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Pop(corn) Culture

Movie food sure has gotten fancy since this finger-licking foursome first appeared in Gourmet magazine in 2003, but as with Hitchcock and Truffaut, oldies are goodies. Reprinted for Gourmet Live's Dinner and a Movie issue, these are recipes for popcorn with panache, perfect for a night with Netflix or for sneaking into a multiplex...

Roasted Red Pepper–Walnut Dip

Transform jarred roasted red peppers into a fresh and flavorful dip seasoned with cumin and a pinch of cayenne.
Gourmet Live

Turkish-Style Tomato and Red-Pepper Spread

Leftover tomato paste gets puréed with roasted red peppers, walnuts, and garlic to become a luscious, deeply flavored spread.
September 2008

Chilled Red Bell Pepper and Habanero Soup

We love the games this soup plays with our senses: When you take a sip, your tongue realizes the soup is cold.
August 2008
diary of a foodie

Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie: Salt & Pepper

Learn why salt and pepper are earning a newfound respect from chefs in the know.


Red-Lentil and Red-Pepper Pâté

This vegetarian pâté, satisfyingly rich with a silky texture, will entice even the most die-hard carnivores.
December 2006

Buffalo Burgers with Pickled Onions and Smoky Red Pepper Sauce

A low-fat alternative to beef, ground buffalo is becoming increasingly available.
June 2004
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