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Seaweed Is A Culinary Win-Win-Win, So Why Aren't We All Eating It?

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste

At the Portland, Maine, location of Flatbread Co., a chain of 12 restaurants located mostly in the Northeast, it’s been on the menu since the or...

Cooling the Climate with Giant Seaweed Farming

Clayton B. Cornell | Posted 11.06.2015 | Green
Clayton B. Cornell

Australian climate scientist Tim Flannery suggests we could cool the climate with massive seaweed farms to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

Researchers Discover a Protein-Packed Superfood That Tastes Just Like Bacon

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Now this is a superfood: Researchers from Oregon State University have reportedly created and patented a new strain of nutrient-rich seaweed that tastes like everyone's favorite fetishized breakfast meat.

Geniuses Want To Make 'Bacon Seaweed' A Thing In America

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.16.2015 | Taste

Consider this: Soon, you’ll be able to snack on chips that taste like bacon, made with seaweed that’s twice as nutritious as kale.&nb...

This Food of the Future Can Save the Planet

Bren Smith | Posted 06.03.2015 | Green
Bren Smith

A zero-input food like kelp has great potential to remain cost-competitive in any market, especially as growing scarcity of cropland and fresh water drive up the prices of conventional crops and feedstocks. As the price of freshwater rises, sea vegetables will become the most affordable food on the planet.

Sea of Change: A Company That Views Seaweed as an Infinitely Nourishing Gift From the Seas

Dark Rye | Posted 11.18.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

The ocean still contains a near-infinite bounty of food. We just need to seek it out.

This Is How To Cook With Seaweed At Home (Don't Be Afraid)

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.08.2014 | Taste

Seaweed is a nutritional superstar. It's a great source of iodine and antioxidants, both important nutrients for regulating health. And, beyond its su...

How Seaweed Became A Mainstream Snack In America

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste

It was the perfect storm.

And Now, Seaweed Beer

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste

Bottoms up!

Rockweed: Failing Down the Food Chain

Peter Neill | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

This weed constitutes shelter for such species, an incubation place for plankton, sea urchins, periwinkles, and other shellfish, young adult lobsters, and other coastal animals, above and below the waterline, that forage there for nutrition.

2014 Fancy Food Show Trends And Insights

Thei Zervaki | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
Thei Zervaki

Here are the culinary trends and predictions of a food writer and a serial attendee of the Fancy Food Show.

Florida Seaweed Contains Secret Weapon Against Cancer: Study

Posted 09.06.2013 | Miami

Seaweed, particularly a variety found in Florida waters, may be a secret weapon against cancer, according to a recent study by the University of Flori...

The Green Superfood You're Not Eating -- But Should Be

Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nick English You've likely chewed on seaweed wrapped around a sushi roll, but few Westerners would consider picking up a bag of the stuff at t...

16 Things That Taste Just Like Your Asian American Childhood

Foodbeast | Posted 07.10.2013 | Taste

Nabisco? Hostess? Please, it's all about Lotte, Glico and Calbee.

Beach Foraging With Maine Chef Andrew Taylor

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 08.03.2013 | Taste
Sharon Kitchens

The latest "trend" in a do-it-yourself/locavore movement "sweeping" the nation, foraging is serious business. Andrew Taylor, chef and co-owner of Eventide Oyster Co. in Portland, Maine, frequently incorporates foraged items into the restaurant's menus.

A Ritual of Refreshing Restraint

Sanjay Surana | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

I went to my first Japanese tea ceremony today. Actually, it was my first tea ceremony, period. Big whoop, you might think, except that six months ago I would have balked at such an opportunity. Before moving to Singapore last year, I was an avowed anti-tea-ite.

The Seaweed Bath Co. Delivers Nutrient-Rich Beauty Products

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

So perhaps “Bladderwrack” isn’t the most soothing name you’ve heard in a while. But when this nutrient-rich seaweed is sustainably harvested f...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Spring Shallots With Silver Dory

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.27.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Spring weather remains a fantasy here in the North-East, but those early alliums in the market made it seem a fantasy that just could become reality.

The Best Green Foods For St. Patrick's Day (None Of Them Artificially Colored!)

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

It's March, and that means that stores are filled with green-colored muffins, candy, and other (often unhealthy) items to commemorate St. Patrick's Day. Here are a few healthier items to keep with the green theme this Sunday -- after all, you don't need to be Irish to be lucky in health!

Under the Sea(weed)

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

You've seen it around your sushi, most likely. Not the soy sauce or the little green mound of wasabi, but the seaweed that holds everyone's favorite food together. It makes sushi rolls delicious and portable, but it's a lot more than wrapping paper.

'Green News Report' - February 9, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Santorum ...

WATCH: Seaweed Man

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

Most of the seaweed we get these days is farmed. But way up in Northern Maine, Larch Hanson is still harvesting it wild in its many varieties on the ...

'Killer Seaweed' Plagues French Beaches

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.27.2011 | Travel

Travelers to France's Brittany region are being warned of toxic seaweed that is coating beaches and killing wildlife. In the Saint Brieuc area of n...

Five Delicious Foods You've Never Tried

Rebecca Shoval | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home
Rebecca Shoval

Most organ meat is underrated, but lamb's heart is particularly delicious. I've only ever been able to get it from lamb vendors at the farmers' market; it's so unpopular they usually just give it to me for free.

Radiation Emergency Measures You Can Take Now

William Spear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Spear

Long before the disasters at Chernobyl or Three Mile Island, nutritional scientists, environmental groups and public health educators including proponents of the macrobiotic approach to diet and way of life sat down to discuss what actions one should take in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.