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    Published on 2010-07-29 09:27 AM

    Be The Chef In Your Backyard With Hot-Off-The-Grill Techniques From Le Cordon Bleu
    Make Grilling An Art With Tips And Recipes From Master Chef Edward G. Leonard

    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jul 28, 2010 10:35 ET /PRNewswire/ -- Long known for culinary excellence, the Le
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    If there are times when you're too busy or too tired to cook and you're looking to avoid fast foods, then consider revisiting the newly revised and updated classic "Fix-it and Forget-it Cookbook" by Phyllis Pellman Good.

    With 700 recipes (including 100 all new) intended for our favorite time-saving convenience the ...
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    Italian Family Dining: Recipes, Menus, and Memories of Meals with a Great American Food Family
    by Edward Giobbi and Eugenia Giobbi Bone, published by Rodale

    It's mealtime, and the family gathers around the table. There may be a dish of pasta to start, or a bowl of soup. To follow, perhaps some tuna sausage and roasted peppers, or chicken with mint. A salad? Well, maybe, if it's a big meal. Salad at this point in the meal is good for digestion. For dessert, a piece of fruit. If the occasion is special, then a granita or a torta. Each dish celebrates the bounty of the season. And each pause between these small courses -- indeed, the entire meal -- is punctuated with lively conversation. The result? Satisfaction. Contentment. And a very healthful meal. This is Italian Family Dining.

    Thirty years after the publication of his classic book, Italian Family Cooking, Edward Giobbi has joined his daughter Eugenia Giobbi Bone to share more recipes for the way ...
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    Excerpt from Grill!: Quick and delicious recipes for indoor and outdoor grilling
    by Pippa Cuthbert and Lindsay Cameron Wilson

    Caramelized lamb chops

    Grilling meltingly tender, marinated lamb chops is one of life's simple pleasures.
    Serves 4

    1 cup (20g) cilantro, roughly chopped
    6 Tbsp brown sugar
    4 Tbsp dark soy sauce
    4 Tbsp mirin, Chinese rice wine or sherry
    4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    16 single-rib lamb chops

    To serve:

    Grilled potatoes, green salad or steamed green beans
    Combine the cilantro, brown sugar, soy sauce, mirin and garlic in a shallow baking dish. Add the chops, turning well to coat in the marinade. Cover and refrigerate overnight or for up to 24 hours.
    Preheat the grill or grill pan to very hot. Brush with oil. Grill the chops ...

    Excerpt from 12 Best Foods Cookbook: Over 200 Delicious Recipes Featuring the 12 Healthiest Foods, by Dana Jacobi

    Spinach Salad with Nectarine, Blueberries and Lime Balsamic Vinaigrette

    With nectarines available nearly all year long, you can enjoy this salad almost anytime. I actually like it best in the winter, when the tartness of imported nectarines seems to make it even more refreshing. Tossing fresh mint with the spinach adds an unexpected flavor.

    4 cups baby spinach (4 ounces)
    1/4 cup mint leaves
    Juice of 1/2 lime
    2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
    1 teaspoon chopped shallot
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    Freshly ground black pepper
    1 nectarine, thinly sliced
    1/2 cup fresh blueberries, or 1/4 cup dried

    1. Place the spinach in a large mixing bowl. Stack the mint leaves and cut them crosswise into thin strips. Toss the mint with the spinach.
    2. For the dressing, combine the lime juice, vinegar, shallot, and salt in a small ...
    Published on 2010-04-15 12:43 PM

    Apr 12, 2010 18:00 ET -- ShopSmart Decodes the New Rules of Food Safety

    How to Avoid Getting Sick from Contaminated Food
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    Published on 2010-04-08 12:11 AM

    Apr 6, 2010 07:00 ET -- Hostess(R) Salutes an American Icon as the Twinkie(R) Celebrates 80 Sweet Years

    IRVING, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Hostess® Twinkie®, one of the sweetest stars to ever grace the American snack cake stage, is celebrating its 80th anniversary - capping a remarkable journey that has spanned television and ...
    Published on 2010-04-07 11:47 PM

    Apr 5, 2010 09:00 ET -- Grain Foods Foundation and Melissa d'Arabian Launch the Bread Art Project to Benefit Share Our Strength(R)

    RIDGWAY, Colo., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 17 million children in America - almost one in four - struggle with hunger. The families of these children ...

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