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I eased my shopping cart along the meat counter in a national chain grocery store to buy a whole chicken. Roast poultry for dinner seemed

The diet world is a very crowded place, and advice is constantly changing. But, very slowly, we're coming to realize what the physicians of

Before deciding whether to brine, deep-fry or spatchcock the Thanksgiving turkey, more Americans than ever are puzzling over a pressing ethical question: "Which type

I am a farmers market fiend. The ability to "eat local" is glorious for a gastronome, and late summer abounds with gifts of heirloom tomatoes,

At a time of year when most people are fixated on berries and peaches, corn and tomatoes, it's also the season to get excited

New York's Hudson Valley is fertile terrain for organic farmers. Organic is a gentler, more gracious way of farming, seemingly old-fashioned when compared to