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Preheat the oven to 450°F. Combine kale, walnuts and garlic in a food processor and process until fairly smooth, scraping down sides of food …

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FDA Announces the Chemicals Used for Pizza Boxes Are No Longer Safe

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday its move to ban three chemical substances typically used “as oil and water repellents for paper and paperboard for use in contact with aqueous and fatty foods.”<p>The new proposal would affect pizza lovers nationwide, as the substances in question are …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Now that the fall equinox has come and gone, it's time to turn on your ovens and stand over your stoves for hours upon hours. Roast a rack of lamb, …

Coffee Cake

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

Caramel. Apples. Cheesecake. Shortbread. Streusel. Do I really need to write anything else here? These bars take a few bowls to make a few layers, …

How to Make Candy According to Jami Curl, Portland's Mad Scientist of Sweets

BA's Julia Kramer takes a candy-making class from the mad scientist of Portland, Oregon's sweets scene—and sneaks away with a few of her trade secrets<p>It's only a few minutes into the Candy Is Magic workshop in the spick-and-span Portland, Oregon, Le Cordon Bleu kitchen classroom when someone raises …

How “healthy” food and labels trick our brain into unhealthy eating

In 1998, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania published a study that might strike you as kind of mean.<p>They took two people with severe amnesia, who couldn’t remember events occurring more than a minute earlier, and fed them lunch. Then a few minutes later, they offered a second lunch. …

The Food Label Gets a Makeover

As a Registered Dietitian and mother of 5, I am thrilled that after 20 years the FDA is making changes to the original Nutrition Facts label. The food label gives health conscious consumers important information about the products they choose to eat and drink. If the new label gives clear and …

Nutrition

Associated Press News

Proposed Food Label Changes Fall Short, Former FDA Head Says

By Anjali Athavaley<p>NEW YORK, July 16 (Reuters) - A proposal to overhaul nutrition labels on packaged foods sold in the United States does not go far enough to influence consumer choices and reduce obesity, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner said in an article published on …

How new FDA labels will change your food

The FDA’s proposed revamp of nutrition labels is intended to help Americans make healthier decisions about what they eat. In fact, experts say what’s …

Nutrition

Caramel Bourbon Brownie Milkshakes

My favorite thing to do most evenings is to curl up with a good cookbook, a snack, and my two canine bookends. It's something I've always loved to do …

I Was a Food-Bubble Baby (And I Turned Out OK)

Why growing up in a food bubble can eventually turn out okay.<p>Oh, how times have changed. These days, sending a kid to school with a lunch of almond butter on multigrain bread and a side of organic carrot sticks won’t generally result in an afternoon of relentless teasing from uncomprehending …

Aniseed-Almond Meringues

Makes 16 Servings<p>Love to eat Good & Plentys? These licoricey meringues from Måurice are for you.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon aniseed, plus more<p>4 large egg whites<p>⅔ cup granulated sugar<p>¾ cup powdered sugar<p>½ cup sliced skin-on almonds<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 200°. Toast 1 Tbsp. …

Apple tarte tatin with fleur de sel: French recipe

Find out how to make a delicious apple tarte tatin with fleur de sel – inspired by the sumptuous new film The Hundred-Foot Journey<p>>> Check out The Hundred-Foot Journey homepage<p><b>Apple tarte tatin with fleur de sel</b> <i>(serves 6-8)</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p><i>For the crust:</i><p>110g unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>125g …

Baking

7 Tips for Making Your Cake Taste—and Look—Way Better

A cake doesn't have to be batter and frosting alone. We chatted with our test kitchen to get their 7 tips on making your cakes taste—and look—even better<p>So you have to make an impressive cake? Don't panic—we got you. Beautiful cakes are much more than expertly slicked buttercream frosting and piped …

Black Plum Tarts with Brown Butter and Sea Salt

Black Plum Tarts with Brown Butter and Sea Salt.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 29, 2014 60<p>OMG I’m on a tart bender and I cannot stop. I know. It’s bad.<p>Has …

Cookies and Cream Cake

About five years ago, I developed a serious obsession with Eclair Cake. After tasting this delicious concoction of pudding, graham crackers and …

Rainbow Meringue Truffle Cones

I've had my serious hat on for a couple of weeks now, mostly due to deadlines and commitments. I believe that's partly how these rainbow meringue …

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Vanilla and yoghurt panna cotta with pomegranate jelly<p>Preparation time<p>over 2 hours<p>Cooking time<p>less than 10 mins<p>Serves<p>Serves 4<p>I love the contrast of the white and the red (my favourite colour) in this recipe. But after you have tried this recipe once, if you fancy it, mix up the fruit the next time …

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I was bullied by a self-service till, and lost

Supermarkets and unmanned checkouts can’t hold a candle to a real, live shopkeeper<p>Somehow, every time we go on holiday, I contrive to cause an Embarrassing Incident. This year it happened before the trip had even begun. Popping into WH Smith at the airport for a bottle of water and a Daily …

A fishy tale as chip shops are caught selling cheaper species

Fish and chip shops are routinely selling cheaper species of fish without the knowledge of customers, according to a survey of food fraud.<p>Investigators from Which? discovered that one in six pieces of fish were being sold as the wrong species. In several meals, cod turned out to be cheaper haddock, …

Stuffed courgette rolls

Try Gordon Ramsay's take on Italian antipasti - tantalise your palate with this no-cook starter<p>Ingredients<p>4 small courgettes, ends trimmed<br>• 3-4 tbsp …

Iced berry mousse cake

A frozen dessert like this is always useful when entertaining... and the bright pink mousse will be a talking point!<p>Ingredients<p>For the sponge<p>100g …

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Macaron-Pomegranate Gelée Spritzers

Standing on the precipice of each new year, I always find myself wondering what the coming year will look like. I usually get that roller coaster …

Snow Adorable

January 6, 2014<p>I made some sweet snowman cupcakes this weekend and it kinda looks like it’s been snowing powdered sugar in my kitchen. These snowman …

Cherry Chip Sponge Cake with Almond Whip

It's hard to believe we're saying goodbye to January already! It's completely passed me by. I've spent this cold month scribbling in recipe journals …

FDA Plans to Update Nutrition Labels

Nutrition labels on food packaging haven’t changed much since they were first introduced more than 20 years ago and the FDA is planning to give them …

Marshmallow-Candy Swirl Cake

I've been finding a lot of inspiration at the candy store lately. There's something so wonderful about all those bins of colorful candies - …