A step-by-step guide to creating a natural, easy-to-use kitchen

In almost every culture around the world, the kitchen is the heart of the home and the hub of family activity. It's the place where food...

Sweets for the sweet

Indulge without guilt in this collection of eight holiday desserts - so bursting with nuts, fruits spices, and chocolate, you'll never know they're vegan. In pursuit...

North African stews

Dishes from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya are exotic and often complicated to make, but tagines and couscous, both kinds of stew, are quite simple to...

Recreating the classic scone

Even without refined sugar, eggs, and butter, these English treats are still scrumptious. Best of all, they're ready in a half hour. A scone is...

Pressure Cooker: Gotta have it

If you've ever been around when the subject of pressure cooking came up, you've probably heard some story about how Aunt Martha's pea soup...

Better beans with spices

Beans are rich in protein, calcium, iron, fiber, vitamin E, and B vitamins-and for many of us, they are also hard to digest. But...

Saving the flavor of summer

Gentle oven heat concentrates the intensity of fresh produce. The results are spectacular dried strawberries, kiwis, tomatoes, and more. Inundated last fall with late-season produce,...

The surprise of kudzu

You may think it's only a tenacious plant that covers telephone lines and blankets roadsides from Virginia to Florida, but kudzu is actually a...

Pasta and no-cook pasta sauce recipes

Perfectly ripe, round tomatoes are the secret of an almost effortless summer meal. Chopped fresh from the garden and tossed with cooked pasta, a...

Get ready to grill

Though stores and restaurants are full of vegetable-, soy-, and grain-based burgers, there's nothing like the rich flavors and reduced fat of homemade vegetable...