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    Thanksgiving with a chef: Ethan Lappe at Caffe Niche
    Chef Ethan Lappe of Caffe Niche and the LaSalle Group loves his vegetables. He works closely with local growers throughout the year and speaks about greens and tubers with a passion usually reserved for things such as uni or wagyu beef.So it&rsquo...
  • Chili for vegetable fans
    Chili for vegetable fans
    Chili is a favorite Mexican dish! With the weather now getting cooler and with winter not that far away, we start considering foods that are served hot....both in temperature and in the amount of spice! People who make homemade chili make it many...
  • Junk Food Cravings
    6 Tastes to stop food cravings.
    Craving chocolate, salt or sugar after a meal?Well, there's a good reason for that. Most likely, the meal was missing a key flavor or ingredient or there was an excess of one particular taste that leaves the body unbalanced, unsatiated and...
  • Squash made two ways
    Squash made two ways
    Squash is a summer vegetable that many people like, including me!. Its versatility enables the cook to use it in some common ways, as well as some new and unique ways. If you happen to be growing squash or have received some from a grower, one...
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    Oldest Neanderthal poop ever found reveals dietary preferences
    Neanderthal diet has been a matter of contention for more than a century due to the limited amount of fossil evidence that has been found that would indicate what Neanderthal’s ate. Ainara Sistiaga from Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
  • June 17 is Eat Your Vegetables Day
    Celebrate Eat Your Vegetables Day by eating as many vegetables as you want
    Most people know vegetables are healthy to eat, but did you know that June 17 is Eat Your Vegetables Day? Your parents were right when they told you to eat your vegetables. Vegetables are good, and vegetables are good for you. They are essential...
  • Easter Egg Radishes
    Quick-to-harvest veggies offer gardeners almost-instant gratification
    Tomatoes have long been my favorite thing to come out of the garden. It seems they take ages to reach just the right amount of ripe, but Oh! The flavor! Since instant gratification is my super-power, I find that I have to have some extra things...
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    Despite higher costs Mom’s find a greater variety of vegetables
    Farmers Markets allow WIC moms to bring more fruit and vegetables to the dinner tableIn a new University of Illinois study, researchers set out to determine fruit and vegetable costs at framers markets and grocery stores and dietary intake and...
  • A Vegetable Garden on Memorial Day
    A Vegetable Garden on Memorial Day
    Just when it seemed as if the lingering effects of winter would spoil the plans of Zone six gardeners everywhere along comes an interval of soft rain and warm sunshine and what happens? Suddenly those reluctant to start seeds break through the...
  • A creamy way to serve corn
    A creamy way to serve corn
    Do you find yourself serving corn the same way over and over again? I believe most cooks do. Most cooks use corn as an ingredient in recipes and not serve it any other way. It's easy to open a can of corn, heat it and serve. However, let's...
  • Green peppers prepared the Italian way
    Green peppers prepared the Italian way
    When it comes to green bell peppers, this is one vegetable that is used mostly as an ingredient in another dish. About the only exception is stuffed peppers, an old favorite that takes ground beef and usually rice that's combined with other...
  • Spring gardening in Colorado: vegetables that thrive in early spring
    Spring gardening in Colorado: vegetables that thrive in early spring
    Although spring just sprung, it’s not too early to start thinking about your summer harvest!Everyone knows that homegrown vegetables and herbs are healthier, and more wallet-friendly, than their supermarket counterparts. However, most...
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    ABCs what to plant in spring vegetable garden, Q-Z
    Spring is here, start growing cool season vegetable gardenHooray! January and February are long gone and the cool spring season is here. Gardeners know that this is the best time to prepare and plant for your cool season spring vegetable garden....
  • Corner garden at The Garden Home
    ABCs what to plant in spring vegetable garden, D-P
    Spring is here, start growing cool season vegetable gardenHooray! January and February are long gone and the cool spring season is here. Gardeners know that this is the best time to prepare and plant for your cool season spring vegetable garden....
  • P Allen Smith in his garden
    ABCs what to plant in spring vegetable garden, A-C
    Spring is here, start growing cool season vegetable gardenAt last January and February are over and the cool spring season is here. It’s the best time to get ready and plant for your cool season spring vegetable garden. Here’s the...