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There are few meals more evocative of Normandy than Poulet Vallée d’Auge and Tarte Tatin – chicken and mushrooms in a Calvados cream sauce, followed...
Ok, so I shot this video last year at the Make (at least!) Half Your Grains Whole Conference . But the editing? Hot off the presses. I (Alison) have...
I’ll admit I thought visiting an oyster farm might be as exciting as watching paint dry. As far as I knew, oyster farming consisted of getting hold...
In our April 28th blog , we promised you more pictures of meals from our recent Normandy culinaria trip. Three Norman favorites appeared again and...
I have some news: next week I will be leaving the Whole Grains Council to pursue my dream of teaching. I have been accepted to Teach for America, and...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqbQDKxDyW4 The Whole Grains Council has chosen Amaranth as May’s “Whole Grain of the Month!” A-ma-what, you ask?...
We were on the trail of saltmeadow lamb, the French delicacy known as l’agneau de pré-salé and we had driven 90 minutes from Bayeux. Our bus rounded...
I like to think of myself as a smart food shopper. I know how to sniff melons and gently squeeze avocados in the palm of my hand to judge ripeness...
“I don’t know where I’m gonna go when the volcano blows…” The Jimmy Buffet song kept dancing through my head for most of a week, while that...
Ok, I admit it. I am a health freak. Yes, I watch what I eat, and yes, I could probably tell you how many calories are in that thing you are about to...
Monday is the 114 th running of the Boston Marathon, and here at Whole Grains Council HQ in Boston, we’re getting excited! Marathon Monday is always...
Did you know that Oldways updated the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid last year? Well, we did, and one of the major changes involved adding herbs and...

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