Whole Story

The Official Whole Foods Market® Blog
March 25, 2013
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March through May is the perfect time to steam, stuff, bake, braise and thoroughly enjoy fresh artichokes. Learn how.
March 23, 2013
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scrapkinsWith the season’s egg dyeing and deviled-egg eating, chances are you’re starting to collect a few extra egg cartons around the house. Don’t throw them away!

March 21, 2013
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According to culinary mythology, the hundred folds in a chef's hat represent the hundred ways to cook an egg. While we home cooks don’t need to know a hundred ways to cook with this versatile ingredient, it sure pays to know a few. So rise and let your cooking and budget skills shine with eggs.
March 17, 2013
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Blanching vegetables

"Blanching," is a cooking technique that brightens the colors and enhances the textures of fresh vegetables, and also makes them easier to digest. It's perfectly suited for recipes where you want to maintain maximum freshness and flavor, but avoid eating raw produce.

March 13, 2013
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Asparagus is one of the season’s superstars – freshest and at its best during the spring. Hot or cold, sautéed or steamed, roasted or grilled, this versatile vegetable can do it all so don’t waste a spear.
March 13, 2013
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The Passover menu is not an easy one to create. Boston-based writer and photographer Brian Samuels shares his tried-and-true tips for setting a Seder table.
March 12, 2013
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We embrace the lean, adaptable slab of brisket as a springtime favorite, but look to it year-round to inexpensively feed a crowd. You can go several ways with brisket – slow-cooked pot roast-style with root vegetables, smoked and slathered with barbecue sauce (burnt ends please!), blanketed in lemon slices and simply roasted. You really can’t go wrong with this versatile cut, but we here to make sure things go very right.

March 9, 2013
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Don’t let a lot of fussy details get in the way of your next dinner party. Kinfolk Magazine refreshes the rules of entertaining.
March 7, 2013
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Before you serve your guests this holiday, make sure you gussy it up with a few of these pretty plating pointers.
March 7, 2013
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Lamb is a delicious sign of spring. From roasts and chops to stews and comforting braises, lamb has something to offer everyone at the table. Explore all the preparations that make this meat shine.
March 2, 2013
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Color your Easter eggs using nature’s palette of bright vivid colors from fruits, vegetables and spices. Got hard-boiled leftovers? We’ve also got some great tips for what to do with your Easter eggs after the big day!
February 28, 2013
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Honey-Glazed Ham with Fresh Pineapple ChutneyThough deli meat ham is a lunchtime treat in its own right, nothing beats a beautifully lacquered, whole baked ham – except maybe the next day’s leftovers.

February 26, 2013
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Traditional Easter confections with neon-colored candies and bland bunnies disappoint my kids no matter how excited they (okay, we) are for our baskets. Here are some recommendations from experts at Whole Foods Market®, SAVUER and Kiwi magazine so we can easily build a better basket without well…laying an egg!
February 25, 2013
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Want to relax and enjoy your party too? Here are our top suggestions for which cooking tasks to take on yourself and which to outsource.
February 24, 2013
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A few essential elements that go a long way in making serve-yourself food and drinks simple, elegant, uncluttered and accessible.
February 24, 2013
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Do you suffer from OBS? See how James, our produce expert, handles his obsession with spring bulb flowers.
February 23, 2013
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Spring produce is perfect for cooking a special occasion brunch. The editors of SAVEUR share a seasonal menu that highlight’s fresh flavors.
February 23, 2013
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Just because a kitchen’s tiny doesn’t mean it can’t be mighty; here are tips for making a feast in the smallest of kitchens.
February 21, 2013
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Britney is the web editor at Kiwi magazine, a publication devoted to green and healthy living for families. She has previously written for Parents magazine and The Huffington Post.

February 19, 2013
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Get a big dose of spring with a bunch of colorful, fresh-cut tulips. Follow these simple steps for pretty arrangements that will last longer.