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Last Week's Contest Winners

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The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook: missmicker, jymbrittain, inismom, emf77, pjlein. Bottle Shock: dusksunset, hmcnally, HeartofGlass. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to everyone who entered!... More

Cook the Book: Greek Baked Beans

Serious Eats Michele Humes 1 comment

Nancy Harmon Jenkin's recipe for Greek-style baked gigante beans makes a whole lotta beans, but any leftovers are easily frozen to use later in soups or stews. Jenkins also suggests that you mash up the tomatoey, honey-sweetened beans to the... More

Cook the Book: Turkish Yogurt Soup with Mint

Serious Eats Michele Humes 1 comment

Tart and refreshing, today's Cook the Book recipe is Turkey's take on lemony avgolemono. Nancy Harmon Jenkins' yogurt soup with mint starts with the same chicken broth as the Greek favorite, but uses yogurt instead of lemons to deliver tang.... More

Cook the Book: 'The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook'

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With a handful of feta here and a tub of yogurt there, The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook doesn't read much like a dieter's guide. If you're looking for a quick (and probably unpleasant) way to drop a dress size, this isn't it. Veteran food authority Nancy Harmon Jenkins is concerned with your lifelong health, not your upcoming highschool reunion. Since ancient times, the Greeks and southern Italians have been consuming a largely plant-based diet, with small amounts of meat, fish, and dairy, and with olive oil as the principal fat. They've been known to pour themselves glass of wine now and again, too. And if you've read your classics, you'll know that the average Greek or Roman, providing he wasn't... More

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