With these 5 recipes from southern India, I honor my roots and improvise, too

One of the best things about coming home after school in southern India was the array of amazing snacks my mother made for me on different days: green chutney and tomato chutney tea sandwiches; crudités of seasonal vegetables with a tangy yogurt dip; a crunchy salad with fried goodies, potatoes and onions, dressed with a lovely cilantro chutney;…

Cooking with lavender - yes, cooking

Certain herbs seem to belong in certain dishes: Sage defines poultry stuffing. Tarragon dazzles in sauce béarnaise and, as it happens, lavender is killer in pork fried rice. Oh, wait. You don't put it in your fried rice? Well, you're missing out. Those who sample my lavender-enhanced version often comment on its tempting herbal element, but

Can't do vegetarian? Try flexitarian, which also has health benefits

From black bean burgers on restaurant menus to eight varieties of hummus at the supermarket, the meatless movement shows no signs of slowing down. The first real blip of vegetarianism in the United States started in 1971 when Frances Moore Lappé published "Diet for a Small Planet," and explained that meat-based diets can be harmful for our

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