Spring Recipes: Radishes and Turnips


The spring's first radishes and turnips are often the best of the season: crisp, almost juicy, with a pleasant bite. We like to dip breakfast radishes into sweet, creamy butter and slice small, white turnips into salads, but sometimes figuring out how else to cook with them can be a puzzle. To help us rethink these roots, we found several dishes to try in the coming weeks:


Miso-Honey–Glazed Turnips [Fine Cooking]

A tablespoon of white miso adds a savory note to these sweet yet peppery turnips.


Roasted Radishes with Radish Greens [F&W]

Is there any vegetable that doesn't benefit from roasting? Make this dish now, before it gets too hot to turn the oven on.


Pink Pickled Turnips [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: March 03, 2015


Embrace your inner Pooh bear and discover the wide world of raw honey. [Serious Eats


The brave souls at Food 52 try unlikely peanut butter food combinations so you don’t have to. [Food 52


The simplest method for baking chicken. [The Kitchn


Baskin Robbins has debuted a new ice cream inspired by the SyFy Sharknado franchise. [Impulsive Buy] ... Read more >

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What We're Reading: February 10, 2015


Ballard Bee Company markets itself as a lawn service, but for backyard hives and honey-makers. [Civil Eats


The way to the heart is through the stomach: Valentine’s Day recipes for two. [Serious Eats] 


Beer cans are making a comeback, but a controversial lining may have you sticking to bottles. [Mother Jones


According to this former maître’d, don’t even think about dining out on Valentine’s Day. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: December 2, 2014


Check out these oyster pearls of wisdom. [FR


How a vegan butcher shop works. [Eater


Love Girl Scout cookies? You can now buy them online. [NYT


The internationally popular potato. [First We Feast


Up your pickle game with this secret ingredient. [Zester Daily


McDonald’s: now coming to a church near you? [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: November 18, 2014


Move aside ketchup, blueberries are coming for the condiment crown. [Eater

The history of the traditional Southern Thanksgiving. [Serious Eats

The environmental benefits of the clean plate club. [NPR


Could you live in a world without chocolate? [Fox News

Enter the mind of Nordic icon Magnus Nilsson. [FR

Embrace your inner Winnie-... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 24, 2014

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The story of the honey bee and nature's only manufactured food. [Serious Eats


Food-focused films are starting to dominate the big screen. [The Guardian


Beautiful Frankensteins: A New York City artist plants "Trees of 40 Fruit". [Food Beast


10 facts about America's favorite pretzel. [ABC]


A new law in France requires restaurants to own up to packaged food use. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 23, 2014



New state legislation weighs definition of Tennessee Whiskey. [NPR


Lovers of profanity mourn the end of Kitchen Nightmares. [Eater


POTUS announces a plan to save the honey bees. [CNN


IBM's supercomputer Watson teams up with the Institute of Culinary Education to see if computers can cook. [National Geographic


Wasted school lunches find a happy ending in Staten Island. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 9, 2014



Forget kale: camel’s milk might be the next superfood. [Citizen Times


San Francisco's gourmet toast trend is taking the nation by storm. [Market Watch


Which is better for you, honey or sugar? [Huffington Post


Suggesting links to deforestation, a new report reveals the potential dark side of doughnuts. [NPR]  


Farmed fish might be able to feed the world, but will it destroy the environment? [... Read more >

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Recipe Roundup: August 20, 2012


The blogosphere’s sprawling universe of recipes is inspiring, diverse, and—let’s face it—a bit daunting. Our recipe roundup does all the heavy sifting to single out recent, mouthwatering recipes from our favorite blogs. All you have to do is click and cook!


Floating Island with Apricot Creme Anglaise [NYT]

Melissa Clark's ode to Julia Child, who would have turned 100 last week.


Charred Pepper Steak Sauce [Smitten Kitchen]

How to make a perfect grilled steak even better? Drizzle it with this smoky, tangy sauce.


​Corn Bisque with Crema [JBF]

This time of year, there's no such thing as too much corn. But if you got a little over-excited at the farmers'... Read more >

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