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Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters

WASHINGTON — The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney. And then requesting that the baloney be sandwiched between two pieces of white bread. Served with a cookie for dessert.

Mangos a sweet addition to stir-fry

June and July are the height of the mango season in Miami. The sweet mangos and their juice add just the right sweet touch to this soy sauce-and-vinegar based stir-fry. Red peppers and green snow peas make this a pretty and quick summer dinner.

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Making lamb a little leaner for a healthier burger

Beef may claim to be what’s for dinner in America, but in the Middle East that honor often goes to lamb. It’s prepared in innumerable ways, but my favorite is when the lamb is ground, spiced and grilled, then topped with some kind of yogurt sauce and finally tucked into a pita. And that’s how we’re rolling here.

Garlic-stuffed steak: Make a good thing even better

Garlic and parsley stuffed into a juicy steak make a perfect quick meal. The garlic cloves for this stuffing are blanched first and then chopped with fresh parsley to make a simple, fresh stuffing. Blanching gives the garlic a mild, sweet flavor. The water used for blanching the garlic has a wonderful flavor so I add it to the water for cooking the pasta.