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Another Delicious Way to Use Ripe Tomatoes – Panzanella

I don't know how I lived my entire life without eating a panzanella – a Tuscan salad that features day-old bread tossed with tomatoes, onions and cucumbers. But I made one recently, and heard angels s…

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Are You Cooking With the Best Type of Onion? Probably Not.

  All onions are not created equal -- which is why it's frustrating when a recipe calls for "an onion." Sure, it's not the end of the world if you use a red onion when the recipe writer had a …

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Basil Seeds Have Health Benefits. Who Knew?

Recently I was wandering through an Asian market and came across Dried Basil Seeds. In my haste, I thought it just said basil seeds. Hmmm, maybe they were for sprouting, or at the very least I could p…

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Quick & Cooling Asian-Inspired Cucumber Salad

Our cucumber plants are producing a nearly overwhelming number of cukes. Our pantry shelves are already lined with enough bread & butter pickles and sweet relish to last until next summer. There's…

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Cantaloupe and Tomato Salad

YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup white balsamic or rice vinegar 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c…

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1 Thing Fruits and Vegetables Can’t Do (And 6 Things They Can)

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it won't be much help if you're trying to slim down. Recent research reviewed studies on the link between fruit and vegetable consumption and weight gain, …

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What Tastes Like Crap and Costs $200?

They’re weird, they’re costly and they don’t exactly go down easy. Check out these oddball and pricey foods you won’t find at your local restaurant or supermarket: Square Watermelons — Really? A…

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isn’t just a matter of popping calcium supplements.  It’s important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:  boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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8 Tips for Going Vegan on a Budget

One of the myths about the vegan lifestyle is that it’s too expensive for the average or low-income family. Perhaps this is because many people relate the term ‘vegan’ or a plant-based diet to pre-pac…

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Your Basic Guide to Green Veggies (Infographic)

All greens are good! But let's take an individualistic approach and look at each veggie, one at a time, and cherish them for their specific nutritional superpowers. Even iceberg lettuce is on the list…

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Just exactly how big is a NY rat? My daughter,without permission on late Saturday night when we were…

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Bruschetta is really good. Thanks Shubhra.

Why are these incredibly lame and totally unsubstantiated anti-cat articles regarding birds on here?…