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Kitchen Dictionary

Spinach

When it comes to dark leafy vegetables, spinach is one of the most versatile and nutrient-packed out there. Its mild flavored leaves can be prepared and served in...


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Cooking 101

Collard Greens

Collard greens are one of the true glories of soul food. Down South, a chicken dinner without them is almost unimaginable. Collards have earned their place on the...


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Cooking 101

Kale

A member of the brassica family of veggies which includes cabbage and broccoli, kale has enjoyed its fair share of fame in the anticancer spotlight. Like all members...


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Cooking 101

The Who’s Who of Starchy & Non-Starchy Veggies

The classification of vegetables can be tricky when it comes to foods that are part of a cancer-preventative diet. Some of this is due to the fact that...


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What Are Antioxidants?

Terms like antioxidants and free radicals tend to be thrown around a lot, especially in the cancer area, where these compounds are supposed to help prevent or fight...


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Cooking 101

Lentils

As one Hindu proverb goes, “Rice is good, but lentils are my life.” Arguably one of the oldest domesticated crops in the human diet, lentils are a staple...


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Global Ingredients

Feats of Clay

Tagines are a classic Moroccan dish, savory stews often cooked and served in conical clay pots called tagines. Traditional recipes abound, such as chicken tagine with olives, lamb...


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Cooking 101

Curry Powder

Curry powders are an ancient and traditional part of Indian cuisine, used almost universally to flavor meat, vegetables, and fish.  The curry powder familiar to Western cuisine, available...


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Staying Healthy During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

You’ve been watching the news and have heard the reports. While there is a light at the end of the tunnel, we’re still going to dealing with the...


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The Facts about Fiber

Fiber is a type of carbohydrate and should be one of your favorite parts of a cancer-protective diet. There are two types, soluble fiber, and insoluble fiber, and...


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Global Ingredients

Black Beans

Basic Black By Fiona Breslin The terms “healthy” and “comfort food” often don’t describe a simple food, but black beans merit both monikers. This member of the legume family boasts...


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Cooking 101

Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds By Alyssa Adler Chia seeds can be considered a super food because they are extremely versatile and nutritious! Originally from Central America, and derived from a plant in...