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Bean There, Jarred That

In preserving, as with most things, it’s all about the right tool for the job. To the untrained eye, one mason jar may look more or less like another, and while it’s true they all get the job done, each has its strengths. For example, wide-mouth jars with shoulders are particularly good for when you […]

Summer Fest: 5 Favorite Recipes for Stuffed Peppers

Our season-long garden party Summer Fest 2012 welcomes food and garden bloggers to feature garden-to-table recipes and tips. We’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. Fresh this week: peppers.   Sweet bell peppers come in a […]

Sifted: Stuffed Oreos, Boozy Pops and Crazy Compost Cookies

5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Oreo stuffed chocolate chip cookies are big in size and deliciousness. Picky Palate pulled a switcharoo and reduced the size (but not the flavor) with her warm baked chocolate chip cookie stuffed Oreos. Boozy ice pops are the perfect adult treat for a hot summer day. We’ll take one (or […]

Pretzel Peach Pie: The Salty-Sweet Side of Summer

To celebrate peak peach season, I’m pairing the stone fruit with pretzels in a pie that has the perfect amount of crunch.

Get Your Grill on with Grill Girls

There’s a classic riddle about a father arriving late to a summer barbecue with his son.

Spiked Watermelon Jell-O — Drink and Dessert in One

When summer rolls around, I always look forward to sinking my teeth into a wedge of watermelon — its sweet juices cooling my throat and dripping down my chin in equal measure. And when it gets super hot outside, I think about those watermelon Italian ices from the ice cream truck or pool snack bar, […]

Summer Fest: Plum Good Sweets

Our season-long garden party Summer Fest 2012 welcomes food and garden bloggers to feature garden-to-table recipes and tips. We’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. Fresh this week: plums. Summer is stone fruit season and plums […]

Two-Ingredient Summer Cocktails

Pop quiz: During summertime, the living should be: a) complicated b) a pain in the ass c) easy If you answered c) you are correct! To make the living as easy as possible, here are some cocktail options that are delicious and have just two ingredients. That’s right: two ingredients. And if two ingredients is […]

Better Burgers for Your July 4th Party

When it comes to grilling, Burger is King. It always seems that when people gather, stomachs and minds in grilling mode, they can’t help but salivate over that delicious patty they’re about to layer on a bun with their favorite toppings, slather in sauces and sink their teeth into. These days, though, everyone seems to […]

Retro Red, White & Boozy Jell-O Dessert

There’s something about Jell-O — chilled, jiggly gelatin in an array of fruity flavors and colors — that screams summertime. The easy, from-a-box dessert is perfect for hot summer days, transforming from spoonable treat to cool liquid once it hits the tongue. Set the gelatin in some shapely molds, mix in a few surprising ingredients […]

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