Kate Rowe

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From haute cuisine to collard greens, Kate is eager to discuss the latest trends in the food world. Kate joined Whole Foods Market in 2005 and now serves as culinary and newsletter managing editor. After graduating from the University of Virginia, she worked for a French wine importer in Napa Valley, California, before moving to France to pursue her passion for French language, culture and cuisine. Kate taught English at a high school in Burgundy for a year and then landed a spot as an intern at nearby La Varenne cooking school. She stayed on for three years as associate course director for La Varenne and editorial assistant to the school’s founder, cookbook author Anne Willan. Now based in Austin, Kate enjoys the challenge of mastering the art of backyard vegetable gardening.

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June 26, 2010 @ Whole Story
It’s easy to put together a great spread for July 4. Whether you get a thrill from making everything from scratch or prefer to leave the work to us, we’ve got you covered. Approach #1: Let us do the work!
June 25, 2010 @ Whole Story
Fresh cherries are such a summer treat that sometimes it can be hard to consider doing anything with them other than eat them straight from a bowl. But fresh cherries make a sweet addition to any part of the meal.
June 21, 2010 @ Whole Story
This week in our series tracking down the “Best Ever” classic summer dishes (see Best Ever Pasta Salad and
June 12, 2010 @ Whole Story
Let Dad put his feet up while you man the grill this Father’s Day.
June 9, 2010 @ Whole Story
Now that the season of picnics, cookouts and all manner of summer get-togethers is officially here, I’m reviewing my recipe arsenal carefully to consider what I’ll be making in hopes of earning rave reviews at eve
May 19, 2010 @ Whole Story
The cookout season is upon us, and we can’t wait to fire up the grill and get ready for summer entertaining! If you’re in need of a refresher on tips and general grilling how-to info, check out our grilling guide. Here are some recipes for summer get-togethers that will be on our menus all season long:
May 16, 2010 @ Whole Story
Its creamy texture and light and tangy flavor make goat cheese a perfect cheese for spring and summer.
May 15, 2010 @ Whole Story
With cookout season around the corner it’s time to start rounding up great recipes for summer get-togethers. What hot dog and burger cookout is complete without baked beans?
May 5, 2010 @ Whole Story
Mother’s Day is a few days away, and there’s still plenty of time to put together a plan for a sweet brunch honoring your Mom. A couple of general tips for making Mother’s Day brunch a great one:
April 29, 2010 @ Whole Story
In honor of Cinco de Mayo (the fifth of May), we’re sharing recipes inspired by Mexico’s savory cuisine. Need a reminder on the significance of this date? It’s the day Mexicans commemorate their 1862 defeat of the French army in the Battle of Puebla.
April 21, 2010 @ Whole Story
Is asparagus on your menu these days? If not, it should be! This spring treat is easy to cook and extremely versatile—it can be boiled, steamed, grilled or roasted.
April 7, 2010 @ Whole Story
Sue Swyt is our randomly selected winner of the $25 gift card. Thanks everyone for your entries!
March 16, 2010 @ Whole Story
The weather is starting to change, the trees are beginning to bud and the food on our tables is getting a spring makeover! From garden parties to Passover dinner and Easter brunch, there are so many wonderful reasons to enjoy delicious meals with family and friends. Here are some of our favorite recipes for the season.
February 24, 2010 @ Whole Story
...With these recipes inspired by Whole Planet Foundation microcredit clients.
February 6, 2010 @ Whole Story
Get cozy with a home-cooked meal this Valentine's Day. You'll avoid the crowds, save some money, and make exactly what you want! Here are some ideas to help you plan a top-notch homemade Valentine's dinner. Easy No-Cook Appetizers
January 31, 2010 @ Whole Story
The Big Game is coming up on February 7. Whether you're rooting for the Colts or the Saints, you need to have a solid game plan for your game-watching menu.  > Here are some ideas to get you started:
December 21, 2009 @ Whole Story
What do brownies, cookies and cupcakes all have in common? In addition to being just plain fun to eat, these favorites have all received recipe makeovers as features in our Make It Natural posts.
December 8, 2009 @ Whole Story
Don't know about you, but the cooler weather makes us want to indulge in comfort foods.
December 6, 2009 @ Whole Story
'Tis the season for holiday gatherings, and it's never too late to make a plan to invite friends and neighbors over for an evening of good food and company. Hosting a holiday party is easier than you might think.

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