Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Asparagus has earned its divine status

In Britain, where I live, asparagus is a god among vegetables. It is greeted with real reverence in spring, as if nothing worth eating has been available for months. With a deep sigh of relief at the end of a long winter of roots, cabbages and more roots, we finally spot those fresh green shoots, and everybody is happy.

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Try this time-saving cashew chicken

On her popular food blog The Faux Martha, Melissa Coleman shares her recipes and tips for a simplified style of cooking. During the week, she cooks what she calls minimal, often vegetarian, meals, saving baking time for the weekend.

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Fresh herbs will be here soon: Here’s how to make the best of them

There are many reasons I love the arrival of spring. One of the biggest is the return of my backyard herbs. That’s about the greenest my green thumb gets, especially when a bunch of them – the rosemary, thyme, oregano and mint – reliably grow back every year. Soon enough, I’ll be inundated with herbs and scrambling to keep up and keep them fresh.

Ben & Jerry's dishes out free cones for customers for 40th year

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day started in 1979. This year, the company expects to give away more than 1.3 million free scoops.
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