How to Produce the Perfect Italian Wedding

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Recently I heard, from reliable sources, of an incredible wedding (175 guests) which took place in the city of Somerville, New Jersey, that was considered by those in attendance, the perfect wedding. What was most impressive about this whole affair, was that it was entirely planned, organized, directed and produced by the 26 year-old bride and co-produced by the groom. …

Michael Pollan: Going Gluten-Free Is ‘A Bit Of A Social Contagion’

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Michael Pollan: Going Gluten-Free Is ‘A Bit Of A Social Contagion’ Acclaimed food writer Michael Pollan is happy so many people are going gluten-free these days, but he said that with the exception of people with celiac disease, it’s more of a fad than a medically necessary lifestyle change. “Gluten, I think it’s a bit of a social contagion. I …

Cauliflower Chickpea Curry

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Sometimes a single ingredient, a garnish, can turn a dish from meh to Wow. In the case of this cauliflower chickpea curry, that ingredient is cilantro. I’ve been meaning to experiment with a curry using cauliflower and chickpeas for months. When we finally got around to it, the result was okay, but nothing special. Frustrated, I tossed a handful of chopped cilantro into …