When pairing food with beer, says beer expert Greg Engert, always pair like intensity with like intensity. For instance, roasted foods pair well with dark golden to light amber beers. Amber to light brown brews exuding caramelized notes are perfect with foods that are fried, sauteed or braised. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Chef Jacob Kenedy created the recipes for the book — and says he struggled with some of them, like the dischi volanti.. Suzanne Mitchell hide caption

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Canning is a great way to enjoy local produce from the farmer's market year-round, says food blogger Cathy Barrow. Courtesy of Cathy Barrow hide caption

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