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New #CookClub recipe: Homemade Pizza with Tomato and Prosciutto

It's easy to make your own pizza crust, and so worth it. Then, top  it with fresh tomatoes and luscious prosciutto.

  1. For National Lasagna Day, here are some lasagna recipes


    Today is a day for celebration, for bubbling cheese and tangy tomatoes, for thick noodles and meat sauce. Today is National Lasagna Day.

    Brussels Sprouts and Mushroom Lasagna  is a vegetarian dish that can also be served as a side with a meat dish.
  2. Five ideas for avocado: Popsicles, toast, baked eggs


    Rich and creamy, healthy and hearty — I always have an avocado sitting on my counter to use in any number of dishes. Avocados are full of healthy fats and fiber, making them an essential part of a vegetarian diet plus a good source of vitamin C and folate for everyone. Because of its unique texture, …

    Avocado split open.
  3. Cook Hack: How to keep avocados green


    How to keep avocados green: There's nothing wrong with a bit of brown on the fleshy part of a halved avocado (just scoop that browned part off!), but we have a trick for keeping them on the green side as long as possible. Right after you cut whichever half (or third or fourth) of the avocado you're not going to …

  4. Build a heartier summer salad with bases other than lettuce


    Summer is the season for salads. But a hearty, filling bowl can be hard to find when the primary bed is romaine or iceberg lettuce. In-vogue greens like kale and arugula are better at satiating, but we often find ourselves getting more excited about what's on top of the salad than what's underneath. So let's forget the …

    , mozarella, toasted walnuts, and a bit of arugula and basil. [Photo by Gabrielle Yablonski]
  5. #CookClub recipe: Homemade Pizza With Tomato and Prosciutto


    Homemade Pizza with Mozzarella and Prosciutto [MONICA HERNDON | Times]
  6. From the editor: Making your own pizza crust is not hard and worth it


    I know what you're thinking. It's the same thing most people think when I tell them I make my own pizza crust. First, the "Oh, you fancy" look, followed by a list of all the reasons why they don't have enough time or interest to craft their own crust, and an "I'll just order Domino's" smirk. And to that I always …

     Homemade Pizza with Mozzarella and Prosciutto photographed for #CookClub on Tuesday June 23rd, 2015.
  7. Enjoy seafood's health, flavor benefits with Grilled Tuna Panzanella


    We all know we should eat more fish. We all know it's good for us. What we don't always know is a great way to make eating fish feel new and exciting. Because how many times can you get excited about baked fish?

    Grilled tuna panzanella offers a creative way to eat the lean protein.
  8. Try roasting antioxidant- and vitamin-rich radicchio


    At its recent annual meeting, the American Diabetes Association estimated that more than 85 million Americans have prediabetes, and that without medical reimbursement for nutrition education, most of them will develop Type 2 diabetes.

    Special to the Times. Consider roasting radicchio, a unique red vegetable with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
  9. What you need to know on National Hot Dog Day


    These days, there's a national food holiday for practically anything edible. But this is one classically American celebration we can get behind: Today is National Hot Dog Day. (And, also, Today is National Hot Dog Day.

  10. Cookbook reviews: Bern's Steak House's 'Bern's: Rare & Well Done' and Fabrizio Aielli's 'Sea Salt'

    Food & Dining

    Bern's: Rare & Well Done

    By David and Christina Laxer

    Story Farm Publishing, 255 pages, $49.99

    Debatably the most fabled restaurant in Florida, Bern's Steak House is the subject of a new book with nearly the heft of its notoriously doorstop-sized wine list (said to be the largest …