8 Southern-Inspired Meal-Time Solutions
Whether it's breaded pork chops, hot chicken sandwiches, blackened catfish or slow cooker barbecue, these Southern selections will be on your summer rotation for years to come.
Rosemary: The Incomparable Evergreen
During the Middle Ages, brides, grooms and guests each wore a headpiece or sprig of rosemary during the wedding ceremony. Ever since, rosemary has been viewed as a love charm — and it's easy to see why.
5 Ways to Usher in Spring Flavors
Here are some cooking tricks and tips to take advantage of the season's fresh promise.
Create Your Own New England-Style Seafood Feast
Clamming along Massachusetts' North Shore, feasting on Wellfleet oysters on Cape Cod, savoring just-caught lobster in view of the rocky coast of Maine — these are all prime seafood experiences.
Pho: Vietnamese Soup for Morning, Noon or Night
Eggs, bacon, pancakes and cereal might be what comes to mind when you think about a traditional breakfast. In Vietnam, however, the day begins with bright and nourishing pho — bowls of broth, a tangle of rice noodles and an accompanying plate of fresh bean sprouts, slices of lime and jalapeno, purple basil, scallions and cilantro.
The Farmers' Market: A Trip to Bountiful
With summer in full swing, a Saturday morning trip to the local farmers' market is heaven for locavores. Ripe, red tomatoes, still warm from the sun; sweet-tart, juicy berries; abundant zucchini; crisp cucumber; and sweet, sweet summer corn — the bounty is irresistible.