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Spring Cocktail: The Madison Parksider

Spring Cocktail: The Madison Parksider

There’s something about sipping a refreshing cocktail on a weekend afternoon to welcome the spring sunshine that we can’t resist. This cucumber-gin concoction is from one of our favorite New York City haunts, Eleven Madison Park; amazingly, it’s just as tasty without the booze. The Madison Parksider Ice 6 cucumber segments, cut into 1-inch cubes, [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Veggie Gratin

Recipe of the Week: Veggie Gratin

While mac n cheese or meatloaf may be someone’s idea of comfort food, I prefer rice. Stir-fried, boiled, or baked, rice is my go-to when a rainstorm hits or I’m just in the mood to hunker down by the fire and this gratin is my new comfort food.

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Deviled Eggs: A New Spin On A Nostalgic Dish

              Embraced, hated, embraced again: such is the cycle of food trends, and eggs are no exception. Once reviled for their high cholesterol, eggs are back on the American table, and they’re not just scrambled, boiled or fried. Deviled eggs, the staple of summer picnics and church suppers, are [...]

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12 Ways To Get Out Of Your Wine Rut In 2015

With every new year comes a resolution or two, so this is the perfect time to make a few changes to your wine-drinking routine. Take the opportunity to uncork (or unscrew) a bottle you’ve seen but haven’t tasted; try a new food pairing; make a detour on your next winery tour. A chat with the owner of your local wine [...]

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Fava Bean Pistou

Fava Bean Pistou

Here’s a sample recipe from the Plats du Jour cookbook; a pistou bursting with the bright, earthy flavor of favas.

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