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Go Bananas Diet Catching On Go Bananas Diet Catching On

Two years ago, Japanese supermarkets couldn’t keep bananas on the shelves after a man revealed the secret of his weight-loss success on a leading social network. Now a healthier version of his diet is catching …

Autumn Delights Autumn Delights

By Jenny Harper
With autumn’s arrival, my cooking takes on a new personality. Crisp, cool air and falling leaves propel me into the kitchen, where I enjoy creating tempting, seasonal aromas of cinnamon, apple and …

Grilled Halibut Seviche Grilled Halibut Seviche

Serves: 4 – 6
Prep time: 20 minutes
Marinating time: about 2 hours
Grilling time: 4 to 5 minutes

Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta Asparagus and Tomato Salad with Feta

Serves: 4 – 6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Grilling time: 6 to 8 minutes
Special equipment: perforated grill pan

Apricot Mascarpone Tarts with Caramel Sauce Apricot Mascarpone Tarts with Caramel Sauce

Serves: 6
Prep time: 15 minutes, plus about 45 minutes for the pastry and caramel
Grilling time: 6 to 8 minutes
Special equipment: pastry brush

Have a Flag-Waving 4th of July! Have a Flag-Waving 4th of July!

This colorful cake adds sparkle to the celebration
Potlucks are a popular way to celebrate just about anything — and July 4th is a great reason to get friends and neighbors together for a patriotic potluck.
This …

Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities Host a Star-Studded Fourth – Decorative treats add the “fest” to festivities

The Fourth of July calls for a carefree party with good friends, fab food, fun and fireworks — a real star-studded holiday celebration.
When adding star power to the occasion, don’t forget the decorations. Festive stars …

Treat Dad Like Royalty on Father’s Day Treat Dad Like Royalty on Father’s Day

Give Him a Fathers Day Feast Fit for a King
This Father’s Day, give Dad the royal treatment by creating a feast that combines his two favorite things — the grill and steak.
Whether you serve the …

Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave Sweet Simplicity Make these tasty, colorful treats in the microwave

As much fun as it is to make fancy treats, sometimes simple really is better. This Easter, keep things sweet and simple when it comes to making desserts.

These Easter Egg Treats are a fun twist …

Hassle Free Supper to Savor Hassle Free Supper to Savor

THIS POT ROAST FEEDS THE SOUL AND STOMACH
When there’s a chill in the air, cozy up to the table with dishes that feed the soul as well as the stomach. This melt-in-your-mouth Slow Cooker …

Holiday Cranberries Holiday Cranberries

Celebrating the holidays means celebrating with food. You’ll be digging out old family recipes, scouring magazines and newspapers for new menu items, hosting or attending cookie exchange parties and scheduling entire days around “the big …

Stuffing Gets a Starring Role Stuffing Gets a Starring Role

SATISFY YOUR CRAVINGS WITH THESE NEW RECIPES
Turkey may be the star of the holiday table, but for many people, the stuffing is what they really can’t wait to eat. This year, satisfy those cravings with …

Cookie Tips Cookie Tips

Secrets to making perfect holiday cookies
The holidays are fast approaching and chances are you’ll soon be receiving invitations to a cookie exchange or other requests for baked goods. Consider these simple tips for making homemade …

A Showy, Snowy Holiday Pie A Showy, Snowy Holiday Pie

When entertaining, especially during the holidays, finish the party off with a beautiful dessert. And if it’s as easy as it is pretty, it just makes the holiday even merrier.
This Peppermint Snow Pie is just …

Host a Ghoulish Gathering Host a Ghoulish Gathering

Scare up a happy Halloween party to celebrate the spookiest season. Bring out the orange and black linens, spiderweb doilies and skull coasters … so easy and effective!
The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen …

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies Fresh Ways to Enjoy Fresh Veggies

Vegetables are an ideal canvas for a vast palette of sunny and internationally-inspired flavors, including fresh citrus juice, spices such as garlic and ginger, fresh herbs and pantry staples, like soy sauce and Swanson broth …