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Every time my husband and I are in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, visiting my parents-in-law, we make sure to join them for the Saturday ritual of going to the wonderful Carrboro Farmers Market. The market is quite extensive, with cheese, pasta, gourmet soup or  bread makers, mushroom farmers, and flower growers, in addition to the…

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Amy Riolo is an award-winning author, lecturer, food historian and cooking instructor. This recipe is adapted from her book, The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Harness the Power of the World’s Healthiest Diet to Live Better, Longer. Part of her journey revolved around trying to understand why her relatives who continued to live in Italy were so much…

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It’s officially summer and time for a new twist on healthy salads. No recipe needed. Mint is plentiful and returns year after year. If you grew it last year, it’s waiting for you right now! Or find a bunch or small plant at a farmer’s market or supermarket. I find that the fruits that pair…

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