Vegetarian

Vegetarian

These tomatoes are just as katapliktiko (unspeakably fabulous) warm or at room temperature, so you could bake them earlier in the day.

You won't need sterilized jars or much time for these pickles.

The combination of beans and rice is one of the most nutritionally complete vegetarian meals possible.

Beans certainly hold up better in the industrial canning process than many other vegetable, but there are still many good reasons to cook your own.

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  • A look at the history of sugar, from art and language to 3-D printing

    Darra Goldstein is editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets, an 888-page reference guide to all things sweet. "The book is really a compendium of human desires, a cultural history of desire for things that are sweet and what it has caused in the world, in both the realm of pleasure and also of pain," she says.

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Before paper confetti was invented, people threw candied nuts and plaster

A history of confetti from The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets edited by Darra Goldstein.