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August/September 2018

Corn, Fresh Off the Cob

Nothing says summer quite like sweet corn. And while we’d never argue with a freshly picked ear of corn hot off the grill, there are plenty of other ways to…

    Features

  • A Vegetarian Summer Dinner

    Celebrate summer vegetables at their peak of perfection

  • Spotlight on Lobster

    The pros showcase this succulent seafood with these four spectacular recipes.

  • Icebox Desserts

    Chill Out with No-Bake Desserts

    When you can’t stand the heat but still need a treat, try one of these no-bake desserts, and let the fridge do the work.

  • S'mores Icebox Cake

    S'mores Icebox Cake for a Crowd

    The campfire classic is transformed into a cool, creamy party dessert with layers of graham-cracker crust, chocolate pudding and toasted seven-minute "marshmallow" topping.

  • taco cooking school

    How to Make Homemade Tortillas and Tacos

    Take a lesson from Mexican cooking guru Shelley Wiseman at The Farm Cooking School

  • taco party menu

    A Summer Taco Party

    Inspired by Shelley Wiseman's homemade tortilla class at The Farm Cooking School in Titusville, NJ, this menu pairs fresh corn and flour tortillas with homemade salsas and a few inventive…

Departments

    Food Science

  • Basic Rice Pilaf

    It’s easy to tailor a rice pilaf to your taste. For example, add minced garlic or other aromatics with the onion, and fold in fresh herbs just before serving.

    Books That Cook

  • Book Review: Superiority Burger Cookbook

    Superiority Burger Cookbook The Vegetarian Hamburger Is Now Delicious By Brooks Headley (W.W. Norton & Company) Not so very long ago, chef Brooks Headley cooked up something extraordinary at his…

  • Jerky cookbook

    Book Review: Jerky

    Jerky The Fatted Calf’s Guide to Preserving & Cooking Dried Meaty Goods By Taylor Boetticher & Toponia Miller (Ten Speed Press; $22) No camping trip is complete without a stash…

  • Jam Session cookbook

    Book Review: Jam Session

    Jam Session A Fruit-Preserving Handbook By Joyce Goldstein (Lorena Jones Books;$24.99) Many things might ignite a passion for preserving: a bountiful garden, ambition, curiosity, thrift. For me, it’s nostalgia. Preserving…

    Good Spirits

  • Beet-Berry Smoothie Bowl

    This beautiful red bowl packs a nutritional punch with help from the beets, hemp seeds, and yogurt. If you don’t like the texture of raw beets, steam them before adding…

  • Chocolate-Date Smoothie

    On occasion, I get a craving for something sweet and chocolatey at breakfast. Sometimes that’s a chocolate croissant but more often than not, it’s a chocolate smoothie. The key to…

  • Banana-Berry Smoothie

    This breakfast or snack-time smoothie is a great way to use the calcium-rich whey that's left over after you strain regular yogurt to make Greek yogurt.

  • Coffee Banana Smoothie

    Coffee Banana Smoothie

    Don’t warm your leftover coffee in the microwave; save it for this easy afternoon pick-me-up. This smoothie is the perfect way to use cold coffee and have something sweet to…

  • Carrot Turmeric Smoothie

    Golden Smoothie

    This bright smoothie is the perfect morning pick-me-up with help from the turmeric and ginger. Carrot juice can be used in place of the shredded carrots—simply add a few more…

  • Green Power Smoothie

    This classic green smoothie balances the power of spinach and chia seeds with the sweetness of grapes and apples. If your grapes aren’t frozen when you add them, add three…

  • Lavender-Strawberry Smoothie

    Lavender-Strawberry Smoothie

    This smoothie is combines the sweetness of strawberries and the wonderful floral flavor of lavender.  A little lavender goes a long way; start with a small amount and add more…

  • Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie

    This classic smoothie has all the perfect breakfast items blended into the perfect drink. Try it with almond or sunflower butter instead of peanut butter.

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