Articles Tagged “special diets”

Down & Dirty

Fennel

By • March 8, 2013 • 13 Comments

Fennel

Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.

This week we’ve got fronds on the brain. We’ll go over what to look for when selecting fennel, how to store it, and how to use every part of the plant from (1)bulb to (2)stalk to (3)fronds -- and more! Licorice haters fear not, there might be hope for you and fennel yet.

 

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Down & Dirty

Purple Carrots

By • March 1, 2013 • 15 Comments

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Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.

Today: A carrot of a different color, plus how to use them, where to find them -- and how to store them once you do.

Carrots are an underrated bunch. There might even be a mostly full package of them languishing in the crisper drawer of your fridge right now. We get it, you bought a bagful for a mirepoix and then neglected the rest, so they were left to wither away.

That wouldn’t have happened if they were purple. 


 

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The New Veganism

Cold Weather Vegan Enchiladas

By • February 21, 2013 • 6 Comments

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Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.

Today: Gena proves that vegan food can provide that stick-to-your-ribs satisfaction that winter's chill elicits from our kitchens. Mushroom, Kale, and Quinoa Enchiladas -- along with a number of past New Veganism recipes -- will keep you sated and comforted until spring finally appears.

 

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Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Citrus

By • February 15, 2013 • 15 Comments

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Citrus are winter's glory, the bright spot of sunshine amongst a cellar's worth of dirt-covered root vegetables. There's a fantastically wide array of them, too -- so many that we're taking two weeks to cover them all. Stay tuned for tiny citrus next Friday, because today it's all about the big guns: orange clones, grapefruit's meaty predecessor, hard-to-find Bergamot, and everything in between. (Bonus points if you correctly identify all 8 varieties in the above photo. No peeking!)

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