Easy-breezy: Planning ahead can make your picnic just that
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Easy-breezy: Planning ahead can make your picnic just that

Easy-breezy: For the perfect picnic, make a checklist and think about non-fussy foods

Perfect burgers depend on the right meat. Here's a pro tip
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Perfect burgers depend on the right meat. Here's a pro tip

Ground sirloin left us with dry burgers and ground round was flavorless and gristly, but 85% lean ground chuck gave us burgers with rich flavor and a tender, moist texture.

A spicy, smoky Jamaican jerk starts with bold ingredients
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A spicy, smoky Jamaican jerk starts with bold ingredients

Our jerk marinade has plenty of bold ingredients, including habanero chiles, scallions, garlic, lime zest, and mustard. It's potent enough to infuse the chicken in just 30 minutes.

Zucchini or summer squash makes for a colorful pasta dish
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Zucchini or summer squash makes for a colorful pasta dish

A combination of pasta and summer squash results in a light, flavorful dish that's full of color.

Vegetable kebabs with a crisp exterior and juicy interior
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Vegetable kebabs with a crisp exterior and juicy interior

Vegetables on their own can be a great option for grilled kebabs, because they cook quickly and, when done right, offer a crisp, charred exterior and a juicy, tender interior.

Cheesecake without the fuss? Enter the no-bake cheesecake
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Cheesecake without the fuss? Enter the no-bake cheesecake

Sometimes we want the essence of a cheesecake with less fuss, and we want the tang of a cream cheese-based cake without the weight. Enter no-bake cheesecake

PBS film tackles Mexican Americans' role in winemaking
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PBS film tackles Mexican Americans' role in winemaking

A new PBS documentary is examining the contribution of Mexican Americans in the wine industry of California's Napa Valley

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2019 James Beard restaurant and chef award winners

2019 James Beard restaurant and chef award winners

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Zahav, Ashley Christensen win big at James Beard Awards

The top honors at this year's James Beard Awards went to North Carolina Chef Ashley Christensen and Philadelphia's Zahav restaurant

For a nutritious version of artichoke dip, look to navy bean
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For a nutritious version of artichoke dip, look to navy bean

To create a more nutritious rendition of artichoke dip, we looked to bean dip to provide a creamy base that contributed protein and fiber instead of saturated fat.