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How to Cook Fiddlehead Ferns


As a warmer season arrives, fiddlehead ferns enjoy time in the sun. Learn how to enjoy this Spring delicacy.

Goat’s Milk Caramel Sauce is the GOAT


Mexican sweet caramelized goat milk called “cajeta” on cookies Saturdays in my kitchen are centered around the transistor radio on the windowsill and a project on the stove. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., my local public radio station serves up Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me, Planet Money/How I Built This, RadioLab, and the TED […]

Can Do Crackers

DIY Crackers are Easy and Customizable


Crackers seem like a timeless cheese tray accessory. But since historians say cheese has been made since 8000 B.C. and crackers only date back to 1792, it’s a relatively new match. Looking to make a shelf-stable food for sailors, entrepreneur John Pearson of Newburyport, Massachusetts, combined a lot of flour with a little water and […]

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