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You open an old cookbook and out flutters a fragile, stained piece of notepaper. On it there is some spidery handwriting in fading blue

April is National Poetry Month. For Zester foodies I bring -- not a recipe -- but a taste of the work of my favorite

The history of nutrition often heralds Wilbur Olin Atwater as the Father of American Nutrition, but he had a daughter, Helen Woodard Atwater, who

Mandy Aftel was well on her way to becoming America's most highly regarded natural perfumer when she started using essential oils in cooking. She

Culinary icon Anne Willan has just released "Secrets From the La Varenne Kitchen," a brief compendium of "50 Essential Recipes Every Cook Needs To

Corned beef and cabbage. Irish stew. Soda bread. These are the foods Americans associate with Irish cooking, especially on St Patrick's Day. But while