzling summer meal with sausages made on the grill.

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Georgian condiment brings fire to the table

Tunisia has its harissa, Louisiana has its Crystal, and Georgia — the country, not the state — has adjika. But to designate...

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Satay cachet from ATK

America's Test Kitchen teaches you not only how to say satay but master it.

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McDonald's parasite outbreak sickens nearly 400 people

Last month, news broke that over 100 people in Iowa and Illinois had gotten sick due to a parasite found in...

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The OK -- The Health Issue

I turned seven in 1968, the youngest of four, but old enough to remember the dinner table disagreements that sometimes grew...

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TasteFood: Decorate your summer pizza with squash blossoms

Squash blossoms might make this pizza sound pretty fancy, but it really isn't. Delicate squash blossoms are everywhere at the...

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The beet goes on

A little salt and sugar, a pair of vegetables whose sweetness is easily coaxed, and butter: That's all you need to roast the...