How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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My Super Bowl dip delivery dilemma
January 29, 2009 – 8:13 pm | No Comment
My Super Bowl dip delivery dilemma

With the Super Bowl upon us, there are enough people out there offering advice on how to lighten up those buffalo wings and telling you to choose salsa over guacamole, so I will refrain from …

Pardon me, but is that Cauliflower soup in your lasagna?
January 27, 2009 – 8:21 pm | 2 Comments
Pardon me, but is that Cauliflower soup in your lasagna?

Cauliflower soup is one of the easiest soups to make, and the pureed effect gives the soup a creamy taste and texture without actually having to use heavy cream. It’s also a good way …

Buckwheat: The groats that float my boat
January 25, 2009 – 3:23 pm | 14 Comments
Buckwheat: The groats that float my boat

Buckwheat joins the Jerusalem artichoke in the category of misleadingly-named foods. It’s not wheat–nor is it even technically a grain–but rather a plain old flowering plant whose seeds bear enough similarity to wheat grains …

I’ll have a peanut butter energy bar; hold the salmonella.
January 22, 2009 – 8:18 pm | 3 Comments
I’ll have a peanut butter energy bar; hold the salmonella.

In case you haven’t heard, America’s second-annual peanut-butter related salmonella outbreak is underway. This year, the contaminated peanut butter source has been linked to commercial-sized tubs produced by Peanut Corp. of America used by …

Book Review: Eat This, Not That (Supermarket Survival Guide)
January 21, 2009 – 6:53 am | 4 Comments
Book Review: Eat This, Not That (Supermarket Survival Guide)

There is certainly no shortage of books (or blogs, I suppose…. guilty as charged) trying to tell you what to eat.  At least 75% of them can be sorted in to one of two bins …

Confessions of a beanoholic
January 19, 2009 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Confessions of a beanoholic

Beans don’t get nearly enough credit. In my opinion, they are one of the best foods anyone could eat. They’re a very low-fat source of protein, they’re high in the kind of fiber …