June 11, 2010 • in Drinks

Ice Cream Float of the Month: Blueberry!

I’m still obsessed with ice cream floats these days, and this blueberry float is one I’ve tried that is not only refreshing and delicious, but also so very lovely to look at. I think you could serve it as a …

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June 10, 2010 • in Random Thoughts

A Visit to My Kitchen: John Grogan

My dear friend John Grogan is in my kitchen today, chatting about eggplant steaks, vegetable chili, and the living and breathing kitchen tool he could never do without. John Grogan is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller …

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June 09, 2010 • in Environment

BP Oil Spill Denial: What Will It Take to Get Us to Change?

More than a month after BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the oil continues to flow from the Gulf of Mexico to pollute the shores of America’s once-beautiful coastlines. The other week I saw a report put out by the University …

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June 07, 2010 • in Family

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

I’ve met a few kids in my time who have never had more vegetables than a carrot stick and, if they had to guess what an artichoke is, would say it’s a karate move. But not my kids, of course. …

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June 04, 2010 • in Organic Food

Finding a Great Recipe while Lost in Harlem

The other week I had an event to go to at Fort Washington Park in Harlem, New York. It was the spring picnic for Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project. I had a driver named J.R. Crayton pick me up …

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June 03, 2010 • in Health & Fitness

A Visitor to My Kitchen: Anni Daulter from Organically Raised

Anni Daulter is stopping by my kitchen today to talk about her mission to go organic, to share her must-have kitchen tool, and to make mouths everywhere water with talk of her family’s all-hands-on-deck bread-making routine. Anni is cofounder of …

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June 02, 2010 • in Gardening

Who Says You Can’t Grow Roses Organically?

I often hear people say they can’t grow roses without chemicals, and to them I say “phooey!” Actually, I say, “of course you can!” All it takes is a little intelligence, and really not much effort at all. The main …

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