Tag Archives: Cook’s Illustrated

Corn and Black Bean Quesadillas

Flour tortillas filled with melted pepper jack cheese, corn, black beans, diced red onion and spices are destined to become an instant hit with your family. One reason I love these quesadillas so much is that there is little prep and … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Cookies

I love browned butter in baked goods; it gives them such a nutty, rich flavor. So when I saw this recipe for browned butter brown sugar cookies I just had to make them. These cookies are phenomenal! With nutty, caramel notes … Continue reading

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Chewy Coconut-Lime Sugar Cookies

Soft and chewy sugar cookies packed with shredded coconut, lime juice and lime zest  for a tropical spin on the traditional sugar cookie. During the summer you can’t beat a good lime flavored treat. Whether it be Key Lime Pie or Margarita Cupcakes, adding limes to a … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

I have always wanted to try my hand at making bagels. I have had this recipe from Baking Illustrated bookmarked for way over a year. These bagels are super easy to make but they do require a little planning. An … Continue reading

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Lattice-Top Fresh Peach Pie

A homemade fruit pie with a flaky crust is the ultimate summer dessert. Nothing is better than using fresh ripe produce straight from the farmers market to make a delicious pie. For this pie I used my new-found favorite pie crust recipe … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Cherry Brownies

The other day when I picked up some sweet red cherries at the grocery store I had big plans on how I was going to use them. You know, maybe make some cherry ice cream or even a cherry pie. But … Continue reading

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Creamy Corn Pudding

Many people make corn pudding for Thanksgiving, however, there is nothing better than corn pudding using sweet summer corn fresh off the ear. This tender, creamy custard has lots of corn flavor from the combination of whole and grated kernels, as well … Continue reading

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Fresh Peach Ice Cream

There is no doubt that homemade ice cream is the best summertime treat. Made with ripe, in-season peaches, a dash of cinnamon and a rich custard base, this homemade peach ice cream can’t be beat. It seems like I have made an unintentional … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder

This satisfying Corn Chowder makes the most of sweet, fresh summer corn. This is one of the best corn chowders I have ever tasted. Made with fresh corn, redskin potatoes, bacon, onions and one simple ingredient that takes this chowder from … Continue reading

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