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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A Springtime Fava-rite, now in season
March 28, 2010 – 7:24 pm | 3 Comments
A Springtime Fava-rite, now in season

If you’ve ever had authentic, Middle Eastern falafel, there’s a reasonably good chance that fava beans have crossed your lips even without your knowing it.  But if you haven’t tasted the fava bean divorced from …

Conquering the Artichoke
March 18, 2010 – 6:11 am | One Comment
Conquering the Artichoke

While my pantry is always stocked with a jar of brined artichoke hearts (they’re one of my favorite ingredients for a frittata or to toss into pasta with parmesean cheese, sauteed mushrooms and garlic), I …

Best. Flourless. Desserts. Ever.
March 12, 2010 – 8:03 am | 4 Comments
Best. Flourless. Desserts. Ever.

March came in like a lion, and I am already eagerly anticipating its lamb-like exit.  At the end of the month is Passover, and soon after that, Easter.  Which means, of course, that spring dessert …

ANDI says: Eat your Collard Greens
March 4, 2010 – 9:13 am | 4 Comments
ANDI says: Eat your Collard Greens

Last week, I ran into ANDI while shopping at Whole Foods.
ANDI–which stands for Aggregate Nutrient Density Index–is a food-rating system developed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman that assigns a score of 1-1000 to all foods based …