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#CookClub recipe No. 26 is Raspberry Cornmeal Cake from the cookbook "Huckleberry" by Zoe Nathan. The fresh raspberries can be substituted with blueberries or cranberries.JANET KEELER | TIMES

#CookClub recipe No. 26: Raspberry Cornmeal Cake

 



  1. Sea Bream Fillets With Leeks and Fennel hearty and healthy

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    Thousands of restaurant and food service personnel were treated to healthy choices at the recent Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show in Orlando. Sustainability was the buzzword at many seafood exhibits, and the emphasis on a Mediterranean diet of fresh vegetables, olive oil and fish was hard to miss.

    Yannis Pelekanakis whips up Sea Bream Fillets With Leeks and Fennel at the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show in Orlando.
  2. Fritters: battered, fried and fit for any gathering

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    Just about every culture has them. There are Indian pakora, Turkish mucver, even the Deep South's hush puppies. Hot, crunchy, batter-dipped doodads that more broadly fit under the genus fritter, they are nearly the perfect party appetizer. • And in a way they're doubly perfect for my special peeps. These …

    A basket of freshly fried fritters is sure to be welcome when friends gather. Above are  Spicy Carrot Beignets.
  3. Signature Dish: Steamed Sea Bass

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    WHO: Sivilay Ponce De Leon, 38, of St. Petersburg, wife and mother of two. She owns a Fred Astaire dance studio with her husband.

    WHAT: Steamed Sea Bass.

    After eating steamed flounder at a Chinese restaurant in Miami, Sivilay Ponce de Leon was inspired to create her own dish: Steamed Sea Bass. Other fish will work, too, including salmon.
  4. Easy meal ideas: Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup and more

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    Mon | Meatless meal

    Bell Pepper Saute Over Lemon Kale Quinoa is a sturdy meal that can be ramped up even more with crumbled feta cheese. Saute a combination of sliced bell peppers (red, yellow and orange) in olive oil with fresh oregano leaves and a couple of minced garlic cloves. Season with …

  5. In Our Kitchen: Tomato Cobbler

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    If you mention that you're making a cobbler, the first thing people will think of is fruit and often it will be peach or apple. But tomatoes love biscuits, too, (and, after all, they're technically a fruit). Recipes that take a traditionally sweet dish and turn things savory always appeal to me.

    Red and sweet yellow cherry tomatoes make for a more colorful cobbler. If you’re serving a crowd for brunch, go ahead and make two and bake them at the same time.
  6. #CookClub recipe No. 26: Raspberry Cornmeal Cake

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    The delightful new cookbook Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets and Recipes from Our Kitchen by Zoe Nathan (Chronicle Books, 2014) is getting quite a bit of buzz. It is a lovely book full of inspirational recipes and photographs that will make you eager to get into the kitchen this fall.

    #CookClub recipe No. 26 is Raspberry Cornmeal Cake from the cookbook "Huckleberry" by Zoe Nathan. The fresh raspberries can be substituted with blueberries or cranberries.
  7. How to do your own 'Chopped' party at home

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    When I put the monkey bread with Taiwanese prune reduction in the oven, the doubt set in. � Here I was, hosting an at-home Chopped dinner party, and things were culminating in a confection of horrors. The "monkey bread" needed a half-hour to cook, what with that gummy maze of crescent dough sliced …

    The chefs put on their game faces for a home-cooked Chopped dinner party. From left are Aaron Sharockman, Stephanie Hayes, Michelle Stark (all Times staffers) and Hilary Lehman.
  8. Books that cook: 'Pumpkin,' '5 Ingredient Weeknight Meals,' more

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    .TITLE: 5 Ingredient Weeknight Meals by Vanessa McNeil Rocchio (Oxmoor House, 256 pages, $19.95)

  9. Easy meal ideas: Mexican Egg Tacos with Potatoes and more

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    Mon | Meatless meal

    Mexican Egg Tacos With Potatoes (recipe below) is a flavorful way to end the day. The potatoes are powered by poblano peppers and a homemade salsa adds more punch. Make this for a Meatless Monday but consider it for a Sunday brunch, too.

    Tues | Face …

  10. You Asked For It: Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Muffins

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    I'm looking for some new muffin recipes.

    Carrie Kymer, Plant City

    Looking for a treat that’s easy to make? Try Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Muffins.