Instead of going for the usual favorites, try something more exotic.
Use seasonal staples in recipes that evoke another place.
A side dish concocted from what's in the fridge can perk up a summer meal.
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Try taking a cooking class with a regional chef.
Summers in the Northeast have taught a Southern gal a thing or two.
She didn't like spicy food, but her new friend guaranteed he could prepare an Indian meal she'd love.
Chef Martha Hall Foose believes community ties sweeten a meal.
The sign of success when canning fruits and vegetables is a particular sound when the lids are tapped.
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A jar of eggplant and red peppers in olive oil is a delicious reminder of a trip to Turkey.
As far as flavor is concerned, the purple sweet potato is at the top of the pile.
Fresh, seasonal Oaxacan cuisine has roots deep in the past.
Chef Carl Schroeder believes simplicity and fresh ingredients are key.
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Some restaurants around the world let patrons pay what they can for a meal, or volunteer help in exchange for food.
An Italian villa insists on food that's authentic and local.
Rachael Ray's secrets for speedy cooking would have been very welcome years ago.
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As a new stepmother cooks, she hears over and over: 'Mama doesn't make it that way.'