Archives For Food


You might be surprised by some of the items on the list. Lucky for me, I only have to make one change to my storage habits.

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Wawona Packing Co. issued recall Saturday

Listeria


 

Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

In just two months, we’d gone from making a combined $120,000 a year to making just $25,000 and leeching out funds to a mortgage we couldn’t afford. Our savings dwindled, then disappeared.

 

 

 

 

 

Mystery loan lets Jacksons keep both homes

Prosecutors wanted to seize the equity in the Jackson’s two homes if he didn’t pay a $750,000 court judgement. Jackson paid off the balance with a wire transfer in late May, while keeping both his houses. The Jacksons aren’t saying where the money came from.

 

 

 

 

 

Millennium Park: 10 years old and a boon for art, commerce and the cityscape

Millennium Park, which turns 10 Wednesday, is the best thing former Mayor Richard M. Daley ever did. But as this month’s titillating trial over a controversial contract for the Park Grill shows, the popular park has never fully detached itself from charges of wild overspending.

 

 

 

 

 

Building the perfect Chicago hot dog

Of all the regional foods out there, the one that’s mystified me the most is the hot dog – and yes, hot dogs have deep roots in Chicago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


9 in 10 Americans consume too much sodium


New standards call for less sodium, more grains, fruits and veggies

School lunch, cafeteria


1. Clear differences between organic and non-organic food, study finds

Research is first to find wide-ranging differences between organic and conventional
fruits, vegetables and cereals
Organic apples and pears

2. Appeals court upholds EPA’s mountaintop removal crackdown

3. Why were this company’s computers attacked millions of times this year? Algae.

4. China girds for ‘war on pollution’

Drive for growth takes precedence over aim of cleaner air, water and soil

5. Dam Projects Ignite a Legal Battle Over Mekong River’s Future

Opponents see threats to fish spawning, food supply, and a way of life in Southeast Asia.

Picture of flowers in front of a dam

6. Ministers admit missing air pollution targets as health chiefs warn of deaths

7. Downturn in shade-grown coffee putting forests, wildlife, people at risk

8. Lopsided lobbying on Keystone Pipeline

9. Huntington Lake summer fun drying up in California drought

Huntington Lake boat slips

10. El Niño Triggers Drought, Food Crisis in Nicaragua

The Las Canoas lake in Tipitapa, near Managua, dries up every time Nicaragua is visited by the El Niño phenomenon, leaving local people without fish or water for their crops. Credit: Guillermo Flores/IPS

11. Meramec coal power plant, once celebrated, draws cheers with closure announcement

12. Green groups protest transatlantic trade deal

Green activists are protesting a transatlantic trade deal they say could harm

the environment

Activists fear relaxation of trade rules could lead to more fracking

13. Crumbling Roads in Oil Fields Slow U.S. Energy Boom

The road to U.S. energy security is often unpaved.

14. Coal-reliant Pa. faces election showdown over EPA, natural gas and carbon trading

15. EPA: ‘I’m going to get this right,’ McCarthy says of muddled water rule

16. Italian risotto rice under threat from cheap Asian imports

Rice paddy fields of Italy’s northern plains immortalised in 1949 film “Riso amaro”

(Bitter Rice) suffering from cheap imports from Asia

A rice paddy field in Northern Italy

17. Milwaukee: Basements of abandoned homes would become cisterns, according to plan

18. ‘No drill, no spill’: Protestors in Skaneateles urge Cuomo to enact statewide fracking ban

Fracking

19. CDC closes anthrax and flu labs after accidents. After potentially serious back-to-back laboratory accidents, federal health officials announced Friday that they had temporarily closed the flu and anthrax laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and halted shipments of all infectious agents from the agency’s highest-security labs. New York Times

 


1. 9 things that make air pollution bearable

Artist Chiu Chih poposes a natural oxygen backpack.

2. Dilemma for Delaware beaches’ renowned water quality

  4. Why does Europe hate genetically modified food?

With new European Union rules that now seek to clear up years of internal deadlock

that could, in theory, lead to widespread cultivation of GM foods, is Europe about to

change its mind?

GMO HATE. People protests against the authorization of genetically modified (GM) maize with signs and banners reading 'Stop GMO Maize 1507 ', 'Only a NO can protect us' and 'No to GMO Maize 1507' in front of the Federal Chancellor's Office in Berlin, Germany, 05 February 2014. Joerg Carstensen/EPA

  5. Sauget Superfund cleanup draws in nearly 250 companies

Resource Recovery Group superfund site in Sauget

6. UK NEWS: Diesel fumes choke Tox-ford Street

7. Great Lakes welcome rising water levels

Great Lakes are rising, and the tourism and shipping industries are celebrating

8. Billionaire Koch brothers are big oil players in Alberta

The ultra-right U.S. Koch brothers, little-known to Canadians, are major players in Alberta’s

oil patch, where they control at least 1.1 million acres.

9. Movement targets fossil fuel divestiture

Religious and liberal groups see environment as a ‘moral issue’

10. California rice farmers could get pollution credit

rice harvest


1, Are you tired of plain old burgers?

Step One – mince the following food items and place in a medium sized bowl:

2 shallots

2 plum tomatoes

1 large Portobello mushroom

Mix together

Step Two – Mix 5 lbs of lean ground beef with the minced items listed in step one.

Then blend in

4 tbsp of your favorite barbecue sauce

2 tbsp of A1 sauce

2 tsp of honey

Shape into your preferred sized burgers, cook and enjoy. Of course you can a your desired flavor of cheese.

2. Dress up your sprite, water, soda water or ice cubes

Just add your desired color of food coloring

You might also enjoy adding a slice of lime, lemon, orange or pineapple to the side of your glass and squeeze into your drink as desired.

3. Flavor your corn on the cob and cook it on the grill (If you don’t have a grill, you can also cook the corn in a pre-heated oven at 375 degrees )

Step One – Melt one stick of your desired margarine in a bowl using the microwave (30 seconds)

Step Two – Season the melted margarine with a tsp of honey, 1/4 tsp of adobos, and 1/4 tsp of 21 seasoning

Step Three – brush on the ear of corn and then wrap it in tinfoil and place on the grill or cook in the oven for two minutes.

 


McMenamy’s Hamburger House in Easton to serve final order Saturday


Uni Sashimi Bar offering Yakitori crickets