October 31, 2008

Food In The News: Weekly Roundup

The Real Presidential Cookie Poll - These aren’t cookie candidate representations ,we’re talking about, these are the types of cookies American Presidents have enjoyed over the years.

Cherry Good For Your Heart – Studies show cherries ahave been found to prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol, cutting body weight and fat, and reducing inflammation.

Hand crafted ROOT beers – Chicago’s own chef Gale Gand (as seen on Top Chef) has crafted her own root beers, starting a trend of artisanal root beers.

Green spirits – Vodkas, gins, and rums are all becoming eco-conscious as organic distilled liquors became available to the market.

Chicken soup in a pinch – If you’re low on time but want some chicken soup, don’t worry, ramen noodles aren’t your only option!

The Candy Corn Debate

[Images via Serious Eats]

Yesterday, October 30th,  was National Candy Corn Day, but today we’re going to dish about how we really feel about candy corn. Are you anti-candy corn or pro-candy corn? Serious Eats, one of my favorite food blog communities, posted arguments both for and against the candy corn phenomenon. It’s clear by the amount of comments that readers prefer the anti-candy corn stance, but where do you stand?

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October 30, 2008

An Investment

It’s no secret our economy hasn’t been thriving. Just about any money manager or neighbor or stranger on the street will tell you to steer clear of risky investments for a while. That is why I’ve chosen to invest my money in something really solid. Something that, with proper care and adoration, will last forever. Ladies and gentlemen, I introduce you to……

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October 29, 2008

Pumpkin Seeds in 5 Easy Steps!

It’s no surprise that it’s pumpkin season and some of us are carving away at our pumpkins trying to come up with cute and creative decorations for the fall. Well, you know what they say: “Don’t throw away those seeds!” Truth be told, I haven’t been a pumpkin carver for long, but if there’s anything I’ve learned about pumpkin carving, it’s to not let the delicious pumpkin seeds inside go to waste. They make a healthy snack that is downright addicting. Not to mention, you can make them in 5 simple and easy steps…

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