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In pursuit of a healthy cuisine, chefs are adding vegan dishes to their menus. Eliminating all animal products? That raises flavor concerns for some

As a kid, my world of food revolved around my family's Italian cooking: artichokes baked with crisp olive oil crumbs and prosciutto bits, my

I used to think of black-eyed peas as a purely American food, much loved in the South. Despite the time I spent living in

To the Vegemite virgin, the dark brown paste may look like axle grease and smell like rusty nails, but to many an Aussie, the

In the 19th century, many African-Americans brought in the New Year with Hoppin' John -- a dish made with black-eyed peas and collard greens,

Ramen noodles, the staple found in college dorms worldwide. As a student, my future culinary career was not even a thought, but I learned