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    Culinary SOS: Charred broccoli salad from New Orleans' August

    Dear SOS: I had one of the best salads I ever ate at August in New Orleans in April. It was charred broccoli, citrus and a nice, light dressing. Could you get the recipe? I have had no luck.

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    Wine of the Week: 2013 Marisa Cuomo Costa d'Amalfi 'Furore Bianco'

    The hamlet of Furore hangs off Italy's Amalfi Coast, the air scented with lemon, sea and salt. And in that rocky place is the small Marisa Cuomo winery, with cellars built into the limestone. Whenever I open a bottle of her Furore Bianco, a blend of Falanghina and Biancolella grapes, I'm reminded...

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    Soaking beans? In most cases, you don't need to

    Rich, earthy, hearty - there's nothing quite so reassuring as having a pot of beans simmering in the oven when cool weather comes along. So why don't more people cook them? One of the main reasons is the planning that's required to soak them overnight before you start. I know the look - the idea...

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    Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle

    There's no shortage of advice about what to eat: home-cooked food, less - much less - processed food. But with work or soccer practice or whatever it is that cuts into our time, it's not always easy figuring out what the family should consume.

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    Fall is time for robust, full-bodied wines

    The frost is on the pumpkin (in regions where they have frost. And pumpkins). Farther south, shivering socialites, alarmed at 60-degree temperatures, scurry to take fur coats (faux, one hopes) out of cold storage for the opera opening.

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    Mix grains for great taste, texture

    So you've cooked up a batch or two of quinoa. Sprinkled chia seeds on your steel-cut morning oats. Found packages of grains labeled spelt, millet, teff and kaniwa sitting next to the barley and oats at your supermarket. And savored restaurant creations starring grains of many textures, colors and...

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    Best Bite: Jif Salted Caramel Hazelnut Spread

    Are you ready for something truly decadent? Jif has come out with a line of hazelnut spreads (you know, to rival Nutella), and this Salted Caramel variety is everything you'd hope from the name. It has a perfect balance of chocolate, caramel and salt and would go on toast, a banana or a wafer. Eating...

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    Everything unpopular becomes popular � and pricey

    I was in the grocery store minding my own business when I saw the sign that changed my life forever.

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    Recipe Finder: Sour cream waffles

    Shirley Lawton of Bend, Ore., was looking for a recipe for sour cream waffles with brown sugar syrup that she said appeared in a series of cookbooks called "Cooking from A to Z" that were distributed through chain grocery stores as some sort of a promotion in the late '70s. She had these books when...

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    Diabetes Quick Fix: Pork Chops with Apple Relish and Sweet Potatoes

    Sweet and tart apple relish garnishes the sauteed boneless pork chop in this quick recipe. Sweet potatoes, gently steamed, complete this fall harvest meal.

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