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Love Vegetables? You'll Love Herbivoracious

By • May 29, 2012 • 0 Comments

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Here's what you encounter when you visit the website for Michael Natkin's new book, Herbivoracious: A Flavor Revolution with 150 Vibrant and Original Vegetarian Recipes, based on his blog of the same name: "I Don’t Care if you are a Vegetarian, Omnivore, Carnivore, Vegan, Pescetarian, or Flexitarian!"

And it's true! Whether you're a lifelong vegetarian or just looking to work more meatless meals into your diet, Natkin's refreshing and beautiful recipes are a wonderful place to get started. We spoke with him about how he came to food blogging after a years-long career in computer graphics, what it was like transforming a blog into a book idea, and more. Be sure to check out Herbivoracious (the blog), and find out more about Herbivoracious (the cookbook)!

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Menu Ideas

5 Things You Never Thought You Could Grill

By • May 28, 2012 • 0 Comments

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This weekend marks the start of a few notable things: the beginning of summer, the point at which people begin sneaking out early from their Friday workdays, and perhaps most importantly, the dusting off of backyard grills.

We may not be able to help make your weekend longer, but we can help when it comes to cooking over an open flame. If you’re tired of conventional, familiar Memorial Day fare, (pasta salads, chicken, pasta salads with chicken), here are five new dishes you never thought would work well with smoke. This Memorial Day, go rogue: grill what no one else is grilling.

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Behind the Scenes

Too Many Cooks: Strawberries and Salads

By • May 25, 2012 • 1 Comment

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You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.

And now for your Memorial Day weekend sendoff: a look into how we spent the past week. It was a good one, full of garden harvests, baked goods, and cheese. Here's to a great weekend ahead -- see you next week!

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