The Daily Beet

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I've never been much of a baker. When the holidays roll around and you head to the neighbor's house, I am the person who gifts our friends with a beautiful batch of Mighty Muffins.  People who've never had one, are no...

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Soup.  Who doesn't love soup?  I could eat it everyday, and in fact, it seems as though I do!  Of late, I have been adding old-fashioned (thick cut) oats to the soup base, and its results are a creamy, thick soup th...

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If you're plant-strong, you know that cauliflower can often be the focal point of many delicious meals.  It has jumped from being a boring side-dish to letting its fractals shine as the main course of any table. Many p...

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  Looking for a delicious and quick dinner?  I think I may have found it in a recipe I am calling, "Pronto Oats Florentine."  I love anything Italian, and it is a cuisine that holds up masterfully as a plant-st...

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If you’re a Drew Carey fan, you know that the theme song from his sitcom carries the message that “Cleveland Rocks!”  If you attended the 2 Forks Conference  in Cleveland this past weekend, you’ll have to agree...

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I live in Pennsylvania, and just a few miles from my house is Kennett Square, PA, the "Mushroom Capital of the World."  Invite me to your house, and I will come with freshly picked mushrooms for you to enjoy. With so m...

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Carrots.  Who doesn't love carrots?  I've been rather spoiled this summer with so many delicious varieties, and in so many colors, from deep purple, golden yellow, bright orange, and more. I am also very fond of hum...

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Those were my husband's words to me as we were packing the car for our recent family vacation to Chincoteague Island, VA, a rather secluded and isolated place.  We rent a home each summer and do lots of cooking during o...

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There is something special about being at the farm. I knew it the second we pulled up the drive. I met up with Engine 2 Coach Char Nolan in Philadelphia and we made the scenic drive up to Claverack, New York together ...

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Meet Michael Rady! Michael has been appearing in TV and film since his first role in the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants films. Recently he played Micah in the CW series Emily Owens MD, Special Agent Chris Jameson on ...

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  Summer is around the corner, and knocking on its door is Memorial Day weekend, which comes early this year.  I was a tad caught off guard, but for me, it's just another plant-strong extravaganza with deliciou...

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Whether you are headed to the Andes, Chicago, or the Jersey Shore, preparing plant-strong food makes the journey easier and more delightful.  While airports, train stations, and turnpike stops are becoming more plant...