Amy Eddings

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Last Chance Foods: A Compromise for Cilantro Haters?

Friday, June 27, 2014

Culantro is a leafy green herb that is a cornerstone of Puerto Rican cooking. But is this cousin to the world's most polarizing herb mild enough to please the skeptics?

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Last Chance Foods: A Kid-Friendly Fruit for Healthy Eating

Friday, June 20, 2014

Getting kids in the South Bronx to eat fresh, healthy food can be a challenge, but Coqui the Chef founder Tania Lopez has a secret weapon: avocados. Try her kid-friendly recipe for guacamole.


With Budget Showdown Looming, Christie Takes on 2016

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Despite Bridgegate and a budget crisis, Christie is pressing ahead with 2016 preparations.


Last Chance Foods: Radishes Are the Real Fast Food

Friday, June 13, 2014

Radishes are fast to grow, fast to prepare, and delicious. Gabrielle Langholtz, author of The New Greenmarket Cookbook, explains why they provide instant gratification for farmers and cooks alike.


Medicare Taken for a Ride by Ambulance Companies in New Jersey

Thursday, June 12, 2014


A ProPublica analysis has found that the Garden State costs Medicare more than any other state for ambulance rides per kidney dialysis patient.


Last Chance Foods: Behold the Power of the Pea

Friday, June 06, 2014

Cookbook authors Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, aka "The Fabulous Beekman Boys," explain why those peas at your farmers market might be less sweet than what's in the frozen foods section of your grocery store. They also share their recipe for spring pea soup. 


Your New York Rangers Stanley Cup Primer

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Everything you need to know about the "Broadway Blueshirts."


Last Chance Foods: Foraging for One of the World's Healthiest Greens

Friday, May 30, 2014

Lambsquarters is a cousin to quinoa and one of the world's most nutritious foods — and it might even be growing in your neighborhood park. Forager Ava Chin explains how to identify the green and shares her recipe for lambsquarters ricotta pie. 

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Whatever Happened to Mark Zuckberg's $100 Million Gift to Newark's Schools?

Friday, May 16, 2014

In 2010, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to Newark's troubled school district, and then-Mayor Cory Booker promised to change the face of urban school reform. 

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Last Chance Foods: Eat a Cricket, Save the Planet

Friday, May 16, 2014

Chirp, chirp... chomp. Could crickets be the protein of the future? Six Foods founder Rose Wang explains why the little critters could secure our future on Earth. And they don't taste half bad, either.

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Was Jill Abramson Victim of a Double Standard?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The departure of the Times' executive editor may have been the result of a fight over compensation — and how it compared to that of her male predecessor.

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Cigars, Casinos and Tanning Salons: Legit Campaign Expenses?

Monday, May 12, 2014

The committee investigating corruption among New York State lawmakers is no more, but there's new evidence of what it was honing in on when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo chose to disband it.

The governor ended the Moreland Commission last month as part of a budget deal with state ...


Last Chance Foods: An Easy, Egg-centric Meal

Friday, May 09, 2014

Do you have some ailing asparagus or sad chard in your fridge? New York Times columnist Martha Rose Shulman suggests combining those vegetable with eggs to make a hearty frittata. Check out her basic recipe and variation for Frittata with Asparagus, Fresh Peas, Tarragon, and Chives.


Officials Using Private Email to Keep Out of Public Record

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

When Justin Elliot tried to find out whether members of the Cuomo administration had special permission, they declined to comment.


New Spider-Man Opens Summer Movie Season of Remakes and Reboots

Friday, May 02, 2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, opens on Friday. 


Last Chance Foods: Say Yes to Nopales

Thursday, May 01, 2014

They're spiky on the outside, but they have a heart of slime — nopales are a Mexcian favorite that can be found in grocery stores and bodegas throughout the city. Food writer Lesley Téllez shares advice on how to shave off the spines, unleash the ooze, and cook up some tasty stuffed nopales. 


What the Tony Nominations Got Right — and Wrong

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder got 10 Tony award nominations, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch got eight.


Last Chance Foods: Forget the Midwest, Wheat Finds a Home in Long Island

Friday, April 25, 2014

Rolling wheat fields are taking root in Amagansett, Long Island. Farmers Katie Baldwin and Amanda Merrow explain why they started growing wheat in the Northeast and share their recipe for Simple Spring Wheat Berry Salad.

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A Baseball Pitcher Explains When It's OK to Cheat

Thursday, April 24, 2014


Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended ten games after getting caught using pine tar during Wednesday's game against the Red Sox. But a former MLB pitcher says the fact that Pineda cheated isn't his biggest crime. It's that he was so sloppy about it.


Though This Be Madness, Could This Dictionary Be Shakespeare's?

Thursday, April 24, 2014


Two New York City bookstore owners claim they have an annotated dictionary from 1580 used by the bard himself.