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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.

The Incredible Health Benefits Of This Summertime Staple

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

For the backyard gardener or farmer's market forager, tomato season is one of the true joys of summer. They may not be around for long, but when they are, there is little you can put on your plate that so easily and simply (and healthily) packs so much flavor.

30 Ways To Use Ripe Summer Tomatoes

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.14.2014 | Taste

You're going to want to try all of these.

9 Gazpacho Recipes To Cool Down With This Summer

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Gazpacho is one of our favorite things about summer. One of the best things about this chilled, Spanish soup is just how many different ways you can m...

Classic Vs. Creative: Tomato Recipes From Two Top NYC Chefs

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.29.2012 | Black Voices

Second only to its cousin the potato in annual vegetable consumption, the tomato (which is actually a fruit) is a staple in the produce aisle. But eve...

10 Perfect Side Dishes For Ribs

Real Simple | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

The best way to savor juicy, tangy ribs: Pair them with delicious summer sides....

What To Do With Fresh Mozzarella

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

Wonderfully squishy on the inside, fresh and milking tasting, this cheese comes close to what you'd eat in Italy.

The Best Bloody Mary Mixes

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

While we all wait for tomato season to arrive, there are plenty of bottled Bloody Mary mixes on the market, and there's a version out there for everyone.

What Scientists' Gene Feat Means For Picky Eaters

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/30/2012 01:07 PM EDT on LiveScience For years scientists have slaved away, trying t...