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Vegetarian

This dish tastes like health and summer. 

Even more so than corn on the cob swabbed with butter, when summer comes, I look forward to sweet, nubby corn salads loaded with vegetables and a zesty dressing.

We have no idea if this dish comes from France, but its clever simplicity feels utterly French to us.

Pages

  • A look at the history of sugar, from art and language to 3-D printing

    Darra Goldstein is editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets, an 888-page reference guide to all things sweet. "The book is really a compendium of human desires, a cultural history of desire for things that are sweet and what it has caused in the world, in both the realm of pleasure and also of pain," she says.

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Book Excerpts

Before paper confetti was invented, people threw candied nuts and plaster

A history of confetti from The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets edited by Darra Goldstein.