Indoor Farming Is a ‘No-Brainer.’ Except for the Carbon Footprint.

Why greenhouses might be the future of vegetable agriculture.

#agriculture-and-farming, #drought, #europe, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #north-america, #vegetables, #water

11 Quick Spring Dinner Ideas for Celebrating Warm, Sunny Days

Asparagus, rhubarb and peas, peas, peas: The season of abundant produce has finally arrived.

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Can Your Diet Help Prevent Dementia?

Here’s what the science says about whether your diet can counteract cognitive decline.

#age-chronological, #alzheimers-disease, #animal-behavior, #dementia, #diet-and-nutrition, #dietary-supplements-and-herbal-remedies, #health-foods, #longevity, #obesity, #oils-and-fats, #research, #vegetables, #weight

How to Turn Any Vegetable Into Pasta Sauce

With five simple techniques that pair fresh ingredients with any kind of noodle, you can create countless produce-based meals.

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Vertical Farms Expand as Demand for Year-Round Produce Grows

The industry is expected to grow to $9.7 billion worldwide by 2026, but it faces challenges, including high energy costs, technological limitations and the ability to scale.

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Nondairy Plant-Based Milk Offerings Continue to Peak

There is already a vast array of dairy alternatives, but experts say the flow of new offerings won’t slow down anytime soon.

#food, #health-foods, #milk, #veganism, #vegetables, #vegetarianism, #waitrose-ltd

One-Pot Stew Recipe: Braised Short Ribs With Squash and Potato

Cozy, generous, brilliant: There are no shortage of words to describe eintopf, a German stew Yewande Komolafe learned from her parents.

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Try These Brain Foods to Improve Your Mood

For this week’s Eat Well Challenge, try some new foods that have been linked with improving your mood.

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Easy One-Pot Vegetarian Recipes

Resolve to wash fewer dishes in 2022.

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10 Lessons We’ve Learned About Eating Well

Water vs. seltzer? Can food affect the brain? We’ve rounded up useful research on diet and nutrition to stay healthy in the new year.

#anxiety-and-stress, #depression-mental, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #digestive-tract, #gastroesophageal-reflux-acid-reflux, #health-foods, #kimchi-south-korean-food, #mental-health-and-disorders, #microbiology, #obesity, #vegetables, #water, #weight

Sri Lanka’s Plunge Into Organic Farming Brings Disaster

The economically troubled country banned chemical fertilizers without preparing farmers, prompting a surge in food prices and worries about shortages.

#agriculture-and-farming, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #fertilizer, #food, #hazardous-and-toxic-substances, #international-trade-and-world-market, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #rajapaksa-gotabaya, #shortages, #sri-lanka, #tea, #vegetables

Your Heart and Diet: A Heart-Healthy Way to Eat

Aim for an overall healthful dietary pattern, the American Heart Association advises, rather than focusing on “good” or “bad” foods.

#american-heart-assn, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #food, #fruit, #grain, #heart, #labeling-and-labels-product, #meat, #oils-and-fats, #salt, #vegetables

Does it Matter if I Eat the Stickers on Fruits and Vegetables?

They won’t cause you any harm, but there are reasons to remove them before taking a bite.

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How to Make Fluffy, Flavorful Mashed Potatoes

You’ve tried boiling, but Genevieve Ko found a better way to make this side dish fluffier — and more flavorful.

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How to Stir-Fry Without a Wok

Keeping culinary traditions going sometimes requires adapting to the realities of daily life.

#chinese-americans, #content-type-service, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #cookware, #vegetables

Restaurant Review: Eleven Madison Park’s Plant-Based Menu

Now vegan, Daniel Humm’s acclaimed restaurant does strange things to vegetables.

#eleven-madison-park-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #humm-daniel, #manhattan-nyc, #restaurants, #veganism, #vegetables

Finding Home Through West African Food and Cooking

In her new monthly column, Yewande Komolafe returns to the food of West Africa to examine how it shaped her cooking, and her idea of home.

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Easy Dinner Recipes (Without Having to Cook Anything)

Follow a simple formula for colorful, satisfying dishes that don’t require turning on the oven or stove.

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11 Vegetarian Recipes Our Readers Can’t Get Enough Of

These are the dishes our readers return to again and again.

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Can Fruits and Vegetables Boost Brain Health?

Flavonoids, the chemicals that give plant foods their bright colors, may help curb the frustrating forgetfulness and mild confusion of advancing age.

#brain, #diet-and-nutrition, #fruit, #neurology-journal, #research, #vegetables

Cauliflower and Chaos, Fractals in Every Floret

Scientists take a crack at recreating the hypnotic fractal spirals of the Romanesco cauliflower.

#biology-and-biochemistry, #cauliflower, #flowers-and-plants, #genetics-and-heredity, #physics, #research, #science-journal, #vegetables, #your-feed-science

18 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes for Your Next BBQ

Enliven your repertoire with these deeply flavorful vegetarian options.

#barbecue, #grilling-cooking, #recipes, #vegetables, #vegetarianism

The Best Way to Cook Vegetables: Low and Slow

Crisp vegetables are often prized, but long-cooking them into tenderness can bring out their deepest flavors.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #de-boer-clare, #french-food-cuisine, #recipes, #vegetables

How to Wash Fruits and Vegetables

A food safety specialist offers tips on helping to keep your food safe.

#cleansers-detergents-and-soaps, #content-type-service, #food, #food-contamination-and-poisoning, #fruit, #hygiene-and-cleanliness, #microbiology, #vegetables, #water

Are Smoothies Good For You? It Depends.

“Just because there’s a leafy green in it doesn’t make it low-calorie.”

