The Amazing Avocado to Keep Your Heart Healthy for Valentine’s Day

by Rose Kaplan “virtual intern” This post was inspired by reasonably price avocados showing up in my stores this winter. Now that January is behind us, it’s the indicator of many things:  we are farther into our New Year’s resolutions, we’re  closer to spring, and of course February is  the start of American Heart Month.  […]

Jumpin’ John

I have heard that traditionally in the South, people eat black-eyed peas, rice and greens for good luck in the New Year. Many years ago, I started making my version of Hoppin’ John called Jumpin’ John because the traditional dish is made with a ham hock for flavor, and I obviously leave it out. I […]

The New Fast Food Recipes Work with the Instant Pot and Other Electric Pressure Cookers

When I wrote my pressure cooking cookbook The New Fast Food: The Veggie Queen Pressure Cooks Whole Food Meals in Less than 30 Minutes there weren’t very many electric pressure cookers out in the world, and there certainly weren’t any that got my attention. Many of them had nonstick inner pots and that holds very […]