COOK'S CORNER

Linda Cicero

Write to her at LindaCiceroCooks@aol.com.


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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Pinto beans in cake? Sounds crazy, tastes delicious

 
 <span class="cutline_leadin">Easy picadillo empanadas: </span>Cut the fat by using ground turkey instead of beef.

Several readers sent in their favorite recipes for spice cake made with pinto beans.