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Best Kept Secret - Fig Almond Crostata

Ken Leung | Posted 11.24.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

A thin layer of almond paste compliments the sweetness of the figs, as well as lining the dough to keep it from getting soggy from the filling.

Gluten-Free Spice Muffins With Dark Chocolate Streusel

Kelly Pfeiffer | Posted 11.04.2013 | Taste
Kelly Pfeiffer

Brown rice flour is your friend in these light and fluffy muffins.

Why You Should Start Eating More Of These

Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty

The health benefits of nuts are many -- studies have attributed it to increasing weight loss, reducing stress and improving sperm quality. A new study...

Salty Peanut Brown Butter Sandwich Cookies

Ken Leung | Posted 05.02.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

Two crispy cookies with a creamy peanut butter center. The sweet duels with the savory, but in the end, sweetness wins out.

Admire Cherry Blossoms From Afar With Matcha Almond Cookies

Ken Leung | Posted 06.30.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

Delicate matcha cookies with the lightness of cherry blossoms.

A Cube of Cake Your Can Eat With Your Hands

Ken Leung | Posted 06.17.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

In its original form, the Lamington, a cake that originates from Australia, consists of individual squares of sponge cake.

Rugelach With Almond-Azuki Bean Filling

Ken Leung | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

These Jewish pastries reach a new not-quite-kosher-for-Passover cultural mish-mash with the injection of a popular Asian dessert ingredient.

Passover Traumatic Stress Disorder: Saved by Charoset

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.21.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

When Passover begins again next week, I will stage my millionth attempt to rescue some meaningful spark from its story -- this time, by exploring charoset as a glorious dish at once ancient and futuristic, traditional and infinitely adaptable.

Taste Test: The Best Flavored Nuts

Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.06.2013 | Taste

These days nuts are flavored like chips, but are so much better for you.

Catherine New

The Reason Everyone Is Going Crazy Over These

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

Company: KIND Healthy Snacks, maker of fruit-and-nut snack bars and granola Founded: 2004 CEO: Daniel Lubetzky, 44 By the numbers: New York ...

Getting Past the Hype About Peanut Allergies

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Who could forget the tragic "peanut butter kiss of death" headlines about a Canadian teen who died of anaphylactic shock related to a peanut allergy. Well, the teenager did die -- but little else of that story proved true.

Buckwheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Nik Sharma | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Buckwheat grain gives an amazing flour with a rich and deep earthy texture which fits perfectly in these cookies. Buckwheat is also gluten- and wheat-free, making it an ideal flour substitute in most dishes for people with related allergies.

Why Do We Always Forget About Pistachios?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.05.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Why are pistachios the semi-forgotten nut? Ask any random group of Americans to list five types of nut. Pistachios probably won't make the list. Peanuts will, and peanuts aren't even nuts. They're beans. Almonds would probably top that list. Almonds get all the attention.

WATCH: Monkeys' Amazing Nut-Cracking Mastery

| Posted 02.28.2013 | Science

By Sean Treacy Keep still, you nut! Bearded capuchins open nutshells by placing them on a log or a stone and smashing down on them with a rock, as ...

Can Olive Oil and Nuts Prevent Heart Attacks?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

I think the Mediterranean diet would be worth adopting for the sheer pleasure of it, and the health benefits are just another great reason to go Mediterranean.

Supercharge Your Day With Superfoods

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

We used to think that "a calorie is a calorie" and all foods basically impacted our bodies the same way. We now know that's not true. In fact, there are some foods that are truly super -- they pack the biggest nutritional bang even in small portions and help fight diseases.

Coconuts and Nuts: Are They the 'Superfoods' Some Crack Them Up to Be?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 04.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Forget the fruit smoothie and energy bar; today's fashionably health conscious leave the gym with a bottle of coconut water in one hand and a fistful of raw walnuts in the other. But are they the superfoods that some have them cracked up to be?

A Mission To Make Nuts More Alluring

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.08.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I will admit, I'm not the biggest nut person. I rarely crave them. In fact, I don't seek them out. Nuts, in general, don't make it into my pantry as a snack.

Three Foods To Incorporate Into Any Diet, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

There are three foods that health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer thinks everyone should add to their diet: salmon, lentils and nuts. When she visited ...

Anatomy of a Cookie: Chewy Maple-Walnut Cranberry Cookies

Ken Leung | Posted 02.02.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

I often work on the multiple possibilities of a flavor, texture or combinations of the two. After last week's post on Maple-Walnut Cranberry Tart, I want to explore more of this same flavor profile.

7 Nuts And Seeds With Major Health Benefits

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

While you may have been told to avoid nuts and seeds due to their high fat and caloric content, these tasty gems contain heart-healthy unsaturated fats, and are truly terrific to include in your diet.

The Guest Who's Coming to Dinner - Maple-Walnut Cranberry Tart

Ken Leung | Posted 01.20.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

Maple Cranberry Tarts are easy to make, and the ingredients can be found in any supermarket, even if you have to drive to one on Thanksgiving eve.

Tough Nut to Crack: A Lesson From the Humble Squirrel

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

As fall comes into full swing, we can expect all the pleasantries that follow, from gorgeous foliage to the feeling of a playful frolic in a heap of leaves on the lawn.

The Steve Martin Nut Sculpture

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.31.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

I grew up being told that nuts were dangerous, that they would make me fat, that nuts were an outrageous self-indulgent luxury to eat in secret or in shame and very seldom -- a status they shared with marshmallows, chimichangas and Mystic Mints.

Nutrition Guidance: Facts About Opinions About Facts

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There is an intrinsic problem with measuring the quality of a system by how well it conforms to what you already believe. Such a system gets bonus points for agreeing with you -- even when you are wrong.