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A round-up of grilling wisdom from four Spree food writers

ILLUSTRATION BY JOSH FLANIGAN   Here’s a round-up of grilling wisdom from four Spree food writers who also happen to be serious cooks and year-round grillers. What’s your favorite outdoor cooking method (charcoal grill, gas grill, smoker, fireplace, etc.) and … Continue reading

01. April 2019 by Nina
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Nothing ho-hum about it: Hummingbird Cake recipe

Since the Hummingbird Cake recipe originally ran in the February 1978 issue of Southern Living magazine, it has become the most requested recipe in the magazine’s history. Originally submitted by Mrs. L. H. Wiggins of Greensboro, NC, it is famous … Continue reading

13. November 2017 by admin
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Sunday sauce and meatballs recipe

This recipe started with my grandmother, Concetta Capuano, my mother’s mother, who made sauce regularly for family meals with her husband and two children. She would typically make it on Sunday and then serve it a second time on Thursday. … Continue reading

13. January 2017 by admin
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A Detroit favorite: Chocolate Bumpy Cake recipe

A Detroit favorite When customers make up their own name for a dessert on the menu, you know you have a winner. The original Bumpy Cake—made from rich devil’s food cake, rows of buttercream frosting affectionately known as bumps, and … Continue reading

13. November 2015 by admin
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Mexican Street Corn Salad

I love Mexican street corn. Lloyd Taco Trucks makes a popular version of the dish known as krazy korn when it’s in season and fans cannot get enough of it. I recently examined my CSA haul and dreamed up a … Continue reading

13. September 2015 by Nina
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Pickling recipes and tips from local chefs

Originally published in the September 2014 issue of Buffalo Spree magazine. Brad Rowell’s pickled cherry tomatoes 1 pound cherry tomatoes 1 cup white balsamic vinegar 1 cup water 4 teaspoons salt 3 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons fresh thyme 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

02. February 2015 by Nina
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Canning tips and resources

Originally published in the September 2014 issue of Buffalo Spree magazine.  You want to try your hand at canning, but don’t know where to begin. There are many resources in our area and at your fingertips to help you take … Continue reading

24. January 2015 by Nina
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