Tag: ingredient IQ

Polenta 101: Cooking Tips and Recipes

Polenta is perhaps best known as a northern Italian dish, but it is also a staple in the cuisines of neighboring countries…

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It’s Grapefruit Season! Here’s How to Pick ‘Em and Recipes to Try

Sunny yellow, pale pink, or ruby red, grapefruit offers a full spectrum of citrus flavor and is a good source of fiber…

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Tips, Tricks, and Recipes for Cooking with Brussels Sprouts

Although Brussels sprouts are available pretty much all year round, the fall and winter months are when they’re at their best. Read…

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Tempeh 101: What Is Tempeh and How Do You Cook 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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