Sweet Corn Is In Season — Use It!

The corn you get this early is not as sweet as corn from the late summer, but this firm, chewy corn is great for summer salads or lighter dishes.

Get Creative With Veggies

One challenge for cooks is to come up with new ways to prepare foods. We tend to fall back on tried and true methods, often relying on the way we ate when we were growing up.

How To Cook Vegetables: Squash

The term squash refers to a large group of plants that includes a wide variety of shapes, colors and sizes. They are actually a fruit and originated in Mexico and Central America.

Get Ready For Spring, Summer

Spring is here and it’s time to get ready for all the increased activities you’ll want to do.

Summer Cookbooks — Into The Orange

Every recipe had something new to add to your vegetable repertoire, and every page looks like a centerfold.

Summer Cookbooks — Grinnin’ and Grillin’

Naturally, cooking on an open fire on a grill just seems to be a required activity in the summer. Especially for men. So, one new cookbook The Bachelor’s Kitchen has looked at, even though we rarely grill, is from a true master of the medium. Planet Barbecue!: 309 Recipes, 60 Countries, by Steven Raichlen, (paperback, […]

Summer Cookbooks — Cocktails In The Shade

As we continue our look at summer cookbooks, we now go out on the veranda for something cold and wet.

Summer Cookbooks — Fruit Solutions

This book takes all that fruit and gives you plenty of ideas of what you can do with them.

More Summer Cookbooks — Putting Things Together

How many times have you found yourself cluelessly eyeing a heap of vegetables 10 minutes before dinner and hoping it tastes good sauteed with garlic?