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I never understood the aversion to fruitcake until someone sent me one of those clunkers that the humorist Russell Baker said he deplored, dating

Nothing gives a cocktail a kick quite like bitters. Whether it's an Old Fashioned, a Manhattan or a Champagne Cocktail, those quick dashes from

Making a healthy start this spring, I went into the kitchen to cook with olive oil. Now I know there are all sorts of

Enter a Portuguese pastry shop and you might think you’ve walked into a lab where a mad scientist had been imprisoned for years with

As a wild foods enthusiast, it gives me particular pleasure to make a recipe with 100% acorn and to have it come out with

  With summer heat at its peak, the idea of hot food is a serious turnoff.  Cool is where it's at. And you can't get