COOKING VIDEO: Bison Meat

  Bison is an incredible red meat: sweet, juicy, and very low in fat/cholesterol (lower, in fact, than skinless chicken breast and many fish—see bison nutrition information). Bison meat is available in just about every cut that beef is. After all, cattle and bison are relatives with similar builds. But it’s precisely because there’s so…
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COOKING VIDEO: Caramelized Onions

  If you tried the caramelized onions in the recipe below, you may already be hooked. If you want to make large quantities of caramelized onions, you can use a slow cooker. It spares you from having to constantly stir the onions. However, the onions don’t get browned as they do in a skillet. You…
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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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