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Fabulous Flavors of Fall Without Pumpkin
Slice of chai coffee cake

Pumpkin through the centuries In 1796, Amelia Simmons published the first known American cookbook, American Cookery, or the art of dressing viands, fish, poultry, and vegetables, and the best modes of making pastes, puffs, pies, tarts, puddings, custards, and preserves, and all kinds of cakes, from the imperial plum to plain cake: Adapted to this country, and all grades of life. Among its pages — which contain the first-known recipe for cornmeal Johnny Cake or turkey with cranberries — American … Read More

Delicious Barbecue Side Dishes
Peppery Pickled Pasta Salad

Summer means it’s time to clean off the barbie and move some of your cooking outdoors. Whether your main dish is a steak or a plant-based burger, side dishes may end up as the stars of the show! I asked my friends to tell me their favorites, and their suggestions were diverse, from the classic potato and macaroni salads, deviled eggs, grilled corn on the cob, fruit salad, coleslaw, and carrot-and-raisin salad to more adventurous eats like shishito peppers, a … Read More

Tasty New Mexican Gorditas | Heating It Up
Gorditas ready to enjoy.

Gorditas, or “little fat ones,” are deep-fried corn masa pockets, overflowing with meat, beans, and toppings best known in Southern New Mexico and south of the border. In the gordita’s family tree are distant cousins made of a masa base with a filling, such as Venezuelan arepas, Salvadoran pupusas, and Mexican sopes. Gorditas: THE CUTEST DARNED MASA POCKETS I first stumbled onto the chubby New Mexican-style gordita decades ago at the Hatch Chile Festival. I saw other fair-goers juggling a … Read More