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Emotional Health · Family & Friends

Christmas Given and Received


By Ro Howe

Gifts to give to a young parent of limited means: A series of classes on how to plan, shop, cook and serve healthy meals for their family and a copy of “The Joy of Cooking.” Because: Give a person a gift card to McDonalds and you feed them for a day; teach a person how to cook and you feed them — and their family, for a generation.

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Fashion & Beauty

Ro’s Recipes: The Magic of Unlikely Companions, Part III


By Ro Howe

Our favorite chef, Ro Howe—owner of Barraud Caterers in New York City and a veteran contributor to Women’s Voices for Change—offers the third in her series of recipes that make odd (but happy) marriages. Part I was a pleasing blend of tomatoes and watermelon. Part 2 was a bold combination—grapefruit juice with avocado sorbet. And now . . . a pairing of the bright crispness of apple with the peppery back taste of celery!

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Fashion & Beauty

Ro’s Recipes: The Magic of Unlikely Companions


By Ro Howe

“Does the world know about this?” a surprised friend of mine recently asked me by email. "This" turned out to be the combination of watermelon and tomato. Local tomatoes are coming into their own right now, and juice-heavy watermelons are lolling about on trucks just waiting to be adopted. The high acid that provides taste structure to tomatoes and the sweet, watery juice from watermelons are a perfect combination for a gazpacho.

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