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Cauliflower steak recipe with chef Peter Berley #vegan

November 20, 2016

All hail the star of my Thanksgiving feast: the lowly cauliflower. Rise up, you lumpy, white cruciferous. Dazzle us with your transformation into cauliflower steaks. That’s right. A meatless steak. […]

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Planting my 1st vegetable garden, thinking of Dad

November 3, 2015

Once upon a time, gorgeous yellow lillies bloomed in my front yard. Then, I ripped them out to grow veggies instead. The urge to try farming in some small way […]

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5 reasons to love the Hastings-on-Hudson farmers market

May 23, 2015

It’s that time again here in my hometown! The farmers market is setting up for the summer at its outdoor location overlooking the Hudson River. There’s something special about buying […]

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Green Festival Expo — photos of new food & home products

April 26, 2015

For three intoxicating hours at Green Festival Expo, I stuffed my face on organic food samples and marveled at hundreds of new products. This was heaven for impulse shoppers, which […]

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5 ways I’m losing weight as a healthy lifestyle

June 22, 2014

Over the past six months, I gained 10 pounds — the same 10 pounds I lose and gain every few years. Big sigh. I’m SO TIRED of this cycle — […]

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Greetings from the Academy for Young Writers (AFYW)

March 20, 2014

Hey! It’s 3:02 p.m. and I’m blogging right this minute from a New York City public high school in Brooklyn. We’re at The Academy for Young Writers, in East New […]

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Gluten-free pasta-making class — photos & review

January 22, 2014

Now that gluten-free goodies are a booming multi-billion dollar industry, it’s no longer hard to find decent, wheat-free boxes of pasta at the supermarket. Even more exciting — it’s also […]

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