Chicken Truck

On my walk to the park with my dogs this morning, I was in a great mood. The sun was shining, the sky was crystal clear blue and the church bells were ringing. It was a picturesque early morning in Brooklyn. Then, out of nowhere, it came. A flatbed truck, open on the sides so you could see the dozens and dozens of crates stacked on top of each other. In each of these crates, 5 to 6 chickens were crammed in, completely unable to move. They were squawking, clearly terrified and obviously in pain. The stench was overwhelming. It was clear that they were urinating and defecating on top of each other as there was nowhere for them to move. Obviously I know that this happens, but it was totally out of context for me to see such an image in the middle of my residential urban neighborhood where, sadly,

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May 18, 2015

Teff Love

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In Teff Love, Kittee Berns demystifies Ethiopian cooking and teaches you how to make delicious food with ease.


Radishes with Garlic and White Wine may become your new favorite snack.


Cheesecake Bars

The Good Karma Diet lr

Victoria Moran’s newest book, The Good Karma Diet, will feed your soul with wisdom and your belly with wonderful food.

May 1, 2015

Black Bean Pie

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Our Black Bean Pie is a cross between nachos and lasagna.


Our Toasted Couscous makes a great side dish for almost any meal. The rich taste belies how easy it is to make.

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Our sweet corn, black bean mango salsa is perfect for your next barbecue. This dish is equally pleasing to the eyes and the palate.

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Homemade is always better than store bought, even when it comes to simple things like pita chips. Once you’ve made them, you might never buy them again.


Our Mini Artichoke Tarts are a new twist on the same old warm artichoke dip. Served in wonton cups these make great hors d’oeuvres to serve with cocktails.

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