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    A Late-Summer Seattle Market Menu

    Celebrate the sweet, ripe flavors of late summer with Seattle chef Tom's Douglas's rustic and relaxed menu.

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    Masa Harina: A Mexican pantry staple

    Masa harina, a flour made from specially treated ground corn, is the foundation for tortillas, tamales, sopes, and many other corn-based Mexican treats. To make masa harina, corn kernels are…

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    What’s seasoned rice vinegar?

    Seasoned rice vinegar is plain (or “natural”) rice vinegar to which sugar and salt are added. It’s an easy way to boost the sweet, salty, and tangy elements of a…

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    Help for Eating Local

    Q: Are there any resources to help me eat local? Dan Beers, Winnipeg, None A: You can find local farmers’ markets at apps.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets. At Localharvest.org, type in your zip code and find farms,…

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    Defining Local Eating

    Q: What exactly does “eating local” mean? Sharon Richardson, Southern Pines, NC A: “Local” can mean anything from your county or immediate area to your state or region. People eat local…

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    Reusable Grocery Bags & Baskets

    Say goodbye to grocery store plastic by shopping with these reusable totes and baskets. You’ll not only help the environment, but you’ll feel virtuous and look stylish, too.

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    Dinner, Fresh from the Farm

    Contributing editor Maryellen Driscoll gets inspiration for a summer celebration from her own harvest

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    Farmers’ Market Quesadillas

    These quick quesadillas are loaded with the best of the season: summer squash, fresh corn, and diced tomatoes. Fresh chiles and chipotle powder add depth and give the dish some…

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    A Cook’s Vacation

    For some, a vacation from cooking is no vacation at all; here’s how to shop and eat like a local when in southern France

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    Wild Spring Delicacies

    How to choose, store, and cook with morels, ramps, and fiddlehead ferns

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