Chef Ryan Clark

Chef Ryan Clark

from the press release

Tucson Ariz—Chef Ryan Clark, owner of Agustin Kitchen was recently named Chairman of the Board of Slow Food Southern Arizona.  Chef Clark follows local restaurateur Don Luria (of Terra Cotta fame), who led the group for the past two years.  “Working with Don has helped me grow a lot as a person.  

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Fruit & vegetable basket

Fruit & vegetable basket (Photo credit: muammerokumus)

from the press release

Tucson, Ariz—The Healthy Belly Community Dinner & Wellness Fair is the latest innovative adventure created by Tucson’s junior champion of healthy eating, Haile Thomas.  The 13 year old founder of the HAPPY Organization, created this event as a Service -Learning Project for Global Youth Service Day on Saturday, as

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food recall - possible salmonella

food recall – possible salmonella

In a nutshell: These organic black peppercorns may be contaminated with salmonella. The recall is in 9 states.

From the press release distributed by the FDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 4, 2014 – Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (the “Company”) is recalling Organic Black Peppercorns sold under the Sprouts brand name from all stores. This …

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mxmologo

This month’s Mixology Monday, hosted by Craig of A World of Drinks, is Preserves.

Even though fresh-everything is the clarion call of cocktail enthusiasts today, back when cocktails were fresh and new, themselves, it wasn’t necessarily feasible to have fresh everything at the tip of your barspoon. Sure, that makes the cake for seasonal cocktails, but let’s face …

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Helados

Helados

In a nutshell: These are products young children eat and they suffer the most serious consequences.  Click here for the affected product labels.

from the press release distributed by the FDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 19, 2014 – Helados La Tapatia, Inc., of Fresno, California, is voluntarily recalling all ice cream products, popsicles, fruit bars/cups and bolis …

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The Proof is in the Bread Box


After a successful-yet-leaves-room-for-improvement attempt at last month’s Daring Bakers challenge I wanted to try the given recipe again but tweak it a little.

What I’d ended up with was a tasty, if somewhat dry, pastry that I thought could do with some enriching to make it work better with the vagaries of gluten-free baking. In order to create a more …

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In a nutshell: This product is freeze-dried snack in pouches.

Costco food recall - possible salmonella

Costco food recall – possible salmonella

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 13, 2014 – ALBANY, OR.
– Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. of Albany, OR has voluntarily recalled 59,780
cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit, produced exclusively for
Costco Wholesale Stores.
In cooperation with Costco, the company issued
the recall …

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The question of whether it costs more to eat healthy isn’t really a question: it does.

But one thing I’ve noticed while sticking to the Low-FODMAP diet this past year (aside from the raising of already-high grocery bills), is that convenience is a loosing battle. It’s one thing to have one or two food allergies or intolerances to avoid–you can …

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