Megan Garrett

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad With Tomatoes, Peppers, Feta, and Basil Recipe

A 30 minute salad of bright Mediterranean summer vegetables tossed together in a light vinaigrette with feta cheese and basil.<p><b>Read more: Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Tomatoes, Peppers, Feta, and Basil</b><p>Ingredients1 small red onion, finely sliced2 cups cherry tomatoes, split in half1 medium red …

Carrot and Chickpea Salad With Fried Almonds Recipe

This Middle Eastern-style salad is adapted from Chef Charles Kelsey of Cutty's in Brookline, MA (originally published in Food and Wine, May 2010). Carrots and chickpeas are tossed in a lemon vinaigrette flavored with cilantro, smoked paprika, and cumin—an unusual but delicious combination. For a …

Meatless Monday: Radish and Pecan Salad + Avocado Mousse

<i>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.</i><p><i>Today: A meal that feels both hearty and indulgent -- and happens to be vegan.</i><p>Skeptics often accuse meatless meals of being boring, …

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Cherry Tomato, Green Bean, and Wax Bean Salad with Herbed Bread Crumbs from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

Fresh tomato salads are, in my opinion, one of the greatest joys of summer. They're even better when you can use tomatoes you've picked yourself. In her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>, <b>Jeanne Kelley</b> pairs this garden staple with snappy green beans and pale yellow wax beans for a crunchy, colorful twist. …

Hawaiian-Style Sesame Cabbage Salad

1 large head green cabbage, shredded into 1⁄4-inch ribbons<p>6–8 scallions, white and green parts, sliced thin (about 2 cups)<p>1⁄4 cup mirin<p>1⁄4 cup rice …

Tomato Salad With Corn, Summer Squash & Roasted Onions

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Marinated Feta With Pan-Roasted Shishito Peppers and Olives

Shishito peppers are small Japanese sweet peppers; they're skinny and slightly twisted, slightly smoky and sweet with a hint of bitterness.<p>The first time I saw shishito peppers was in New York City's famous Union Square Greenmarket. One of the farmers, whose specialty was Asian vegetables, had a …

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The 10 Salad Dressings to Know

10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.<p>Without dressing, salad would be extremely dry (and boring). Having a repertoire of dressings on hand can save your leafy greens and give them a bit of personality. Here are the 10 essential salad dressings to know -- just add lettuce.<p>More …

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Fitch Ratings compiled this list of the five most overvalued and five most undervalued housing markets, broken down as Metropolitan Statistical Areas, in the U.S. based on its quarterly Sustainable Home Price model, which weighs home price trends against the economic fundamentals of the local …

Mormons From All Levels Of The Church Are Having Serious Crises Of Faith

It points to a survey of more than 3,300 Mormon "disbelievers" released last year that found that over 40% of respondents had served in leadership positions.<p>Possibly more interesting than the survey itself, however, is the man who conducted it: John Dehlin, a graduate student at Utah State …

15 Songs You Can’t Believe Are 25 Years Old

1988 was a wild year for pop music. Hair metal was peaking in popularity, and everyone from Patrick Swayze to Bobby McFerrin to Tone Loc were scoring …

Gay Couple Gets Married In Pennsylvania Despite Ban On Same-Sex Marriages

"Nothing is going to change, but now we’re gonna have a piece of paper so everyone else recognizes it."

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William and Kate: whatever you do, don't call him Kevin

"What's in a name?" Shakespeare has Juliet ask in Act II, Scene II of Romeo and Juliet. "That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as …

Dog gene holds clues for neural tube defects

<b>UC DAVIS (US) —</b> Scientists have discovered a gene related to neural tube defects in dogs, as well as evidence that the gene may be a key risk factor …

Fruit could taste better with far-red light

<b>U. FLORIDA (US) —</b> Light may one day be used to improve the flavor and nutritional content of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and even the scent of flowers.<p>…

How Close Could I Get To The Sun And Survive?

Of all the bodies in our solar system, the sun is probably the one we want to give the widest berth. It gushes radiation, and even though its surface is the coolest part of the star, it burns at about 9,940°F, hot enough to incinerate just about any material. As such, there are no plans to send a …

How to calm sibling squabbles

<b>PENN STATE (US) —</b> New research suggests intervention strategies that can cultivate healthy and supportive sibling relationships.<p>The relationship …