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How to Make Salsa: Quick Tips and Easy Salsa Recipes

Forget ketchup and mustard. Salsa is the one condiment you should always have in your fridge. Chopped or blended, fresh or jarred,…

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Your Guide to Fall Fruits and Vegetables That Are In Season Now

The harvest season lives up to its name with all the wonderful produce on offer once the weather turns cool. Here’s a…

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How to Make Any Recipe Vegan (and Healthy)

Common Plant-Based Substitutes and Dairy-Free Alternatives Your first thought when it comes to veganizing a recipe might be to reach for one…

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Nature’s Cereal: How to Kick Up Your Plant-Based Breakfast Bowl Game

Sweet or savory, hot or cold, a breakfast bowl is the busy cook’s best friend in the morning. Here are our top…

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15 Ways to Use and Cook with Canned Beans

Beans are the ultimate convenience food: Inexpensive, shelf-stable, filling, and flavorful, they’re ready when you are to whip up easy meals in…

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Top Fruits and Veggies to Freeze Before Summer’s Over

Follow these tips for freezing summer’s best fruit and veggie offerings so you can enjoy their sun-kissed goodness all year long.  Freezing…

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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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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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