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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   If in these late August days you’re feeling like you’ve had every kind of salad under the sun, try this unexpected twist on a sweet summer staple—savory watermelon salad. While the combination may sound strange, it’s surprising how well these flavors play off each other: the sweet watermelon, its mild [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   Just in summer’s full flush comes the first inkling that the season’s end is hastening on. So it’s time to live up the best of the season through these warm August nights. For a real fiesta of a first course, or as a late night refresher, spice things up with [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   As academic calendars draw to a close and many scholars prepare for the culmination of the year’s studies, you may wish to nourish those bright minds through these finals weeks with a dinner that’s at the head of its class: chicken cordon bleu. Although the recipe has no official association [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   After Easter’s come and gone and spring seems to have arrived in earnest, it feels good to take a break from hot cooked food and compose a cooler meal. A chef’s salad is just right for the occasion, tossing a mélange of meats and vegetables all together—especially appropriate if you [...]

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By Angela Denstad Stigeler Of all the kitchen company one could keep, some buttery little British-style biscuits are by no means among the unwelcome. In fact, a little almond cookie never hurts, whether nibbled alone as an anytime snack, dunked in coffee, milk or tea, served atop ice cream, or as a simple companion to [...]

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