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Carrot Gratin

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium potato, peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 c…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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7 Clever Tips to Make Produce Last Longer

Letting veggies and fruit go bad isn’t just a bummer for our budgets, it’s also a problem for the planet. According to the World Resources Institute, 25 percent of calories grown around the globe for …

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Herb-Braised Potatoes (Recipe)

  This is an excellent Valentine's Day dinner side dish. Heck, it's so easy, you don't need a holiday to enjoy these braised potatoes at all -- a busy weeknight will do just fine! Herb-Brai…

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7 Homemade Spa Treatments from Holiday Leftovers

From turkey enchiladas, to mashed potato fritters, we're always looking for ways to put our holiday leftovers to good use. But what if we stopped shoveling it in and started shoveling it on? Why not…

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Leek & Dill Soup (Recipe)

  We're kicking off leek season with this go-to classic with a great twist. Love leeks? Tune in for more great recipes in the next few weeks! Leek-Potato Soup with Dill Oil Ingredients: …

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The Electrocuted Potato and Other Tales of Food Manipulation

The other day I was standing in line at Whole Foods Market when I spotted a pamphlet concerning "Irradiation and your Food." While I usually don't look to the corporations who are trying to sell me fo…

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