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How to Eat Whole-Food Plant-Based While Camping

Following a whole-food, plant-based diet in the great outdoors can be a breeze—with a little planning, that is. Just remember the following…

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The Ultimate Guide to Herbs and How to Pair Them with Produce

Love the flavor explosion that happens when you pair fresh basil with peak-season tomatoes? Then you’re sure to enjoy all the other…

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How to Make Veggie Steaks (Great for Vegans)

There’s nothing like taking a bite of a thick, tender, juicy steak—a veggie steak, that is. And there’s nothing easier than roasting…

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Blanching 101: How to Blanch Vegetables and Fruits

Want to speed up your prep work, shorten your time in the kitchen, and make your fresh produce last longer in the…

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Knife Skills 101: How to Chiffonade

Chiffonade (pronounced shiff-oh-NOD) is one of those culinary terms that sounds complicated and intimidating, but it’s actually an easy slicing technique to…

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The Best Knives for Cutting Vegetables – Tips from Chef Amanda Cohen

You’d probably expect chef Amanda Cohen to flourish an impressive array of knives as she prepares the dishes at Dirt Candy, her…

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5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste At Home By Using What You’ve Got

Americans waste 150,000 tons of food a day—almost one pound per person—according to a study published last April. What’s more, the biggest…

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How To Make Plant-Based Sandwiches

Turn the ultimate convenience food into the ultimate healthy meal with these flavor-boosting sandwich ingredient ideas. 1. Choose whole grain bread. High…

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How to Use Beans as a Meat Substitute in Any Recipe

Choosing a plant-based diet doesn’t mean giving up the meat-based dishes you love. On the contrary, there are lots of plant foods…

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How to Make Oil-Free Vinaigrettes

The classic recipe for a vinaigrette is pretty simple: one part vinegar to two or three parts oil. So, what do you…

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Ingredient IQ: Ginger Root

Fresh ginger root lends a distinctive zing to a variety of cuisines from Asia to South America. The tan, knobby root is…

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How to Read a Recipe

Experienced chefs may be able to freestyle their way through preparing a dish, but for the rest of us, following a recipe—closely,…

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