Food safety in numbers

Even a food editor can feel she is being grilled when it comes to correct temperatures and practices for handling, cooking, and storing food. By Sheryl Julian

sunday supper

// Eggplant-tomato gratin turns into linguine sauce

Midsummer’s glorious array at local farmers’ markets might prompt anyone to become a vegetarian.

// Yonah Kalikow’s dinner with the first lady

The Auburndale 10-year-old was the Massachusetts winner of the Healthy Lunchtime Contest.

Cookbook review

// Kim Sunee’s ‘A Mouthful of Stars’

The memoir/cookbook chronicles Sunee’s journeys on four continents and dishes picked up along the way.

// Feeding, teaching India’s impoverished

Andover’s Gururaj Deshpande joined former president Bill Clinton in India to meet students fed by Akshaya Patra kitchens.

Q & A

// Tony Geraci’s role: ridding schools of processed food

The “Cafeteria Man” star wants to replace pre-plated, processed meals with freshly prepared food.


// In Ohio cow country, he’s making cheese from a herd of goats

Del Burkholder of Turkeyfoot Creek Creamery thinks the flat land and fertile fields of northwest Ohio are ideal for goats.

Short Order

// Ethiopian coffee stars in Farmer Horse Coffee

The 25-seat cafe near Symphony serves a cool iced mocha or chock-full turkathon sandwich.

short order

// Barrington: secret to fine Indian coffee

Barrington Coffee Roasting Co. of Lee has been working directly with coffee farms in India for almost 20 years.

Karoline Boehm Goodnick for The Boston Globe

seasonal recipe

Recipe for angel hair pasta with peas and toasted hazelnuts

Frozen peas, while ordinary, transform into an appealing sauce when pureed with cream.

seasonal recipe

// Recipe for Summer peach cake

The thin walnut crumb layer on the bottom is a crunchy contrast to the cake and fruit.

Seasonal Recipe

// Recipe for red quinoa salad with radishes, avocado, and orange vinaigrette

Orange brightens this red quinoa salad with radishes and avocado.

seasonal recipe

// Recipe for grilled escarole and white bean salad

Here is a summer version of the winter classic white bean soup with escarole.

Cooking tip from food editor Sheryl Julian

To clean and sanitize a cutting board at home, wash it thoroughly with dish detergent to remove all the food. Dilute 2 teaspoons liquid bleach in 1 gallon of water. Rinse the board with the solution. Use only smooth or hard maple boards.

Globe Magazine

// Best of the new: Food

Food finds from 53 restaurants, taverns, and treats.

Globe e-book

// Cookies

20 recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.