November-December 2015

Are You Using the Right Whisk for the Job?

December 18, 2015 EA Stewart

Whisks have come a long way since the 1700s, when bundles of twigs from fruit trees were used to mix ingredients and to help blend a hint of apple or peach into food. The modern-day

November-December 2015

What Are the Health Benefits (or Not) of Bone Broth?

October 30, 2015 Jill Kohn

Bone is composed of a matrix that includes collagen, protein and mineral deposits, including calcium and phosphate, and provides gelatin to foods. Bone marrow, a form of spongy tissue within some bones, contributes protein, fat

November-December 2015

Why Beets Deserve the Spotlight

October 30, 2015 Kitty Broihier

For years, earthy-tasting beets languished on "most hated vegetables" lists, but things started to change when the now-ubiquitous beet and goat cheese salads spread quickly across menus around the country. With a lot going for them

Get Back to the Roots
November-December 2015

Caramelized Beet and Sweet Onion Soup

October 30, 2015 Jackie Newgent

Caramelized Beet and Sweet Onion Soup Inspired by French onion soup and borscht, this soup is a gorgeous burgundy color and served with goat cheese toast. Learn more about the culinary and nutritional qualities of

November-December 2015

Why We Love Lentils

October 30, 2015 Diane Welland

With a history rooted in the Bible and the writings of Hippocrates, lentils have maintained prominence in Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine since their cultivation 8,500 years ago. A member of the legume family, lentils