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Grilled skirt steak gets a kick from salsa, black beans

| | Aug 23 2016 - 9:36am | Comments

If you ask a chef what his or her favorite steak is, chances are the answer will be rich, beefy skirt steak.

  1. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 9:36am

    If you ask a chef what his or her favorite steak is, chances are the answer will be rich, beefy skirt steak.

  2. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 9:36am

    Ice cream is a sweet treat that is easy to fall in love with, and it tastes all the more heavenly in summer, when hot days and humid nights beg for something cool on the tongue. And if you churn it yourself, that’s really something to scream about. You don’t even need fancy ingredients — just eggs, cream, milk and sugar and whatever flavorings and mix-ins you might have a yen for.

  3. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 9:36am

    There is nothing better than an ear of simply steamed or grilled fresh corn in the late summer.

  4. | Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 9:36am

    If there were a signature summer dish of my childhood, it was corn on the cob. Sweet, tender and juicy. Is there anything better? My father loved it. Still does, though he doesn’t eat a half-dozen ears in a sitting as he once did.

  5. Posted: Aug 23 2016 - 12:05am

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Not even tornado sirens could stop a Michigan couple from saying “I do.”

  6. Posted: Aug 22 2016 - 12:05am

    ORANGETOWN, N.Y. — About 30 people have paid their respects to a woman they never met after responding to a call for attendees for a suburban New York funeral at which no one was expected to show up.

  7. Posted: Aug 20 2016 - 12:05am

    BERLIN — A BMW driver brought out the wurst in a pedestrian in Germany, who dented the luxury vehicle with foot-long bologna saying the car was going too fast and endangering his son.

  8. | Posted: Aug 19 2016 - 12:06am

    BOSTON — This weekend’s Boston Symphony Orchestra performance is more than just a celebration of music — it’s a celebration of marital bliss.

  9. | Posted: Aug 17 2016 - 4:03pm

    Niagara Falls is the latest natural wonder to add a zip line, offering honeymooners and everyone else the chance to take an adrenaline-pumping plunge toward churning mist at speeds topping 40 mph.

  10. | Posted: Aug 16 2016 - 12:05am

    Kohlrabi, sweet and hot peppers, broccoli, kale, spinach, cucumbers, summer squash (including tatume, eight ball, light and dark green zucchini, light and dark yellow zucchini), radishes (red, white and striped), skinny green beans, wax beans, beets, turnips and assorted onions.

  11. | Posted: Aug 16 2016 - 12:05am

    If there’s ever a time when you can have too much of a good thing, it might be right now, when fresh summertime herbs are beyond abundant. Happily, this recipe for Fresh Herbed Yogurt Cheese is just the ticket when you’re looking to put a dent in the stockpile of herbs overflowing in your garden or taking up too much space in your refrigerator. It’s a fresh cheese based on Greek yogurt, and it’s very flexible regarding its herbal flavorings.

  12. | Posted: Aug 13 2016 - 9:40pm

    Water-wise gardens don’t have to resemble sterile moonscapes, devoid of anything but layers of rock and gravel. They can feature scores of attractive drought-resistant plants that invite bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollen- and nectar-gathering species to your yard.

  13. | Posted: Aug 12 2016 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU — A Maui ukulele player who unwittingly sang a duet with reggae artist Matisyahu will be performing with the singer in Hollywood.

  14. | Posted: Aug 9 2016 - 12:05am

    File this under “everything old is new again” — panzanella, the Italian bread salad, is a harmonious marriage between old and new. Leftover stale bread addedto vibrant summer produce leads to a winning seasonal dish.

  15. | Posted: Aug 9 2016 - 12:05am

    Fabulous Food — the kind that deserves upper-case F’s — doesn’t have to be complicated.