A Poutinerie In Putin Country!

Classic Poutine - Detail - © Wendy's Canada

That’s right. All jokes about Russian President Vladimir Poutin being one letter away from a dose of Gravy and Cheese Curds aside, two Moscow chefs have been bringing the joys of a Canadian culinary tradition to their countrymen for a year now, and have almost perfected the recipe…

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Fast Food Week!

Papa John Schnatter - © David Harpe - Courier Journal

That was one fast week, that just went by! But it wasn’t short on news from the Fast Food universe. Wendy’s and DQ are bringing back seasonal favourites to usher-in Fall, Pepsico is buying out a major competitor, and those 48-Nugget McBuckets you may have heard about – aren’t coming…

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Cooking With Bacon Fat – Do It!

Bacon Fat - © theprairiehomestead.com

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

Coconut Oil 2 - © paleogrubs.com

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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