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Grilled Asparagus Salad With Arugula & Goat Cheese

1 bunch asparagus trimmed 1 tablespoons olive oil 6 cups baby arugula 1 cup red onion thinly shaved 4 ounces goat cheese 2 tablespoons lemon juice salt and pepper to taste Pre-heat grill to high heat. Toss asparagus with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Grill until tender, about 5-6 minutes, rotating once. Remove asparagus from grill and place on cutting board. Cut asparagus into bite-sized pieces. On a […]

Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart

Crust: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small cubes 1 large egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Filling: 8 oz reduced-fat cream cheese 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tbsp extra-fine sugar 1 tbsp lemon zest 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup strawberry fruit spread 3 tsp lemon juice (optional) 1 lb strawberries, halved whipped […]

Cicada Blooms

Dear EarthTalk: Are the cicada blooms of the eastern U.S. out of whack due to global warming and/or other man-made environmental problems?    — Joe R., Moorestown, NJ The short answer is…probably. If you live in the eastern or midwestern U.S., you’ve likely seen so-called periodic cicadas. These inch-long, gray- and orange-winged insects with bulging red […]

What’s The Deal With Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cells?

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on hydrogen powered fuel cells? Not long ago they were touted as the energy source of the future, but news has been scant of late. — J. Gorman, Columbia, SC Indeed, around the turn of the millennium, the development of hydrogen fuel cells to power our transportation sector with renewable, […]

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