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Things you can do with root and bulb vegetables — other than eating them
Take the onion skin, the super-thin, transparent layer (often between two of the thicker, outermost layers) and place the onion skin over a mild burn, scrape, or cut.
| February 15, 2013
Maine celebrates National Co-op Month
It's the Year of the Dragon (Chinese Zodiac), the Year of the Girl (Girl Scouts of the USA), and, perhaps less well known, the International Year of Cooperatives, according to the United Nations.
| October 12, 2012
Review: Ed’s Roost
When local East Greenwichers fly the coop in the early morn, they often land at Ed's Roost, with all the other hungry chickens . . . er, customers. I might be forgiven the slip since the chicken — or more specifically, rooster theme — is so prevalent at
Breakfast worth crowing about
| November 25, 2011
The next great finger food
Dolmas are incredibly delicious edible packets of spiced rice and/or meat that are packable, portable, and extremely healthy.
For after trampoline-ing, or really anytime
| October 21, 2011
Review: My Thai Vegan Cafe
It's not easy being vegan.
Vegan Thai cuisine even omnivores can love
MC SLIM JB
| October 14, 2011
Review: Think Tank Bistrotheque
The owners have some very good ideas about food and drink — Southeast Asian treats are cool, and craft cocktails go better with them than wine does — but they have also produced some decisions that make the rest of us scratch our heads.
Southeast Asian treats among some head-scratchers
| August 19, 2011
Review: Seven Star Street Bistro
The trick to loving Seven Star Street Bistro is to forget how enticingly they've managed to remodel such a tiny sliver of space, and to take their name literally.
Taking tasty Chinese cuisine to the street
| August 12, 2011
Review: Jasmine Taste of Persia
Boston is fortunate to boast a number of worthy budget-priced Persian restaurants, among which Jasmine Taste of Persia, located in a stretch of Watertown thick with indie restaurants and Armenian bakeries/grocers, has to rate highly.
A winning introduction to an underrated cuisine
MC SLIM JB
| August 05, 2011
Review: Tamarind House
Tamarind House perhaps shows too restrained a hand with its cuisine's boldest flavors, but it's a useful step up from the bowdlerized meekness of the suburban Thai run-of-the-mill.
A gentle step down from our fiercest traditional Thai restaurants
MC SLIM JB
| July 22, 2011
Review: Lorenz Island Kuisine
When I find a family-run place that seems to serve as an anchor for neighborhood life — serving three meals a day, doing a brisk takeout business, offering live music, DJs, and poetry readings a few nights a month — I think, "Damn, wish my neighborhood
Fresh, traditional Jamaican fare in a friendly neighborhood spot
MC SLIM JB
| July 08, 2011
Fertile Underground sprouts on the West Side
The food revolution is coming to a grocery store near you.
| July 08, 2011
Blue Mango Veggie Burgers stays simple
Chances are you've walked by 648 Congress Street and never realized it's the production headquarters for a well-known vegetarian staple.
One patty at a time
| June 24, 2011
Meet your meat
Opening the door to a large walk-in cooler and seeing a massive cow carcass hanging from a metal hook is a slightly jolting reminder that meat doesn't just appear in neat little packages in the grocery store.
Does your butcher make house calls?
| March 04, 2011
Staying 'classy' over food
As many problems as there are in society over racial and ethnic hang-ups, I've long maintained that the bigger separator of people in this country (and probably most nations) is socioeconomic class.
Trader Joe's comes to Portland
| January 07, 2011
Eat, buy, love: A mini Going Green gift guide.
As I write this, I'm slurping down a soup made of roasted broccoli, celery root, garlic, and broth. I'd never cooked with celery root before, but I had to learn fast — the ugly-but-tasty vegetable was included in the first box of winter farm-share produ
| November 26, 2010
I'm 28 years old and for almost a decade now I've been a vegetarian. Not a vegan, a vegetarian. Still, members of my family give me a hard time about this by making me feel that I am somehow weird ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
| November 05, 2010
Does the local food movement really work?
Providence cultural center AS220's panel discussion series Action Speaks! continues with a look at the "local food" movement.
| October 08, 2010
Fall Food Preview: Okay, Vacationland, it's our turn
Goodbye tourists. Goodbye school children. Thanks for spending this gorgeous summer with us and keeping our restaurants and businesses thriving. We know your dough keeps many of us employed, but, frankly, we’re ready for some distance.
Enjoy peak harvest without the crowds
| September 17, 2010
Review: Local Sprouts Cafe
The responsibilities of individualism are hard to bear. We must compete in a system in which we can sense the rules are fixed — succeeding or failing alone, moving up the ladder or onto unemployment.
| September 10, 2010
Preservation techniques: canning, freezing, drying, and pickling
This is the time of year when abundance can be guilt-inducing; too much of a good thing often ends up as rot.
| August 06, 2010
Growing, and growing!
When Scott Howard started growing tomatoes in a small backyard greenhouse in 1997, he never dreamed that one day he would see his products on the shelves of grocery stores and on the menus of local restaurants. But that’s where he finds himself: As the p
Olivia’s Garden finds more ways to reach your plate
| May 28, 2010
Possible ADHD and pesticide link found
As if it wasn't hard enough to eat "healthy" already, now another study has come out today that screams, "Grab a bag of chips instead!"...
| May 17, 2010
Red Lentil Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant
By now everyone knows Red Lentil is dog-plays-the-piano good. It’s the best all-vegetarian and lots-vegan restaurant Boston has ever had. The question before us is: is it actually good -good?
No meat? No problem.
| March 26, 2010
On the farm
The menus at Chez Pascal in Providence often feature local meats, fish, and produce, but on Mondays, owner-chef Matt Gennuso goes all out. A recent menu featured burgers from Aquidneck Farms; greens from Arcadian Fields; clams from Matunuck Oyster Farm;
Market Mobile supplies the demand for local food
| July 17, 2009
Pop Trash, Valentine's Day, MRTPQ, WTF And The Finisher
Fletcher covers all things Christian Bale in Pop Trash, we read some correspondence from V...
| February 05, 2009
Johnnie's on the Side
This large space has always housed attractive restaurants, despite violating two of Nadeau's laws: Eateth Not Within 1000 Cubits of a Government Institution; and Ditto for Sports Stadia.
The Front of the House is at the head of its class
| December 30, 2008
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