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10 Best U.S. Summer Food Festivals for 2014

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2 mentions3 months ago
New York City's hippest weekend food festival is back and better than ever. In addition to weekends in Brooklyn, the foodie favorite—which features food and other food-related items from close to 100 vendors—now hosts the SmorgasBar Jones Beach daily starting June 15 from 11 am–8 pm, complete with ...

Artisan Cheese Made in a Gowanus Apartment

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3 mentions4 months ago
Some home cooks ferment their own yogurt or make mozzarella from a kit. Matt Spiegler takes DIY dairy to another dimension: Technically he’s a layman — keeping his day job as a web developer, and giving his homemade caseus away to friends — but he is anything but ...

USDA Fails to Verify Label Claims

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3 mentions5 months ago
A new report finds that the government was unable to provide proof that many meat and poultry producers are living up to many of their feel-good labeling claims.The advocacy group Animal Welfare Institute spent three years requesting documentation from the USDA about companies that boast their animals are ...

Tried and True: Mexican Chocolate Loaf Cake

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2 mentions4 months ago
When I was in Barnes & Noble not too long ago, there was a book on a shelf that caught my eye – Exotic Table: Flavors, inspiration, and recipes from around the world–to your kitchen .I had heard good things about the book but wasn’t sure if I ...

Meet the breakfast cereals that want to destroy you

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3 mentions5 months ago
There’s a breakfast cereal out there that’s 88 percent sugar: Lieber’s Cocoa Frosted Flakes. Basically, it’s a bowl of sugar, with some cocoa for flavor and grain for crunch. Plus a little sugar on top. It’s gluten-free — probably because the makers wanted to make more room for ...

Everyone's the Grillmaster At this BBQ Picnic Table

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2 mentions4 months ago
There's a certain pride that comes with donning the apron and tongs to handle grilling duties at a barbecue. Making sure everyone's steak is cooked exactly how they like is a lot of responsibility, though, which is why the JAG Grill table—that lets every dinner guest grill their ...

8 DIY Spice Mixes to Save Time and Money

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2 mentions5 months ago
When it comes to the cost of groceries, we are all on a budget. And time is not any different — budgeting a cooking and prepping schedule can mean a healthy home-cooked meal or a quick take-out meal. Here at The Daily Meal, we are all about whipping ...

9 Questions with Martha Rose Shulman

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2 mentions5 months ago
Featured Recipe Basil Buttermilk Ranch Dressingsubmissions Your Best Recipe with Corn Latest Collection Beautiful Pitchers By Marian Bull • May 6, 2014 • 2 Comments We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming cookbooks, their best food memories, and just about anything ...

Thyme-Roasted Mushroom Grilled Cheese

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2 mentions5 months ago
Thyme-roasted mushrooms take this grilled cheese with goat cheese, mozzarella and Parmesan to the next level.1. Preheat oven to 400 F. In a medium-sized bowl, toss mushrooms with olive oil, thyme, salt, and pepper until evenly coated with oil. 2. Spread seasoned mushrooms on a large rimmed baking ...

EWG's Dirty Dozen Report Lists The Most Pesticide-Heavy Fruits And Veggies Of 2014

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1 mentions5 months ago
For the 10th year in a row, nonprofit advocacy agency the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its list of the most pesticide-contaminated produce, and once again apples top the Dirty Dozen. The Dirty Dozen, part of the EWG's yearly Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce, is compiled ...

6 Superfoods in Disguise

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2 mentions5 months ago
These common, unsuspecting foods are nutritional Clark Kents—they may look weak and ineffectual, but under their humble facades, they’re ready to soar.Want more great swaps, shopping suggestions, and general nutrition information? Buy Eat This, Not That 2012! today.HOMEMADE STOCK: Place a pound of raw chicken in a pot ...

Why American Apples Just Got Banned in Europe

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10 mentions5 months ago
Back in 2008, European Food Safety Authority began pressing the chemical industry to provide safety information on a substance called diphenylamine, or DPA. Widely applied to apples after harvest, DPA prevents "storage scald"—brown spots that "becomes a concern when fruit is stored for several months," according to Washington ...

