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The Rise of Bitter Foods: New Book Explores the Underappreciated Flavor

September 21st, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Bitter: it’s the flavor we equate with being, well, the opposite of flavor. The puckering not-quite-sour bite of bitterness in foods is what we tell our children is an acquired taste they’ll “grow to love.” But the truth is, many people don’t ever develop a fondness for bitter; they prefer instead the sweetness of sugar or the savory depth of salt and umami. Well, a new book aims to change all that.


My Month Without Eating Kale

August 29th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

I haven’t eaten kale in just about a month. It’s not that there’s a kale shortage (there really isn’t). It’s just that, well, I usually eat A LOT of kale. So I decided to see what would happen if I gave eating kale a break


5 Awesome Resources for School Lunch Ideas

August 28th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Now that the school year is officially in full swing, do you need some school lunch ideas to spice up your kid's lunch box? Here are some places to find school lunch inspiration!



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