Black Walnut Torte and Wedding Food Memories

Food Memories: Black Walnut Torte and a Wedding

Published on October 15th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan


This food memory and Black Walnut Torte recipe comes from Peter and Laura Zeranski who are the authors of Polish cuisine cookbooks. From their book, Polish Classic Desserts, this amazing Black (Walnut) Torte was inspired by the wedding of Peter's parents, right after World War ... Read More


Food Memories: Summer Grilling

Food Memories: Summer Grilling

Published on October 13th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

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Have you ever had a memory inextricably linked to a type of food or a specific meal? When I think back on my childhood, I am often drawn to those moments of family lore that involve food... Read More


vegetarian burger

Is the Secret to Sustaining a Vegetarian Diet Eating Plant…Blood?

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

You know how the saying goes: you can lead a meat-eater to a millet-kale burger, but he will run away screaming “I need bacon!” Or something like that. But the vegetarian diet might be getting a little “meaty” help from a most unlikely (and kind of spooky) place: plant blood... Read More


How to Make Pumpkin Puree from Scratch

Spotted: How to Make Pumpkin Puree

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe


Are you making a recipe that calls for canned pumpkin? Learn how to make pumpkin puree from scratch. It's cheap, easy, and healthy!... Read More

GMO News

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GMO Labeling Would Cost Less Than A Penny A Day

Published on October 7th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

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A new study conducted by Consumers Union found that the median cost of GMO labeling would be $2.30 per person per year or about $0.06 cents day. Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy arm of ... Read More

Agri-business News

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Task Force to Identify Farmers Market Fraud in California

Published on October 7th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

We trust farmers markets to be the anti-supermarket. There are no unflattering fluorescent lights, loud disorienting music, those confusing price tags or dizzying endcaps. But what if farmers market stalls were just going to the supermarket for you—and bringing those store-bought items to their stalls? It’s happening in California, and the state is cracking down. ... Read More

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