Food

US eating habits improve a bit — except among the poor

Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap

Cookbook review: 'Cooking With Fire' looks at using fire for cooking through history

"Cooking With Fire" is a well-organized and historically accurate cookbook, following the methods used by mankind as they learned to cook with fire. It offers recipes, pictures and stories of... Read more »

June 24, 2014

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US regulators tell railroads to report on backlog

A backlog of grain shipments across the Great Plains has been reduced but not eliminated, so U.S. regulators are requiring BNSF and Canadian Pacific railroads to provide weekly updates on their... Read more »

June 23, 2014

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Starbucks hiking prices on drinks, bagged coffee

Starbucks is raising prices on some of its drinks by 5 cents to 20 cents starting next week, and customers can also soon expect to pay $1 more for the packaged coffee it sells in supermarkets. Read more »

June 20, 2014

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A simple chili that is full of flavor with a smoky twist

This easy chili can be put together in minutes, but the hearty and smoky flavor tastes like it has taken hours. Read more »

June 20, 2014

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Food safety a new frontier for legal pot

The marijuana in those pot brownies isn't the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. The industry and regulators are taking a closer look at how pot-infused edibles are actually made. Read more »

June 20, 2014

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California lawmakers reject sugary drink warnings

A bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks was effectively killed Tuesday. Read more »

June 17, 2014

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Want a tasty dish? Follow each step on recipe

Sometimes, trying a new recipe, it's a complete kitchen disaster and we're left to ask one question: Why couldn't I get it right? Read more »

June 17, 2014

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FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt

Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart... Read more »

June 17, 2014

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FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt

Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart... Read more »

June 17, 2014

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An odd looking food that is versatile and delicious

Artichokes are a delicious and low calorie vegetable that many people have never tried. This recipe shows how easy it is to roast these odd looking plants and season them just right. Read more »

June 13, 2014

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Lunch is served free to Utah kids at risk of going hungry

Even though school is out for the summer, school-like lunches are still being served every weekday at about 200 sites throughout the state to families and children at risk of going hungry. Read more »

June 11, 2014

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Farmers markets around Utah offer fresh produce, handmade crafts and more

A longstanding tradition of farmers' markets exists throughout the state, giving residents the chance to enjoy the open air as they browse locally grown and produced products. Here is a list of... Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Breakfast with Dad

After feeling neglected by my friends, Dad picked up the slack and created a memory I would treasure forever. Read more »

June 10, 2014

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Dunkin' CEO: Our sandwiches are snacks, not lunch

If you're grabbing a sandwich at Dunkin' Donuts, the chain wants you to consider it a snack, not a full lunch. Read more »

June 10, 2014

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A variety of flavors makes this salad extra special

This salad uses ingredients with individual flavors that when combined are simply delicious. Cottage cheese, red onion, mushrooms and bacon are tossed with a tangy marinade and make a wonderful... Read more »

June 6, 2014

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Book review: 'The Heart Health Bible' provides 5-step plan for reversing heart disease

John M. Kennedy, an accomplished cardiologist, writes about his passion for curing heart disease and its related illnesses in his new book "The Heart Health Bible." His "H-E-A-R-T" teaches people... Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Easy Everyday Gluten-Free Cooking' shares simple recipes for any meal

A gluten-free diet doesn't have to be restrictive and flavorless. Donna Washburn and Heather Butt make gluten-free cooking simple and delicious with their book “Easy Everyday Gluten-Free... Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Cookbook review: Recipes in 'Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook' make healthy eating easy for all

"Fix-It and Forget-It Diabetic Cookbook, Revised and Updated" is full of recipes and information that makes it easier for everyone — Diabetic or not — to enjoy healthy meals that taste... Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Gluten-Free Made Easy' guides home cooks with celiac disease

“Gluten-Free Made Easy,” by Christi Silbaugh and Michele Vilseck, aims to be an all-inclusive cookbook and guide for those living with celiac disease, with frequently asked questions,... Read more »

June 3, 2014

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House panel votes to allow waivers on school meals

A House committee has endorsed a Republican plan to allow some schools to opt out of healthier meal standards. Read more »

May 29, 2014

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After more than a year, still no end to salmonella outbreak tied to chicken

An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn't run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people... Read more »

May 28, 2014

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Utahns Against Hunger initiative urges backyard gardeners to share bounty with local food pantries

Urban farmers and backyard gardeners are being encouraged to grow extra produce to contribute to local food pantries in an initiative organized by Utahns Against Hunger. Boy Scout Jeffrey Hansen... Read more »

May 25, 2014

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The flavor of a caramel apple in a moist cake

This dessert has the richness of caramel and the tartness of apples in a simple and delicious cake. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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Cookbook review: New 'Skinny-licious' recipe book makes dieting delicious

In her recently released cookbook, "Skinny-licious: Lite and Scrumptious Recipes for a Slimmer You," Shauna Evans shares her own weight loss success and gives tips, advice and recipes for losing... Read more »

May 20, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Comfort Food Makeovers' cuts a lot of calories, fat at the cost of a little flavor

For a cook who sees cutting a little flavor to save a lot of calories and fat as a necessary compromise, America's Test Kitchen's "Comfort Food Makeovers" could be a huge help in the kitchen. Read more »

May 20, 2014

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