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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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food

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 | Food
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 | Food
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 | Food
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...

Sneak More Vegetables Into Your Diet -- Painlessly

www.thekitchn.com | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living

I dream of greens, but when I'm running out the door, it's so much easier to grab a granola bar. A pot of pasta is quicker than roasting a mess of tur...

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

Organic Authority.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Food
Organic Authority.com

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

Build Me Up, Butternut

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Butternut squash: winter's darling belle, cold weather's saving grace, a vegetable delicious enough to make us toss our heads back and burst into song (really).

The Wonders of Leeks

Nena Niessen | Posted 03.04.2012 | Food
Nena Niessen

Leeks, also known as poor man's asparagus, have enjoyed a long and rich history, one that can be traced back through centuries. Leeks were well regarded by the ancient Greeks.

New Year's Detox

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

A new year: a fresh start. Gone are the roasts, the cookies, the cocktails, those glorious hallmarks of the holiday season; we're going healthy, and we're loving it.

Onions in a Starring Role

Lisa Turner | Posted 02.27.2012 | Food
Lisa Turner

Of all the vegetables in the produce aisle, the onion is certainly the most patient but least understood. Months after more delicate offerings have perished on the vines, weeks after even the hardiest greens succumb to frosty weather, onions lie in wait.

Worth the Drive!

Liz Neumark | Posted 02.19.2012 | Food
Liz Neumark

I have visited this farmers' market on several occasions, but this was my first time indoors. It is a vibrant community of vegetable, dairy, meat and honey producers, with a smattering of baked goods and crafts.

Potatoes With Pizzazz: 12 Recipes To Last The Winter

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

With the exception of kale and squash, once winter comes, potatoes are it. Not that you'll hear us complaining. Potatoes are brilliant, infinitely adaptable and even gluten-free.

How Shooting X-Rays At Asparagus Keeps It Fresh

Posted 12.13.2011 | Food

The traditional wisdom on asparagus says that the springtime delight, like high summer sweet corn, is best consumed immaculately fresh. Cookbooks reco...