| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:14 AM
You have to have good soil to raise good plants. Every experienced gardener knows this and yet not every experienced gardener takes the time to really manage their soil. Even I'm guilty of this.
Without performing a soil test every three years, there...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you were fed infant formula as a baby, or have eaten fast food, breakfast cereal, margarine, frozen yogurt or artificial sweetener, chances are you've consumed genetically modified organisms. GMOs are ubiquitous in the food supply--present in 75 to...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Looking for meatless options for the dinner table? Want something on the lighter side but still satisfying? We're here to help! Check out some of these ideas:
For a rich and flavorful -- and completely vegetarian -- dinner idea, look no further than...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:49 PM
During the first two days of my one-month local-food challenge, I ate almost solely fruits and vegetables. At Tuesday’s dinner of sautéed local kale and a salad of local beets, local goat cheese, and local lettuce, a hungry family member commented...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Ice-cold watermelon is a warm weather treat. Florida is one of the nation's leading producers of watermelons, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. They are grown throughout the state and are available from April...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Kebabs are a weave of function and flavor. The concept is simple, but the execution takes some know-how to get dinner on the table.
Protein that stacks up
Uniformly cut cubes or meatballs shaped in similar sizes will ensure even cooking. Beef, chicken...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wondering what to do with your summer produce? This week, Food editor Russ Parsons shares 4 ways to cook 5 different types of summer produce, including tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, zucchini and corn. Corn salad? Check. Eggplant appetizer? Check....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Did you make a New Year's resolution to eat a heart-healthier diet this year? We hope so. It means you will eat foods that are lower in saturated fat and salt and higher in soluble fiber and heart-friendly nutrients than the average American diet....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Sure, the slow cooker's great for stews and soups, but it also happens to make a mean lasagna! In this ingenious slow-cooker recipe, all you have to do is chop your veggies, then layer the ingredients (raw) into the crockpot.
Serve with garlic bread...
| Jan 9, 2013
Nothing takes the chill out of January like a house filled with the aroma of slow-cooking goodness. In our house, that aroma frequently includes a touch of curry spice. On braised meat, on roasting veggies and simmered in a pot of stew or soup.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:30 PM
This delicious rustic recipe makes a great vegetarian dinner or a pretty side dish (and great leftover, FYI). It also happens to be simple to put together: Yellow squash is layered in a jumble with sliced red potato and goat cheese. No cream is needed...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:42 PM
They couldn’t get enough mulligatawny. The soup party wasn’t for another day, but the appetites of the guests for saying the mouthful of mulligatawny couldn’t be satiated.
The “Seinfeld” episode on Kramer’s favorite...