Tag: ingredient IQ

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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Ingredient IQ: Lentils

If there’s one dried legume you should always have on hand, it’s no-soak, quick-cooking lentils. Read on to find out why. What…

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Ingredient IQ: Rhubarb

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: Lettuce

There are many varieties of lettuce out there, but most kinds that you’ll see in the grocery store fall into one of…

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Ingredient IQ: Shallots

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: Artichokes

Underneath their prickly exterior, artichokes provide plenty of fiber (7 grams per medium artichoke) and more disease-thwarting antioxidant activity than any other…

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Ingredient IQ: Fennel

Here’s everything you need to know about fennel, a bulbous vegetable with a unique flavor profile that is a favorite ingredient in…

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Ingredient IQ: Date Paste

As a healthy alternative to sugar in recipes, date paste owes everything to the fruit it’s made from. Date palms grow in…

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Ingredient IQ: Pomegranate

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: Kale

Kale is a versatile plant-based powerhouse. Here’s a practical guide to using the crinkly-leafed green in the kitchen. What’s the difference between…

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Ingredient IQ: Sorghum

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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