Avoiding a Boil Over When Home Brewing

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3 mentions5 months ago
A boil over when home brewing can be a real mess, particularly if it happens on the stove top. Even if you are brewing outside, you risk losing precious wort and hops over the side if your pot boils over. So this week I provide some quick tips ...

Official Royal Anzac Biscuit Recipe

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4 mentions5 months ago
I knew ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) Day was coming up and since I’ve never had Anzac Biscuits, I couldn’t resist giving THE royal recipe a go. If this ANZAC Biscuit version was good enough for Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana, Prince William & Harry then they are ...

Shopping Organic – the 2014 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

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2 mentions5 months ago
Given the premium often charged for organic fruits and vegetables, many shoppers have asked themselves if that pricier bunch of kale or pint of tomatoes is really worth it. For those who want reduce their exposure to pesticides, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its latest version ...

Crunchy Pear and Celery Salad Recipe

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3 mentions5 months ago
Crisp pears are tossed with Cheddar cheese and pecans in this delicious saladCrunchy Pear and Celery Salad recipe. For an Italian twist, try a good Parmesan with some toasted pine nuts or to go British use crumbled Stilton and toasted walnuts.* Percent Daily Values are based on a ...

Get Ready Beer Fans, The Beer Brewing Kitchen Appliance Is On Its Way

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3 mentions5 months ago
If you’re like me, you’ve given some thought to the idea of brewing your own beer at home, but for one reason or another – the complicated nature of home brewing, a lack of space, or a spouse you’d like to stay married to – you’ve decided not ...

Please eat the dandelions: 9 edible garden weeds

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2 mentions5 months ago
All too often, homeowners and gardeners wage war in their lawns and gardens against the plants that grow incredibly well there, but that aren't intentionally planted, and many times, the justification for these battles all comes down to the words we use to describe them.When we buy and ...

‘Extreme Levels’ of Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Found in Soy Plants

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2 mentions5 months ago
A new study led by scientists from the Arctic University of Norway has detected “extreme levels” of Roundup, the agricultural herbicide manufactured by Monsanto, in genetically engineered (GE) soy.The study, coming out in June’s issue of Food Chemistry and available online, looked at 31 different soybean plants on ...

Joe's Crab Shack Swimming in Artificial Trans Fat ~ Newsroom ~ News from CSPI ~ Center for Science in the Public Interest

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3 mentions5 months ago
Seafood can be healthy but entrées at Joe's Crab Shack are swimming in artificial trans fat, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. Today the food watchdog group is calling on the 130-restaurant company to stop using a partially hydrogenated margarine-butter blend that appears ...

Food Production: The 19 Biggest Food Problems in America

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2 mentions6 months ago
Anyone who eats holds a stake in the debates about food and nutrition—debates that are often personal and political. Soda taxes, healthcare reform, labeling of genetically modified foods—these all revolve around food. "I have long believed that much of the excitement and enjoyment of studying food and nutrition ...

Keeping America’s food supply safe

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3 mentions6 months ago
For families trying to make it in this economy, every dollar counts. And it’s getting harder. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it expects food prices to jump 3.5 percent in 2014. For these families, food costs make up a substantial part of their spending each ...

Why you should be skeptical of Walmart’s cheap organic food

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5 mentions6 months ago
Out on the mean streets of the U.S. organic foods industry, Walmart has stepped onto the corner with both guns drawn. On Thursday, the superstore behemoth announced its plan to partner with Wild Oats (which you may recognize as a former subsidiary of Whole Foods) to offer a ...

FDA Allows Irradiation in Crustaceans for Foodborne Pathogen Control

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3 mentions6 months ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will allow irradiation on crab, shrimp, lobster, crayfish and prawns to control foodborne pathogens and extend shelf life.After a safety assessment considered potential toxicity, the effect of irradiation on nutrients, and potential microbiological risk, the agency decided to amend current food additive ...

The State of American Beer

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3 mentions5 months ago
What's going on in Beer World? Beer lovers of America might be forgiven if their grasp of the current brew-scape feels iffy. Alice herself would be at home in this Wonderland. It's a world in which up is down, little is big, and there's no Blue Moon on ...

