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Create a ‘Best of 2013 Jar’ for Meals and Memories

January 3rd, 2013 · 3 Comments

Happy 2013! For this brand new year, I’m creating a jar for my counter. It might reside by my desk – not sure just yet.  But it’s a large blue Mason jar that I’m filling with slips of paper with a few words and the date written on them. As I go through 2013, I’m […]

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Tags: Holiday cooking · Home Cooks

Recipes: Pickling Peaches – Capturing the Taste of Summer

August 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Spiced peaches, which we called pickled peaches in the South, are heady fruits once finished – and can be served with savory as well as sweet stuff. More on that after the recipe. I use a simple formula that’s good for peaches, apricots and mangoes or any soft stone fruit. Start with about 4 pounds […]

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Tags: Gifts for cooks · Home Cooks · Recipes · Southern Roots Run Deep

How to Shuck Corn with No Husking – Sometimes, It’s Just That Easy

June 5th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Take a look at Ken, who shows you how to cook and shuck corn. 4 minutes in the microwave, husks on, and voila! No silks! “Three shakes, maybe! Turn it loose…” Watch him demonstrate: Like how-to videos? Take a look at this how-to on peeling hard-boiled eggs. Or, how to slice a mango. Or, how […]

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Tags: Cooking tools and gadgets · Home Cooks · Today in the World of Food