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Kemp’s Cinderella Carrots

When braised whole, then lightly caramelized, they become a vegetable that demands some attention.
October 2009
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The Home Cook: Kemp’s Creamy Creamless Corn Chowder

When the weather starts to shift, thoughts turn to a warming bowl of chowder—but hold the dairy.

Kemp’s Creamy Creamless Chile Corn Chowder

Corn chowder doesn’t have to be ivory pale with milk or cream to taste creamy.
September 2009
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The Home Cook: Kemp’s “You-Won’t-Believe-They’re-Whole-Wheat” Blueberry Muffins

August means blueberries, and that means a treat that’s light, tender, and ridiculously good for you.
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The Home Cook: Cilantro Almond Chicken Salad

One of the best chicken salads comes from a college-town restaurant, but who knew it, ahem, would come full circle?
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The Home Cook: Kemp’s Duck Breast with Mango Relish

Make room in your culinary repertoire for the other red meat.
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The Home Cook: Kemp’s Dandy Egg on Toast

It’s spring, and old-timey dandelion greens make an appearance at farmers markets—and in your own backyard. Time to pounce.
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The Home Cook: Quinoa, The Better Couscous

Serve this ancient staple wherever you’d use couscous, and you’ll get a meal with more protein and fiber than semolina could provide.
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The Home Cook: How to Deal with Butternut Squash

Working with this winter squash isn’t as intimidating as it seems: Our executive food editor has come up with a quick workaround to a classic Italian dish.
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The Home Cook: A Soulful Southern Stew

Growing up, our executive food editor knew nothing of collard greens and ham hocks. Then she had a revelation.
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