Contributor

Home » Contributors » Tara Duggan

Tara Duggan

Tara Duggan

I’m a San Francisco resident who loves shopping at food co-ops because they reflect the local cuisine and agriculture of a place. My family and I enjoy camping together in Northern California and the Oregon Coast, trips that are often fueled by the delicious wares we discover at food co-ops.

Eggs: Beyond Breakfast

Eggs: Beyond Breakfast

Though eggs are usually relegated to breakfast in this country, in most of the world they’re an around-the-clock food...

Section: Cooking | Food + Lifestyle

Healthy Fats

Healthy Fats

My grandfather’s approach to lowering his cholesterol was certainly novel and most likely ill-advised...

Section: Eating for Health | Food + Lifestyle

Pan Searing and Pan Sauces

Pan Searing and Pan Sauces

Pan sauces are a great chef secret for quick, easy, flavorful meals. Once you know how to sear meat in a pan and make a basic sauce from the drippings, you can apply the skill to almost any kind of protein, from steaks to tofu...

Section: Cooking | Food + Lifestyle

Pureed Vegetable Soups

Pureed Vegetable Soups

Pureed vegetable soups are an especially delicious way to use up extra produce...

Section: Cooking | Food + Lifestyle

Beyond Instant Oatmeal

Beyond Instant Oatmeal

Instant cereals have nothing on the satisfying texture, flavor and nutrition of homemade oats and other hot cereals. And if you think rice and quinoa are just for lunch and dinner, think again...

Section: Cooking | Food + Lifestyle

Whole Grains - More Than Just Side Dishes

Whole Grains – More Than Just Side Dishes

Meat. Starch. Vegetable. That’s the layout of a typical American meal, with rice, potatoes and pasta in heavy rotation. Tara Duggan mixes things up with a variety of tasty and nutritious whole grains...

Section: Cooking | Food + Lifestyle

Cooking with Greens

Cooking with Greens

We seem to have a complicated relationship with leafy greens. Nutrition experts tell us to eat more of them. Yet many find them somewhat intimidating or have closed the door on them after eating overcooked, mushy greens...

Section: Cooking | Food + Lifestyle

The Fruit and Veggie Grilling Guide

The Fruit and Veggie Grilling Guide

While most people associate outdoor grilling with burgers, hot dogs, and steaks, the grill imparts big flavors to fruits and veggies too...

Section: Cooking | Food + Lifestyle