Fruits and Vegetables

In the Aztec diet, amaranth was second in importance only to corn. In festivals to honor the gods, toasted amaranth ...
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Native to subtropical America, avocados have been cultivated in Mexico since antiquity; the fruit’s seeds that have been found in ...
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From the 1950s through the 1970s, cheese balls felt right at home sitting next to a dry martini. For the ...
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These amazing figs were prepared in my last Cookbook Club and were adapted from a recipe in Elizabeth David’s A ...
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Between 1934 and 1935 Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas spent 7 months traveling through the United States. In Toklas’s ...
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When I don’t feel like making lunch, this is what I make. Perfect with simple saltine crackers. 1 can tuna in ...
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A golden apple was thrown into the wedding banquet of Peleus and Thetis by Eris, the goddess of discord, because ...
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Native to the Andes, the Incas considered quinoa sacred and referred to it as the “mother of all grains.” The ...
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A table laden with appetizers is typical of Provence, and olive tapenade was a favorite of Paul Cezanne’s. 2 cups ...
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