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The Best of Vermont Burger, entered by Times Food and Travel Editor Janet Keeler, in the "Build a Better Burger Contest, sponsored by Sutter Home.

#CookClub recipe No. 21: The Best of Vermont Burger (w/video)

 



  1. A gracious cook gives lessons in making pies

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    VALRICO

    Jackie Garvin is moving the pie dough around like a pro. She rolls it calmly, quickly, assertively. When it sticks, she lets it know who's boss and peels back a corner to shuffle a bit more flour underneath. And then she continues, her grandmother's spirit embodied in her old rolling pin, which Garvin uses …

    Jackie Garvin glazes her Rustic Tomato Pie with half-and-half and then seasons it with salt and pepper. For her peach pie, she uses granulated sugar.
  2. Read and Feed: Enjoy 'The Goldfinch,' cocktail in hand

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    BOOK: The Goldfinch is narrated by Theo Decker, a young man who retains an uncommon affection for his dead mother. ("She cast a charmed theatrical light," he says.) He recounts how, years earlier, when he was 13, the two of them ducked into the Metropolitan Museum of Art during a rainstorm, where they …

  3. Easy weeknight meals: Turkey Kebabs with Tzatziki Couscous Salad and more

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    Mon | Meatless meal

    Roasted Veggie Wraps with brown rice and feta get a flavorful boost from fresh mint or basil, whatever you've got on hand. Cut zucchini, onions, green and/or red peppers and mushrooms in similar sizes, toss with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast in a …

  4. #CookClub recipe No. 21: The Best of Vermont Burger (w/video)

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    Okay, you can say I am a sore loser. I am still bitter that my recipe submission for the 2008 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger contest in California's Napa Valley was snubbed.

    The Best of Vermont Burger, entered by Times Food and Travel Editor Janet Keeler, in the "Build a Better Burger Contest, sponsored by Sutter Home.
  5. Mischief managed: Celebrate Diagon Alley with a Harry Potter party

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    Harry Potter fans, the wait is over. Diagon Alley is open at Universal Orlando, which means it's time to celebrate with a party featuring some of Harry's favorite foods.

    Butterbeer
  6. In Our Kitchen: Sweet and Smoky Beet Burgers with homemade buns

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    The first time we went to Portland, we hiked, biked, and drank and ate our way around the city and developed a serious crush on the Pacific Northwest. It was July, a perfect time to leave overheated Florida for lush Oregon.

    The beet burgers are nestled in homemade yeast buns that are worth your time.
  7. Vegetables get a starring role in these three dishes

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    Mother said you shouldn't play with your food.

    Sesame-Crusted Feta With Honey-Roasted Carrots is among the appetizers coming out of the kitchen of Iron Gate in Washington, D.C., courtesy of chef Anthony Chittum.
  8. Signature Dish: Chicken With Sun-dried Tomatoes

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    Who: Gina Gathings, 58, of St. Petersburg, owner of Gina's Art and Science of Skincare

    Chicken With Sun-dried Tomatoes can be served by itself or over fettuccine, as shown.
  9. Easy weeknight meals: Mexican Tossed Salad and more

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    Mon | Meatless meal

    Mexican Tossed Salad (recipe below) is a twist on your typical green salad, using tortilla chips instead of croutons. The addition of jicama and cilantro are two more Latin flavor boosts. It's a versatile vegetarian recipe that can be augmented with cooked shrimp or chicken …

  10. Berry and Basil Pork Salad is delicious and nutritious

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    The cost of pork has hit an all-time high recently due to a virus that is killing young pigs. PEDv is not a food safety concern for those enjoying pork chops, pork tenderloin or even bacon, as it is not transmitted to humans.

    Berry and Basil Pork Salad has thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin C and folate. And it’s tasty.