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Red tape stifles NYC food cart vendors

NEW YORK – With a guy selling pretzels and hot dogs on every other block, Manhattan must seem to tourists like a Shangri-La for street food vendors – a place where any entrepreneur willing to stand...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

Powered by plants

“ I don’t want to be vegan,” David Carter once said to his wife. “That’s for weaklings.”At the time, Carter was an NFL defensive end, weighing in at more than 300 pounds. Growing up in Los Angeles,...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Try oyster sauce for easy umami

With weeks of holiday eating ahead, this soup will be good to you: It’s light and quick, yet there’s enough in it to satisfy. It comes from The Gourmet Kitchen, the new cookbook from food blogger...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Don’t skip breakfast before hitting the stores

These waffles are a smile-inducing way to get you back in gear the morning(s) after your holiday feast, and to use up leftover pumpkin puree and cranberries while you’re at it. But more than that,...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Give thanks for an imperfect feast

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving – that holiday of bustling planning and the assembling of motley communities into small, oven-roasted spaces while conducting on-the-fly quadratic equations to ensure the...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Stress not over Thanksgiving wine

All together, now: deep breaths. Stay calm. Don’t sweat about the wine for Thanksgiving.Yes, it’s time for my annual reminder that you have much more to worry about than selecting wine for the...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

Five tips for great holiday cooking

Let’s get right to the point – you’ve got lots to do before tomorrow’s holiday.Make sure to have these five things on hand for your holiday cooking or hosting, because they have multitasking,...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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A few simple hacks, and I have a new hero

This sandwich recipe was meant to be.I first tasted it, as so many others have, at No. 7 Sub in Manhattan: roast broccoli, pickled litchis, salty cheese, pine nuts, fried shallots. What? It was...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Made with love... by a robot

W hen robots inevitably take over our planet, as the dystopian vision of science fiction writers foretells, we’ll lose our jobs, our freedom, our humanity. But take comfort in one thing the robots...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Billionaires add pop to push for soda taxes

NEW YORK – After years of stamping out soda tax proposals with well-financed campaigns, Big Soda is suddenly finding itself up against bigger adversaries.Voters and lawmakers in five municipalities...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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Winter squashes are stars of seasonal menus

If you are the kind of person who sees vegetables as the obligatory and dismal path to, say, cheesecake, winter squash may change your perspective. It’s not too far-fetched to think that these...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food

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For two reasons, a classic combo endures

Much has been written about the classic combination of legumes and grains. There’s a persistent myth involved, though: the idea that you have to combine the two to get a so-called complete protein,...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Food