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On sweltering summer days, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven! Instead, try a no-cook recipe. We promise you won’t be sacrificing flavor...
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Vegetables are an essential element of heritage cooking and form the foundation of each of our 5 Heritage Diet Pyramids—African, Asian, Latin,...
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More than a decade ago Jane Brody wrote two columns about Optimism in the Health Section of The New York Times. The first column posited that there...
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Dried fruits are a wonderful part of heritage diets around the world. You’ll find them stirred into pilafs and grain salads, simmering in rich stews,...
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Cooking during the summer can often feel like a daunting task. Not only does it get busy, but during the hottest months of the year, most people...
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For Juneteenth, we want to honor all of you—our community members. Tune in with us on Instagram and Facebook for a cookbook giveaway, Instagram Live...
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What’s one thing that traditional diets around the world have in common? Beans! At Oldways, when we talk about beans, we’re often talking about the...
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This May we are not only celebrating International Mediterranean Diet Month, but also the 30th anniversary of Oldways’ Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. In...
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Oldways is well known for developing the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid in 1993 with the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). Because we are a nation...
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(images via New York Social Diary ) The ground-breaking, celebrated, sometimes terrifying restaurant critic, author and journalist Mimi Sheraton died...
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The arrival of springtime means longer days, flowers blooming, and some of our favorite fruits and vegetables coming back into season. Why should you...
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When talking about cultures and traditions from around the world, it’s often their differences that tend to take the spotlight, making it easy to...

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