Cooking With Bacon Fat – Do It!

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Not all the time, and definitely not with all foods. But, when you cook Bacon, save the Fat. Frying your breakfast Eggs and Potatoes in it will give them a whole new dimension of flavour and umami hit. There are other applications, too, not all of them involving frying, which may surprise you!

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Coconut Oil Not So Healthy

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Coconut Oil has been riding a wave of popularity for cooking among foodies for the past couple of years. The conventional wisdom is, it’s healthier than other cooking Fats. But the fact is, it contains far more Saturated Fat than Butter or other popular ‘heavy’ Fats, and its ill effects could be lethal…

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‘Crunch Box’ Sets Net A-Twitter

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A Fish and Chips shop in Greenock, Scotland, has set off a Twitter controversy with the disclosure on the message-sharing service that it’s offering what may be the ultimate take-away binge box. While offering great value for the money, it also offers what some call dietary horrors…

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World Food Waste Escalating

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The latest predictions about global food waste are dark and troubling. There’s still time to head off mass starvation by mid-century – if the world comes together in a global, coordinated effort to change our attitudes towards food and the way we handle food from farm to fork…

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New Tech Reduces Sugar By 40%

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An Israeli company says it’s perfected a new technique to reduce the amount of Sugar in food products by 40 percent – while still delivering all the sweet flavour sweet-toothed consumers expect. This discovery promises both consumer health benefits and corporate cost reductions…

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