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Pop Tart Turns 50 – Defies Healthy Eating Trend!

Who knew? If they hadn’t told us, we’d have assumed that the iconic mass-produced breakfast pastry, the Pop Tart, was fading into dietary obscurity with the much-hyped rise of the ‘Healthy Eating’ movement. But that’s not the case. In fact, it’s more popular than ever!

Harvest Time Tips: It’s Tomato Season – Get packing!

Yes, it’s that time of year, again. The tomatoes are starting to come in, fast, from the two or three little plants you put in over by the back fence last spring. Surprise! They’ve grown to three or four feet in height and each has about 20 kg of fruit on it, coming ripe all at once!

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Think Vinegar and Alkaline Diets are Weird?

Thought you’d heard the end all and be all of weird diets when Dr. Oz was called to account before a Special Congressional Committee on the marketing of weight loss products? Think again. No sooner had the kafuffle over Dr. Oz died down than we were looking at Vinegar Drinking…

Burger Menu Madness: Focus on the Bun

Is there no end to the craziness that Burger vendors will go to, to differentiate themselves from the suffocating competition in their overcrowded culinary niche? Apparently not. We’ve already seen a number of variations on the classic Burger Bun, and even some non-bread attempts. But nothing like these…

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Health Benefits of Vinegar: Fact or Fiction?

I’ve been ignoring it, hoping it would just go away and leave us alone. But it shows no signs of going anywhere anytime soon, so I guess I have to comment on it. I’m talking about the recent fad for drinking Vinegar and substituting it for other foods – something I just can’t get my head around.

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Return of the Pink Slime: Horror Movie Sequel?

Remember the big consumer kafuffle a year or two ago, about so-called ‘Pink Slime’ – a cheap, chemically-treated Slaughterhouse byproduct being used to ‘extend’ the actual meat used in Fast-Food Burger patties and other Ground Beef products? Well, the stuff is back…

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