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Caramelized Corn

  It’s early October. Very early. October 1. In the supermarkets and at farm stands and farmers markets, there is corn aplenty. Oh, the government is shut down today, but eating goes on. Corn is a basic food that can be employed in a myriad of ways. Sometimes, simple is the best. With ears fresh…

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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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Garlic Shallot Cilantro Butter

Flavored butters are an interesting method for adding pointed flavor to dishes. Used during the cooking process, a flavored butter will sharpen the taste of meats, poultry and vegetables. This flavor combination, garlic and shallot and onion, is recommended by Bobby Flay in his very descriptive new book Bobby Flay’s Burgers, Fries & Shakes. I…

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