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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch highlights sweet corn in today’s food section: “When Anne Cori brings fresh-from-the-field corn into the kitchen, she immediately trims off a few kernels and pops them into her mouth. “I taste it for sweetness, and if it’s freshly picked and very sweet, I won’t boil it at all,” says Cori.” The […]

Our bees are angry and frustrated. The spring has been cool and wet, which has kept the bees inside their hives. What do you do when you are cooped up? Have sex. Yes, bees do do it. The bees have rapidly multiplied, which is good — except the crowd of bees produced multiple queens. The […]

Fresh basil (locally grown) is now available at Kitchen Conservatory. Come by and pick up a bouquet for $2, since there is no such thing as too much basil. Even if you don’t use it in cooking, the sweet aroma of basil makes a lovely centerpiece. Or use the basil in this salad to remember […]

Do you really need another kitchen tool? Yes, when the new tool dramatically eases a kitchen job. Mario Batali’s Mozzarella Slicer is so much more than a tool for making salad caprese. Essentially the slicer is an oversized egg slicer with wire cutters, so it can also make a lot of egg salad in a […]

I feel overwhelmed by all the food choices available. What would you like to eat tonight? A little bit of everything, I answer! Food is so delicious. So how do we narrow our myriad of choices available in the supermarket and create a perfect meal? I have two answers: 1. Eat out of the refrigerator. […]

Kitchen Conservatory’s Anne Cori will be cooking on TV. Set your recorder for Show Me St. Louis on Channel 5 on Monday, May 7 at 3 pm. She will demonstrate a lovely salad for Mother’s Day. Spinach Salad with Poached Eggs fresh spinach, washed and dried pancetta or bacon, chopped, cooked until crisp, and drained […]