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Make Your Pesto the Best-o: Recipes to Riff On

By Megan Myers, May 23, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Basic pesto ingredients

Learn to Cook: Simple Pesto Recipe

Pesto and summer go together like, well, basil and parmesan. This tasty, zesty condiment is begging to be used all over your picnic menu. From a classic caprese to grilled meats, pesto can brighten up your plate in so many ways.

Plus, you don’t need to be worried about keeping to a recipe. One of the great things about pesto is that you can customize it to your tastes or what you...

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Daily Dish: Monday

By Whole Story Editors, May 23, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Rigatoni with Arugula, Almond and Greek yogurt Pesto and Peas

Photo Credit: @cravingsinamsterdam

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today. 

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Favorite New Recipe: Raw Cherry Pie

By Molly Siegler, May 23, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

We asked Molly Siegler, our food editor, to share one of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen. 

Raw Cherry Pie

Get the Recipe: Raw Cherry Pie

It’s cherry season! Unlike some of my other favorite fruits (apples and raspberries, for example), stone fruit isn’t available year-round. I love cherries so much, I can usually only bear to eat them raw, so this new five-ingredient Raw Cherry Pie is my new favorite way to dress them up a bit....

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, May 22, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

April showers has given way to May flowers, and all the other beauty spring provides — including some of our favorite foods. Make the most of them by cooking at home! While warmer temperatures feel like a reason to slow down, our lives don’t, so plan ahead to make the task of putting dinner on the table stress-free.

Choose from family favorites, or pick a spin on a classic recipe to introduce new flavors and textures. It’s a great opportunity to find your new go-to recipe, which will make meal planning in weeks ahead that much easier!

To help you get started, we’ve collected seven recipes to get dinner on the table every night of the week.


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How to Cook a Whole Fish

By Alice K. Thompson, May 21, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Whole Fish

Grilled Whole Fish with Garlic and Lemon

When you walk by the display at your fish department, what catches your eye and holds your attention? For me, it’s the gorgeous, colorful, iridescently shiny whole fish that seem to be cavorting in a mini-sea of crushed ice. But the display isn’t just visually intriguing: It also offers one of the simplest and spectacular seafood experiences out there.

A whole fish makes an awesome presentation...

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