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Ari LeVaux shares a recipe for the perfect spinach omelet. more

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Pound for pound, lentils represent about the most human nutrition one could wring from the earth. more

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The world's oldest surviving cookbook is a collection of Imperial Roman recipes, compiled around the 1st century AD. In the intervening millennia the book, Apicius De Re Coquinaria, has attracted plenty of interest from scholars, cooks and food nerds more

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Ari LeVaux on the merits of a good salad. more

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Ari LeVaux's tactic for making tabbouleh that will blow the doors off of any other you've tried. more

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Many people claim to love garlic, but can't tell a hardneck from a softneck. That's like claiming to be a car guy, but not knowing the difference between a standard and automatic transmission. more

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In The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, Pine Ridge-born chef Sean Sherman (with help from food writer Beth Dooley) goes back to the roots of Native American cooking. more


The Internet long ago replaced the need for generalized cookbooks. If you're looking for a simple sugar cookie recipe or ideas for a squash soup, there's no need to turn to a book when a simple Google search will bring up dozens of suggesti... more

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“Lisa’s got the best daddy in the world. After all, he bought her a pony for her birthday. Too bad he shot it dead. Or did he? Maybe it was Lisa’s older sister.”  It’s right there in black and pink on the back cover of a collection of short plays.. more


Many of you may have noted that the majority of my recipes are not very low-calorie, low-carb or low-fat. This recipe is no exception; it is what I like to call "high-flavor". The unfortunate result o,Just Cook It more

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Since this column is starting now in February, I thought it would be nice to begin with one of my favorite fall/winter dishes: a classic chicken soup. Every year when the leaves start to change and there is a c,Just Cook It more

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