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orange is the new snack

Orange is the New Snack

Is anyone else counting down the minutes until Orange is the New Black Season 3 premiers on Netflix (June 12, for those not keeping score)? Of course we want to hear all about what’s in store for Piper, Poussey, Crazy Eyes, Nicky, Taystee, Daya, Alex, and Pennsatucky. But more importantly, what are we going to […]

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Fun With Fermented Foods

You may have canned, or pickled, but have you…fermented? (It’s not as personal of a question as it sounds). Fermentation represents an age-old tradition of storing foods, and it also may impart critical health benefits. As long as you have the right equipment and the right preparation, you can make the perfect kimchi, sauerkraut, or […]

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Fresh Carrots and Easy Coconut Carrot Soup

Have you ever picked carrots? If you’re lucky enough to have a garden or a farm nearby where you can take the kids to pick carrots, it’s one of the most fun vegetables to harvest. Part of it is the mystery of what you’re going to pull up… Underneath the leafy green stalks, what kind […]

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triple carrot ginger salad

Not Your Typical Salad

Happy 2014! Did you make a New Year’s resolution about eating more salad? Great! But if you’re thinking of a salad as an obligation, or as a monotonous stream of green lettuce leaves, you’re making it a lot more tedious than it really needs to be. Some of the best, easiest, and tastiest salads feature […]

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The Gift of Fruit (and Veggies)

It’s that time of year for giving, and instead of the same old standbys, why not give the gift of fresh produce? Our friends over at Melissa’s have some wonderful gift baskets that will please even the pickiest eater. When we were scrolling through all of the choices, the Baby Veggie Basket ($71.99) was one […]

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yellow carrot salad

Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad

Whether you’re cooking for Easter, Passover, or just a lively spring meal, chances are you’re going to need a simple side dish. If you’re tired of the usual green lettuce salad, you should definitely give this sunny Yellow Carrot Ribbon Salad a try. The tangy lemon juice makes a nice contrast with the slight sweetness […]

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