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Stop Treating Vegetables Like A Sidekick (RECIPES)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste

We all want to bring the best, most raved-about dishes to our holiday parties, but a homemade meal doesn’t mean you have to spend hours in the kitch...

Apparently Monsanto Is Having A Lot Of Fun Naming Its Seeds

Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green

"Obsession," "Passion," and "Temptation," don't really shout "corn," but those are real names for some of Monsanto's sweet corn [pdf] varieties. "You ...

Baby Arugula Salad With Warm Shiitake Mushrooms, Pears, Parmesan Shavings and White Truffle Oil

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Gourmet-yet-simple, this recipe is one of my all-time favorites.

It's OK: Let Elmo Be a Carrot Pusher

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

The Produce Marketing Association's growers, suppliers and retailers will be allowed for two years to use iconic characters such as Elmo and Big Bird in messaging and on produce sold in stores -- all without paying any licensing fees.

Jungle Beat: Free Plants and Veggies in Hilo

Barbara Fahs | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Barbara Fahs

They proudly announce on their sign that "U.S. dollars are not accepted." Instead, all the items are free, and they accept donations of produce, compost, or even some seeds -- whatever folks might have in abundance that day.

Pumpkin Muffins With Orange Zest and Rosemary

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Moist and aromatic, the baked treats are a wonderful alternative to the usual flavors we associate with pumpkin desserts.

Sophisticated Butternut Squash Tartines

Food Fanatic | Posted 10.03.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

The butternut squash is roasted with maple syrup, rosemary and pears to create the perfect fall combination.

Vegetarian Fried Rice

Laura Kumin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

In this recipe, the garlic and ginger shine through, but the overall taste is not spicy.

Autumn Harvest Salad: Fennel-Roasted Apples, Grapes, Blue Cheese and Toasted Hazelnuts

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 12.21.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

The succulent fennel-roasted apples make every bite of this autumn salad a true celebration of fall's bounty.

The Best Kale and Why

Epicurious | Posted 10.15.2013 | Taste
Epicurious

Kale is everywhere. But which kind is the best?

Taste Test: Homemade Kale Chips Officially Kick Store Bought's Butt

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Thank heavens, something cheap and healthy actually tastes good.

My Favorite Harvest Vegetables

Paul Shufelt | Posted 10.09.2013 | Taste
Paul Shufelt

In the spirit of the Thankgiving holiday I thought I would share a list of my top five favorite harvest vegetables. There is just something amazing about this time of year and the bountiful harvest that comes with it.

Carrot Salad With Carrot Tops, Currants and Toasted Cumin

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 12.07.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

This salad is a gourmet version of the simple carrot salad I used to make as a child.

Flash-Fried Brussels Sprouts With Garlic and Lime

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 12.03.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

The new way to serve the miniature cabbages is... fried!

Culver City's Best New Restaurant

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

I, for one, am a meat eater and am always skeptical about vegan restaurants, but with a menu as varied as it is satisfying, Sage is a welcome addition to the Culver City foodie landscape and a place I look forward to revisiting.

Baby Kale Salad With Purple Carrot Ribbons, Kumquats and Sesame Vinaigrette

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 12.02.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

This salad, with all its exotic nuances, is equally as enchanting to the taste buds as it is to the eyes!I

Collard Greens and Sweet Corn Buttermilk Cakes With Sumac-Sour Cream

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

These savory pancakes are delectable as an hors d'oeuvre or finger food.

The Regal Vegan: Fooling Jewish Grandmothers w/Faux Gras

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Ella Nemova, the Founder and Chief Faux Gras-preneur of The Regal Vegan, an artisan food company in Brooklyn focused on decadent vegan treats. Her opinions are fiery, and her suggestions eye-opening.

How to Make Genius Microwaved Eggplant

Food52 | Posted 09.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

We'd like to make an announcement: You can cook eggplant in the microwave -- and you should.

Sweet Italian Tradition: Cast Iron Charred Peppers With Parmesan

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

All you need is a seasoned cast-iron skillet to give your peppers the char of a lifetime.

Marinated Feta With Pan-Roasted Shishito Peppers and Olives

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 11.13.2013 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Shishito peppers are small Japanese sweet peppers; they're skinny and slightly twisted, slightly smoky and sweet with a hint of bitterness.

The 10 Salad Dressings to Know

Food52 | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Food52

10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.

7 Vegan Recipes to Spark Your Creativity

Food52 | Posted 09.10.2013 | Taste
Food52

These dishes stand on their own rather than trying to replicate their meaty counterparts. Now go eat your vegetables!

Grocery Cashiers Of Earth: I'm Sorry For Buying That

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

That thing where you buy the vegetable that earns a "WTF?" at check-out time.

Chef Govind Armstrong's Garden-to-Table Restaurants Make L.A. a More Delicious Place

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

George Bernard Shaw once said "There is no sincerer love than the love of food," and certainly Chef Govind Armstrong would wholeheartedly agree.