Andy Broder

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  • 2 years ago | Recipes

    The local peach season has come and gone -- sorry to say -- but peaches from cooler climes will meander their way into the produce aisle for the next couple of months. Peaches don't really ripen after they're picked, so choosing ripe peaches is ke...

  • 2 years ago | Recipes

    When I got home and looked for the garbanzos I came across a shiny-topped can of butter beans and, shiny objects being a source of attraction, my attention was diverted. I made Butter Bean Hummus and it was good.

  • 2 years ago | Recipes

    When a recipe calls for OJ fresh-squeezed is the way to go. It's always worth the effort to take a few minutes and cut away the peel and membrane so that you end up with only the tender flesh - called Supremes.

  • 2 years ago | Recipes

    Roasting a whole chicken can be daunting (at least the first time), but it's just as easy as making boneless skinless chicken breasts. A whole chicken takes longer to cook, but it's 1) juicier, 2) tastier, 3) takes less active time, and 4) it's ch...

  • 2 years ago | Recipes

    I grew up in a house where salad always meant iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, and cucumber. I assumed that salads everywhere were the same. When a friend in high school asked me what I'd just sliced into the salad, I thought he was kidding. ...

  • 2 years ago | Recipes

    Forget peanut butter. There are all sorts of nut butters just waiting for your morning toast. More important, every jar of cashew or pumpkinseed butter is the secret ingredient to thicken your sauce, bring depth to your salad dressing, or turn tor...