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Eradicating potato pest is tough going in Idaho; 2,400 acres now infested

A team of scientists at the University of Idaho is trying to find a way to stop a microscopic parasite

Could you eat healthy on a food stamp budget?

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What it would be like to eat on the same budget of 47 million Americans living on food stamps — just $4 a day. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts' appeals, amazes

"Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts" presents an array of delicious and appealing dessert options that take ice cream to a whole new level. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Steve Eaton: Columnist cuts out sugar and loses pounds, but not his love for doughnuts

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a healthy person who is disconnected from the joy of ice cream or the wonder of chocolate chip cookies? I have been to the other side and discovered some... Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Cosmic caffeine: Astronauts getting espresso maker

The astronauts in space will soon be sipping some good coffee. The International Space Station is getting a real Italian espresso machine. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Court won't reinstate New York City's big-soda ban

Big sodas can stay on the menu in the Big Apple after New York state's highest court refused Thursday to reinstate the city's first-of-its-kind size limit on sugary drinks. But city officials... Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Christians embrace ‘the Daniel Plan’ to change eating habits, lose weight

Jim Black leads people on a robust walk three times a week on the grounds of the 120-acre Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., he’s got powerful company: God. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Fancy freebies: Tycoon treats homeless to lunch

A Chinese tycoon served up a fancy lunch Wednesday to hundreds of homeless New Yorkers at a Central Park restaurant, but caught grief from attendees who were expecting cash at the end of the meal. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Pitt Cue Co.' is not an average cookbook

The "Pitt Cue Co." cookbook is not the average cookbook. The recipes inside are not your mom's meatloaf and potatoes fare but rather an eclectic collection popular in the Soho, London, pub. Pigs'... Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Cookbook review: Quinn Orr's 'Where There's Smoke, There's Barbecue!' is a guide to improve barbecue skills

Quinn Orr has designed this as an easy and ready-to-use handbook for those who are looking to help improve their skills to go from simply grilling to barbecuing and ways to continue to experiment. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Gastro Grilling' takes grilling to a delicious new level

Gastronomic restaurants have been a growing trend over the last several years. "Gastro Grilling" takes restaurant quality recipes and allows cooks to make these amazing foods on their own backyard... Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'Virgil's Barbecue Road Trip Cookbook' sizzles with deliciousness

With summer finally here, "Virgil's Barbecue Road Trip Cookbook" is the perfect cookbook to add to one's collection for some tasty, sizzling barbecue recipes. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Cookbook review: 'America's Most Wanted Recipes at the Grill' explains how to re-create delicious entrees at home

This cookbook can be a wonderful addition to any cook’s collection as the secrets behind grilling copycat recipes from popular restaurants are revealed. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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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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