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October and Pumpkins

Check out Michel Nischan's recipe for Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Sage Leaves.

A New Wave of Relief for Gulf Coast Fishing Families

Wholesome Wave is partnering with New Orleans-based non-profit to offer food buying support to Gulf fishing families affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Two Cookbooks that Support Health

Cookbooks have been trending toward healthier lifestyles, and two that make healthy eating interesting are “Nuts in the Kitchen” and “Sustainably Delicious.”

Chefs Collaborative Honors Bayless and Koetke

Michel Nischan was among those chefs who picked up awards at the second annual Chefs Collaborative Summit in Boston this week.

Election 2012: Newt Gingrich and the Republican Attack on Food Stamps

Politico reports that ex-Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is sending a memo to political candidates around the country today, offering a "closing argument" for the final month of campaign season. The memo's target? Food stamps.

A ‘Green’ Harvest Celebrated in Westport

Celebrating the bounty of autumn, reflected resplendently in Wakeman Farm's gardens and farmland, Westport's Green Village Initiative (GVI) hosted its first Harvest Festival on Saturday night, supported by a cadre of volunteers and local businesses

Sustainable Eating – Simple Steps for Getting Healthier and Greening the Planet

Instead of making drastic changes to eating habits, one can instead focus on small and easy alterations that can make a big difference. What follows are five simple steps for helping the planet — one bite and meal at a time.

Who Is The Ultimate Game Changer In Food?

HuffPost's Game Changers series celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 12 categories who, whether working in the spotlight or under the radar, are changing how we look at the world and the way we live in it. We salute them for their

Wholesome Wave: Chef Michel Nischan on a Mission

At the peak of a recent Friday night, the wait staff at Dressing Room in Westport is doing what it always does: expertly winding through packed rooms of white cloth-covered tables balancing trays crammed with locally sourced food, from buckets of

The Dressing Room, a Rave Review

I've met a lot of chefs over the years, and Michel's one of the nicest and best when it comes to cooking yummy, good food.