Confession: I love sweet potatoes. As a child, I remember visiting sweet potato fields in South Carolina with my grandmother. My cousins and I would run through the fields getting our shoes and clothes covered
Although I grew up a city girl, a memorable period of my childhood was spent in the English countryside. Of those days, I recall most fondly the harvest season. Because the local farmers couldn't handle
As autumn takes root in New England, bright orange pumpkins, colorful speckled gourds and squashes fill the farm stand at Tangerini’s Spring Street Farm in the small town of Millis, Massachusetts. I am fortunate to
What food signifies that fall is here more than the pumpkin? This hugely versatile food is not just relegated to pumpkin pie for your Thanksgiving dinner table. Although I would never argue with that choice!
Though it’s embarrassing to admit, eggplant has always been on my “do not eat” list. The spongy purple veggie just never appeared at the dinner table growing up. Even after marrying into an Italian family
I find it fascinating that the local food and gluten-free trends have simultaneously gone mainstream. The former is my passion and the latter my necessity (and expertise). As a dietitian specializing in the gluten-free lifestyle,
HARVEST—THE VERY WORD MAKES YOU THINK OF FARMERS IN THE FIELDS, the abundance of crops, and hands eagerly picking the bounty from gardens. My harvest memories start in England, where I was born, and travel
Investigators from Columbia University enrolled 68 elementary and middle school children and asked just that question. In each pair, one sample’s label included the food’s vegetable (e.g. “broccoli gingerbread spice cake”), and one sample’s label