From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
They are many healthy options offered at your favorite Japanese eatery -- follow these tips and you can have a light and healthy meal every time.
It's worth breaking through artichokes' spiky exteriors to get to their delicately flavored leaves and hearts.
Typical artichoke dips are loaded with cream cheese and mayo; make a light, dairy-free artichoke dip instead, it'll be every bit as crowd-pleasing, but easier on your waistline.
If you haven't tried whole artichokes, you're missing out on a nutritional powerhouse with a delightful flavor. Try stuffing them and baking them tonight.
Traditional artichoke dip is delicious, but the calories and fat lurking in every bite may surprise you.
This leafy, multi-layered vegetable may look intimidating, but it's a lot easier to trim, steam and devour than it seems.
I’ll never forget the first time I saw an artichoke plant – it was wild and unexpected. When it comes to cooking, this veggie may also be a bit mysterious to some folks. Artichokes are more user-friendly than you might think – and by the way, they’re really good for you too!
In the wake of the tragic earthquake that struck Japan and growing concerns about radiation tainting the food produced near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the FDA has taken a stand to keep the food safe here in the U.S.