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A Foodie Rosh Hashanah: Appetizers for Personal Growth

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 09.14.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Dipping an apple in honey is the most popular in a series of simanim, symbolic foods, associated with the Rosh Hashanah feast. The custom is even recorded as far back as the Talmud. There are many other simanim, some simple and some exotic, that vary by community.

The December Curry: Brussels Sprouts and Parsnips

Mira Manek | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste
Mira Manek

Both vegetables retain a very slight crunch even after being cooked, and both absorb the aromatic masalas so that each time you bite into a sprout or a parsnip, it is richly infused.

Fun With Fenugreek

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

After acquiring some free fenugreek seeds at a neighborhood seed exchange, we planted them -- recognizing their name only vaguely as some component of curry. Now they're a bumper crop. We decided to investigate and eat our new slender-stemmed friends.

German E. Coli Source Farm To Reopen

AP | Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

BERLIN -- German authorities say a farm involved in a deadly E. coli outbreak is being cleared to reopen following thorough testing and the removal of...

Seeds Blamed For Europe E. Coli Outbreak Still On Sale

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

LONDON — Egyptian sprout seeds blamed for a massive and deadly E. coli outbreak are still on the market and were shipped to more European countr...

Fenugreek: A Spice To Spice Things Up In The Bedroom

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

An herb commonly used in curry dishes has powers beyond the taste buds -- it also has the potential to amp up your sex life. Researchers from the A...

Aluminum, Fluoride, and other Health Hazards

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

I am on a mission. I can't do it all at once, but I think that if I can take it one thing at a time, I just might be able to get a little cleaner from the inside, and little greener on the outside.