[1] A summer cassoulet made with corn and summer squash. The recipe is below (both photos © Rancho Gordo). [2] Tarbais beans are perfect for cassoulets—so much so that Rancho Gordo calls them “cassoulet beans.” Get them at RanchoGordo.com. [3] In attractive packages, Rancho Gordo beans are welcome gifts for your favorite cooks. [4] Use […]

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Whether or not you’ve had elote, grilled Mexican street corn, you may want to try this Italianized version. Instead of the Mexican toppings—there are numerous options* but a popular combination is Tajin seasoning chili powder and lime juice in Mexico, In the following recipe, the Mexican seasonings are replaced by basil pesto and

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National Piña Colada Day is July 10th, celebrating one of our personal favorite cocktails. It may be a few weeks past that date, but this delicious recipe has arrived, just in time for a weekend indulgence. You can see from the photo that this isn’t your ordinary Piña Colada. Preparing the coconut cream and pineapple […]

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THE HISTORY OF FROSÉ A Frosé, a frozen rosé cocktail (more technically, a winetail) can be as simple as a mixture of chilled rosé wine with a scoop of strawberry or lemon sorbet. It’s easy to make at home. You can: MIX different flavors of sorbet. MAKE a Frosé into dessert by adding more sorbet […]

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[1] Churro potato chips are flavored with cinnamon and sugar (photo © Nibbles & Feasts | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Yukon Gold potatoes (photo © Bonnie Plants).   This weekend we had a picnic dinner with our social distancing pod. Everyone contributed something. For the apéritif, we brought bottles of prosecco and homemade churro potato […]

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