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Wendy's, What Are You Waiting For?: Calling on the Fast Food Giant to Stand up For Farmworkers

Anna Lappé | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Anna Lappé

Who has freckles, pigtails, and is still holding out from joining the Fair Food Program? If you guessed the fresh-faced mascot of Wendy's, give yourself a gold star.

10 Things to Do with a Can of Tomatoes

Food52 | Posted 05.13.2013 | Taste
Food52

With a can of tomatoes -- or a stack of them -- the pantry can be a place of exploration.

Tomato Sauce in Less Than an Hour: It's Possible

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 07.09.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Once you taste this, you won't go back.

Portuguese Chicken Curry

Anne Maxfield | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

For curry lovers, this could be a good starting point.

The Case for Heirlooms: More than Just a Pretty Plate

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Robyn Jasko, cofounder of Grow Indie Growing heirlooms is a great way to preserve the flavor, sustainability, and legacy of the...

I Say Tomahto, You Say Exploitation

Raj Patel | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Raj Patel

What's the quickest way to get thrown out of a Publix supermarket? Is it a) to run naked through the aisles, b) to point and yell 'horsemeat!' at the deli counter or c) to query the manager about whether workers picking tomatoes are treated as well as she'd like. In my case, it was option c).

Taste Test: The Best Canned Tomatoes

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Before you turn up your nose, bear in mind that a good canned tomato product should taste much better than a "fresh" tomato in winter.

Sun Dried Tomatoes From The Valley

Sarah Dajani | Posted 05.08.2013 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

It's a family production, this sun-dried tomato business. And like all good things, it's simple.

The Spring Foods We Are So Excited For

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

We're ready for the onion shoots to start appearing and our seasonal allergies to kick in.

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.

Which Red Foods Are Good For Your Heart?

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 02.14.2013 | Fifty

It's time again for the ultimate red month--February, known as American Heart Month, National Cherry Month, and for Valentine's Day. It's the perfect ...

Let's Not Call The Whole Thing Off: Tomato Deal Reached

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

(Adds reaction, more detail on pact) * Deal raises minimum "reference" price for Mexican tomatoes * Agreement expected t...

Baking Bread With Social Entrepreneurs: Zikra in the Jordan River Valley

Sarah Dajani | Posted 04.03.2013 | Home
Sarah Dajani

If you want to listen to a funny story about tomatoes and group of hungry hippos, Ernesto Sirolli tells a great one. The story is as colorful as its teller, but the moral is sobering: if you really want to help people, you have to just shut up and listen.

The Highway Farm: A Lost Foodtale From Jordan

Sarah Dajani | Posted 03.16.2013 | Home
Sarah Dajani

Sometimes when I go exploring for food tales, I discover stories that are just dying to be told but find themselves without a teller. An unmarked food cart, a cookie served in meeting, a fruit cocktail handed to you at a wedding.

Easy Winter Ratatouille

Laura Kumin | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I love ratatouille, a French vegetable stew typically made with garlic, yellow summer squash and/or zucchini, onions, peppers, eggplant and tomatoes.

Joe Satran

Chipotle Finally Signs On With Florida Tomato Pickers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 10.08.2012 | Home

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Thursday that it had finally reached an agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) to join the Florida t...

The End Of A Season

Liz Neumark | Posted 12.04.2012 | Taste
Liz Neumark

Somewhere in the summers of the 1990s I became a tomato junkie.

Baking Green Tomato Tarts

The Splendid Table | Posted 11.28.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

A sweet tart made with spiced tomato jam, almond pastry tart crust and vanilla ricotta cream filling. It's easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time.

5 Comforting Vegetarian Soups For A Chilly Fall Evening

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.27.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

It's not even October and yet half the people in my life are already sick. This proves that it doesn't necessarily have to be cold outside to be cold season.

An Illustrated Guide To Peeling Tomatoes

YumSugar | Posted 09.17.2012 | Taste

Looking to preserve Summer's bounty of tomatoes for chilly seasons to come? Chances are, you've been advised to peel your tomatoes. While most fruits ...

Oven Roasted Cherry Tomato Paste

Karen Gibson | Posted 11.05.2012 | Taste
Karen Gibson

If you were to walk into my kitchen right now, you might think you had entered some kind of wonky tomato factory.

Kitchen Ninja: A Hack For Slicing Cherry Tomatoes

Food52 | Posted 10.10.2012 | Taste
Food52

Here's a quick tip for halving handfuls of cherry tomatoes at a time, using a few things you probably have lying around your kitchen.

From the SF Market: Roasted Tomato Soup

Olivia Ware | Posted 10.09.2012 | San Francisco
Olivia Ware

This recipe is endlessly versatile. I like it rich with tomatoes, but you may also add cream or milk if you prefer a milder flavor. Fresh herbs such as thyme and basil will work well, both cooked into the soup and as a garnish.

Three Ideas For Adding Fruit To Your Salads

Olga Berman | Posted 10.05.2012 | Taste
Olga Berman

I find it sad when some restaurants still consider a pile of lettuce with a few slices of cucumbers and tomatoes a salad. When I make salads at home, I like to incorporate different types of greens with in-season produce, and often add protein in forms of chicken, tofu of beans.

Meatless Monday: In a Pickle and Other Tales of Summer Abundance from Chef John Toulze

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Summer bumper crops can be beautiful. And overwhelming. But here's the other side -- we waste up to half of our food in this country. Toulze puts everything to use, something he learned from his mother. "My mom has always pickled and jarred as long as I can remember," he says.