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All We Can Eat: May 3, 2009 - May 9, 2009

How Healthful Is Your Hospital Food?

A new Web site collects photos of hospital meals -- the good, the bad and the ugly -- from around the world.

By Jane Black  |  May 8, 2009; 3:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Jane Black, Web sites, health  
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Tales of the Testers: Use This Instead of That

Nourish columnist Stephanie Witt Sedgwick confesses to a little guilt re: ingredient substitution.

By The Food Section  |  May 8, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Tales of the Testers  | Tags: Stephanie Witt Sedgwick, chili peppers, recipes  
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I Spice: Paprika

Monica Bhide polls food pros and readers to find the best ways to use ground capsicum peppers.

By The Food Section  |  May 8, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  I Spice , Recipes  | Tags: I Spice, paprika, recipes, sofrito  
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My Meatcard Arrives -- for Real!

My Meatcard, a business card etched by laser into beef jerky, is illegible in parts and doesn't fit my wallet, but it sure smells delicious.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 7, 2009; 3:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Korean Cuisine, With Intent to Rule

The nation is set on producing a world-dominant cuisine by 2017.

By The Food Section  |  May 7, 2009; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Korean food  
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Flour Girl: Khaki Coffee Cake

Avocado puree gives a lush consistency to a breakfast classic.

By Leigh Lambert  |  May 7, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Flour Girl , Recipes  | Tags: Leigh Lambert, avocado, coffee cake  
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Ramps, the Recipe

A recipe for pickled ramps from chef Daniel Giusti at 1789.

By The Food Section  |  May 6, 2009; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Recipes  | Tags: 1789, Bonnie Benwick, recipes  
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CSA Scout: At Last, Bring on the Spears

For one CSA Scout, spring has arrived in the form of asparagus, spinach and green garlic.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 6, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  CSA Scout  | Tags: CSA, Joe Yonan, asparagus, mushrooms, recipes  
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Pâté a la Pooch

It's confirmed. Some people can't taste the difference between pâté and dog food.

By Jane Black  |  May 6, 2009; 7:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Tags: Jane Black, research  
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Tales of the Testers: Sourdough Mom

It began with a simple pancake recipe. Now I have a million mouths to feed.

By Jane Touzalin  |  May 5, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Tales of the Testers  | Tags: Jane Touzalin, breakfast, recipe testing  
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Cookbooks: 100 Calories, 250 Recipes

Good but small cookbooks deserve respect, too; we’ll occasionally review them on this blog.

By The Food Section  |  May 5, 2009; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cooking for One , Recipes  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Sally Sampson, cookbooks, recipes  
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On Today's Menu: Healthful School Lunch

The Healthy Schools Campaign is lobbying Congress by bringing good food and cute kids to Washington.

By Jane Black  |  May 5, 2009; 8:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Food Politics  | Tags: Jane Black, nutrition, school lunch  
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D.C. Chefs Get No Medals at Beard

DC chefs are shut out at James Beard Foundation awards in DC.

By The Food Section  |  May 4, 2009; 9:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Tags: James Beard, Joe Yonan, awards  
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Michelle Obama's Favorite Food? Mexican

By DeNeen L. Brown Don't get the first lady started on the joy of Mexican cooking. Tortillas, moles, rice and beans, tamales and quesadillas -- yes, Michelle Obama loves Mexican food of all kinds, she told some D.C. schoolchildren today....

By Jane Black  |  May 4, 2009; 5:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Nice to Meat You, Jerk; Here's My Card

Are Meatcards, business cards printed on jerky, for real? The "inventors" speak.

By Joe Yonan  |  May 4, 2009; 12:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Fun at the Gluten-Free Spree

A win-win evening for the gluten-free world -- and yours truly.

By The Food Section  |  May 4, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Recipes  | Tags: Bonnie Benwick, Graham Bartlett, gluten-free, recipes  
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Groundwork: Rocketship Launched

If you keep arugula covered with floating row cover, you can have it fresh pretty much all winter.

By Adrian Higgins  |  May 4, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Groundwork , Recipes  | Tags: Adrian Higgins, gardening, recipes  
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