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Emmy’s Organics: A Vegan Snack Company with Integrity

Born in an Ithaca, New York kitchen when founders Samantha Abrams and Ian Gaffney developed a special macaroon recipe one night, Emmy’s Organics has become of the most conscious snack food producers in our country. Priding themselves on the use of organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, vegan, and raw ingredients, the company […]

Invasive Fish Species: If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em

ColumnNew Consumer Guide by Food & Water Watch Recommends Eating Invasive Fish. The Northeastern Cod fishery collapsed years ago as a result of overfishing. And if you’ve been wondering why red snapper is so expensive and hard to find, it’s on its way out too. With so many of our […]

Climate Change Could Make Your Meat Taste Bad

We already know that we should eat less meat for the sake of the planet – the United Nations has said reduced meat consumption would help curb greenhouse emissions. While many ardent environmentalists are vegetarian, initiatives like Meatless Monday are trying to encourage all of us to do our part, […]

The Green Plate: Food Is Big in 2011

ColumnIt’s only April, but 2011 promises to be a big year for food issues in the news. We’re not talking about big food (so long, Supersize). But food is big this year. From longtime recipe columnist Mark Bittman of the New York Times switching to a food issues beat, to […]

Foodie Underground: When Food Equals Love

ColumnInternet dating for the food loving crowd. It was the usual, Friday afternoon internet surf: half an hour spent scouring blogs, trying to track down some new recipes. As I scrolled down the Eater page a banner ad on the right side caught my attention – impressive, given my usual […]

Behind the Label: Odwalla Juices as Healthy As They Claim?

With a parent company like Coca-Cola, are Odwalla juices as healthy and natural as they claim? The story of Odwalla is that of your classic lemonade-stand-turned-multi-million-dollar-juice-company. In 1980, partners Greg Steltenpohl, Gerry Percy, and Bonnie Bassett started selling fresh, unpasteurized orange juice squeezed by a secondhand juicer in a backyard […]

Would You Give Up Your Fridge to Go Green?

How far are you willing to go in your pursuit of green? For some environmentalists, it’s become a badge of honor to live without a fridge. It might be the ultimate convenience invention of the twentieth century, but the fridge accounts for about a fifth of domestic energy consumption. Fridge-forgoing […]

21 Radish Recipes for Spring

Tasty and fun seasonal radish recipes–are you ready to try them/ As we come out of winter it’s a refreshing sight to see new produce at the market. While root vegetables have probably made up the core of your cold-weather diet, there’s one root vegetable that’s just now coming back: […]

No Excuses, Just Vegetables

Guest authorUrban gardening expert Mike Lieberman shares his tips. The number one excuse that apartment dwellers have when it comes to growing their own vegetables is that they have no space. They also believe that growing one or two things is a complete waste. These are just excuses. Lots of […]

Lustables: Kitchen Tools Tea Towels

Hand printed tea towels for the beauty in the kitchen. There is beauty in function, and nowhere is that more true than in the kitchen. These hand printed towels highlight the aesthetic value of some of our most basic kitchen utensils; an homage to two of our most often used […]

3 Recipes Using Summer’s Most Versatile Fruit

Eggplant gets such a bad rap. Lots of people think it’s bitter because it certainly can be when it’s out of season and has traveled far to get to your table. But eggplant can also be sweet, flavorful, meaty, and so versatile. What other vegetable is so at home in […]

Spaghetti Sqash Pizza Recipe

  A good pizza recipe can stray from tradition. Spaghetti squash is an excellent low-carb alternative to regular spaghetti noodles. Its low in calories and filled with nutrition. In this recipe, we stuff the spaghetti squash with the flavors of pizza, so you can enjoy the experience of pizza flavors […]

30 Quotes About Wine

Red, red wine. Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures. -Michael Broadbent Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle. […]

Totally Tubular Wine!

It’s not your grandmother’s wine box! This 3-liter tube contains a premium, rich and structured California Cab – the first release by winemaker Barry Gnekow, who went looking for a way to drink outside the box and to entertain without the waste. “My goal was to produce the equivalent of […]

Blueberry Recipe: Tomato Ketchup Gets A Berry Sweet Makeover

Turn up the excitement at the next barbecue with a twist on a classic condiment in this blueberry recipe for a berry fruity homemade ketchup. This blueberry recipe for ketchup is both healthier and tastier than the original tomato-based varieties and brings a sweet complement to savory burgers and fries. […]

Arugula Salad Vegan Pizza Recipe

Here’s how you rethink your plate: a fresh green salad and whole grain pizza all in one meal that you can whip up in 45 minutes. Now that’s quick and delicious eating for even the busiest night of your week! This vegan pizza recipe delivers health and flavor.  Arugula Salad […]

Nutritional Breakdown: Revamping Doritos

All that flavor…all that fat. Cool Ranch Doritos remind me of those days I’d peer into the bag, desperate to find the chip with thickest layer of spices. It was a game with a sensationally savory reward. Little did I know the nature of the gift – or so I […]

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7 Home Bar Mixer Must-Haves for Budding Mixologists

What are the necessary components of a well-stocked home bar? I blame cheap beer commercials, wine coolers, and “Sex in the City.” Somewhere along the way, Americans got away from the home bar and mixing complex and grown-up cocktails and started drinking fruity, watered-down, syrupy sweet concoctions and light beer. […]

Vegan Superfood Granola Recipe With Kale (Yes, Kale!)

Introducing: Kale Granola! That’s right. Kale made way into your smoothies, soups, salads, and chips, and now it’s in your very own homemade superfood granola recipe. Kale is anywhere and everywhere. It’s the go-to superfood attraction and readily available in most supermarkets. And if you think kale’s potential has been […]

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