Kids and Vegetables

Kids and Vegetables

How to get your kids to eat more vegetables? Cajole? Beg? Plead? Threaten? Nope.  Leave it whole. Researchers in Australia have discovered that children ate more of a whole carrot than a carrot cut into pieces. Everyone wins. Less work for you. More vegetables for...

The Tasty Truth About Eggs

A long held tradition is that the pleats in a traditional chef’s tocque, that tall, pleated, white hat you’ve seen mostly in movies or that culinary students proudly wear at graduation, represents the ways that a chef can cook an egg, 100. While the origins of this...

The Lowly Lentil: Big Flavor, Long History

When the weather turns chilly I say, “Bring on the soup!” My meat and potatoes family rarely turned to soup during my growing up years unless it was canned. When we did consume a bowl, it was for a quick meal usually slurped alone, ala tomato soup with crackers....