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  • Homemade ice cream: Better by degrees

    Homemade ice cream: Better by degrees
    On Father's Day, I picked a fight with my dad. The argument was about homemade ice cream, and the fact that for all the rosy memories of us gathered around my father's grinding monstrosity of an ice cream machine, waiting for that first taste, the ice...
  • Having our seafood and eating it too, with 'American Catch'

    Having our seafood and eating it too, with 'American Catch'
    More than 90% of the seafood we eat in the United States is imported -- typically cheap farmed tilapia, salmon and shrimp. Almost one-third of the fish we catch here is exported -- mostly high-value wild species. If those statistics make you scratch...
  • Easy dinner recipes: 9 great summer slaws that come together in minutes

    Easy dinner recipes: 9 great summer slaws that come together in minutes
    When you want a bright and refreshing dish for summer, it doesn't get much better than slaw. Crisp and cool, it's the dish to turn to as the weather turns hot. Made with just a few ingredients, slaws are straightforward and simple. And they're fast and...
  • French and Indian cuisines clash, then dance in the 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'

    Fans of the Jon Favreau film "Chef" will be happy to learn "The Hundred-Foot Journey," which comes out in theaters Aug. 8, will deliver the same hunger pangs caused by a film rife with close-up shots of luscious grilled and roast meats, silky sauces and...
  • Scarfone's spreads its wings

    Scarfone's spreads its wings
    Danny Scarfone makes outstanding coal-fired pizza, but the best reason to eat at his popular new Wilton Manors restaurant may be his chicken wings. Those wings ($11 for 10/$17 for 20) are marinated for 48 hours in a mixture of lemon juice, olive oil and...
  • Property of the Week: 103 Southpond Road in South Glastonbury

    Property of the Week: 103 Southpond Road in  South Glastonbury
    When the current owner of 103 Southpond Road in South Glastonbury bought the property five years ago, the house and yard needed a major dose of TLC. Overgrown grass reached seven feet high in spots and the interior reflected the outdated styles of the...
  • For tomato season: Catalonia's pa amb tomàquet

    For tomato season: Catalonia's pa amb tomàquet
    Now that tomato season is here and my tomatoes are finally coming in, I'm enjoying pa amb tomàquet —bread with tomato—almost every night. I fell in love with the snack when I spent a lot of time in Barcelona in the late '80s. I ate it often,...
  • Test Kitchen video tips: How to measure ingredients, and why

    Test Kitchen video tips: How to measure ingredients, and why
    This weekend I received an email from a reader, Mary, about the measurements in one of our recipes: "Hi – Re: the recipe for Coffee Doughnut Muffins from the Sweet Butter Restaurant, I’m confused about a couple of the measurements: it calls...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three ideas for bacon lovers in 30 minutes or less

    Easy dinner recipes: Three ideas for bacon lovers in 30 minutes or less
    Bacon fanatic? You'll love these ideas. And they come together in 30 minutes or less. Steamed corn with clams and bacon: Just a handful of ingredients -- including corn, clams and bacon -- come together in a dish that's pure magic. Fresh corn is steamed...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Summer recipes using Florida mangoes

    Test Kitchen bonus: Summer recipes using Florida mangoes
    Florida mangoes are great in fruit salads, desserts, sauces, juices and chutneys. Take the sniff test before buying. Inhale the aroma of the mango near the stem end; it should be fragrant and fruity. Squeeze the fruit gently; it should give slightly. At...
  • Texan upgraded domestic service

    Texan upgraded domestic service
    Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas. She is credited with inventing the first commercially marketed hot roll mix and establishing...