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Salad: Carrot and Raisin Salad II

4.39 / 5 Stars | 79 Reviews by LINDA W. "This sweet and crunchy conglomeration of shredded carrots and plump grapes is wrapped in a tangy sour cream and mayonnaise dressing." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Ingredients: Pumpkin Almond Mini Muffins

5 / 5 Stars | 1 Review by sabrinabean7 "Pumpkin almond mini muffins are perfect for popping in your mouth and just the right size for kids. Whip up a batch for Thanksgiving day breakfast!" View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Review: Platinum 7X Vodka

As the name implies, this low-cost vodka is seven times distilled, from American corn. There’s lots of sweetness up front on the nose alongside some raw alcohol notes, and little else of note. On the palate, sugar masks any impurities … Continue reading ?

16th Annual Pinot Fest: November 22, 2014

One of the longest running wine tasting events in San Francisco is also one of its best. While the city often plays host to really huge public tastings like ZAP, Family Winemakers, and PinotDays, some of the better tastings are more intimate and focused. Show More Summary

GE Salmon Company Fined Over Permit Problems in Panama

The government of Panama has revealed that, in July of this year, it levied a fine on AquaBounty Technologies, the Massachusetts-based company seeking government approval to bring the first genetically modified salmon to market in the U.S. Show More Summary

Report: Bail-and-Switch Tactics Found in Nearly One-Third of U.S. Shrimp Sales

Oceana, the oceans conservation group that’s earned a reputation for sniffing out fish fraud, is out with a new study on how consumers are even being fooled by America’s favorite seafood — shrimp purchased at restaurants and grocery stores. In the only known U.S. study using DNA testing on retail and restaurant shrimp, Oceana confirmed... Continue Reading

Trick-or-Treat Food Safety Tips for Halloween

Here are some simple steps, courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to help children and parents have a fun – and safe – Halloween: Children shouldn’t snack while they’re out trick-or-treating. Urge your children to wait until they get home and you have had a chance to inspect the contents of their “goody... Continue Reading

Treats That Scream Halloween

It's that time of year when everyone wants to outdo each other in the scare factor. We wouldn't want you Foodies to feel left out. Here are some awesomely creative recipes for making foods that simply scream "Halloween!" 

4 Most Beautiful Smoothies

Smoothies have taken the food world by storm, and for good reason. They are easy to make, and taste like a fruity explosion in your mouth. Smoothies are also great for getting those micronutrients into your body in one delicious sip after another.

Black Raven Brewing Releases Festivus on November 8, 2014

(Redmond,WA) – Black Raven Brewing Co. is set to release Festivus on November 8, 2014 at the brewery. The Festivus is our annu… The post Black Raven Brewing Releases Festivus on November 8, 2014 appeared first on

What’s Old Is New Again – The Mixed Pack

A great way to introduce new craft beer drinkers to a wide variety of beers is to present the mixed pack of beers. I recall as a young m… The post What’s Old Is New Again – The Mixed Pack appeared first on

Long Trail Brewing Introduces Sick Day IPA and Flyin Ryan IPA This Winter

(Bridgewater Corners,VT) – The leaves have put on their annual color show and the flocks of peepers have come-and-gone as we … The post Long Trail Brewing Introduces Sick Day IPA and Flyin Ryan IPA This Winter appeared first on

Saint Archer Releases New Variety 12 Pack

San Diego, CA – Saint Archer Brewing Co. is proud to announce another way to enjoy their beers: The new 12-Can Variety Pack. In… The post Saint Archer Releases New Variety 12 Pack appeared first on

Coconut Quinoa Bowl

I'm looking at the photo I'm posting here, and realizing it looks like a good number of bowls I've posted in the past. But the photo doesn't tell the whole story, so I hope you'll look at it with fresh eyes. What you're looking at is a quirky, unique bowl of quinoa, with a couple of secrets. Show More Summary

My New Cookbook! Healthy Chinese Take Out Recipes

Recipes Here’s a sample of some of the recipes you’ll find in Healthy Chinese Take Out – Favorite Recipes eBook:  

Maine CDC: Patrons of Unnamed Restaurant May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A

A food service worker with an acute Hepatitis A infection has been identified in Cumberland County, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC). The worker served food while infectious from Sept. 29 to Oct. 11, 2014. Officials did not disclose the name of the Cumberland County restaurant that employed the... Continue Reading

Dallas Restaurant Critic Leslie Brenner Ditches Anonymity

The Dallas Morning News critic unmasks herself. Dallas Morning News restaurant critic/dining editor Leslie Brenner has voluntarily decided to go un-anonymous, revealing her face after years of anonymous reviews. In a post (and accompanying...Show More Summary

Munchies' Roving Dinner Party; MasterChef Junior Casting

And a Thanksgiving-helper app from Bon Appetit. VARIOUS LOCATIONS— Munchies, the food channel of VICE, has announced the launch of a roving dinner party series titled, appropriately, "Dinner Party." According to a press release, theShow More Summary

5 Cocktail Potions to Spice Up Any Halloween Party

Every Halloween party needs a themed cocktail to match.  If you are tending to a large crowd, spiked punches, like the witches brew, are a great idea because you do not need a bartender to serve drinks up individually.

Kitchen Secrets Video: How to Make an Old Fashioned Cocktail

An Old Fashioned Cocktail. A simple beverage made up of only three ingredients. Learn how to balance this classic cocktail at home. In this episode of Foodista's Kitchen Secrets follow John, Head Bartender at Monsoon, as he shows you how to create this iconic cocktail. 

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