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“SUMMER IN A BOWL” PASTA

If you could bottle summer in a pasta sauce, this would be it. All the “best hits” from the vegetable garden come together under one proverbial roof: corn, summer squash, tomatoes and basil. In fact, because it relies completely on the quality of the ingredients, it’s a one-season dish. Try making it in November and […]

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AL DENTE PASTA: TASTES BETTER,
LOWERS GLYCEMIC INDEX

I get giddy when my culinary leanings line up with my nutrition ones. Case in point: I learned the other day that cooking pasta “al dente,” as the Italians do, not only maximizes taste, but is better for you. Indeed, pasta cooked so it has a little bite to it has a lower glycemic index […]

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