Often overshadowed by brightly colored vegetables that boldly showcase their phytonutrients, the meager mushroom seems to pale in comparison. Yet, the mushroom’s reputation as a nutritional lightweight is beginning to change.
Treated with a food-safe coating that makes the paper non-stick and heat resistant, parchment is ideal for roasting vegetables, cooking delicate cuts of meat, fish and poultry, and lining cookie sheets or cake pans.
The Tohono O’odham people have been farming and cultivating prickly pear (or I’ipai in O’odham), agave (A’ud), tepary beans (Bawi) and cholla cactus buds (Ciolim) in this dry Southern Arizona desert for centuries. The name of the tribe means “Desert People,” and bringing back local culture from farm to plate is one mission the Tohono O’odham Community Action organization has been working on since 1996.
Some say sugar — including natural sugar found in 100-percent fruit juice — is behind the obesity epidemic, responsible for heart disease and causes cancer. Are concerns about sugar overshadowing fruit juice's positive contributions to a healthful diet? Or is 100-percent fruit juice just another sugary drink?
Just as other kitchen traditions – such as gardening, foraging and canning – have come back into fashion, so have pressure cookers. For my first experience with the IMUSA 7.5-Quart Pressure Cooker, I went appropriately old school: chicken soup.
Two Grand is designed to help track your food intake in less than 3 minutes per day. The app encourages weight loss hopefuls to follow community members who have already met their goal weight to learn how to eat and create a healthy routine.