Darlene Hardeman

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6 Surprising Ways Chefs Eat Ice Cream

Here, six brilliant ways chefs eat ice cream.<p>Thanks to this week's Mad Genius Tips video you now know the fastest way to make ice cream at home. But …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Friday! If you haven't done so already, head to the market and grab a few pints of strawberries -- you'll need them to make crisps, ice pops, and …

Ice Cream

9 Berry Desserts That Work Well as Paint Colors, Too

Inspired by our desserts, 9 berry paint colors to use in your home that are good enough to eat<p>__Sometimes, when we need fashion or home décor inspiration, we look no further than our plates—__right now, super-seasonal berries are the star of our desserts. From vibrant reds to deep purples, we …

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How Chefs Cook with Unripe Fruits, Vegetables

From green strawberries to fresh garbanzo beans, chefs around the country are harnessing the flavor power of unripe fruit, nuts, and vegetables<p>If you've ever eaten a fried green tomato, that crackly-crusted round of tangy, late summer deliciousness, you already understand the genius of cooking with …

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A Cookbook of Explosively Good Recipes

The 'summer porridge' recipe in Laurie David's new book <i>The Family Cooks</i> (see below) is so delicious, it's dangerous. I didn't realize just how dangerous till a TSA official confiscated the Mason jar containing my latest batch and tossed it in the trash at LaGuardia airport last week.<p>Admittedly, …