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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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Brian’s Trout with Poblano Strips and Artichoke Hearts

  So, you have some trout. And you don’t want to simply pan fry them. I understand. As good as that can be, sometimes you need something just a tad more exciting. Well, all you need is a poblano chili and a jar of marinated artichoke hearts. You fry the trout along with the poblano…

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Caramelized Corn with Shallots from I Love Corn

Summer heat and the drought have taken their toll on our farmers and our food supply. Still, there are options to savor the best of summer: fresh corn. To help you really enjoy corn, take a look at I Love Corn by Lisa Skye [published by Andrews McMeel]. Lisa has gathered sixty recipes from great…

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Caramelized Poblano Chile and Onion Dip

Onion dip, anyone? Yes, you can take a package of onion soup mix and that container of sour cream, and you can make something very good. [Especially if you double soup mix goop!]. It’s real comfort food. But, comfortable or very good is not exceptional. It is not excitingly different. From the August 2012 edition…

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