Mary Margaret Chappell

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Vegetarian Grilling Recipes for Two

Enjoy the thrill of the grill without setting foot outdoors, thanks to these easy weeknight recipes

Vegan Moussaka

5 Comforting Foods for New Vegetarians

Just ditched meat but still tempted by certain foods? Don't give up. Here’s a helpful list to get you through.

VT's 2010 Reader Recipe Contest: Holiday Flavors

VT's 2010 Reader Recipe Contest: Holiday Flavors

Every recipe tells a story in this year's winning collection

Shine On!

What to Know About Arrowroot Powder

Arrowroot powder gives sauces and gravies a velvety texture and delectable sheen

Taste Sensation

Taste Sensation

A wine and cheese tasting makes for a festive get-together during the holidays

Pizza Forever

Pizza Forever

4 gluten-free crusts plus 5 tasty topping combos add up to endless possibilities

Patty Pleasers

Patty Pleasers

A quick-and-easy dinner gets a gourmet upgrade

Crêpes 101

Crêpes 101

Fancy or plain, crêpes are a cinch to make at home

Eggs

Eggs

There's still a lot to learn about this protein-packed basic

Gran Fiesta de Puebla

Gran Fiesta de Puebla

Celebrate Mexico's culinary riches with this delectable menu

Jam Session

Jam Session

4 easy-to-make fruit spreads that'll tempt novices and experts alike

Local Color

Local Color

Veg restaurant Cafe Flora in Seattle prints its commitment to local, mostly organic farmers right on the menu—and cooks up some amazing dishes with their produce

Home on the Range

Home on the Range

Finding a stove to suit your style is a dream with these tips and top picks.

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Carrots

Any way you slice 'em, these classic veggies are guaranteed to please.

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Flavors - Parsley

With star chefs scattering cilantro over everything in sight and singing the praises of exotic herbs such as shiso and winter savory, it’s easy to overlook plain parsley.

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Cocoa

The chocolate power of this unsweetened powder goes well beyond warm winter drinks.

Triple Berry Pops

Hot Weather Desserts

We've got a host of ice-cold indulgences that will satisfy any craving or occasion.

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Simple Sautés

Sautéing foods is the French equivalent of stir-frying - it's a basic technique for quick, easy cooking. You just fast-stir small pieces of food in a little oil over moderately high heat, something all cooks do without thinking, "Oh, I'm sautéing!"

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Pluck O' The Irish

A dash of caraway jazzes up soda bread, sweets, veggies - even grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Spicy Surprise

It’s good for your pies. It’s good for your pasta sauce. It’s even good for your blood.

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What's Brewing?

Tea is not only a cozy drink. It has developed a second life as a trendy new "spice."

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Away from home for holidays

Given all the shopping lists, social obligations and decorating demands that fill the holidays, a spa getaway is probably the last thing on your mind. You might want to make it first. A mid-season day of self-pampering, a post-holiday week of recharging or even a long weekend during the peak festivities—at a veg-friendly resort spa with friends/family along and the cooking and decorating done for you—could make this year unlike any other.