Food

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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Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Report: More acidic seawater poses risks for fisheries in Alaska

The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Red Lobster goes vertical on plate to push quality

Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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The Gateway adding new dining concept

The managers of The Gateway have announced an new restaurant will be opening next month. Retail Properties of America Inc. said Wednesday that a new "supper club" restaurant concept, DOPO, will... Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Grandma's cheese sandwiches are a tradition at family gatherings

For a delicious and different kind of sandwich, give this simple recipe a try. They may become a new family favorite. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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2 cookie recipes have pioneer-era roots

A hunt for pioneer-era cookie recipes did not prove futile. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Rich sweet rolls a family treasure

This is a rich yeasty dough which can be used for dinner rolls as well as decadent desserts. I learned to make this recipe when I was only 7 or 8 years old and will teach my little girl one day.... Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Oregon's attorney general has sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Want s'more? Four variations that don't require a campfire

Here are four recipes from local cookbook authors or locally published cookbooks for indoor s'mores. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Lay's newest flavor: Cappuccino?

American palates have changed considerably over the years, but is the country ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay's? Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Aronia berry gaining market foothold in US

A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular "superfoods" like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores,... Read more »

July 12, 2014

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A creamy, hearty stroganoff that uses a shortcut to keep is simple

Delicious and creamy stroganoff is made simply with some easy shortcuts. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Murray Farmers Market starts July 25

The Murray Farmers Market will begin later this month. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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A healthy afterschool snack that eats like a treat

The words hungry kids heading home from school hate most? "Have a piece of fruit." Read more »

July 8, 2014

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Beekeepers abuzz about Portland regulation

In Portland, a good beekeeper needs good neighbors — lots of them. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Holiday eating: Have a hot dog, just don't overdo it

Nutrition and fitness experts offer tips on how to stay healthy during the summer vacation and travel season. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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4 treats that are red, white and blue

Four treats from local cookbook authors that are red, white and blue in advance of July 4th. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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