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Questions from Miami Herald readers have fueled Linda Cicero's weekly Cook's Corner column for more than 30 years. She started Cook's Corner while food editor of the Herald, and she continued it through family moves to Denver and northern Virginia. She has no formal culinary training other than cooking for family since she was 13. "Nothing makes me happier than gathering family and friends in the kitchen, reveling in the camaraderie as we chop and whisk away," she says.

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Mango-chipotle chicken is a smoky-sweet way to use fresh Florida mangoes

 <span class="cutline_leadin">Sweet and smoky: </span>Mango chipotle chicken can be served with grilled vegetables and beans.

It’s peak mango season in South Florida, so when I got my first batch from a friend’s yard, I went searching for something new to try.