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Ode to Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this moment I see nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 [...]

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Grill Crazy

Who wants to turn on the oven in the summertime? Summer days are meant for grilling, and summer vegetables are the perfect for the grill. If it’s too hot to even contemplate being outside during the day, you can grill these vegetables in the morning or in the cooler night temperatures. Plus the vegetables taste [...]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 10

Friday Food News Wrap: March 10

We celebrated International Pancake Day this week, followed by Mardi Gras, followed by the beginning of Lent, and many of us have sugar consumption (or lack of it) on our minds. Did you know, for instance, that even though soft drinks are banned in the L.A. schools, kids can still choose a breakfast that contains [...]

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Romanesco

Bought some lovely romanesco at Whole Foods yesterday. We were going to cook it, but the kids decided they’d rather take it in to school for show-and-tell. (From Wikipedia: “The broccoli’s shape approximates a natural fractal; each bud is composed of a series of smaller buds, all arranged in yet another logarithmic spiral.”) Isn’t nature amazing?

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Fun Food Saturday: Potato Bar

Today’s fun food requires only two words without much of an explanation: Potato bar. We like having our own potato bar every now and then, and we think of it as a challenge each time to come up with yummy stuff to decorate a baked potato. It’s great fun for winter football-watching days. Even better, [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: Nov. 5

Wouldn’t you know, just after we got finished with Halloween and all of the associated issues with treats, Happy Meals are back in the news again this week. Contrary to early reports, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors didn’t ban Happy Meals entirely, but it did put severe limitations on what kind of fast-food meals can [...]

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