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Make Your Own Bourbon Peach Butter

Eating a ripe, juicy peach is one of summer’s best gifts. (Thanks, summer!) But — and I hate to be the one to bring this up — these little balls of edible sunshine aren’t going to be around forever. Savor delicious summer peaches on a dreary winter day (or next week, at least) by making [...]

Cookbook Giveaway — Tender: A Cook and His Vegetable Patch

With summer produce at its peak, in all its juicy, flavorful goodness, Tender: A Cook and His Vegetable Patch is the perfect cookbook to have on hand to take advantage of all your farmers’ market booty. British food writer, cookbook author and TV personality Nigel Slater obviously has a passion for produce — his cookbook [...]

Summer Fest: Cucumbers Stuffed With Crab-Mango Salad

Make an easy, no-cook summer appetizer for your next picnic: cucumbers stuffed with crab-mango salad, inspired by a recipe from chef Daisy Martinez.

Hot New Shows this Summer on Cooking Channel

   From cross-country culinary adventures to kitchen essentials at home, Cooking Channel’s brought you the recipes and stories from some very exciting Food People for over a year now. Amid the height of mid-summer’s heat, we’re ready with a fresh new slate of series, seasons and specials for you to sit back and devour.  

Cookbook Giveaway — Paletas: Mexican Ice Pops and Shaved Ice

What the heck are paletas? They’re frozen Mexican ice pops, made in all kinds of inventive flavors. In the new cookbook Paletas: Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice & Aguas Frescas, Fany Gerson, owner of the paletas street fair shop La Newyorkina in New York City and author of My Sweet Mexico, includes [...]

By the Book Giveaway: Splendid Homemade Ice Creams

When I was young, the Fourth of July was the one day a year when I remember my family breaking out the ice cream maker, in all its mysterious glory. We filled the big wooden outer container with ice and rock salt, poured a cream and sugar mixture into the inside container and set it [...]

Can’t-Miss Summer Appetizers

For casual summer get-togethers, you obviously don’t want to create course after course of fussy foods, but it’s always a good idea to have a few easy appetizers planned. Here are three reasons not to skip tasty teasers:

Sifted: Summer Strawberries, Cherry Soup and Something More

Linkage we’re liking: They’re rarely redder than right now, and Wimbledon calls for a grand slam of strawberries. –Food Network UK Alcohol re-mix: cool off with strawberry wine. –Guardian Cherry soup for the summertime soul.–Latartinegourmande What in the world is agretti? Learn all about this seasonal surprise find. –Food Blogga

New Favorite Recipes for the Grill

Each year we lug out our grill, and each year we wind up grilling the same old foods in the same old ways.  This year I vowed to take advantage of my gas grill’s versatility and in the process I’ve come up with two new favorite uses. One takes mere minutes, the other five to [...]

Cooking Channel’s Frozen Treat Truck Tour Kicks Off

Cooking Channel is hitting the road again this summer to bring frosty, frozen treats to fans! We’re touring the country in a tricked-out Frozen Treats Truck, to meet you and hear your Food Person stories.  Along the way, we’ll be joining forces with the most delicious, locally-based frozen-treat producers in your area to hand out tasty, [...]

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