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Mark Bittman

Anything that gets you in the kitchen is good. Yet I'm conflicted about meal kits. I wonder about price point. Safe, accessible
There's a nascent food movement in this country. But the folks in it have failed to make people understand that this stuff
Embracing animal protection is no longer a burden or a sacrifice. It's an opportunity for us as individuals to grow and to be empowered, and for businesses to grow and to connect with consumers.
Purple Carrot is a vegan meal kit delivery service that seeks to provide consumers with an easy way to work more plant-based meals into their lives -- a perfect fit for the Meatless Monday movement.
What does it mean to eat ethically? "Food should be nutritious, affordable, and green--that is, it should minimize environmental
No longer will we be limited to shopping around the perimeter of the supermarket for health. Health will be embedded everywhere in the retail food ecosystem.
I cooked two of the Purple Carrot dishes: delicata squash tagine with chickpeas and bulgur; and a winter variation on panzanella -- Tuscan bread salad -- using Italian-type lacinato kale and served with pan-fried portobello mushroom caps and caramelized lemon halves.
Drop your life in New York City, move to California, join a start-up. It sounds hackneyed, sure. But it's worked for plenty of other folks (the fortunate 5 percenters, that is), so why not the food writer Mark Bittman?
Here's a no-way-definitive list of what I'd like to ask Democratic candidates on the stage in the coming debates about their food and farm policy plans.
THIS is my last regular opinion column on food for The Times. I’m leaving to take a central role in a year-old food company
Whether adding eggs to your diet will confer benefit, harm, or neither, almost certainly depends on what you are now eating instead of eggs, and what eggs would be displacing.
Just because "almost all meat production in the United States is cruel" does not mean that force-feeding animals is not cruel or necessarily less cruel, and indeed, this is an integral part of the big picture of food production; it does not "miss the big picture" at all.
I'm launching with a Q&A with Amanda Chantal Bacon. Amanda embodies the Angeleno ethos of wellness despite being her upbringing in New York City.
Missing from the conversation -- the mostly plants part, the positive health and environmental impacts of lowering meat consumption
Last week was a good week in our household. My mom came to visit, so that meant there would be home-cooked meals on the table every night for my kids, meals I wouldn't feel pressured to prepare.
Last week a debate over family dinner and home cooking erupted in the blogosphere -- and I'm here to tell you that just about everyone involved is ticking me off.
We all like autonomy, and all concede it has to end somewhere. As I once heard an ethicist quip, my autonomy to swing a stick certainly ends where your nose begins.
Howarth's latest paper is titled, "A bridge to nowhere: methane emissions and the greenhouse gas footprint of natural gas
Through their various organizations, the Koch brothers have made hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign expenditures