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The Escargot of House Pets

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

This is a story about a very unusual pet. Some background first. A month ago 500 people were fans on Facebook of our brand new book, Bitches on a Bud...

Fishing in My Mother's Kitchen

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

When my mother emailed me the other day, out of the blue, that I should cook more trout ("affordable and easy," she said), I was all ears. The result: this recipre for Pan-Fried Trout with Pecans.

When Yoga and Civilization Collide

Isabel Cowles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Isabel Cowles

Not a day goes by when I don't eat cooked food or animal products. And not a day goes by when I don't practice yoga. Both feel better with company.

Is Water Better Than Canned Chicken Stock?

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Knowlton

Michael Ruhlman--cookbook author, blogger, and Cleveland cheerleader extraordinaire--once made me promise I'd never, under any circumstances, use cann...

Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Nut and Egg-Free Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

This is a delicious and very easy recipe that serves as either a colorful, nutritious and fiber-dense main course for one or a zesty side for four.

A Tisket, A Tasket, A Brisket's in the Basket

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

I'm going to get right to it and hand over a very simple Seder menu that's gluten, dairy, soy, nut and egg-free.

Amazing Hot Sauce Recipes (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Keeping warm in the winter can be a bit of a chore, but there's nothing like a little home cooking, particularly hot sauce, to keep yourself nice and ...

Sitcom Risotto

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Here's a little tip: chicks dig risotto. Most recently, I recommended the dish as foolproof first date fare.

Living Together, Growing Together

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Men are very competitive, so try making up a fake race that's an unrealistic distance at some vague, incredibly far off time. He'll become obsessed with winning and training, and it will never occur to him to question a 400 mile marathon in Decembruary.

True Confessions of a Gourmand

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Charlotte Safavi

Gourmet is the latest glossy to fall victim to declines in readership and ad revenue. I can't explain this. I can only explain why Gourmet's circulation stood at 977,000 and not 977,001.

How To Make Pesto (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Patti Moreno, also known as the Garden Girl, shows us all about green garden DIY on her show about urban sustainable living. In this episode, Patti sh...

Americans Love Microwaves -- But are they Safe?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

With the economy still in recession, more American families are eating at home rather than eating out, but most aren't making hearty, traditional meals on the stovetop or in the oven. They're nuking.

In 1963, A First State Dinner For The Record Books

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meathead

LBJ's first state dinner was a barbecue in Texas for West German Chancellor Ludwig Erhard. No politician ever used the conviviality and informality of eating outdoors better than the 36th president.

Real Food Rehab: 2 Simple Steps To Healthy & Delicious Meals

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Joy Altman

If you stock your pantry with high-quality basics and foods you love, you won't overspend on last-minute grocery store runs. You'll eat healthier and always be able to throw together a satisfying meal.

A Spice You Can Find In Your Backyard... Or City Park

The Atlantic Food Channel | By Daniel Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Spicebush" sounds like something dreamed up by Dr. Seuss. In fact, the plant is a striking shrub that grows about ten feet tall, with glossy emerald ...

10 Selfish Reasons to Cook Alone

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

For some people cooking alone is a chore rather than a treat, but those people don't know what they're missing.

5 Essential Green Living Skills Our Grandparents Knew

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Our grandparent's generation didn't use the word green to describe their lifestyle, but many of the things they knew how to do are now considered to b...

Real Food Rehab: New Years Resolution? Real Food Revolution!

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dana Joy Altman

Knowing that this is the time of year when everyone makes a resolution to eat better, and 90% of resolutions fall away after the first week, why not make it easy on yourself?

I'll Trade You! Bartering is an Old Island Tradition Perfect for the New Economy

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

It's one thing to see how well an old-fashioned idea still works in a small community. But it's even more exciting to see a concept like bartering take more than a tender toehold in the new economy.

Cook Your Way Rich and Thin in 2010!

Denise Brodey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Denise Brodey

There are two ways to survive the recession. Cook--and eat delicious healthy stuff that you can save for leftovers. Or don't cook--order out, spend your cash, watch your ass (grow).

Alanis Morissette and Author Anna Thomas Make "Love Soup"

Alanis Morissette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alanis Morissette

A few nights ago, I invited the luminous Anna Thomas to come to my house, along with 25 of my girlfriends, to learn how to make soup from her. She just released a book called "Love Soup".

Thanksgiving Recipes (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here at HuffPost Green, we think Thanksgiving is a pretty green holiday. It focuses on food and spending time together rather than buying new things. ...

Real Food Rehab: The Flavor Bible

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dana Joy Altman

This book is the kitchen improviser's bible because it lists all the matching flavor affinities for each ingredient! So say you have beets in your fridge and you're not sure what to do with them.

The Egg and Cheese, Gone Fusion

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Not just Frenchified (the crepe), or Mexican-like (quesadilla), this egg and cheese receipe also resembles a spinach pie (Greek).

How To Become A Great Cook Without Being A Chef

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

For me cooking is a means to an end. I cook for my own health and happiness, and for whomever I happen to be sharing my time with at the moment.