If you’ve ever dreamed of having a chef on retainer, here’s the next best thing (or almost): this column. To start, we ask Ann Gentry, our own executive chef and the visionary founder of the organic vegan eatery Real Food Daily, which kitchen tool she thinks is well worth the splurge. Here’s what she told us: more
As gourmet vegan cuisine becomes more mainstream, restaurants specializing in artfully prepared, nutritious, and animal-free meals are popping up everywhere.
Q: What do you think about juice cleanses? Are they worth it? A: That depends on why and how you’re doing a juice cleanse. If you need the discipline of a juice cleanse to reset your eating habits, one- to three-day cleanses are the perfect dose. A cleanse is the process of clearing the accumulated toxins [...]
Crafted by Robb and Lydia Turner on their woodland farm in New York’s Hudson River Valley, Crown Maple Syrup qualifies as a sustainably produced, certified-organic sweetener. We talked with the Turners in anticipation of maple-tapping season, which runs from mid-February to early April, the peak time of year for sap flow. The sap supplies the [...]
You might recognize Kimberly Elise from her roles in films with Denzel Washington and Oprah Winfrey. This summer, Elise is featured in VH1′s new scripted series Hit the Floor, which takes viewers behind the scenes of what she calls the “Mad Hatter world” of pro basketball dance teams. She portrays a former member of a [...]