July 30, 2009 The small town of Rocky Ford, Colo., about 50 miles east of Pueblo, hails itself as the "Sweet Melon Capital of the World." That's because hot days, cool nights and a high elevation help farmers grow some of the sweetest cantaloupe on the planet.
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July 29, 2009 Finding a vendor that sells local peaches in season isn't too hard to do; finding a way NOT to overindulge while the sweet, juicy fruit is bountiful can be a much tougher task — especially when it's dressing up muffins, meats, crepes and more.
July 26, 2009 If Hemingway were throwing a celebration for his 110th birthday, it's a sure bet that the festivities would include a hefty dose of spirits. Phil Greene of the Museum of the American Cocktail meets us at a watering hole in downtown Washington, D.C., to tell us about the drinks Hemingway wrote about, and show us how to make them.
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November 5, 2008 From the Kitchen Window column
November 5, 2008 Black walnuts are tough to process and have an earthy flavor that doesn't appeal to everyone. But fans of America's native nut can showcase its natural richness in distinctive dishes, from baked sweets to savory sauces.
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