Don’t be a “Dumb” Vegetarian

Don’t be a “Dumb” Vegetarian

 This is a guest blog post by Lior Torenberg Being a 16-year-old girl, I have a seemingly unlimited threshold of energy befitting my age group, but this is a relatively new thing for me. Two years ago, I was constantly … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz: What’s the difference between Broth and Stock?

Pop Quiz: What’s the difference between Broth and Stock?

Every great soup starts with a stock, or a broth. While colloquially we might use the terms stock and broth interchangeability, there’s a technical difference between the two. Stock is made using bones. Broth is usually not. The bones add a rich … Continue reading

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Are You Buying Meat But Paying for Salt Water?

Are You Buying Meat But Paying for Salt Water?

There’s a dirty little secret that not many grocery shoppers are aware of. Many times, cuts of poultry, pork and meat are “enhanced” with a liquid solution that is essentially water and salt. And we’re paying for this added weight … Continue reading

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“Natural Chicken” Pumped with Water and Sodium

“Natural Chicken” Pumped with Water and Sodium

When we buy unprepared chicken, we like to think we’re getting just chicken. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. A recent article in the LA Times sheds some light on the practice of injecting raw chicken with saltwater solutions … Continue reading

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