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The Bizarre Fad Diet Taking the Far Right by Storm

Milkos/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This summer, the Canadian psychologist and alt-right darling Jordan Peterson appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast to talk about his new health regimen: “I’ve been on a pure carnivore diet for about two months,” Peterson said. First he had gone low-carb, eating only meat and…

Stop Calling All South Asian Food “Curry”

JoeGough/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For many, the word “curry” conjures up the image of an Indian takeout restaurant. But in his book, Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race, Canadian author Naben Ruthnum asks that we challenge our perceptions of the dish. According to Ruthnum, a guest on the latest episode…

Delicious Purple Beans Connected One Chef to Her Family’s Culinary Past

Yardlong BeansBSPollard/Getty Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Aileen Suzara reaches into her refrigerator and pulls out a tangle of yardlong beans, a popular ingredient in Filipino cuisine. They look like green beans, except, as the name implies, they’re much, much longer. And instead of green, they’re a deep purple-maroon.  When Suzara, a…

Too Hot to Cook? These Instant Pot Recipes Will Save You.

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In the middle of a brutally hot summer—even by Austin standards—I’m not keen to fire up the oven. But at the farmers market, many of the vegetables I encounter are hardy ones that do well with a long, hot roast. There’s loads of butternut squash,…