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Meyer Lemons: The Ultimate Kid-Friendly Citrus

Meyer lemons: They make the best lemonade ever!

If you’re looking for a bright idea to put a little zest in your spring brunch, look no further than the Meyer lemon. Cookbook author and former pastry chef Ellen Jackson extolls the fruit in her forthcoming new book, The Lemon Cookbook: 50 Sweet & Savory Recipes to Brighten Every Meal (available April 28 from… Read more

Tiny Brunch to Make with Little Hands

Tasty frittata muffins that your kids will love to make and love to eat!

When it comes to a spring brunch, we like to have kid-sized foods on the table. These individual frittatas, cooked in nonstick muffin tins, fit the bill. They’re the perfect size for little hands, and this is a flexible recipe that lets you have fun with the ingredients, depending on what’s in season or what… Read more

Rhubarb Adds Vibrant Color and Flavor to Yummy Fruit Crisp

Rhubarb is one ingredient that takes a little extra prep. But the color it adds to the table (not to mention the health benefits) make the effort entirely worth it.

While some of us are winding down the season of winter (thank you Juno), others around the country are starting to enjoy the best of spring’s early bounty: behold the rhubarb. Stalky, mysterious, and vibrantly colored, rhubarb intimidates many a home cook. That’s understandable. Rhubarb is complex.  Online, debates even rage over what rhubarb actually… Read more

Let Me Eat Chocolate

Dark chocolate is good for you!

Sure, flowers are nice, but many of us love Valentine’s Day for one primary reason: the chocolate. Around this time of year, we can get our fill. But if you’re a chocolate lover and health-conscious, well, not just any chocolate will do. Dark chocolate is the better choice due to its health benefits. About now,… Read more