Raw zucchini is beautiful and tasty when sliced carpaccio-thin and topped with olive oil, fresh lemon, Parmesan, walnuts and basil leaves. Try it as a starter, side dish, or even as a light lunch. Ingredients
I know it may sound strange, but crisp raw asparagus makes a wonderful salad. Here, it's chopped into bite-sized pieces and tossed with a creamy Caesar vinaigrette and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.
We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there. Today: Have everything you want and have
Oven-roasted tomatoes get sweetness and depth from maple syrup and balsamic vinegar before they're tossed with mozzarella and basil. [Photograph: Jennifer Olvera] It's hard to find fault with a caprese
Most brands, by now, recognize the power of social media and understand it's not just a passing fad. In fact, if Facebook were a country, it would have the third-highest population, behind China and India.
Shares in Just Eat, the online takeaway service, rose nearly 10% when it made its debut on the London stock market on Thursday, before falling back close to the IPO price. The flotation valued the London-based
Apparently $1 wasn’t cheap enough. The world’s largest fast food chain, McDonald’s, usually charges a modest buck for coffee, but it will be offering its cups of “joe” for free to customers across the
When WhatsApp’s Jan Koum headed back to his old welfare office last month to sign the $19 billion deal that made him a billionaire, California’s 10-digit club grew to 111 members. If the Golden State its
McDonald’s is joining the rest of us in worrying about income inequality, but not because it thinks low-wage workers don't make enough -- instead, it worries it might have to pay its own workers more.
If Kickstarter were like the media institutions that dominated the 20th century—book publishers, movie studios, record companies—the crowdfunding site’s revenue would derive mostly from a few big hits,
ROME (Reuters) - Global food prices rose 2.6 percent in February in the sharpest climb since mid-2012 due to unfavorable weather, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, with the crisis in Ukraine
(Reuters/Bobby Yip) March 2, 2014 6:00PM (UTC) Excerpted from “Lethal but Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health.” In the next decade or so, the people and governments of China,
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The value of U.S. crops fell 9.8% last year as prices declined for major crops, including corn and soybeans, from 2012's record high levels, the U.S. Department of Agriculture in
Coca-Cola Co., faced with tepid demand and a drop in fourth-quarter earnings, said Tuesday it was initiating a $1-billion cost-cutting campaign to improve profitability. The world's largest beverage company
California may be stricken by drought, but this month it's also celebrating a record wine grape harvest for 2013. Cyril Penn, editor of Wine Business Monthly, tells Morning Edition that the state's preliminary
Hungry for a Philly cheesesteak or a hot Reuben sandwich? That'll be about 0.001 bitcoin, please. From restaurants to breweries, to even your local farmers market and lemonade stand, the popular cryptocurrency
PayPal is in the center of two battles: one for control of every transaction on the planet, the other for control of its own destiny. The clogged roads of San Jose teem with Priuses, which merely serve
The numbers: Impressive. Starbucks reported quarterly profit of $813 million, marking a near-30% jump from the same period last year. Revenue for the quarter soared to a record $4.2 billion. The company’s
Here's a dizzying photo tour of the Danish Crown slaughterhouse, which calls itself "the world's most modern pig slaughterhouse." Alastair Philip Wiper's photographs show the step by step journey from
McDonald's hit bottom, finally confessing to analysts today that it knows it has a problem. After reporting disappointing Q4 sales, including a global same-store-sales gain of just 0.1 percent and a 1.4