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Citrus filling, salty crust make Atlantic Beach Pie a winner

This Atlantic Beach Pie recipe comes from Bill Smith, longtime chef of Crook's Corner restaurant in Chapel Hill, N.C. When I first tasted it, I ...

Bananas are key to balancing smoothie flavors, texture

Whipping up a smoothie can be one of the easiest paths to a tasty, healthful breakfast or snack, but it is also remarkably easy to ...

Refreshing smoothies can pack a nutritional punch

With temperatures sizzling, it's time to break out the blender and start whipping up some frosty, fruity and flavorful smoothies. The beauty of smoothies is ...

This chicken sandwich is worthy of the finest picnics

Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A famously claims that they didn't invent the chicken, just the fried chicken sandwich. There is no denying that the fried chicken sandwich is ...

Cake's layers hide treasure trove of strawberries

I am not a big frosting fan, but this double-barreled combination of a mascarpone filling and a whipped-cream frosting is right in my wheelhouse. ...

Gravlax fits the bill as a no-cook appetizer on warm summer days

I like serving gravlax during the warm weather because no cooking is required. The fish is actually cooked — or cured — by the marinade. ...

Imperfect produce still perfectly edible

When you go to the grocery store, you probably instinctively try to grab the best-looking produce you can find, figuring the biggest, shiniest, roundest is ...

Smallman Galley keeps even drink options local

One simple instruction from the Smallman Galley owners was enough to convince Will Groves to oversee the bar program: Do whatever you want. For the Strip ...

Get medieval in the kitchen with new cookbook

As fans of "Game of Thrones" can testify, people living in medieval times had quite the appetite. From exotic poultry dishes and smoking roasts to ...

Friendship helps 'Thyme and Place' cookbook authors get through family tragedies

Just days after burying her father, Tricia Cohen collapsed onto the kitchen floor of her Green Tree home sobbing as tears fell from her cheeks ...

First Draft: Small trip around W.Pa., or wider, shows great summer options

It's summertime, and that means local craft brewers are rolling out specialty ales, lagers and shandies that are lighter in body than winter quaffs, and ...

A la carte: Summer cocktails; bean sprout safety

Try out some summer sippers The darling of the cocktail set, Tito's Handmade Vodka is distilled from corn in Austin at Texas' oldest legal ...

Dinner in minutes: Treat Dad any day with this Mediterranean Steak recipe

Father's Day may be over, but it's never a bad time to show you care. Try this sauteed steak flavored with olives, walnuts and capers. ...

KitchenWise: Creamy Buffalo Potato Salad a good dish for the Fourth of July

Chicken wings are wonderful, but Buffalo Chicken Wings are on another level — and that's thanks to the sauce. Defined by blue cheese, celery and ...

Cooking Class: Border Springs Farm Lamb Rack at Revel + Roost

Cooking Class visits the kitchens of area restaurants, whose chefs share their popular recipes. Revel + Roost, one of the newest additions to ...

Cap off your July Fourth celebration with cobbler, reinvented

Nathalie Dupree is the authority on American Southern cooking. I was intrigued when I stumbled upon this dessert that she created for celebrating the Statue ...

Doughnut puffs are special treat

When I was growing up, my father would take us to get fresh, hot doughnuts from Krispy Kreme every Sunday. The cake doughnuts, covered in ...

Salmon bowl blends Asian, citrus flavors

Confession: For most weeknight meals at home, I no longer use a plate. That doesn't mean that I'm chewing over the sink — merely that ...

Lemons make everything taste better

I try not to, but I often take lemons for granted. I'll buy a few more than I need for a recipe, drop the extras ...

Wine tasting demonstrates advances in quality

Those attending Wine Time at the Colony will discover a renaissance in the quality of regional wine. Beth Ann Rush, organizer of the wine, food, music ...