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Avoid Extreme Diets – 5 Warm Weather Foods That Naturally Detox The Body

Avoid Extreme Diets – 5 Warm Weather Foods That Naturally Detox The Body

| May 22, 2013 | 5 Comments

Some people use extreme diets like fasting and juice cleanses. But these aren’t necessary for most people and may be dangerous without medical supervision. Here are five foods that support the body while cleansing.

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Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built

Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built

What does it take to stay in business for 100 years selling herring? Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to Mark Russ Federman of New York City’s legendary Russ & Daughters about his new memoir and the secret to his family’s success.

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Home Is Where the Heart Is On Valentine’s Day

Home Is Where the Heart Is On Valentine’s Day

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Enjoy a special dinner made with love at home this Valentine’s Day. All the fancy, none of the fuss: heart-shaped Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Salad, Salmon with Dill Beurre Blanc, and Braised Fennel with Pancetta.

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Eating Light

Eating Light

| December 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

By “eat light,” I mean feed myself with as many (good) mood-enhancing ingredients as I can get my hands on. This Holiday Season, while I still plan on consuming my fair share of spiked eggnog and Christmas cookies, I’ll be self-medicating with more fruits and vegetables and less bourbon.

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Two Unique Yet Familiar Holiday Side Dishes

Two Unique Yet Familiar Holiday Side Dishes

| December 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here we are again, the holidays… gastronomy’s ultimate do over time of the year. Everyone’s getting fired up about brining birds, smoking hogs, roasting vegetables, buttering breads and sampling sweets. But it’s the same old tired stuff as last year… and the year before that. So you might be asking the question “What can I do to change it up a bit…add some sass to the meal without everyone screaming foul?” How about making a few changes to your side dishes. Here are two easy-to-make dishes that will add unique yet familiar flavors to the holiday meal.

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Borscht for Chanukah

Borscht for Chanukah

| November 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving is over, and now, in just a few days, Chanukah will be upon us. To go with your latkes, Stephanie Rosenbaum offers up her recipe for healthy, delicious winter borscht.

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Valentine’s Day at Home

Valentine’s Day at Home

| February 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

There are two ways to go on Valentine’s Day: cute and pink with the kids, or Goth and magenta, with your vampire lover. If you must go heart-shaped, do it with beets, bathing your fingers deeply in their magenta dye. Beets, blood oranges, avocado: this Heart’s Desire salad is actually full of encouragingly aphrodisiacs, especially vitamins B and E.

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Roasted Beet Inspiration from Pasta Sfoglia

Roasted Beet Inspiration from Pasta Sfoglia

| October 13, 2009 | 2 Comments

Recipe for Whole Wheat Spaghetti with Beets, Brown Butter, Toasted Walnuts, and Boursin: clean, earthy, wholesome…and strikingly beautiful.

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Roasted Beet Salad with Fried Summer Squash and Figs

Roasted Beet Salad with Fried Summer Squash and Figs

| September 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

I finally jumped on the CSA wagon and I must admit, it was kind of like Christmas when my first box arrived, full of the lingering summer’s bounty.
Summer Bounty Recipe: Roasted Beet Salad with Lavender-Scented Fried Summer Squash, Chevre, Figs, Cucumber Relish and a Balsamic Reduction

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Recipe: B is for Beet

Recipe: B is for Beet

So, the Obamas are planting that organic edible garden on the grounds of the White House after all. It looks like a lovely melting-pot of flavors and cultures, too, with tomatillos and Thai basil, chiles and cilantro, chard and arugula.

But where’s the beet?

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