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White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

An expert panel says white potatoes “contribute useful quantities of potassium and fiber” to our diets. Reversing itself, the panel says spuds should be included in WIC, a food aid program.

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How Fish Could Change What It Means For Food To Be Organic

How Fish Could Change What It Means For Food To Be Organic

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

The USDA is considering a set of rules for certifying farmed fish as organic. But some consumer groups say the recommendations don’t go far enough to meet the strict standards of other organic foods.

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Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Favorite Raw Oyster Spots in the East Bay

Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Favorite Raw Oyster Spots in the East Bay

| February 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

Few people have a middling relationship to raw oysters—this mysterious, ubiquitous bivalve is loved and loathed in equal measure. These ten East Bay spots fall on the love end of the spectrum, and offer the best quality and presentation of these strange and healthful sea creatures on the east side of the bay.

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How Unboiled Eggs Could Help Fight Food Waste

How Unboiled Eggs Could Help Fight Food Waste

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

No yolk: Researchers have discovered how to unboil egg whites. The chemical technique could help the food industry and others utilize more enzymes for cheese or beer with less waste.

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Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Popular South Bay Bánh Mì Shops

Bay Area Bites Guide to 10 Popular South Bay Bánh Mì Shops

| February 2, 2015 | 11 Comments

It is easy to see why bánh mì are so popular. A leftover influence from French colonization, these Vietnamese sandwiches are inexpensive and bursting with great flavors and textures. Here is a list of ten unique bánh mì shops in the South Bay.

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How Will We Grow New Farmers?

How Will We Grow New Farmers?

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The average age of the American farmer is steadily increasing, and new farmers are entering the profession much more slowly than older farmers are retiring. Who will grow food for the next generation? CUESA and a panel of experts discuss 4-H, beginning farmer programs, the future of farming, and what it takes for an aspiring farmer to achieve the dream.

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Rock Your Super Bowl Party with These Indulgent Classic Recipes!

Rock Your Super Bowl Party with These Indulgent Classic Recipes!

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for amazing snacks for the Super Bowl? Rock your party with these indulgent classics (which all go really well with beer!). From smoky-spicy chicken wings and slow-cooker BBQ pulled pork tacos to Tex-Mex chile con queso and over-the-top steak fajita nachos, you can’t lose with these recipes.

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Palo Alto’s Buzzy Restaurant Scene Making It the South-of-SF Foodie Capitol

Palo Alto’s Buzzy Restaurant Scene Making It the South-of-SF Foodie Capitol

| January 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

Prosperous, pricey and now the “it” spot for eating on the Peninsula and in the South Bay, Palo Alto hosts a growing collection of multi-ethnic restaurants and food businesses, including hot transplants from San Francisco and elsewhere.

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Blending Vs. Juicing? How To Get The Most Nutrition From Your Fruit

Blending Vs. Juicing? How To Get The Most Nutrition From Your Fruit

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Juice and smoothies can be a convenient way to get more servings of fruits and vegetables. So what’s the better gadget between a blender and juicer if you want to get more beneficial nutrients?

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Super Bowl Snack: Finger-Licking, Crispy Spicy Chipotle Buffalo Wings

Super Bowl Snack: Finger-Licking, Crispy Spicy Chipotle Buffalo Wings

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Crisp-skinned chicken wings are bathed in a vibrant, spicy sauce that’s been highlighted by smoky chipotle chiles. The perfect pair to your ice-cold beer during The Big Game!

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Super Bowl Party Food: A Mountain of Grilled Steak Fajita Nachos with Chile con Queso

Super Bowl Party Food: A Mountain of Grilled Steak Fajita Nachos with Chile con Queso

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Piled high with tender marinated steak, black beans, and lashings of gooey chile con queso, these nachos will be the star of your Super Bowl party.

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Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?

Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

An Oregon company has developed a high-tech process for turning sewage into pure drinking water. Now it’s asking the state for permission to give its recycled water to a group of home brewers.

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Cheese Please: Tex-Mex Chile Con Queso Dip For Your Super Bowl Party

Cheese Please: Tex-Mex Chile Con Queso Dip For Your Super Bowl Party

| January 28, 2015 | 3 Comments

Rich and gooey, this molten cheese dip is studded with tomatoes, chiles, and onions and just waiting for you to plunge your tortilla chip into it.

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Watch ‘Bob’s Burgers’? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

Watch ‘Bob’s Burgers’? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

What happens when you try to make a burger out of a pun? One blog, two years, and dozens of recipes later, millions of fans can now cook up their very own Bob’s burgers.

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