Laura Werlin's Tips for Buying Cheese, Serving Cheese and Making Grilled Cheese

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4 mentions5 months ago
What’s a good cheese for beginners? I’m happy you’re starting your cheese journey. There’s a fairly widely available cheese these days from France called Comte that fits your parameters—not too strong and definitely not bland. You might also look for a cheddar that says "aged" rather than "sharp." ...

Bacon Apple Cheddar Grilled Cheese

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2 mentions6 months ago
Hi Guys! Today we have the first post for our Recipe Redressed series! In this series, we’re going to be taking some of our favorite, everyday comfort foods, ‘redress’ them (get it?), then give you guys one new version everyday for the whole week! We’re starting out with ...

Foodieodicals: A Foodie Zine Fest

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2 mentions6 months ago
Foodieodicals: A Foodie Zine Fest Meet the makers of more than 20 inspiring food publications.

'Fed Up' Film Examines Food Industry

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5 mentions6 months ago
"Fed Up," a film that received a lot of attention at the Sundance Film Festival, focuses on the sugar industry and its effect on the health of Americans, and promises to change everything you thought you knew about food and exercise.The film follows the lives of a group ...

Food Additives

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5 mentions6 months ago
Many people presume that some federal agency is overseeing the safety of the ingredients in our food supply. That's reasonable, because that is actually what the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is supposed to be doing, and what Congress told it to do in a 1958 law.But since 1997, FDA has punted on that core responsibility, allowing companies to make their own secret determinations of a substance's safety for use in our food. The legal standard is supposed to be that an ingredient is "generally recognized as safe," or ...

Asparagus Recipes

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3 mentions6 months ago
Winter, spring, summer, and fall each offer their own unique fruits and vegetables for distinct seasonal flavor. Learn to choose and use each season's best.During the spring when vibrant produce abounds, you will scarcely find a more handsome veggie to adorn your menu. The beauty in these elegant ...

Three myths about skunky beer

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3 mentions6 months ago
The skunky aroma in some beers is caused by a chemical reaction that occurs when ultraviolet light interacts with bitter hop compounds. (Picasa / / April 11, 2014) There is a whole spectrum of “off flavors” that can plague beer, but there is one flaw that is so ...

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Food

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4 mentions6 months ago
Newly engineered foods. A TV show satirizing Big Ag. Farming practices that reduce greenhouse gases. Here are the companies that are cooking up new ideas and changing how we think about our food.For rerouting agriculture’s environmental impact. Meat production, which results in copious greenhouse gases, is expected to ...

Moravian Sugar Cake

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4 mentions6 months ago
I recently learned about Moravian Sugar Cake and started searching online for a recipe to try. After an extensive search, I saw this recipe on a fellow foodie’s site (Online Pastry Chef) and I knew that it was the one I needed to try.According to Cooks Country, Moravian ...

Kraft's New Campaign Wants You To Believe That Kraft Singles Come From Farms

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2 mentions6 months ago
It would appear that something revolutionary has happened to Kraft Singles. This year, some of the cheesy, terror alert-yellow squares have ditched artificial preservatives and added natural ones. Or at least that's what Kraft's telling us in its new marketing campaign, Know Your Singles.In February, Kraft announced that ...

How Food Marketers Made Butter the Enemy

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2 mentions6 months ago
James McWilliams—a historian who has made a name for himself in prestigious publications like the New York Times and The Atlantic for his contrarian defenses of the food industry—is back at it. In an item published last week in the excellent Pacific Standard, McWilliams uses the controversy over ...

Just Dont Buy It!

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2 mentions6 months ago
It was a present-day Viking invasion that inspired Alexandra Morton to begin her decades-long battle against the perils of farmed salmon. The American-born marine biologist had moved to a remote inlet in British Columbia in the 1980s to continue her research into killer whales. But when the whales started disappearing she switched her research to the Norwegian-owned salmon farms that were proliferating along the coast to be close to the huge US market. "They came into my community and just wiped us out," she said. "Now there are 27 Norwegian ...

