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 Cajun Shrimp Skewers, vegetable skewers and Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers from "The Hungry Fan's Game Day Cookbook" by Daina Falk.

Kebobs: Stick to the sizzling skewered foods this holiday weekend

Skewered foods are perfect for a big crowd with varied diets.

4 months ago

 Blueberry cake.

Blueberries + zucchini = awesome cake

The best tastes come together at the end of summer in one, moist bite.

4 months ago

 Easy Cheesy Eggplant Roll-ups are sure to please.

Let's eat: Cheesy Eggplant Roll-ups

It’s simple to go vegetarian with an easy, cheesy eggplant dish with Italian flair.

4 months ago

 Heirloom Tomato and Pimiento Cheese Pie is a delicious invention from chef Matthew Krenz.

Miriam's Garden: Heirloom tomatoes burst in rainbow of colors and evocative names

Look beyond salads and sandwiches, and use the tomatoes in one-of-a-kind pies.

4 months ago

 Sun-dried tomatoes add a kick to this speedy linguine and zucchini dish.

Let's eat: Linguine with Ricotta, Zucchini and Lemon

A super-speedy pasta dish makes good use of summer’s most prolific vegetable.

5 months ago

 Loaded Campfire Pizza.

The joy of campfire cooking

Cooking on a trail requires only one heavy pan and not a lot of work.

5 months ago

 Jubilee Hilltop Ranch is famous for its grass-fed beef. The Bedford County farm recently got into the commercial egg business, and is the first local farm to sell eggs at Giant Eagle Market District stores.

For fresher and tastier eggs, go local

Bedford County farm is the first to sell local eggs at Giant Eagle.

5 months ago

 Green Beans with Pork and Garlic Black Bean Sauce puts green beans in a spicy spotlight.

Let's eat: Green Beans with Pork and Garlic Black Bean Sauce

Fermented black beans and doenjang give green beans a kick.

5 months ago

 Cucumber Ice Cream.

The scoop on vegetable ice creams

Beet, cucumber and corn ice creams are just as creamy and easy to make as the ones made with fruits and flavorings.

5 months ago

 Finished ice cream is creamy and delicious.

Ice cream facts

Some facts about ice cream and a recipe.

5 months ago

 Cold soups clockwise:  Lettuce Soup with Radish Salsa, Almond Gazpacho with Grapes, Ukrainian Sorrel Soup, Chilled Watermelon-Basil Gazpacho and Chilled Minted Peach and Prosecco Soup.

Chill out with summery cold soups

Pureed or brothy, sweet or savory, nutty or spiked with prosecco, chilled soups are welcoming this time of the year.

5 months ago

 Raspberry Pudding Cake.

One good recipe: Think pudding. Think cake. Think Raspberry Pudding Cake.

The dessert is moist, light and sweet without being cloying.

5 months ago

 Turkey-Feta Burgers with Tomato Jam.

Let's eat: Turkey-Feta Burgers with Homemade Tomato Jam

Cutting back on red meat? A turkey burger — one that adds a little fat to compensate for the leanness in the meat — is a fine substitute.

5 months ago

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Refreshing cocktails for summer

They are easy to make at home because all you need are alcohol, simple syrup and plenty of ice.

5 months ago

 Sweet and Spicy Pickle Slaw.

Let pickled cucumbers be key players on the plate

Whether they are brined or vinegared, pickles add plenty of punch when mixed in with dressings and salads.

5 months ago

 Smoky Corn Chowder is delicious way to enjoy summer ears.

Let's eat: Smoky Corn Chowder

A smoky, spicy bowl of summer’s favorite vegetable makes a wonderful seasonal supper.

5 months ago


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