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One More Time: Caramelized Corn with Shallots from I Love Corn

I posted this a couple of years ago, but it’s worth a repeat. Corn is appearing everywhere now: fresh, lovely, and ready for all kinds of uses. This recipe is from a brilliant little book called I Love Corn by Lisa Skye. If you enjoy corn, you’ll find this book a treat. If you not…

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Jalapeno Butter Revisted: You Want This on Your Corn

Last year I posted the lovely recipe below for Jalapeno Butter from Fresh Mexico by Marcela Valladolid. It’s a perfect recipe for this 4th of July. Jalapeno Butter on corn or on barbequed steak turns goodness into greatness. Lately I have seen some options and tried some extensions. So, while you can follow the recipe…

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Corn, Jalapeno and Goat Cheese Tartine

There is a new cookbook about to hit the stores: Le Pain Quotidien by Alain Coumont and Jean-Pierre Gabriel. If you know about the Le Pain Quotidien stores [restaurant, bistro, coffee shop all in one], then your curiosity is already stirring. If you never had the pleasure of dining at the long communal table that…

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Grilled Corn and Poblano Guacamole with Goat Cheese from Rick Bayless

If I say Chicago, what food snaps into your mind. Pizza? Dogs? Cabbage rendered in a thousand different ways? That’s a dangerous topic to ask a person from New York, the home of true pizza and the world’s best hot dogs. And, and, which city has won more World Series? Back to food. Chicago? I…

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