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Tag: ingredient IQ

Tempeh 101: What It Is, How to Make It, and Ways to Use It

Tempeh is a soybean-based food that originated centuries ago in Indonesia. It’s popular among plant-based eaters, as its texture makes it a…

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Ingredient IQ: Butternut Squash

Editor’s Note: In January 2019, the Institute of Culinary Education launched the Natural Gourmet Center, a plant-centric and wellness-driven culinary arts program. We’ll be featuring…

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Ingredient IQ: Pumpkin

From porch decorations to pie fillings, pumpkins rule the fall produce landscape. Here’s how to pick, prep, and cook the gorgeous gourds…

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Ingredient IQ: Figs

Editor’s Note: In January 2019, the Institute of Culinary Education launched the Natural Gourmet Center, a plant-centric and wellness-driven culinary arts program….

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Ingredient IQ: Corn

Fresh corn needs no introduction. Kids love it. Cookouts wouldn’t be the same without it. And the sweet, crunchy kernels add oomph…

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Ingredient IQ: Eggplant

Eggplant is part of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family of vegetables, which also includes potatoes, bell peppers, and tomatoes. The most common…

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Ingredient IQ: Tofu

For thousands of years, tofu has been a plant-based staple in Asian cuisines. Here’s everything you need to know to confidently cook…

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Ingredient IQ: Bell Pepper

Editor’s Note: In January 2019, the Institute of Culinary Education launched the Natural Gourmet Center, a plant-centric and wellness-driven culinary arts program. We’ll be featuring…

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Ingredient IQ: Mango

One taste of a perfectly ripe mango is enough to make anyone a lifelong fan of the juicy, sunset-hued fruit. Here’s everything…

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Ingredient IQ: Okra

Okra was introduced to North America by enslaved people brought over from West Africa in the 17th century. Ever since, it has…

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Ingredient IQ: Basil

The hot, sunny days of summer bring out the best in this aromatic herb. Here’s how to select, store, and prepare basil…

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The Whole Grain Flour Guide

Today’s supermarkets have baking aisles that are crammed with whole grain flour choices. The tasty, nutrient-dense options are all exciting—but they can…

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