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Table of Contents

From our Readers: Tips & Timesavers4

Favorite Fried Chicken5

The Egg Comes Out of its Shell6

We share a luscious brunch recipe, plus all you need to know about techniques and tools for cooking eggs to perfection.

Cuisine Notes: Q & A8

What herbs are in fines herbs? Is there any difference between rice vinegar and rice wine vinegar? How to eat an artichoke, two good ways to toast nuts, and more.

Fresh Artichokes10

Edible petals to dip, and an elegant, yummy-tasting pizza.

Paella Simplified12

Catch of the day: An easy menu loaded with Spanish flair - along with some tips for choosing healthful seafood.

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Spanish Quinoa with Figs & Pimientos14

Layered Orange Salad with Almonds & Olives15

Build a Better Salad16

Follow our blueprint for nutritionally sound side salads.

Sandwiches Stand Tall18

Ham & Brie Sandwich with Blue Cheese19

Churn Things Up20

Our oh-so-cool ice cream desserts feature hot new flavors.

Chocolate Malt Ice Cream Cake22

Banana, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Bombe24

Oatmeal Cookie Sandwich26

Strawberries Romanoff27

Cherry Mojito Soda27

Blueberry Parfait27

A fine meze28

Authentic Greek flavors characterize our classic selection of small-plate appetizers - ideal for entertaining.

Spicy Feta Dip30

Olive Tapenade30

Roasted Marinated Peppers31

Grilled Ouzo Shrimp32

Lamb Souvlaki with Tzatziki33

Golden Beet & Potato Salad33

Spanakopita34

Greek pantry35

Light your Fire36

Our grilled steak dinner menu includes complete instructions for charcoal grilling over a three-tiered fire.

Marinated Sirloin Steaks38

Skewered Potatoes with honey baste39

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus39

The Art of the Picnic40

Let our fabulous French fare inspire your next picnic ... and impress one special guest.

Creamy Green Bean Orzo Salad42

Ganache Cups with Raspberry Sauce43

Inviting Summer Spread44

Entertain a crowd for less! Our cater-it-yourself Latin flavored buffet features everything you need to know.

Latin Pork Pernil48

Refried Beans48

Southwestern Pasta Salad48

Salsa Ranchera49

Crispy Romaine49

Spicy Cheese Dip49

Sunrise Punch49

Toast of the Town50

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