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Father’s Day Recipe: Throw Your Potato Salad On The Grill

Father’s Day Recipe: Throw Your Potato Salad On The Grill

| June 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Grilled potatoes with plenty of crisp bacon all bathed in mustardy vinaigrette? Sounds like potato salad has a whole new life at your next BBQ.

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Lobbyists Loom Behind The Scenes Of School Nutrition Fight

Lobbyists Loom Behind The Scenes Of School Nutrition Fight

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

School food service administrators once supported new healthy food requirements on the nation’s school lunch program. But now, they want the rules delayed. And they’re getting swept up in politics.

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Father’s Day Recipe: Fire Up the Grill for Spicy Chili Burgers

Father’s Day Recipe: Fire Up the Grill for Spicy Chili Burgers

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you like a spicy burger that is anything but the norm, you have to try these: piled high with roasted green chiles and ripe slices of avocado and embellished with creamy, spicy chipotle mayo. These are sure to be the star of your next BBQ.

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Father’s Day Recipe: A Grown-Up Twist on Deviled Eggs

Father’s Day Recipe: A Grown-Up Twist on Deviled Eggs

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Classic deviled eggs are always scrumptious, but this updated version kicks the pickle relish to the curb and replaces it with lemon zest and fresh herbs.

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Could A 6-Cent Tax Sour Us On Soda And Sugary Drinks?

Could A 6-Cent Tax Sour Us On Soda And Sugary Drinks?

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new study argues that taxing sodas and sugary drinks by the calorie would spur consumers to cut back. A 6-cent tax per 12-ounce can would lead to 5,800 fewer calories consumed per year, it found.

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Health Advocates Lament GOP Move To Relax School Lunch Rules

Health Advocates Lament GOP Move To Relax School Lunch Rules

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

A House committee Thursday approved a measure that would give schools a way to opt out of new, federal healthy school lunch standards. But advocates say kids’ health should take precedence.

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Economic Upswing Has Fewer Americans Receiving Food Stamps

Economic Upswing Has Fewer Americans Receiving Food Stamps

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last year, about 1 in 7 people in the U.S. were getting food stamps, or SNAP benefits. But the numbers have started to drop as more people find work and better-paying jobs, analysts say.

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Lawmakers Seek Delay on Healthy Lunch Rules for Schools

Lawmakers Seek Delay on Healthy Lunch Rules for Schools

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some in Congress want to give schools more time to comply with a new law to limit calories and fat and add more veggies to meals. But nutrition advocates say it would roll back healthy gains for kids.

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‘Fed Up’ Portrays Obese Kids as Victims in a Sugar-Coated World

‘Fed Up’ Portrays Obese Kids as Victims in a Sugar-Coated World

| May 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

A new documentary argues that the food industry and government policies have pushed too much sugar on children and caused the childhood obesity epidemic. But the industry says society is to blame.

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Bay Leaf Kitchen: Cooking and Farming Summer Camp for Kids

Bay Leaf Kitchen: Cooking and Farming Summer Camp for Kids

A new kids’ cooking camp with a farming twist comes to the Bay Area. Stephanie Rosenbaum Klassen talks to former CUESA market chef Elianna Friedman about the launch of Bay Leaf Kitchen at the Ferry Building this summer.

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Bay Area Bites Mother’s Day Brunch Menu: 6 Springtime Recipes

Bay Area Bites Mother’s Day Brunch Menu: 6 Springtime Recipes

| May 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

This Mother’s Day menu, which weighs heavily on springtime produce, has something for everyone: a fruity cocktail, a yummy vegetarian frittata, a hearty savory bread pudding, some little muffins, a glammed-up potato dish (everyone loves potatoes), and a fruit component that can act like dessert.

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Fresh Rhubarb Fizz Cocktail

Fresh Rhubarb Fizz Cocktail

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On a recent trip to Bray, England I sampled a stunning rhubarb champagne cocktail and was determined to re-create my own (simpler) version at home.

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Savory Sausage, Roasted Pepper, and Thyme Bread Pudding

Savory Sausage, Roasted Pepper, and Thyme Bread Pudding

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chock full of sausage, sweet bell peppers, and melty cheese, this savory bread pudding is the most brilliant thing you can make ahead for brunch.

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Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Fancy Ranch Dressing

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Fancy Ranch Dressing

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Crispy-creamy fingerlings with homemade ranch dressing will take your brunch potato offering up a few notches.

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