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Mini Rhubarb Kuchens

Did you ever have that moment as a kid, when you suddenly realize that a food that you assume everyone eats is something that is particular to your family? I had that moment with rhubarb kuchen. As I recall, I was with friends talking about our favorite desserts that we would choose for our birthdays, [...]

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Real Food: Winter Salad Bowl

Where do the country’s families, grocery stores, restaurants, and food services get their leafy greens in the dead of winter? And where do those warm and dry regions get their water to be able to grow those crops? We got the answers to those questions and more last week while on a farm tour last [...]

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50 Best Plants on the Planet

We know we’re supposed to eat lots of fruits and veggies. We know that some pack more of a nutritional punch than others. But which ones are the best – and how do we cook them? Happily, there’s a new book that answers all of those questions and more: 50 Best Plants on the Planet [...]

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Frozen Naked Pizza Party

Update, 6/21 – And the winner is…Comment #20. Doris is the winner of the pizza party. Congrats to Doris, and thanks to everyone who entered. Yes, you read that correctly – Frozen. Naked. Pizza. Party. (Will Internet censors block this post?) Frozen Naked Pizza is the brand name of a line of frozen pizzas that [...]

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Today’s Table

Thought for the day (and for all of Thanksgiving week): If you serve it, they will eat. We’ve been experimenting with a lot of different flavors and textures in preparation for Thanksgiving dinner, and it seems like the kids favor bright and crunchy (as opposed to dull and mushy). So on today’s table, we’re serving [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: Jan. 14

Friday Food News Feed: Jan. 14

After a slight lull over the holidays, it’s been a busy week in food news. Topping the list is yesterday’s release of proposed federal guidelines for school lunches by the USDA, the first such change in 15 years. The recommendations (prompted by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act signed into law last month) include cutting salt and fat, adding [...]

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