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Cheese

Experimenting with new cheeses can be a delightful way to add complex taste to different meals. Cheese is a simple, easy-to-fix snack if you are tired, and offers...


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Chickpeas

One Cool Chickpea By Fiona Breslin Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, are a staple nearly the world over. They play a leading role in a host of delicious dishes —...


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Congee: The Ultimate Bowl of Comfort

Many Asian countries have variations of rice porridge — there’s okayu in Japan, juk in Korea, jok in Thailand, and lugao from the Philippines. In China, this staple dish is called congee, and it is standard fare...


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The Real Food Pyramid

Lentils and beans, a staple of the Egyptian diet for centuries, still form a key part of many traditional Nile-side dishes. There’s koushari, a dish made with pasta,...


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For The Love of Latkes

  Latkes are one of the most iconic foods of Hanukah. These versatile potato pancakes are equally delicious made savory with sour cream, or sweet with applesauce and brown sugar. Our...


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A Matcha Made in Heaven

By Miriam Ambrosino When cold weather hits, most of us crave a cozy warm drink like our Pumpkin Spice Latte or creamy Hot Chocolate. But there’s another drink that could...


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Almonds

The common almond has a secret life as one of nature’s most unassuming wonder foods. Grandmothers in Southern Italy and Sicily have long prized almonds and almond paste...


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One Super Soup

Garlic is an iconic, healthful essential in the Mediterranean diet, and sopa de ajo, or garlic soup, is pungent, warming and simple. If you happened to have had...


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When Life Gives You Lemons

Eggs and lemon are what make Avgolemono, the most celebrated of Greek soups, both elegant and nourishing. Protein-packed from the eggs and tangy from the lemon, the soothing broth...


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Going With The Grain

Quinoa, revered for centuries by the Incas of Peru, is typically referred to as a grain—but it’s actually a seed. No matter what it’s called, this fabulous food,...


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The Japanese Mojo

In Japan, isoku dogen means “food is medicine” or, literally, “food and medicine come from the same source.” For centuries, certain ingredients–from fermented soybeans and seaweed to miso and green...


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How Swede It Is

Not surprisingly, the cuisine of Sweden – a northern nation of long, cold winters – has many delicious soups to choose from. And there’s no better bowl than...