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    Quick pickles have all the flavor without the wait

    White wine vinegar, water, honey and spice. I was more than a little curious as I gently simmered the ingredients over the stove. The aroma, at first richly fragrant and sweet with notes of cinnamon, allspice and vanilla, finished with subtle but sharp acidity from the vinegar as it filled the ...

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    Keeping the joy in whole-grain holiday baking

    When I was 5, my mom invited a bunch of my kindergarten girlfriends and their moms over for cookies, cocoa and caroling to celebrate the holidays. That tradition turned into an annual holiday ritual, and I grew up equating the holiday season with massive amounts of baking, particularly cookies.

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    10 fresh ways to improve a mug of cocoa

    We can’t help it. Once the cooler weather arrives, we crave hot cocoa with the same intensity that we crave a cold beer during barbecue season.

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    No faux meat harmed in the making of this veg dish

    If you really want the vegetarians at your life to visit for dinner, start by not serving them a faux meat. We admit, there can be a time and place for not-meats, but having a friends-over-for-dinner event isn’t one of them.

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    Food artisan event planned Nov. 8 at Richland coffee shop

    Sharehouse Coffee will play host to “TASTE: A Multi- Sensory Experience” from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at 2150 Keene Road in Richland.

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    The power of one: Cooking for solo diners

    The words, repeated day after day, week after week, can be frustrating: “Yield: 4 servings.” “Yield: 6 to 8 servings.”

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    Egg meets microwave for speedy rollup

    So Dad was over for a visit and wanted scrambled eggs for breakfast. When I expressed some reluctance about pulling out a frying pan (OK, it was a whole lot of reluctance), he remained undeterred. “You don’t have to fry it,” he told me. “Use the microwave. Get me a saucer...

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    Fans go crackers for crazy Cheez-It creations

    Chocolate-covered Cheez-Its, wedding cake Cheez-Its, even a Cheez-It cocktail. They’re all out there. Ditto for Cheez-It jewelry and even Cheez-It tattoos (would that be Cheez-tats?).

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    10 fresh ways to dress mashed potatoes

    Truth is, mashed potatoes don’t need a whole lot of love to come out pretty darn amazing. A little butter (OK, a lot of butter), a little cream or milk (OK, a lot of cream or milk), a bit of salt and pepper, and some muscle really are all it takes to convert boring potatoes into one of our...

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    Leave seasoning to the end for a better butternut

    We tend to associate vinaigrettes with salad, but they actually are an easy — and speedy —way to add tons of flavor to all manner of dishes.

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