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Exposing the ‘Boneless Wing’ Scam

When is a Wing not a Wing? When it’s a ‘Boneless Wing’, as sold by most of the major Fast Food chains these days. But the reasoning behind using the name ‘Wing’ to describe something that’s not a Wing makes an intriguing tale – and there’s more to it than the average person might think…

Reaper Ranch Quesarito - © Taco Bell

Fast Food Week!

What a whirlwind week is was! I can hardly believe it’s Saturday again, already. But it is and, therefore, we present our customary compendium of Fast Food News, including dispatches from Burger King, McDonald’s and Taco Bell, and word of something called Pumpkin Spice Wings…

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Cold Weather Supper Classics

Winter is unofficially here, in southern Canada, in spite of the early date. Environment Canada’s Weather Service has posted a Special Weather Advisory calling for 1 – 2 in. / 2 – 5 cm of snow over the weekend. And that’s energized me to haul out my favourite Cold Weather Classic recipes…

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McDonald’s Bows To Breakfast Hackers

We’ve all done it – or thought about doing it – at one time or another: building the perfect Burger or Breakfast Sandwich by ‘improving’ Fast Food offerings. This is called ‘Food Hacking’ and it’s become something of a sport among those who can’t get along without their McFix…

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Handling Food Allergies In Schools

It’s no secret that kids with food allergies are at some risk in school environments which offer no accommodations for them, to keep them safe from contaminated lunch lines and other kids’ food. But a new study says there’s no legal requirement to ban certain foods to protect allergic kids…

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Asian Influence: ‘Dumpling Tuesday’

I’ll admit it. I love Asian food and would eat it five nights a week or more if the rest of my family felt the same. Alas, they don’t. Nevertheless, we have agreed on one thing: Tuesday is ‘Dumpling Night’ at our house, when we celebrate the fun, flavourful tradition known as Dim Sum…

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