Kate Rowe

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June 15, 2017 @ Whole Story
The summer heat is now upon us, but you can stay cool with refreshing, family-friendly drinks right now. We’re all about using unexpected ingredients, making juice in the blender, and finding shortcuts to delicious summer sippers.
November 1, 2016 @ Whole Story
Ready to get started with your Thanksgiving menu planning? Check out our top 10 Thanksgiving recipes, covering the classics (basic brine for turkey, oven-roasted Brussels sprouts and more) as well as some surprises (Thanksgiving “risotto,” butternut squash rolls and more).
October 13, 2016 @ Whole Story
Our top 10 fall recipes have been tried, tested and declared delicious — by you! Below you’ll find cozy soups and hearty chilies, a sheet pan supper and quick baked pasta, lots of clever shortcuts and classic fall flavors, from pumpkin to butternut squash to sweet potatoes. Happy fall cooking!
September 30, 2016 @ Whole Story
In honor of World Vegetarian Day on October 1, we’ve pulled together this list of our 10 most popular vegetarian recipes. You’ll find many staple recipes in the list here, featuring classic techniques and go-to recipes for basics like baked tofu and roasted vegetables. We can tell our audience loves spaghetti squash and black beans, with these versatile ingredients appearing in a few different recipes in the list.
June 7, 2016 @ Whole Story
Say summer, and my mind goes straight to outdoor grilling and enjoying glorious warm-weather produce. And while we’re still at the beginning of the summer, now’s the moment to make sure you have the best tools for making the most of these peak-season flavors that we anticipate so eagerly. Whole Foods Market is thrilled to partner with kitchenware pros Sur La Table to bring you the scoop on essential summer tools.
January 7, 2016 @ Whole Story
When it comes to meal planning, you don’t have to start from scratch every time. Save time and money by opening that fridge, rooting around the pantry and getting inspired by what you already have on hand.
December 30, 2015 @ Whole Story
If your New Year’s resolutions include planning to cook more or eat more vegetables, having a few cookbooks on hand to keep you inspired is an absolute must. Here are a few or our favorite books we highly recommend for healthy eating inspiration!
December 26, 2014 @ Whole Story
As a lover and avid reader of recipes and cookbooks, looking back over all the new recipes we created and served up this past year is a delicious treat. Here are 14 of my personal favorites from 2014.  
February 24, 2014 @ Whole Story
Sherry, meanwhile, is a gentler vinegar, and a little more sophisticated and nuanced in its flavor profile. Because it’s so well rounded, I find it to be very versatile and compatible with many types of dishes and cuisines.
February 21, 2014 @ Whole Story
Think classic comfort foods, and visions of macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, shepherd’s pie, meatloaf, ice cream and chocolate sauce likely dance through your head. We have tasty recipes for vegan versions of all of these and more.
February 14, 2014 @ Whole Story
It's that point in the season — seems like winter’s never going to end. But you don't have to suffer through cabin fever in the kitchen with dreary veggies prepared the same old way, every day. Brighten up! It's a great time to explore fresh ideas for enjoying peak-season winter vegetables.
January 17, 2014 @ Whole Story
Whether you're a long-time vegetarian or just eat meatless on Mondays, you'll find these no-meat recipes totally satisfying.
June 13, 2013 @ Whole Story
Here are five pantry staples to turn ordinary salads into hearty summer meals.
June 3, 2013 @ Whole Story
Whisking up a salad dressing from scratch is a tasty and easy way to showcase summer’s peak produce, such as sweet corn, crisp green beans, juicy tomatoes, tender summer squash and vibrant fresh herbs.
March 21, 2013 @ Whole Story
Watch smoothie magic before your own eyes and see how to add greens to your breakfast drink without sacrificing its sweet flavor.
January 31, 2013 @ Whole Story
Try our tips for making delicious dips while keeping an eye on health.
January 19, 2013 @ Whole Story
Learn how to make a hearty vegetarian Bolognese sauce featuring eggplant and mushrooms.



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.