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I think it was Ben Franklin who coined the saying, "Everything tastes better with grill marks on it." (Or was it John Adams?) This

I became the family grill master because my husband was happy to leave me to the cooking, even when it involved live flames. I

Although vegetables -- especially dark leafy greens -- are often treated as a side dish, they also can be served as an appetizer; as

As warm weather tempts Americans to launch our annual outdoor-cooking adventures, most of us are too content with traditional American fare for the grill. Steaks

A question I'm often asked is how to make the best so-called "marinara." It's one that vexes me as much as the perennial hunt

Italian-Americans will tell you flat out that linguine accompanies seafood. Well, at least Long Island Italian-Americans will tell you that. My grandfather, who was