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FDA tweaks food safety rules due next year

The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. Read more »

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Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks

Olive Garden is hurting itself by piling on too many breadsticks, according to an investor that's disputing how the restaurant chain is run. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Ultimate Dining Hall Hacks' turns cafeteria foods into fabulous meals

Author Priya Krishna shares her creative spin on turning dining hall dishes into delicious meals in her book "Ultimate Dining Hall Hacks." Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Cookbook review: Chef Tom Woodbury proves eating fresh is quick and easy

Utah television personality Tom Woodbury has compiled over 100 of his favorite recipes to help even the reluctant cook to eat fresh in quick and easy ways. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Pesticide drift is persistent problem for organic farmers

The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham's central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Brazil's maternal milk banks model for globe

Thirty years ago, poor Brazilian women were paid to give away their breast milk, leaving their children at risk of malnourishment. Equipment at the few milk collection centers that existed was so... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Everyday Vegetarian' includes tons of quick, easy vegetarian dishes

Brenda Stanley's simple, straightforward recipes make vegetarian cooking easy enough for beginners and tasty enough for meat-eaters. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Cookbook review: Salads take center stage in 'Salad Samurai'

Folks who think salads are a colorful, tasty side dish are in for a surprise with this cookbook, which offers gorgeous, delicious and truly hearty vegan salads that are full and satisfying meals. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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7 things you can afford that you take for granted

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For the middle class, things like laundry and tampons aren't hard to come by. But for someone living below the poverty threshold, these regular household items may just have to come last. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvest

The first pinot noir grapes of the season came in to Trefethen Family Vineyards as usual, glistening purple mounds stacked in white bins. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor

Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2014

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Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2014

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One more way junk food is bad for you

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Research on rats says junk food's not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Food stamp users can double benefits at Downtown Farmers Market

Food stamp users can match their benefits up to $10 at the Downtown Farmers Market. Officials say the match, made possible through a grant, encourages consumption of fresh produce and supports... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Cook’n Recipe Organizer, Cook’n Recipe App a treat for planning family dinners

If you’re looking for ways to easily store all your recipes in one place, then the Cook’n Recipe Organizer may be the right fit for you. Cook’n is in both a computer software and... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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A tough label to chew on: What does ‘natural’ really mean?

When you buy a box of crackers labeled “natural,” do you just assume they’re organic? Don’t. When you choose an “all natural” chocolate syrup for your... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Restaurants experimenting with pay-in-advance tickets

With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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School cafeteria evaluation leads to low-cost solutions with big impacts

In an effort to improve food consumption at Hayden Peak Elementary School, a Cornell University nutrition expert evaluated the school's lunchroom environment. Though the school scored above... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Utah young adult loses 260 pounds, changes outlook on life

When Zakary Swendsen graduated from high school, he weighed 450 pounds and learned that he might not live past 21. But with the help of his family and God, he has lost 260 pounds, fought depression... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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How Hummus selfies can help achieve world peace

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People all over the globe are taking selfies with hummus to remind people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict of what the two groups have in common: a love of hummus. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Utah State Fair winner featured in Woman's Day magazine

Utahn Cheryl Phipps’ Carbonara Muffin recipe is one of four winning recipes from state fairs across the country that are featured in the August edition of Woman’s Day. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Gourmet French Macarons' shares tips for making cute, unique treats

Mindy Cone guides the chef in the process of creating unique macarons in "Gourmet French Macarons." There are different styles for all chefs to use. The tips and tricks Cone shares really make... Read more »

Aug. 5, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Glorious Layered Desserts' perfect for every sweet tooth

"Glorious Layered Desserts" is a new cookbook from Utah-based publisher Cedar Fort that gives a delicious, modern twist to the traditional trifle. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers' full of cute, doable ideas

The cupcake toppers in Lynlee North Beckett's book "Sweet and Unique Cupcake Toppers" are adorably cute, adaptable to any theme or party and rely mostly on fondant and creative thinking. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2014

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Cookbook review: ‘One Dirty Bowl: Fast Desserts, Faster Cleanup’ promises delicious, easy treats

Brownies, cookies, pies, breads and sweets, "One Dirty Bowl" by Christina Dymock is the go-to destination for those who would rather spend time eating goodies instead of cleaning up afterwards. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2014

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