Kick off your Mardis Gras celebrations with Poppy Tooker’s Seafood Gumbo

Lent, the Christian season of penance and introspection leading up to Easter Sunday, begins on Ash Wednesday. In most Catholic cultures, Lent is a season of ritual fasting and the preceding few days were considered a time to… Read More
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Goodbye plastic Easter eggs

By Kate Thompson, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad Fellow” Normally half-way through Lent I’m considering jumping ship on my resolutions, not taking on another one. Each year I give up chocolate, processed sugar, sometimes refined carbs thus functionally… Read More
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Fish on Fridays: consumer demand for seafood rises during Lent

Seafood sales in the United States rise perceptibly during Lent. Many restaurants see a jump in fish orders on Fridays and holy days during this period. Some accommodate the increased demand by adding extra seafood options to their… Read More
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