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Fried Foods Don’t Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Contrary to widely-held beliefs, eating fried foods doesn't increase your risk of heart disease.  The type of oil and the country you live in does.
There is good news out there for all of us french fry eaters: researchers have found no connection between eating fried foods and suffering from heart disease

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Deviant Art
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‘Pig Out’ With the Angry Birds Pizza [PHOTO]

Angry Birds and pizza — two of modern life’s most addictive things — come together in this nifty photo, which was posted on Deviant Art user Ilovetohavfun’s account.

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source:  Peter-Kraminski via flickr
source: Peter-Kraminski via flickr
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Food Waste: To Recycle Or Not

It's astounding to think of how much of the food a single person or family buys actually gets thrown away as waste.  Case in point froma post-Thanksgiving blog I stumbled across:
As Americans across the country prep their 20-pound Butterballs for the annual gorge fest of Thanksgiving, I had a flashback to a story I reported earlier this year

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Why We Eat What We Eat – Stories Behind Traditional Thanksgiving Foods

 

If you're like most Americans, your Thanksgiving dinner table will include at least a few basic items — turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and the like. But have you ever thought about why we eat those foods on Thanksgiving? Or, for that matter, why turkey is called “turkey”?

In order to answer these hard-hitting questions and maybe even give you some interesting small-talk for the table, here are the stories behind the traditional Thanksgiving foods.

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Source:  roboppy via flickr
Source: roboppy via flickr
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Study Ranks PB&J As America’s Favorite Sandwich

Me?  I'm not a fan.  But a lot of people love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

A recent research study has honored the sticky-sweet lunchtime combination as America's favorite sandwich.
A food company said its survey of U

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Source: macieklew via flickr
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Grapples Are The Newest Food Fad

Somewhere along the line I missed the emergence of this food fad.  It seems that the latest craze in the produce section is "grapples" - which are grape-flavored apples.
According to MarketWatch, Grapples (pronounced grape-ells) are an annual treat that's quickly growing in popularity, especially when it comes to children

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Source:  Steve Tatum via flickr
Source: Steve Tatum via flickr
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Soft Drink Manufacturers Market To Children

A recent research study focused on the marketing tactics of the soft drink industry.  The data demonstrated how the beverage companies focus their marketing on children.
The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale found that from 2006 to 2008, the number of advertisements children and teens saw for regular soda doubled

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Taste of Home Cooking Show Comes to the Duluth Superior Area This Weekend

Do you enjoy cooking or food? If so, this show is for you! Taste of Home's national cooking show is coming to the Twin Ports this Saturday at the Otter Creek Convention Center at Black Bear Casino Resort just 20 minutes from Duluth. This show offers the opportunity to learn fantastic cooking tips and tricks as well as recipes from Karen Davis, one of Taste of Home's traveling culinary specialists.

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Grocery Prices Continue To Escalate

No surprise to anyone:  Food prices continue their upward spiral.

The American Farm Bureau tracks the prices of 16 commodity food staples - determining an average price for necessities.
The organization sends volunteers to shop at local grocery stores and focus on a list of 16 items

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(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Hellman's)
(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Hellman's)
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Celebrity Chef’s Are On The Rise

Perhaps it's because the stars who frequent Hollywood, the pop charts, and the gridiron these days are the moral equivalent of a garbage dumpster.  Or, maybe it's the rise and popularity of food TV and cookbooks

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Source:  Joelk75 - via flickr
Source: Joelk75 - via flickr
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Make an Apple Pie With a Vodka Pie Crust [RECIPE]

Now that fall is here and you're wondering what to do with all those apples on your tree - comes this "foolproof" pie crust recipe.  The secret ingredient:  vodka!

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(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Electrolux)
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Americans Over-Spend On Their Kitchens – Then Stay Out Of Them

You would think that with the proliferation of celebrity chefs, Food Network, and high-end appliances that Americans would be spending more time in their kitchens.  No so, according to a new survey.
 

 
 

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