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December 26, 2010

Recipes For Leftovers 

turkey pot pie

Turkey Leftovers Get The Pot Pie Treatment

What to do with turkey leftovers? Soup, sandwiches, pasta, casserole, and the list goes on. But the favorite thing I made this year has been Turkey Pot Pie.

December 24, 2010

New Holiday Favorites 

wrapping catfish and vegetables in foil

Celebrating The Holidays With Steamed Catfish And Collard Greens

Looking for some new dishes to spice up your holiday meal? Try this collard greens dish from Brazil and a clever way to present steamed catfish.

December 14, 2010

New-Look Breakfast 

Root Vegetables and Biscuits

Breakfast Gravy And Biscuits Meet Root Vegetables

Enjoying the bounty of root vegetables? Try combining them with breakfast gravy and pour it over some biscuits to have a hearty start to the day.

December 6, 2010

New-Look Breakfast 

vegeatbles cooking in a pan

Breakfast Hash For Vegetable Lovers

You won't miss the eggs in this veggie breakfast scramble. The flexible recipe is also perfect for folks who like to get creative in the kitchen.

November 26, 2010

Food Policy Discussion 

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics

Food Safety Bill, Conversation With Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.

November 25, 2010

Turkey Day 

roasted turkey in a stainless steel baking pan

Earth Eats Thanksgiving Special

In this hour-long special, Chef Daniel Orr prepares a seven-course Thanksgiving meal. There's music and stories along the way as well. Sit back and enjoy!

November 23, 2010

School Lunch 

Michelle Obama Laughs With Kids

Michelle Obama’s Salad Bar Could Eclipse Sloppy Joe In Cafeterias

Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?

November 18, 2010

Thanksgiving Treats 

cubed sweet potatoes soaked in water in a pot

Christine Barbour Knows Sweet Potatoes

Christine Barbour thinks sweet potatoes are amazing vegetables. She describes many tasty ways to prepare them, and she shares her mom's Thanksgiving recipe.

November 17, 2010

Baked Goods 

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread In An Oven

Pumpkin Zucchini Bread Breaks From Tradition

I wanted to do a pumpkin bread, but I didn't want to stick with tradition, so I decided to combine pumpkin and zucchini for this one.

November 12, 2010

Vegetable Sides 

japanese-spinach-salad

Long Beans And Spinach Are Shocking In Two Side Dishes

Your long beans and spinach will be shocked—and blanched—when you prepare these two sesame-flavored side dishes.

November 5, 2010

Veggie Celebration 

Seaweed Salad with Shoestring Vegetable and Thai Basil

Seaweed Spices Up A Salad, Cucumber Soup Warms The Belly

We’re celebrating veggies of all kinds. The cucumber soup is tasty in a bowl or spooned over some fish, and the salad uses carrots, radishes, and seaweed.

October 21, 2010

Food Pyramid 

2005 MyPyramid - Rejected?

The Food Guide Pyramid: Let’s Try That Again

Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.

October 14, 2010

Improving Health 

young boy eating corn on the cob

Orange Corn Jam-Packed With Vitamin A Fights Childhood Blindness

Researchers at Purdue University have found a way to turbo-charge orange corn with vitamin A, making these ears good for your eyes.

September 3, 2010

All About Eggplant 

a bowl of eggplant caviar with pita chips

Eggplant Extravaganza: Listener Requested Recipes

We asked what ingredients you find difficult to cook with and the overwhelming majority said eggplant. So, here are several eggplant recipes and cooking tips.

August 23, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

free for all book cover

Janet Poppendieck: School Food In America Today

Author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss school lunch policy reform and history, and how society is impacted by the federal school lunch program.

August 19, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

free for all book cover

Janet Poppendieck: The History Of School Food In America

Author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss school lunch policy reform and history, and how society is impacted by the federal school lunch program.

August 12, 2010

Food Safety 

a man cleaning a fish

New Study Examines PCB Contamination In The Food Supply

A study released by The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) examined which foods contained the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

August 11, 2010

Urban Gardening 

strawberries and other plants

How-To: Plant Your Own Edible Balcony Garden

If your apartment building or home owner’s association allows it, growing fruits and vegetables in containers are a great option for summer edibles.

July 30, 2010

Processed Foods 

wendys bag and drinks in a car

Pay Attention! Processed Foods May Lead To ADHD, Study Shows

A new study published this week found an association between "Western-style" diets and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in teens.

June 8, 2010

Eating Organic 

a bunch of organic carrots

The Big O: Creating An Organic Strategy For Your Family

Earth Eats contributor Nicole Henderson writes about steps her family is taking to bring more organic food into their kitchen and onto their plates.

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