Recipes using oil


Fresh Corn Salad

The farmer’s market is one of my favorite places during the summer. The brightly colored fruits and vegetables seem to be calling my name as I walk past each booth. And, who can resist a juicy peach, freshly picked sweet corn or a first-of-the-season cantaloupe or watermelon? This month, Finest Cooking is featuring fresh fruits […]

Herb Marinated Chuck Steak

The farmer’s market is one of my favorite places during the summer. The brightly colored fruits and vegetables seem to be calling my name as I walk past each booth. And, who can resist a juicy peach, freshly picked sweet corn or a first-of-the-season cantaloupe or watermelon? This month, Finest Cooking is featuring fresh fruits […]

Blueberry Muffins

Breakfast There’s nothing quite like waking up to the fragrant aroma of bacon frying and coffee brewing, unless it’s also the sweet smell of cinnamon wafting through the air! These amazing scents may make you think of lazy Saturday mornings, but breakfast isn’t just for breakfast anymore. You can enjoy stacks of hot pancakes dripping […]

Oh So Good Pizza Dip

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Malaysian Fried Rice

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Peanut Butter Sundae Cake

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Key Lime Cupcakes

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Five-Minute Mug Cake

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Pecan Pie Bars

Do you eat gluten-free? Whether eating gluten-free is a medical necessity, such as those suffering from celiac disease, or a choice, many supermarkets are adding food aisles and freezers dedicated to gluten-free ingredients and prepared foods. Gluten-free pasta, flour, cereals and bread, once only available in specialty stores, can now be found in local grocery […]

Strawberry Salad

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