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In the Mediterranean, many meals start with an assortment of local dishes or what can be called small plates. In Spain they’re called tapas or...
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Simon Poole is a man of many talents: doctor, author, broadcaster, noted speaker, olive oil entrepreneur, and passionate advocate of the...
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Adding herbs (and spices) in your cooking is one of the best ways to add flavor to food and liven up just about any dish without adding sugar, salt or...
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With summer in full swing, it’s about that time of year when you have a cookout seemingly every weekend. These are the times we get to connect with...
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Food brings people together, and coming from a family of cooks as well as an Argentine cultural background, food has always found its way into my...
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Cooking with fire dates back to our Paleolithic ancestors. In fact, cooking over an open flame is thought to be a pivotal step in human evolution. The...
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Functional foods tend to have a scientific allure about them and are heavily featured in marketing campaigns. However, the reality is that many...
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Many ingredients recognized as “superfoods” today, like green tea, seaweed, kimchi, and mushrooms draw their roots in traditional Asian diets. With a...
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There are few better ways to get to know a place and its people than through its food. Skip the fancy restaurants written up in guidebooks, and look...
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Porter Gifford (right), son of K. Dun Gifford, awarding Rebecca Alssid (left) with the K. Dun Gifford Local Hero Award, with Readable Feast co-director...
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When talking about cultures and traditions from around the world, it’s often their differences that tend to hog the spotlight, making it easy to...
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Crete is the largest and most populated of the Greek Islands. Look on a map and you’ll find Crete at the southernmost point of the Greek archipelago,...

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