September-October 2014

Cafeteria Man

August 26, 2014 Vandana Sheth

Through a behind-the-scenes look at chef Tony Geraci as he revamps school food programs in Baltimore and Memphis, this documentary provides insight into the positive transformations that can take place in a community. The film

September-October 2014

4 Kid-Friendly Recipes

August 26, 2014 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Baby Food Meat Puree Recipe by Natalia Stasenko, MS, RD, CDN Ingredients 6 ounces of beef, pork or veal, cut into 1-inch pieces 3 cups of water Directions Place the meat in a small pan,

September-October 2014

Chili Peppers Are Hot Stuff

August 26, 2014 Diane Welland

Although chili peppers were cultivated and traded in the Americas for thousands of years, it wasn’t until explorers brought these fiery fruits from the New World back to Europe that their popularity spread. Today, chili

September-October 2014

The Art of Influence

August 26, 2014 Kathryn Hoy

Everyone knows most people should eat more fruit and vegetables. The question is, how do we get people to do it? Behavioral economics is the study of the effect of environments, situations and emotions on

September-October 2014

Food Mill: Prince of the Purée

August 26, 2014 Sara Haas

The first food mills were developed in the early 1920s by the Foley Manufacturing Company in Minnesota. A precursor to the modern blender and food processor, the food mill was designed to purée and mash

September-October 2014

Get Saucy Series: Ruby Red Sauces

August 26, 2014 Jill Melton

Summer is winding down, and September at the farmers market is marked with mountains of juicy tomatoes, meaty, sweet bell peppers and spicy chili peppers. Capturing and concentrating their flavors in sauces is an easy

September-October 2014

What Is Oil Pulling?

August 26, 2014 Food & Nutrition Magazine

A fad making the celebrity rounds is oil pulling, which is swishing a spoonful of plant oil (particularly sesame, sunflower and, more recently, coconut oil) in one's mouth. Proponents of oil pulling tout improved oral