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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 | Food
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
Foodbeast

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 | Food
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 | Food
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.

Inspiration from Izzie

Julie Packard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Packard

Each of us can recount a person in our lives that shaped who we are. Sadly, I lost an important mentor this past month with the passing of Isabella Aiona Abbott.

Seaweed Salad (With the Stuff Washed up From the Shore)

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Cathy Erway

I was at a beach last week and couldn't help but pick up washed-up seaweed. But I have to admit, this was something I had to muster a little courage to eat. I've never picked up seaweed, cleaned it, and eaten it before.

Sushi Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Lisa Mirza Grotts

If you are new to sushi, you may find yourself quickly overwhelmed. A seemingly endless array of fish, rice, seaweed, and various accompaniments, ofte...

9 Incredible Uses For Seaweed (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Seaweed is a term used to refer to a wide array of marine algae. For ages, human civilizations all across the globe have used seaweed for everything ...

An Exquisite Fear

Michelle Cacciatore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Cacciatore

With my graduation not that far behind me, it appears I'm a walking cliché trying to figure out my next move. I wake up very early to go to a fantastic internship that I love, but am still waiting tables.

Kelp Wanted: Inside America's Only Commercial Seaweed Farm

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"It tastes better than it looks," said Olson, holding a shimmering frond of brown horsetail kelp he had just plucked from the cold gray waters of Casc...

Killer Miso Soup Kelp Invades San Francisco Bay

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO — A fast-growing kelp from the Far East has spread along the California coast from Los Angeles to San Francisco Bay, worrying mari...