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March 17, 2013

At the Market: Cook Up Some Kamut

Kamut is the brand name for a strain of wheat known as khorasan wheat, which is an ancient grain originally thought to be from Egypt. Kamut looks very much like basmati rice, but has a slightly nutty, buttery, sweeter flavor. The grain can be prepared tender, or more on the chewy side. Kamut is very [...]

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September 13, 2011

Gluten-Free: Help or Hype?

On Saturday night at The Greenbrier Hotel in West Virginia, I had the pleasure of dining and talking with esteemed cookbook author and baking doyenne, Dorie Greenspan. Her company was absolutely delightful. We chatted about everything from the banana polenta which graced our plates to the gluten-free food craze sweeping the nation. Together, we mourned [...]

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September 14, 2010

Holiday Gifts for Kids Who Love Cooking

After Christmas last year, I vowed never, ever to save my holiday shopping for the last minute. Not that I was disorganized, I was just so busy with work, I could barely make time for the decorating, baking, cooking and shopping which go hand and glove with the holidays.  But, this year, it’s different. I’m [...]

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August 9, 2010

The Value of Family Meals

Where does the time go? I always say that, then look at my calendar and know the answer. During the past four weeks, I’ve been to Pennsylvania and Maine, Massachusetts and New York, Florida, Georgia and Alabama. It’s really no wonder I don’t have time to blog. But traveling is grist for the mill, so [...]

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July 15, 2010

Step Up Your Snacks!

For me, healthy summertime snacks are de rigueur, since I’m found in a bathing suit most weekends.  That said, I always have on hand fresh fruit, great cheese and ready-to-munch vegetables – but putting them on a platter is uninspired.  It’s old-school. Instead, I like to create skewer snacks that not only look fabulous but [...]

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