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    • 6:43 PM, Jul. 23, 2014

    Give meat, vegetables and even fruit rich flavor with a marinade

    With the right combinations of spices, oils, vinegars, herbs and seasonings, you can dress up meats, chicken, fish or vegetables and turn inexpensive cuts of beef and pork into tender, delicious meals.

    • 6:45 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Corn doesn't have to be on the cob to be delicious

    Corn recipes are abundant this time of year, but for my taste, the simpler the better. Sauteed corn with summer vegetables, studded with black beans and spiked with jalapeno, makes a terrific side dish to grilled chicken or pork.

    • 6:51 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Good stuff: Greenpeace seafood site, coconut cocktail, Pierogi Gals

    Greenpeace's website helps shoppers find sustainable fish, Zico presents a coconut water mojito, and the Pierogi Gals make classic favorite gourmet.

    • 6:53 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Simple roasted shrimp dish is 'fancy-not-fancy'

    Shrimp scampi is easy, but it's also luxurious, a restaurant-style meal at home; and we all know how restaurants make their dishes taste so good. Butter. Lots of it. These shrimp are roasted in butter.

    • 6:56 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Metro Detroit food calendar

    Try some new wines at Rugby Grille or Mitchell's Fish Market, learn how to prepare seasonal produce at Warren Farmers Market and more.

    • 6:58 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Celebrate summer with a lovely vegetable galette

    I love the rustic, free-form look of a galette. They are so beautiful and versatile. Make it sweet or savory, and use seasonal produce to change it up! No matter what, you're sure to get lots of oohs and ahhs.

    • 7:00 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Fudgy, chewy 2-ingredient Nutella brownies no kidding

    These brownies are made with just a cup of Nutella and 4 large eggs. That's it. They're gluten-free, incredibly easy and absolutely perfect for a crowd. They have a fudgy, silky texture, a crispy wafer top and deep chocolate flavor that defies all logic.

    • 11:05 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Zingerman's owners to let employees in on decision making

    When Paul Saginaw and Ari Weinzweig started Zingerman's Delicatessen 32 years ago, they had no idea it would turn into a group of nine independently operated businesses that bring in more than $50 million in annual sales.

  1. Jalapeno, tequila give limeade a summer kick

    Limeade spiked with jalapeno is thirst quenching, yes, but with marvelous flavors. Grab some at Mudgie's Authentic Artisan Deli or make this version at home.

    • 6:05 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Beautiful berries are back and abundant this year, so get ready

    If you were worried that our harsh Michigan winter took a toll on the beloved blueberries, you can breathe a sigh of relief and get out your best recipe for blueberry pie.

    • 6:07 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Toss old bread into this salad, Tuscan-style

    This recipe makes an incredibly delicious and satisfying salad one that can even be used as a light main course and is perfect for hot summer nights. Serve with a crisp white wine.

    • 6:13 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Good Stuff: Savory pie, block party, hostess gift

    Achatz Handmade Pie introduces hand pies in savory varieties, Sweet Summertime Birmingham Block Party coming to Maple Road, and Veuve Clicquot releases Clicquot Mail cooler.

    • 6:16 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Coleslaw recipe is not too sweet, not soggy, just right

    When made correctly, coleslaw is the perfect accompaniment to savory barbecued meats and vegetables. The trick is to create a crisp salad with fresh vibrant flavors that isn't too sweet or too soupy.

    • 6:20 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Happy it's soft-shell crab season

    It's an ordinary blue crab that has shed its hard outer shell during the normal process of seasonal growth. The crabs have an entirely different taste when they are in this state, and the delicate soft shells add a nice crunch.

  2. Think amaranth for healthy 'grain' variety

    Amaranth is in the same family as spinach, Swiss chard, beets and quinoa a different plant species than true cereal grains, like oats and wheat. But because ...

    • 6:24 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    • Food + Drink

    No kitchen? No problem. Go for no-cook summer dishes

    I think you'll appreciate this cool avocado soup and the smoked salmon pinwheels, along with some other simple ideas that you can enjoy with or without a ...

    • 6:22 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Metro Detroit food calendar

    Try some tequilas in West Bloomfield Township, try some 'Snake-Style BBQ at the Rattlesnake Club, learn how to dry your own herbs and more.

    • 6:28 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Kick that diet soda habit for your health

    The debate surrounding the weight loss benefits of drinking diet soda more specifically, its artificial sweetener content is a hot one. A look at the ...

    • 12:25 AM, Jul. 16, 2014
    • LIFESTYLE

    Entrepreneur brings the tastes of childhood trips to Mexico to Detroit with Alegria Pops

    When Ofelia Saenz decided to start her own food business, she went back to her roots growing up in southwest Detroit. Every other summer, she would travel with ...

  3. New Roma Cafe chef Guy Pelino to accentuate classics

    Detroit's oldest Italian restaurant isn't changing the minestrone recipe, but Roma Cafe is hoping to breathe new life into the decades-old menu with the hiring ...

  4. 10 tasty spots around town to find frozen custard

    Ice cream's smoother cousin isn't as well known, but there are plenty of places to find it in Metro Detroit. Want something more traditional? We have a guide ...

    • 12:57 PM, Jul. 10, 2014
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    Bastone Complex's executive chef shares his Grilled Turkey Cutlets and Amish-Style Potato Salad

    Chef Robert Young decided to share this meal because 'it's really simple to make' and is the result of 'attending lots of family reunions that had really bad ...

    • 6:36 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Apricots taste just peachy in a cherry compote

    Everyone has a favorite fruit and mine is the apricot (next is the peach). Apricots are so wonderful in a pork dish, rice dish and with couscous, but as I have ...

    • 6:41 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Good stuff: Mint julep, dinner series, vacation tip

    Make a Moscato Mint Julep with Woodbridge's inexpensive wine, try the Culinary Guild of Detroit's dinner series at Iridescence, and take some spices with you ...

    • 12:55 PM, Jul. 10, 2014
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    Beet Tonarelli mixes Calabrian Chilies, mint, cheeses well

    One of the best specialties of the Calabria region of southern Italy is the Calabrian chili. They're excellent with pizza, garlic bread, stews, soups and even ...

    • 6:47 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Flexible spicy Middle Eastern koftas have Hungarian influences

    The flavors and spices of Middle Eastern foods, especially the grilled kebabs and koftas, are some of the most interesting and unique, with influence ...

    • 6:45 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Metro Detroit food calendar

    Check out the food trucks at Campus Martius on Thursday or in Novi on Friday, try some summer sparklers at the Rattlesnake Club and more.

    • 7:26 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Falafel makes for great vegan fare

    Falafel, the prized Middle Eastern street fare, has gained international recognition for its wholesome, vegan ingredients. This baked version with spiced red ...

    • 6:50 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    • Food + Drink

    Stuffed peppers are versatile, a bit retro

    Turkey sausage and smoked cheese give a flavorful boost to this versatile, somewhat retro dinner. We've speeded it up by microwave-blanching the peppers and ...

    • 6:52 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
    • LIFESTYLE
    • Food + Drink

    Pita works equally well sweet or savory

    This simple flatbread is a lifesaver for anyone who needs to get wholesome food on the table fast. It's good for so much more than just wraps, and can easily ...

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