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Ten Best Veggies for the Grill

Mary Ann Esposito | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Mary Ann Esposito

The best veggies for the grill are those that stay put on the grill grate, need minimal fussing -- just a light olive oil spray -- and whose flavor is enhanced by grilling.

Vegetable Abundance

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Christina Pirello

The day I met Julia Child was amazing and I was just a little star-struck. "So all you eat are vegetables?" she asked, genuinely interested and perplexed.

7 Gorgeous Spring Pea Recipes

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Each part of the pea plant -- the tiny peas themselves, their shoots, even their pods (which can be simmered to make a broth) -- tastes of the sweet, sunny days of spring.

Cardoons: In Season Now

YumSugar | Camilla Salem | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

I grew up eating cardoons, or cardoni, every Spring; my grandmother would braise them, and I was always so fond of their artichokelike flavor. Because...

Creamy Mustard Roasted Red Snapper

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon

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Don't Start a Veggie Garden to Save Money

Dan Allen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Dan Allen

Saving money is a popular rationale for starting a vegetable garden at home. A commonly cited statistic suggests that home gardeners can expect a return of $8 worth of produce for each $1 they invest in seeds, starts, fertilizers and pest control.

Asparagus, At Last!

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

We've watched the days get lighter, felt the sun get warmer. We've been going to the farmers' market, eagerly grabbing (and gobbling) those hallmarks of spring: ramps, artichokes, and now, asparagus!

Cock-a-Leekie Soup

Laura Kumin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Amazingly addictive, this soup is a great weekend one-dish supper and freezes well. It has a few steps, but the result is well worth the effort.

How to Stop Eating Junk

Tamar Haspel | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Tamar Haspel

A funny thing happened after I moved to Cape Cod and started planting things to eat. Slowly, my fundamental idea of what food is started to change.

Ramps: The Reason For Our 'Cult'-Like Worship

The Atlantic Wire | Adam Martin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

This spring was all about the early harbingers. The abnormally warm weather, the insects, and the March 20 cherry blossoms all came early to remind us...

The Best Chilled Soups For Spring

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

So your body may not have been in top-notch condition for spring break, but there's still time to get that bikini bod by summertime! 

Roasted Cauliflower and Cumin Dip

Laura Kumin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Laura Kumin

If you're delighted with the freshly ground spice, want to take it up a notch. Try roasting the seeds first, then crushing them. The aroma and taste are amazing, and it's easy to do.

How To: Use Vending Machine Snacks in Home Cooking

Small Kitchen College | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Small Kitchen College

If you haven't had the time or inclination to pack an afternoon (after-school) snack, you'll likely find yourself in front of your dorm or office vending machine, gazing into that treat-filled tower and clutching your one dollar bill until you have finally decided how to spend it.

Five Ways With Spinach

Amie Valpone | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Amie Valpone

This juice takes a few minutes to prepare and will keep you energized and full into your mid-morning snack. Get creative and experiment with a vast array of fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables each time.

Five Diet Myths Debunked!

Marisa Moore | Posted 03.23.2012 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

It's the first of spring. What better time to clear out dusty old myths for the truth... Here are some of the ones I've heard recently about diets and dieting that aren't true. Take a look and let me know the other ones you're wondering about.

PHOTO: Starbucks Misspells 'Vegetables' At New Juice Bar

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

Starbucks is opening its first ever juice bar. It's the company's biggest move outside of coffee and has the potential to spread the juice gospel fair...

Back to Your Roots: Rediscovering Turnips and Rutabagas

Neil Zevnik | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
Neil Zevnik

Ask a random passerby when was the last time he or she had turnips, and you're likely to get one of the following responses: "Hmm-mm -- 1973?" or "Not since my mother made me eat them when I was six" or -- the most likely -- "Huh?"

How To Make Better Salads

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

In my youth, I discovered that if each bite of salad were paired with a bite of something with a less leafy texture, it was much easier for me not just to get my salad down but to enjoy it.

Rachel Tepper

What's Tangerine Lace? Cork Wine Bar's Chef Explains Why It's Great

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ever heard of tangerine lace? Neither had Cork Wine Bar's new chef, Robert Weland, until recently. The leafy, long-stemmed green is a...

Beet it: Beet Risotto Nobody Wanted

Julie Tilsner | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
Julie Tilsner

Even as I stood over my stove stirring the stuff my neighbor inquired skeptically, "Why are you going through the trouble? Your kids aren't gonna eat that, you know."

Cooking With Scissors

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.24.2012 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

What do I take every time I go into the kitchen? A toolbelt, that's what. And that includes the most important household implement: Scissors.

Three Sweet Ways With Bitter Greens

Lisa Turner | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Lisa Turner

Escarole may well be the queen of greens. Its leaves are broad and confident, sturdy enough to stand up to a sauté, but tender enough to yield in a salad.

Vegetable's Secret Message For Lovers?

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

Is there any truth to the tale that vegetables have secret messages for lovers? I heard you said something on your show about this. Could it change my bummed out love life? Please tell all.

Ron Dicker

Juiced Over Juice: Yankees' Mark Teixeira Becomes A Player In Health Drink Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2012 | Business

When the New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira invested in the health-drink chain The Juice Press, he joined a crowded field in the natural-beverage busines...

Training Toddlers' Taste Buds: Juice vs. Froot Loops

Dina R. Rose | Posted 03.27.2012 | Parents
Dina R. Rose

A study published by the Center for Disease Control just made a radical recommendation: after-school programs should stop serving 100 percent apple ju...