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What Are Beets, and How Do You Cook Them?

Beets, aka beetroots, are a highly nutritious root vegetable related to Swiss chard. Grown for both the edible leaves and root, they…

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What Is Jackfruit, and How Should You Eat It?

Native to southern India, jackfruit is traditionally used in spicy curries, hearty kormas, and a toffeelike pudding called halwa. In recent years,…

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How to Make Epic Veggie Kabobs

Kabobs, kebabs, koftas, souvlaki, yakitori, satay, grill sticks: Threading foods on skewers for easy grilling is a cooking technique that’s used around…

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How to Stir-Fry Veggies, Tofu, and More

Stir-frying is a cooking technique that hails from China and is popular in many Asian cuisines. It calls for quickly cooking small…

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Get to Know Swiss Chard: Top Tips and Recipes

Chard, also called Swiss chard, is a leafy green that comes from a variety of beets grown for the edible stems and…

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Flavor Savers: How to Freeze Fresh Herbs, Broth, and More

Ever started a stir-fry only to realize you don’t have any fresh ginger? Or mixed up a last-minute salsa, only to find…

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Chickpeas 101: Everything to Know About the Lovable Legume

If there’s one bean to keep on hand in your kitchen, it’s chickpeas. Rich in fiber and B vitamins, the round, nubbly…

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Up Your Strawberry Savvy: Selection Tips, Storage Hacks, and Recipes to Try

Prime strawberry season is upon us! Here’s everything you need to know about the candy-sweet jewels of spring and summer, including tips…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Potatoes

Everything you need to know about one of the best-loved, most versatile foods in the world: potatoes. With potato selection and storage…

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6 Benefits of Meal Prepping

Meal prepping and planning may sound daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. It can be as easy as thinking ahead and…

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A Complete Guide to Composting for Beginner’s

When I started living a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle a few years back, I was shocked by the sheer volume of produce scraps…

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Asparagus 101: How to Prepare Asparagus and Tips for Cooking and Using It

Asparagus have been a sought-after delicacy since ancient times. Thick or thin, vibrant green or creamy white, these healthful harbingers of spring…

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