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    Cooking is leading cause of home fires in the U.S.

    Last Updated on September 7, 2021 9:56 am Boone, NC – Boone Fire Department is responding to an increase in fire alarm calls. Cooking is a leading cause of these alarm activations. We would like everyone to be aware of the following statistics, practice these cooking safety tips and know what to do if you have a cooking fire. Based on 2014-2018 annual averages: Two-thirds (66%) of home cooking fires start with the ignition of food or other cooking materials. Ranges or cooktops account for almost two-thirds (61%) of home cooking fire incidents. Unattended cooking is a factor in one-third   Read More

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    41% of families in UK now flexitarian or meat-free

    New research released today has revealed that over four in ten (41%) families in the UK currently follow a flexitarian diet or meat-free diet, with 65% also trying either vegetarian or vegan meals in the last 12 months. The study of 2,000 British families, which was commissioned by Quorn – the meat alternative brand – revealed that British families are now trying to eat at least two vegetarian or vegan meals in a week, with over half (51%) saying that they would consider going vegetarian full-time if they knew it would benefit the environment. According to UK parents, over 1   Read More

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    India denying subsidised food grains to millions of its poor | Food News

    New Delhi, India – Tabassum Nisha lives in a shanty in a cramped corner of New Delhi’s Malviya Nagar neighbourhood with her five children. The 38-year-old widow, who worked as a housemaid, used to survive on a monthly income of $50 when she needed more than twice that amount to feed her children. Barely able to make ends meet, Nisha lost her job when a sudden lockdown was announced by the Indian government in March last year to contain the coronavirus pandemic. She somehow fed her children during the months-long lockdown, seeking small loans from neighbours and shopkeepers. When they   Read More

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    Judges Quit After Social Media Stir Over K-Food Cook-Off Contest

    A Korean cooking contest planned for later this month in Tysons Corner was upended over the long weekend. A false and offensive statement on promotional materials for the K-Food Cook-Off claiming there’s “a lack of Korean restaurants in the DMV area” generated criticism on social media. Organizers attributed the language to Gogi Yogi managing partner Daniel Kramer. Even though organizers later retracted it, the message prompted a former chef of the Shaw Korean barbecue restaurant to speak out about her experience working there. Critics on social media also questioned why there was only one Korean or Korean American on   Read More

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    Impossible’s new vegan chicken has arrived. Here’s where to get the nuggets in the Bay Area

    Impossible Foods’ first foray into vegan chicken hit the Bay Area on Tuesday — in a crispy, golden-brown nugget format. The Redwood City company’s plant-based chicken nuggets are now for sale at burger joint Gott’s Roadside as well as El Alto Jr., a one-month pop-up preview for chef Traci Des Jardins’ upcoming restaurant, El Alto, at the brand-new State Street Market in downtown Los Altos. There are Gott’s locations in San Francisco, Greenbrae, Napa, St. Helena, Palo Alto and Walnut Creek. As with when Impossible Burger debuted in 2016, the nuggets are initially on menus at a few select restaurants   Read More

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    Florida diner that told Biden supporters to eat elsewhere becomes so popular it runs out of food

    A Florida diner that posted a sign telling Biden supporters to take their business “elsewhere” was forced to temporarily close after not having enough food to meet a surge in demand. The DeBary Diner, located in DeBary, Florida and owned by Angie Ugarte, was closed on September 2 after running out of food following a surge in demand after a sign was posted on the front door slamming Biden’s chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal and telling his supporters to take their business somewhere else, according to the West Volusia Beacon. DEFENSE SEC LLOYD AUSTIN ORDERED BY HOUSE COMMITTEE TO SUBMIT AFGHANISTAN   Read More

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    15 healthiest low-carb food finds at Aldi

    Aldi is known for selling quality food at great prices. The popular chain is also an excellent place for low-carb and keto eaters to stock up on healthy and convenient staples. For the most part, we focused on whole or minimally processed foods. Aldi has some more processed low-carb fare, such as their fan-favorite L’oven Fresh Keto Bread, which many people find helpful when trying to reduce their carb intake. However, the best eating advice — no matter what type of diet you’re adhering to — is to reduce your intake of ultra-processed packaged foods and focus instead   Read More

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    Island Cooking: Traditional Foods for Rosh Hashanah

    This year, sunset on Monday, September 6, marked the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, a Holy Day in the Jewish calendar that is commonly called the Jewish New Year. It is a two-day holiday, ending at nightfall on Wednesday, September 8, that marks the beginning of the 10 Days of Awe, a time when Jews reflect, reset, and reevaluate their lives approaching Yom Kippur, the most sacred Day of Atonement. There are several traditional observances; all are filled with rich symbolism. The central observance is the blowing of the shofar, (or ram’s horn), on both mornings of the holiday, (except on   Read More

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    Raising a Vegetarian Baby – Motherly

    Vegetarian kids have gone more mainstream in the last decade, and it’s not uncommon for vegetarian parents to want to pass their meat-free lifestyle onto their children. But while you may be a pro at being a vegetarian, feeding your baby a healthy, balanced and satisfying meatless diet can be tricky. After all, children have very specific nutritional needs, and not eating meat doesn’t mean that they don’t need the nutrients in meat. So before you get going, you need to know how to compensate and ensure that a vegetarian lifestyle does not impede on baby’s daily dietary intake of   Read More

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    The Dish: Discover bubble tea at Yummy Villa | Food-and-cooking

    A Classic Milk Tea from Yummy Villa on Opelika Road in Auburn. Tonya Balaam-Reed | Tonya Balaam-Reed I read a lot of food-related stories, and I honestly find nearly all of them extremely interesting. Whether it’s a recipe or the history of a certain food, I’m all in. Food is just cool. A couple of months ago, I edited a story about Boba, which the story said is “also known as bubble tea.” It was not only fascinating, but gave me an idea for The Dish. I’ve never had bubble tea, and it was past time to try it. For   Read More

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