Kate Rowe

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June 30, 2011 @ Whole Story
Let summer’s best ingredients speak for themselves in this collection of healthy favorites.
June 28, 2011 @ Whole Story
Get ready for fireworks of flavor, prepared with summer’s best ingredients. Here are some of our top recipe picks for a sizzling 4th!
June 16, 2011 @ Whole Story
Summertime means picnic time. And that means you need a collection of picnic-ready salad recipes. Here are some of our favorites featuring summer’s best flavors.
June 11, 2011 @ Whole Story
Whether your Dad loves a classic burger or lives to try new things, we’ve got lots of offerings in our recipe collection to help you cook a great meal in his honor.
May 26, 2011 @ Whole Story
Summer’s best burgers are here! Make your own or stop by our meat counter to check out our selection of grill-ready burgers.
April 16, 2011 @ Whole Story
We love bringing the family together around the table to celebrate the freshness and richness of spring. Here are some of our favorite recipes for spring gatherings. Happy feasting!
January 29, 2011 @ Whole Story
My most pressing concern at this point isn’t which team will win, but rather: What’s on the game-watching menu?
December 27, 2010 @ Whole Story
Looking for some fun and festive ways to celebrate the arrival of 2011? Check out our ideas for homemade merrymaking and then share your own.
December 26, 2010 @ Whole Story
From old favorites to new takes, our readers tried a wide variety of recipes this year. Here are the brightest stars in our top-rated recipes from 2010.
December 19, 2010 @ Whole Story
While Thanksgiving leans toward turkey, Christmas dinner opens up the possibilities to many other types of entrées. Try some of these crowd-pleasing celebratory main dishes.
December 18, 2010 @ Whole Story
Spread a little local love by supporting local farmers, producers and artisans — including these who specialize in sweet and savory goodies.
December 14, 2010 @ Whole Story
Whether you’re trimming the tree, baking dozens of holiday cookies, wrapping gifts, or relaxing and listening to holiday tunes, a mug of one of these hot holiday sippers will help set a festive mood.
December 12, 2010 @ Whole Story
Try more budget-friendly recipes for entertaining and you'll spend less, waste less and stress less, but have more holiday fun with friends and family!
December 11, 2010 @ Whole Story
Spread a little local love during the holiday season by supporting local farmers, producers and artisans. Learn about a few of our local growers of seasonal favorites.
December 8, 2010 @ Whole Story
Wrap up your holiday shopping without leaving the house! Try one of our 38 deliciously simple recipes for gifts made in your own kitchen.
December 5, 2010 @ Whole Story
There’s something irresistible about the aroma of warm spices and freshly baked goodies. Here are 10 great holiday cookie recipes — perfect for cookie swaps, homemade gifts and leaving out for Santa!
November 21, 2010 @ Whole Story
So many delicious things to bake, so little time and oven space!  Here are some of our favorites for this Thursday’s feast: Pies (and Two Pie Crusts): You can finally settle the “pumpkin or apple” question with our Pumpkin Apple Pie that combines both ingredients in one pie!
November 15, 2010 @ Whole Story
Salads provide a fresh complement to some of the richer flavors typically on the Thanksgiving table. Try our favorite salads starring greens, grains, fruit, veggies, cheese and more.



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.