Food

Let’s call fast food by its real name – cheap food

is it time to rename fast food? Does “fast” adequately represent the core appeal of this kind of food? Are people going to fast-food outlets to buy greasy burgers, glutinous pizzas, buckets of chicken, heaving kebabs and sweaty punnets of chips because they admire the amazing speed with which they are made? Do people tend to stand in takeaways, stopwatches ...

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FORGO THE JAPANESE TAKEOUT AND MAKE KATSUDON AT HOME INSTEAD

As if you needed another fried food in your life, pork katsudon comes along and drops the mic. The best parts of fried rice and teriyaki all rolled into one, it’s a classic takeout meal you’ll find on Japanese menus but you don’t have to put pants on to meet the delivery guy. Serve over rice for a filling and ...

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Secrets to happiness from a peasant lifestyle

Last year, I watched in horror as my elderly father crawled crab-like along the edge of the roof to secure bird netting over the vigorous grapevine he planted more than 50 years ago. He’s since delegated this particular responsibility to his children, but only after a spirited, drawn-out struggle. How to build stronger bones at any age Even though your ...

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FAMILY TABLE: April full of food and good causes

SAN ANGELO — Spring is in the air and San Angelo is humming with food events benefiting many different community organizations. “It’s what people do,” said Courtney Mahaffey, executive director of the San Angelo Symphony Society, who wrapped up the Culinary Challenge fundraiser earlier this month. “Food and drinks go with everything in your life.” The West Texas Rehabilitation Center is getting ...

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Cheaper food is great news (unless you’re Kroger)

The price of food purchased in supermarkets dropped in 2016 – the first time in 49 years that U.S. consumers haven’t paid more to fill their pantries, according to new federal data. Retail food prices dropped 1.3 percent total last year versus a historical annual increase of cor4 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. While the lower costs ...

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Snow, ice wasted lots of food

There’s one impact of the nine school snow days this winter that you may not have thought of: wasted food. Portland Public Schools had to throw out or donate $42,249 worth of school lunches and breakfasts as a result of the unusually frequent and intense snow and ice storms this year. The loss to the school district is permanent. The ...

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After bunfight over opening of fast food outlet near the Vatican, McDonald’s to dole out cheeseburgers to homeless people

less than a month after upsetting cardinals and cultural heritage guardians by opening a fast food outlet near St Peter’s Square, McDonald’s is to hand out thousands of burgers to homeless people who live around the Vatican. The charitable act was seen in Rome as a way to win back public opinion and atone for the resentment caused by the ...

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Eggs conjure all kinds of culinary magic

f you have an egg you have a meal. Eggs allow us to conjure all kinds of culinary magic. Eggs make a meal of something that otherwise might seem too slim or too simple. Whether it’s dipping a buttered soldier into a runny yolk or crowning a simple plate of roasted ratatouille or humble lentils with a crisp edged, cheery ...

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Health: Caffeine proves disrupted lifestyle

According to NSW Health, caffeine may be credited as a drug; a stimulant drug. This form of a stimulant speeds up the process of which the brain and, accordingly, the nervous system function. There are numerous side effects which can be linked to caffeine – and consequently some side effects can be attributed heavily on the amount/intake of caffeine. Inclusive ...

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Dehydrator can stop food waste

A US company is peddling a mobile food dehydrator in an effort to stop food waste around the globe. The KinoSol is a mobile food dehydration unit that is solar powered for farmers right in the field, Cedar Rapids television station KGAN reported. The name KinoSol is a combination of ‘kinetic’ and ‘sol’ for sun. “One third of all food ...

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