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McDonald’s Plans to Get Rid of Gestation Crates


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Persistent Cough? Have Some Chocolate

As winter approaches, many of us are sure to get the nasty cough.  The next time your stuck with this persistent nuisance, try eating one of the world’s favorite foods –  chocolate.   A study by British researchers, published in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal, showed that theobromine, a compound naturally found in chocolate, worked much more effectively …

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Friday Night Figs


Say! I do like black figs and ham, I do! I like them John-I-Am! One of the unexpected benefits of having a box of random, in-season produce delivered to my door every month is the adventure of trying new recipes using ingredients that I never would have purchased myself. This week Farm Fresh to You included a pint of black …

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Urbanspoon Partners With Zagat

I like to explore and find new, exciting places to eat, especially when I’m traveling – and one of the first apps I turn to on my iPhone has always been Urbanspoon. Love the slot machine style spinning dials. Recently Urbanspoon signed a deal with Zagat, who unquestionably is the original provider of user-generated restaurant content. Through this new partnership, …

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Outback Giving Away 1 Million Steak Dinners


“The Great Aussie Steak Out” is upon us folks. If you’re a meat eater – listen up. TONIGHT, Outback Steakhouse will be giving away 1 million FREE steak dinner to customers across the nation. This promotion is designed to help introduce consumers to Outback’s new wood-fire grill steak preparation and to celebrate their new menu offerings. The free dinner will …

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Jordan Rubin Talks ‘The Raw Truth’

What’s the deal with this “Raw Revolution”? Seemingly the hottest trend in health circles these days shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, New York Times best selling author Jordan Rubin outlines benefits of the raw lifestyle and how to transform health with the power of living nutrients in his first book in three years, The Raw Truth. Available …

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T.G.I. Friday’s Introduces an Allergen Supplement Menu


It is easier and more convenient than ever for guests with food allergies, or those who have gluten sensitivities, to dine at T.G.I. Friday’s, thanks to a new Allergen supplement menu that is in place at participating Friday’s restaurants as of September 15, 2010. Using easy-to-read icons T.G.I. Friday’s new allergen menu will break down what food groups/categories may be …

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Guinness Record Sushi Mosaic

Last week, a group of Norwegian chefs broke the record for the world’s largest sushi mosaic at the Shanghai World Expo. I am a lover of sushi so felt utterly compelled to share this with you. 40 students from the Zhonghua Vocationary Chef School in Shanghai made 8374 sushi pieces which took up 20,13 square meters. The record was approved …

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One Of My Favorite Shows on TV


I am good on the BBQ, but not so fancy in the kitchen itself (my wonderful wife works miracles there). That being said, I still like to watch experts in the culinary field work their magic and create fascinating dishes. Mix that creativity with some interesting dialogue, with some interesting people and there you have the premise for After Hours …

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Chef Cooks BBQ on Volcano

Lava Cooked Food

Icelandic chefs have put an explosive twist on the outdoor cooking classic. Following the Fimmvorduhal eruptions earlier this year, chef Fridgeir Eiriksso has been experimenting with cooking on lava to create the world’s first extreme BBQ. The chef has harnessed the roaring 200C flow of lava to prepare a volcanic platter of shallots, soup, monk fish, and flaming lobster. Although …

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Did Del Taco Go Too Far ?

Del Taco has a new advertising campaign. They’re trying to drum up business and appeal to a younger audience. They’ve recently released the following ad and are getting some negative reviews on saying that it’s a bit too sexy. I don’t know – you tell me. » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link

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Free Pastry Day At Starbucks

I write a lot of articles about Starbucks don’t I? Well here’s another one that has some benefit to all you consumers out there as well. Free Pastry Day is back, this March 23rd. Get a free pastry on the morning of March 23 with the purchase of a handcrafted beverage. That’s right, choose a delicious pastry to pair with …

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Starbucks: 31oz Trenta Coming


Tall, Grande, Venti, those are so last year ! Meet the Trenta, 31 ounces of Starbucks coffee goodness. Now, initial product tests show that this is geared towards the iced drinks, with the iced coffee priced at $3.30 and the iced tea for $2.60. Starbucks says unsweetened Trenta drinks have fewer than 5 calories, while sweetened versions have less than …

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Why Doesn’t Vodka Freeze In The Freezer?

One of those things that has always made me curious and I never really took the time to inquire, until now…as I sit with a double Grey Goose in hand !! Since the freezing point of alcohol is much lower than that for water you’re not going to get frozen vodka at 0C or 32F. The freezing point of ethyl …

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Time To Get Your Drink On

Image by felix.triller via Flickr CNNMoney.com reported today that Heineken announced plans to buy the beer operations of Mexico’s Fomento Económico Mexicano (Femsa) for about $7.6 billion, as the Dutch brewer moves to expand its operations in the Western Hemisphere. The deal will give Heineken, which brews Amstel and other beers, control of Femsa’s key export brands, including Dos Equis, …

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National Spaghetti Day

January 4th is National Spaghetti Day – let’s all go celebrate and eat a big bowl of pasta. Don’t ask why today is National Spaghetti Day, just go out and enjoy. Do you have a favorite recipe or restaurant? Do share ! Related articles by Zemanta Cook Pasta Faster and with Less Water [Food] (lifehacker.com) Good Source for Large Whole …

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Chick-fil-A On Monday…My Treat !

Chick-fil-A restaurants around the country are offering a free chicken sandwich to anyone who comes in on Sept. 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. wearing sports-related apparel. That includes anything from a little league uniform to a professional or collegiate jersey, hat, T-shirt, socks, etc. The promotion is pegged to a football game between the University of Alabama and …

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How to make Jello Shots

Image via Wikipedia One of the more creative ways to serve alcohol at a party is to work it into gelatin, and serve the gelatin in small cups, making what most people will recognize as Jello shots. It’s pretty much like making regular Jello, except with some alcohol added instead of cold water. There are a few things to be …

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Woman SERIOUS about them McNuggets

A Fort Pierce woman called 911 three times to report an emergency after McDonald‘s had run out of McNuggets, according to a police report obtained Tuesday. Latreasa Goodman, 27, was issued a written notice to appear in court for misusing the 911 emergency communications system. According to the report, Goodman called 911 three times Saturday to report that a McDonald’s …

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Introducing Instant Coffee…from Starbucks

Did you ever think the day would come where Starbucks would begin offering instant coffee? Well, that day is here. Introducing the Starbucks Via Ready Brew coffees. I’m on their early taste test team and should be getting my free samples in the mail this week – I’ll let you know my unbiased opinion. If you’re a Starbucks coffee fan …

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