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Slow Cooking Without A Slow Cooker

It’s nothing new – in fact it’s something very old, and classic in European cuisines. ‘Slow cooking’ has been around for ages and there are good reasons for that. But it’s fallen out of popularity in recent decades for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the quest for convenience…

Fruit Bat - © Musem of Disgusting Food

‘Disgusting Food’ Museum Defies Imagination

Well… It defies mine, anyway, and I’m posting this story largely to show that ‘one man’s passion is another’s poison’. The question other Food News outlets are asking is, ‘Would you eat any of the stuff in the Disgusting Foods Museum?’ I’m asking, ‘Why would anybody eat this stuff?’

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‘First Job’ Now ‘Last Job’ For Many

McDonald’s used to advertise how proud it was that working in one of its restaurants was the first real job that so many teenagers landed. It still promotes its support programs and scholarships for young employees. But hiring seems to be trending toward the other end of the age scale…

Triple Bacon Buttery Jack Burger - 2017 Jack in the Box

The ‘Right’ Way To Eat A Burger?

We’ve all had some kind of sandwich featuring a Meat Patty on a Bun – a Burger – at least once in our lives. And I’ll bet we’ve all held it the same way when eating it. But there’s a renegade undercurrent in the Foodie realm that insists we’ve been doing it all wrong all along…

Lab Mouse - ©

A Silver Bullet For Obesity?

Well, maybe not quite yet. But researchers at the Georgetown University Medical Center say they’ve discovered a simple, natural way to dramatically reduce fat in mice – and they say that bodes well for development of a quick, effective treatment for stubborn obesity in humans…

Sonic Quarter Pounder Stack - © 2018 Sonic

Fast Food Week!

It’s been a busy week… But first: Today is National Sandwich Day: Put something between two pieces of Bread! Pizza Hut looks to the future. Chains launch Burger specials for the Holidays. McD’s brings back a Fall dessert fave. And Starbucks unveils its annual Holiday Beverage lineup…

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