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My Tween Daughter Argued in School That Tomatoes Are Fruits, and Here is What Happened

Dr. Chris Martine | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Dr. Chris Martine

As if this sort of comment in a seventh-grade gym class wouldn't be enough to put a target on her, my daughter offered one last comment to a growing chorus of dissenting opinion: "I should know what a fruit is. My dad is a botanist."

Video: After The Storm

Richard Ha | Posted 03.02.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

What a storm! The house shook with intense thunder and lightning last night. This morning, an eleven-mile stretch of Highway 19 was closed, 20 mile...

Debunking The Natural Food Myth: 5 Modern Foods That Are Anything But Natural

Shawn Forno | Posted 02.18.2014 | Home
Shawn Forno

Some of the most basic "all-natural food" we eat, never existed anywhere in "nature" before human beings modified and exploited them for consumption.

10 Things You Eat All The Time That Could Poison You

Thrillist | Posted 02.15.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Don't worry, getting poisoned by them is gonna take some effort.

Walking the Walk on Farmworker Rights

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green
Maisie Ganzler

I can tell you unequivocally that Worker Center Watch's claims could not be farther from the truth. How do I know? I'm part of that "industry" they claim to represent -- I'm a food service executive responsible for over $75 million per year in produce purchases.

Astoria Characters: The Veteran Survivor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Attilio Poli is standing tall in the asphalt drive of his back yard. He's gazing at his fig trees and grapevines, but there's a faraway look in his eyes that takes him all the way to Venice.

Dana Oliver

7 Amazing Facts About Tomatoes

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.01.2013 | Style

Tomatoes rarely come up in conversation unless I'm ordering a salad or veggie burger. But after senior style editor Ellie asked me about the beauty be...

Coquilles St. Jacques à la Provençale

Tarajia Morrell | Posted 11.13.2013 | Taste
Tarajia Morrell

My mother's recipe for Coquilles St. Jacques à la Provençale has been a favorite since I was a wee tot.

When a Chef Is in Love with His Tomatoes

GAYOT.com | Posted 11.10.2013 | Los Angeles
GAYOT.com

If you head to the Italian restaurant Il Grano in West Los Angeles, and chat with chef Sal(vatore) Marino, you will have no doubt that he is in love with the tomatoes he grows at the restaurant and at his home garden.

Za'atar Gives Your Brunch a Swift Kick in the Tomatoes

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

It's the hangover helper of your ancestors.

How to Deal With Fresh Tomatoes

Food52 | Posted 08.29.2013 | Taste
Food52

All the skills you need to get your tomatoes ready for cooking (or eating).

Provençal Summer Vegetable Gratin With Olives and Fresh Goat Cheese

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 10.23.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

In Provence, gratins are called "tians" for the colorful earthenware vessel they're cooked and served in. But it's not their name that makes these gratins unusual...

21 Reasons To Choose Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste

Fresh tomatoes aren't always the right choice.

Yellow Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho With Lime Oil and Fresh Mint

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 10.20.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

The lime-infused oil drizzled on the chilled soup just before serving brings out the tomatoes' flavor even more.

The Pop-Culture History Of The Tomato, From The Stage To The Simpsons

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.08.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Michael Y. Park The tomato may be a relative newcomer to the wider world's dining table, but there's no denying that the spherical fruit...or is it v...

Recipe Of The Day: Roasted Tomatoes

Posted 08.08.2013 | Taste

You've never tasted them this sweet.

10 Fresh Tomato Recipes to Master

Food52 | Posted 08.05.2013 | Taste
Food52

Roasted, salted, sliced, diced, raw -- you can't go wrong with a fresh tomato.

No Tomatoes in the Fridge and Other Rules for Enjoying Summer's Finest Yield

Blue Apron | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

What's your favorite way to eat summer tomatoes?

Grandpa's Greek Salad

Laura Kumin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Grandpa was a great cook. Mom says he cooked "out of self-defense," in an age when a home kitchen was generally a woman's preserve.

The Produce You Want to Eat in July

Blue Apron | Posted 07.15.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

Bringing the farm stand to you.

The World's Most Unusual Food Festivals

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.11.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Who knew you could actually join in a large scale roadkill cook-off?

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Pasta Sauce That Makes Itself As You Eat

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.09.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

A simple dish that depends on the excellence of the ingredients.

Getting to Know Your Friends... One Tomato at a Time

Annie Stein | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Annie Stein

The best part, other than the yummy taste of a homegrown, pesticide-free perfect tomato, has been getting to know my pal Mark through working on the garden with him.

7 Fruits And Vegetables That Reverse The Signs Of Aging

Posted 07.09.2013 | OWN

By Nicole Frehsée The human diet contains thousands of antioxidants -- nutrients that may help do everything from preventing wrinkles to kil...

Tomato Frittata With Fresh Herbs

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 08.28.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

A perfect dish to make when tomatoes are at their peak!