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The Return of the Root Cellar - NYTimes.com 

Other rules of root cellaring sound more like molecular gastronomy. For example, the ethylene gas that apples give off will make carrots bitter. As a general principle, keeping produce in a cool chamber that is beneath the frost line — the depth, roughly four feet down, below which the soil doesn’t freeze — can slow both the normal process of ripening and the creeping spread of bacterial and fungal rot. These are the forces that will turn a lost tomato in the back of the cupboard into a little lagoon of noxious goo.

But if you leave that green tomato on a vine and drape it upside down, it will gradually turn red in three or four weeks. “I’ve had fresh tomatoes for Thanksgiving,” said Jito Coleman

What does eating better mean to you?

To us, it’s not just what you eat, but how you eat it. It’s fresh fruit, vegetables, and whole grains. It’s limiting saturated fats and trans-fatty acids. And it’s lifestyle: exercise, relaxation, and good friends to share a meal with. (via Eating Better | Nature’s Path)

I’m addicted to feeding people right now. It’s a good thing. I don’t know how long this is gonna last right now, so I’m living it up and really focusing and putting everything I got into it. I’m putting my back into it.

Chef Roy Choi talks to Fresh Air about how he overcame addiction by finding his passion to feed people. (via nprfreshair)

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Apple Cores are a Myth

What do you think an apple core is? What’s the thing we throw away?

It is a ghost. If you eat your apples whole, you are a hero to this ghost. If you do not, you are barely alive. Come experience vitality.

Earlier this year, in “How to Eat Apples Like a Boss,” a video by Foodbeast, the Internet was promised the gift of confidence in apple-eating. Elie Ayrouth ate an apple starting at the bottom, proceeding to up to the top, and finishing with a wink to the camera, as a boss does. Eating as such, Foodbeast said, the core “disappears.”

I do them one better and say that it never existed. The core is a product of society, man. There is a thin fibrous band, smaller in diameter than a pencil and not bad to the taste. If you eat your apple vertically, it is not noticeable to taste.

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Ceviche (Spanish pronunciation: [seˈβitʃe]; also spelled cebiche, or seviche)[5][6][7] is a seafood dish popular in the coastal regions of the Americas, especially Central and South America.[2] The dish is typically made from fresh raw fish marinated in citrus juices, such as lemon or lime, and spiced with ají or chili peppers. Additional seasonings, such as chopped onions, salt, and coriander, may also be added. Ceviche is usually accompanied by side dishes that complement its flavors, such as sweet potato, lettuce, corn, avocado or plantain
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Roasted Sweet Potato Cube Skewers with a Cilantro-Jalapeno Aioli Dip…RECIPE

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