#calories, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #diet-and-nutrition, #fruit, #sugar, #vegetables

How to Grill Vegetables

Two grilling methods are all you need to cook summer’s bounty, from broccoli to asparagus, cauliflower to tomatoes. Even leafy greens benefit from a brief turn on the grill.

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16 Grilling Recipes You’ll Want to Make All Summer Long

Cookouts are making a comeback, and these never-fail recipes will guarantee your best get-together yet.

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The Key to Easy Summer Baking Is in the Freezer Aisle

The best, most adaptable tarts start with a store-bought puff pastry, to be topped with any fruits or vegetables you like.

#butter, #content-type-service, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #frozen-foods, #fruit, #vegetables

Vegetables Get the Ripert Treatment

The latest cookbook from the chef of Le Bernardin focuses on simple, but stunning recipes for seasonal produce.

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Why Diversity Is an Advantage in a Vegetable Plot

Forget whatever you’ve heard about which plants “love” which other plants. This isn’t Match.com for vegetables: There’s a science to it.

#gardens-and-gardening, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #vegetables

16 Asparagus Recipes That Positively Scream Spring

After a particularly long winter, these bright, fresh recipes will have you clamoring to eat greens.

#asparagus, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #recipes, #salads, #vegetables

A Classic Venetian Dish That Doesn’t Need Improvement

With some trepidation, Gabrielle Hamilton puts her own spin on risi e bisi — rice and peas.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #italy, #peas, #recipes, #vegetables, #zucchini

Asparagus, Just in Time for Spring

Spring starts with “A” for asparagus, one of the most versatile of vegetables. (Apologies to artichokes.)

#asparagus, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #fabricant-florence, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #vegetables

Our 17 Coziest Vegetarian Soups

These heartening recipes are here to convince you that comfort is best served by the spoonful.

#beans, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #soups, #vegetables

5 Ways Teens Can Get More Fruits and Vegetables Into Their Diets

A new study found that high school students aren’t getting enough produce.

#content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #fruit, #parenting, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #vegetables

A Foolproof Path to Dinner, by Way of Korea

J. Kenji López-Alt puts his fridge odds and ends to work in crunchy, savory, wildly adaptable jeon.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #korean-food-cuisine, #pancakes, #sauerkraut, #vegetables

Foods That May Lead to a Healthier Gut and Better Health

A diet full of highly processed foods with added sugars and salt promoted gut microbes linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

#cholesterol, #diabetes, #diet-and-nutrition, #digestive-tract, #health-foods, #heart, #microbiology, #nature-medicine-journal, #obesity, #research, #vegetables, #weight

How Will We Eat in 2021? 11 Predictions to Chew On

Meal kits from your favorite restaurant, snacks that help you sleep and other ways the food world may respond in a year of big changes.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #delivery-services, #food, #labeling-and-labels-product, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #united-states, #vegetables

Best Foods for Better Sleep

A growing body of research suggests that the foods you eat can affect how well you sleep, and your sleep patterns can affect your dietary choices.

#brain, #carbohydrates, #diet-and-nutrition, #fiber-dietary, #insomnia, #kiwi-fruit, #oils-and-fats, #sleep, #sugar, #vegetables

It May Feel Like Winter, but It’s Time to Shop for Seeds

The 2021 garden season officially begins this month, with the arrival of seed catalogs. Here’s what to expect after last year’s chaotic spring.

#flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #seed-savers-exchange, #seeds, #vegetables

A Pinwheel Pie as Appealing as Her Fashion Designs

Laura Kim shares a recipe for an updated version of a dish her mother used to make to entice her to eat vegetables.

#bakeries-and-baked-products, #cheese, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #herbs, #kim-laura-designer, #pies, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes, #squash-vegetable, #vegetables, #zucchini

A Spread Worthy of Royalty

Banchan, the small dishes that often accompany a Korean meal, should be treasured in their own right.

#atoboy-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #kimchi-south-korean-food, #korean-food-cuisine, #meat, #park-junghyun, #rice, #vegetables

Let the Flavors Do the Work

Farmers’ market produce is at its peak, and David Tanis thinks you should simply let it shine on its own in this dinner.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #lamb, #squash-vegetable, #summer-season, #vegetables

Charcuterie With All of the Smoke but None of the Meat

American chefs are exploring the possibilities of plant-based salumi, and even home chefs can try their hand.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #ducks-eatery-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #fancy-radish-washington-dc-restaurant, #larder-cleveland-ohio-restaurant, #recipes, #restaurants, #veganism, #vegetables, #vegetarianism, #watermelons

Make Your Own Tomato Sauce

Who knows what the rest of 2020 will bring, but at least you’ll have quality pasta sauce to enjoy just like Nonna used to make.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #pasta, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes, #tomatoes, #vegetables

Urban Gardening Through the Apocalypse

When my daughters look back on the plague year and all its horrors, I hope they also remember the flowers.

#flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #seeds, #vegetables

Victory Gardens Were More About Solidarity Than Survival

During World War II, millions of Americans grew their own vegetables, but the movement was driven much more by government and corporate messaging than by the threat of starvation.

#rationing-and-allocation-of-resources, #roosevelt-eleanor, #seeds, #vegetables, #world-war-ii-1939-45

Think of Kimchi as a Verb

You can make these quick versions out of just about anything, including tomatoes and fennel.

#kimchi-south-korean-food, #korean-food-cuisine, #london-jack, #pickles-and-relishes, #vegetables

A Fashion Designer’s Reimagining of a Quinoa Bowl

Jesse Kamm makes this medley of vegetables and quinoa as often as twice a week.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #fashion-and-apparel, #kale-vegetable, #quinoa, #vegetables

How to Grow More Vegetables This Season

If you don’t have a succession plan for your garden, there’s still time to make one. Here’s what it is and why you need it.

#gardens-and-gardening, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #vegetables