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Japan Farmers Try for Radiation-Free Rice

Fukushima farmers were taking steps to decontaminate the soil as they planted this year's rice crop, hoping and praying for a harvest that will clear radiation tests. Photo Credit: Eric__I_E via Flick…

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Rice & Beans: Perfect Protein or Myth?

Last month Sean Hannity, conservative FOX TV personality, made an interesting comment about the state of hunger and nutrition in the United States. The context was Hannity defending prompts from a cal…

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Simple & Healthy Turmeric Rice with Potatoes

Here is a recipe that you'll find amazingly easy to put together. It looks lovely with the golden touch of turmeric. The spices in it are all good for balancing your doshas. Ayurvedic healers recom…

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Arsenic Found in Factory-Farmed Chicken & Rice

Odorless and tasteless, arsenic is a metalloid that is somewhat naturally occurring in drinking water supplies and can cause the thickening and discoloration of the skin, stomach pain, nausea, vomitin…

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Greek Spinach Rice (Recipe)

  I always look forward to dinner at my Yiayia's (Greek for Grandmother) house. A child of immigrants, my Yiayia is a talented cook who had stints teaching Greek cooking classes at a culinary …

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Hot Dinners in (Virtually) No Time

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Experience Life Iím a mad devotee of my rice cooker. I came to it sort of by chance, after describing my life to a cookbook writer I know, someone who has made her livin…

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Thinking Outside the Pizza Box

The history of pizza is a bit hazy, but legend claims it came from Italy and depending on your family's origins, Sicily, Napoli and Rome are all in the running. Travel through Italy and you will find …

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5 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Keep your family eating well without spending a fortune in the grocery store. Here's how. 1. Focus on veggies. No more than one-fourth to one-third of your plate should feature meat, or cheese-heav…

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Butternut Squash Pilaf

Grated butternut squash adds color and nutrients to this brown rice pilaf. Greeks like to use winter squash, especially pumpkin, to make savory and sweet pies, fritters and croquettes, casseroles and …

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Sunflower Rice

The combination of nutty sunflower seeds and baked rice make this dish more of an unusual pilaf rather than just another bowl of rice. It also offers a great place to get creative with variations;…

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