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Ramadan, the fasting month that began July 9, is a time when Muslims around the world abstain from food and water from sunrise to

This Sunday morning, we filled our farmers market baskets with fragrant heirloom melons, the tastiest of the dozens of varieties of plums and pluots

Last summer we spent a memorable couple of nights as guests of Alpine farmers Ernst and Margrit Kübli in their Chalet Horneggli high above

Lemon does not grow in Scandinavia. Despite this, lemon mousse, or citron fromage, the Danish name, is a Danish national dessert, something most people

Juicing and juice cleanses are all the rage these days. Dr. Mehmet Oz, the cardiac surgeon turned TV personality is a great proponent of

There is no good reason to be afraid of vegetables, but for a long time I was scared of rhubarb. Probably because my mother