Chickpea Stew Recipe

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3 mentions6 months ago
'Chickpea Stew Recipe' is an astounding main meal recipe. If you don't like meat or chicken, then to get all the goodness of protein, try this Chickpea Stew Recipe, which is healthy and completely vegetarian.* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values ...

Chicken in Mushroom Sauce Recipe

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3 mentions6 months ago
Chicken in Mushroom Sauce Recipe is an amazing dinner time meal. Tender chicken pieces goes great with the mushroom sauce.* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.

Wal-Mart to push organic food into mainstream

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2 mentions6 months ago
Walmart announced the addition of Wild Oats brand organic food to be sold at the same price as its conventional counterparts.The nation's largest retailer is making a bigger bet on the fast-growing category, teaming with Wild Oats to sell organic packaged food priced in line with conventional foods ...

The Badger Herald · Madison's pedal pubs may allow beer on board

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2 mentions6 months ago
The big red Pedal pubs transporting riders between bars in Madison’s downtown could soon be allowed to carry beer on board under a proposed policy change that the mayor has previously blocked.A Wisconsin state statute that went into effect in February allows pedal pubs in the state to ...

Are secret, dangerous ingredients in your food?

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4 mentions6 months ago
Food manufacturers are routinely exploiting a “legal loophole” that allows them to use new chemicals in their products, based on their own safety studies, without ever notifying the Food and Drug Administration, according to a new report by an environmental and consumer advocacy group.Natural Resources Defense Council identified ...

Kegging your Home Brewed Beer with Chris Graham- BeerSmith Podcast #79

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3 mentions6 months ago
This week we discuss how to keg your home brewed beer with Chris Graham from MoreBeer. I highly recommend watching the video as this week Chris provides a detailed overview on kegging equipment, kegging techniques and how to make the transition from bottles to kegs!Audio clip: Adobe Flash ...

Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?

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3 mentions6 months ago
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Eating beans, lentils and other legumes may help you cut down on LDL “bad” cholesterol and lower your risk for heart disease, a new review suggests.Canadian researchers examined 26 U.S. and Canadian studies that included a total of more than 1,000 ...

CSPI: Eating Out Linked to Nearly Twice as Many Outbreaks as Eating In

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2 mentions6 months ago
A report released Monday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) revealed that, over a 10-year period, there were about twice as many foodborne illness outbreaks linked to restaurants than to private homes.The 17-page report, entitled, “Outbreak Alert! 2014, A Review of Foodborne Illness in ...

Celery Salad

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3 mentions6 months ago
Have some extra celery stalks left in the refrigerator? Toss them in a bowl, mix some peas, cherries, and pecans and prepare a mouth-watering salad that you will never forget.* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower ...

Avocado Grilled Cheese with Homemade Buffalo Sauce-The Almond Eater

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2 mentions6 months ago
In last week’s WIAW post, I received many comments about my grilled cheese with avocado spread. I honestly try to add avocado whenever possible (so good!), so putting it on a grilled cheese just seemed natural to me. However, your comments got me thinking, what if I took ...

Try This Superfruit Breakfast Recipe

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2 mentions6 months ago
Eating the same old breakfast can get boring day in and day out, but it’s important to have a good-for-you morning meal. Keep it nutritious while mixing things up with a puréed açaí bowl, a traditional Brazilian breakfast that’s loaded with antioxidants and won’t leave you crashing before ...

From the Dairy Farm Kitchen: Baked Oatmeal

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2 mentions6 months ago
Jackie I am the Producer Relations coordinator at the American Dairy Association of Indiana. I love hiking, reading, and getting slobbered on by dogs, horses and calves.There is no better place to find a recipe for a delicious, hearty breakfast or brunch than a dairy farmer’s kitchen. This ...

Greek Veggy Dinner Salad

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3 mentions6 months ago
Fans of raw vegetables are going to love this Greek veggie salad. It’s a fantastic mix of vegetables chilled overnight to yield its juicy and lucrative taste. This dinner salad can also be used as a great appetizer for parties and is a perfect side dish for regular ...
 

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