Kate Rowe

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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.
November 27, 2009 @ Whole Story
Thank goodness for leftovers! One of the joys of being the holiday host is having delicious leftovers available for subsequent meals. Here are some of our favorite tips for making new, exciting dishes from your leftovers. Mashed Potatoes
November 17, 2009 @ Whole Story
Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. Do you know what you'll be making on the big feast day? There's still time to try some new recipes and tweak your menu to make it perfect.
October 6, 2009 @ Whole Story
Now that fall is in the air, many of us are turning to heartier dishes. Eric, one of our readers, wrote in to tell us that one of his all-time favorite comfort foods is Beef Stroganoff, strips of beef in a creamy mushroom sauce over pasta or rice.
July 2, 2009 @ Whole Story
Happy July 4th! Round up some friends, roll out the grill and celebrate summer with some fantastic food. Whether you want to stick with a classic grilling menu or try some new flavors, we've got you covered with great recipe ideas. Burgers for All
June 12, 2009 @ Whole Story
Thanks for all the tasty recipe ideas you submitted when we asked for your Dad's best recipe in anticipation of Father's Day on Sunday, June 21. Your recipe ideas and stories led us to a few conclusions about your dads' cooking habits: Dads are masters of the grill.



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.