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Cheat Sheet: How to Keep Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. I shop impulsively for vegetables. I wander through the Union Square Greenmarket at lunchtime and find myself …

Black-eyed Pea Chili with Quinoa and Corn

Happy New Year!<p>In my newsletter this week, I asked my subscribers what they would rather have, a new semi-healthy dessert recipe or a new black-eyed …

YEASTED PUMPKIN BREAD

In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook 2 Tbsp. of the butter, without stirring, until brown bits form, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in the milk and …

Medscape Log In

20 Hidden Gems To Make You Fall In Love With NYC Again

Think you know NYC? Well, get excited!

Columbia University

QUINOA CAULIFLOWER PATTIES

Rinse the quinoa. Put the quinoa and 2 cups water in a medium pot. Bring it up to a boil, add a pinch of salt and pepper, turn it down to a simmer …

How to make your garden look glorious in autumn

Airy grasses, tall spikes and vivid hues make excellent seasonal planting.<p>A sunny autumn border makes this time of year much more enjoyable than a garden full of prematurely “tidy” brown soil. Rather than an early bedtime, think of this season as a planting opportunity to be grabbed with both …

Plants

Americans don't understand Medicare either

I recommend this article -- <i>The Public and the Conflict over Future Medicare Spending</i> -- by my HSPH colleague Bob Blendon and John Benson in last …

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Supereasy Vegan: Rice-Paper Rolls Demystified

The best part about my bi-monthly jaunt to the Asian grocery store isn’t just stocking up on potstickers, dried shiitakes, and chili sauce, but …

Heidi Swanson's Baked Oatmeal Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Very lightly adapted from <b>Super Natural Every Day</b>. Heidi Swanson recommends blueberries or huckleberries or a mix. I've had good luck with just about every sort of berry; I've also used frozen, without incident. And for the record, I've added slightly more nuts here, for extra crunch. …

Breakfast

Fruit-Laden, Whole

<b>Author Notes:</b> Adapted from the Gourmet Cookbook. Key changes: white whole wheat instead whole wheat; some yogurt in place of milk, and butter in place of oil; and a lot of fruit layered on top. —Nicholas Day<p><b>Serves: 4 to 5</b><p>1 1/4 cups white whole wheat flour<br>• 1/3 cup cornmeal<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 2 …

Breakfast

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Crisp Polenta Cakes with Braised Cabbage and Beans - Recipe

<i>Crisp Polenta with Braised Cabbage and Beans</i><p>Cabbage doesn’t get enough respect in America. True, if it is boiled to death, it produces some of the …

Supereasy Vegan: Popped Amaranth

1<p>SHARES<p>Generally, I consider myself an early adopter, but I have to admit that sometimes, I really am the very last person alive to hear a new band, …

Healthy Eating

Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Chickpeas and Rainbow Carrots

130<p>SHARES<p>The dressing for this herb-laced salad is a simple combination of lime juice and sweet chile sauce, which can be found in Asian markets or …

Carrots

Take the El to 46th Street and Get Off at the Farm

For a long time, a weed-clogged vacant lot in the shadow of West Philadelphia’s elevated train tracks looked so much like the sad, forgotten sliver …

Dead Vlei

This "dead marsh" sits among the largest sand dunes in the world, a forest frozen in time.<p>Among the towering red dunes of Namib-Naukluft National …

Nature

CITRUS POLENTA CAKE WITH WARM STONE FRUITS

Complacency is so boring but comfortable, while growth is so unpredictable and trying. Everything I am processing in this season seems so weighty (at …

Zucchini Coconut Noodles Recipe

This is my perfect cooking scenario: I walk into the farmers market with an open mind and no preconceived recipe idea. I take a quick scan and an …

Morning Muffins with Quinoa and Flax

1. Combine quinoa, buttermilk, and flaxseed meal in medium bowl. Let stand 30 minutes.<p>2. Place raisins in heat-proof bowl, and cover with boiling …

Breakfast

Zucchini Noodles With Peanut Sauce | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

<b>Make the dressing:</b><br>Place all ingredients in a small blender and blend until smooth. That’s it! Keep sealed and refrigerated until ready to use.<p><b>Make</b> …

Must-Grow New Perennials for 2013

1 of 28<p>Dianthus EverLast series<p>Double-flowered, nicely mounding EverLast dianthus earned its name because of its continuous flowering ability all …

Weather

The Carrot-Almond Breakfast Cake

For months now, I’ve been leaving a glowing trail of dessert recipes. Recently I’ve begun to gather them up, turn on my oven, and <i>bake</i>. But once I get …

Sabermetric research: You gain more by not being stupid than you do by being smart.

<i>A version of this story originally appeared on Phil Birnbaum’s blog</i> <i>Sabermetric Research</i><i>.</i><p>Is poker a game of pure luck, or is there skill involved, too?<p>…

SUMMER PEACH TART

I catered a small dinner party last weekend. Some things I knew would turn out - a couple dressings and sauces were a shot in the dark, but I was …

Two-Day Diets: How Mini Fasts Can Help Maximize Weight Loss

This is not a detox diet. Nor is it an extreme version of calorie restriction.<p>Nope, the strategy of so-called 5-2 diets is to endure two days a week of mini-fasting.<p>This doesn't mean starving yourself. Rather, it entails reducing your calorie intake during two days of the week down to somewhere in …