COOKING VIDEO: Cornmeal Battered Onion Rings Recipe

  Many people are not neutral on the subject of battered, fried onion rings. There are two main camps: people who don’t like onions and people who’d choose onion rings over fries any day. We’re in the latter camp. We could make a meal of onion rings, ketchup and beer. Burgers or other protein only…
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COOKING VIDEO: Wild Ramps, A Great Spring Vegetable

  May is the month for delicious ramps. Their season is fleeting: late April to early June. They are worth seeking out. Ramps (Allium tricoccum) are wild leeks—also known as spring onion, ramson and wild garlic. In French, they are called ail sauvage, wild garlic, and ail des bois, garlic of the woods, because of…
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COOKING VIDEO: Strawberry Pie Recipe

  The warmer weather inspires us to go into pie-baking mode, before the summer heat makes us avoid turning on the oven. Have you ever made a strawberry pie? It couldn’t be easier: Just toss fresh strawberries with sugar and cornstarch. (We also add the zest of a lemon or orange, or a tablespoon of…
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COOKING VIDEO: Pea Soup With Ham Recipe

  What do do with those Easter ham leftovers: make a fresh, spring pea soup with diced ham. Peas are in season, and soup never tastes better than when made with fresh peas. Fresh pea soup (you can substitute frozen green peas) tastes brighter and more luscious than split pea soup. Just watch this video…
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