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  • Food Blogger Colin McQuistan Tries Wacky Experiment to Make Dog Food Edible, Fails

    04/23/2014 4:24:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Herald Sun ^ | APRIL 23, 2014 | Debra Killalea
    SOME of us may have tried it out of curiosity, others by accident after a few beers. And then there are those of us who have eaten dog food because our siblings may have forced us to. But food blogger Colin McQuistan had none of those excuses and simply decided to try the animal food just for the heck of it. And while pet food clearly warns on the label that it should not be eaten by humans, Mr McQuistan was determined to try it. The good news is he lived to tell the, er, tail. The Scotsman, who is...
  • Utah Garden Challenge Actually Government Registration In Disguise

    07/07/2012 11:31:23 AM PDT · by JohnKinAK · 35 replies
    Alt-Market.com ^ | 7/6/2012 | Cassandra Anderson
    This article was written by Cassandra Anderson and originally published at MorphCity.com The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is promoting the Utah Garden Challenge in order to collect information about independent food production for the USDA. The Utah Garden Challenge is a voluntary contest to register 10,000 gardens. The data mining project has a broad interest in any "resource" who is growing food: Whether you grow a tomato in a pot, a row in a community garden, have backyard gardens, a CSA or working fruit and vegetable farm, we want to hear from you because you are an important...
  • The case for mandatory GMO labeling

    06/18/2012 3:53:02 PM PDT · by southern rock · 26 replies
    Natural News ^ | 06/18/2012 | Mike Adams
    The case for mandatory GMO labeling - even if you believe in limited government and the free market (NaturalNews) Now that the GMO labeling ballot measure has been officially accepted onto the California ballot, Monsanto is gearing up its propaganda campaign that aims to convince people you don't need to know what you're eating! Trust us, we're the food companies! We never lie, do we? For the record, I'm an opponent of most government mandates against individuals. When the government says you have to give your children vaccine shots, that's a violation of your liberty. When Mayor Bloomberg says you...
  • Just what America needs: Pizza vending machines

    06/13/2012 7:11:21 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 40 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 6/13/2012 | Rene Lynch
    Ever have a sudden urge for crisp-crusted, ooey-gooey, cheesy pizza? You want it STAT. Not in the time it takes to preheat the oven to 500 degrees for a frozen pizza. Not in the 20 minutes it takes for the pizza delivery guy to arrive. And certainly not in however many hours it would take to make homemade dough and marinara sauce. Get ready for Let's Pizza, a pizza vending machine that promises to deliver a piping hot pizza pie made from scratch in less than three minutes. The brainchild of Italian entrepreneur Claudio Torghel, the machine will be distributed...
  • It's Official -- -- National Chain Burger Stores Suck

    10/09/2010 8:18:48 AM PDT · by big black dog · 218 replies · 1+ views
    Maybe a couple of years ago, I gave up on ever expecting any quality product from the big 3 pizza stores. Without exaggeration, I could get a much, much better product by simply picking up a frozen Tombstone pizza and baking it. (Pizza Inn is great though. They don't deliver here, but I gladly go and pick it up rather than order the crap the big 3 serves.) On to burgers. I used to love McDonalds and Burger King hamburgers. However, for some time, when I would eat them, they just didn't taste right. Especially McDonalds -- It's like I...
  • America’s ‘cheapest family’: ‘We are hope and change’

    10/02/2010 7:09:35 AM PDT · by Immerito · 58 replies
    MSNBC ^ | September 29, 2010 | Michael Inbar
    Economides clan defend buying aging meat and other frugal strategies As the American economy sputters and families continue to struggle mightily just to keep their heads above water, the Economides family of Arizona believe they provide a model for how to not just survive, but thrive on a tight budget. Eschewing credit cards, car loans and home equity borrowing, the clan of seven stay solvent and then some on just $44,000 a year — and that includes owning a home in the pricey Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale. Mind you, they eat nutritious meals and their children are decked out in...
  • Nationwide Saturday Cookout Recipes in Honor of 9/11

    09/09/2010 2:59:49 PM PDT · by combat_boots · 92 replies
    Self | 9/9/10 | Self
    I am looking for recipes for a good cookout meat this Saturday. Anyone?
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Are You A Good Cook? ~ 12 May 10

    05/11/2010 5:59:59 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 417 replies · 2,939+ views
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Today We Want To Know... Are You A Good Cook? Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click "Get HTML", then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Thanksgiving Recipes

    11/14/2009 1:34:58 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 252 replies · 5,532+ views
    11/14/2009 | me
    I did this last year and a lot of good recipes were posted so I thought I'd try it again. Take one and/or leave one!
  • Is Recession Preparing a New Breed of Survivalist? [Survival Today - an On going Thread #2]

    02/09/2009 12:36:11 AM PST · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,006 replies · 114,278+ views
    May 05th,2008
    Yahoo ran an interesting article this morning indicating a rise in the number of survivalist communities cropping up around the country. I have been wondering myself how much of the recent energy crisis is causing people to do things like stockpile food and water, grow their own vegetables, etc. Could it be that there are many people out there stockpiling and their increased buying has caused food prices to increase? It’s an interesting theory, but I believe increased food prices have more to do with rising fuel prices as cost-to-market costs have increased and grocers are simply passing those increases...
  • Post Your Special Thanksgiving Recipes!

    11/24/2008 7:41:09 AM PST · by Red Badger · 84 replies · 1,807+ views
    11/24/2008 | Red Badger & All Freepers
    Post your favorite recipes for Thanksgiving Here for ALL FReepers to share! Pies, Gravies, Stuffings........Squirrel?.....
  • Graduation Open House Ideas Needed (Vanity)

    04/15/2007 4:43:53 PM PDT · by JRochelle · 15 replies · 3,681+ views
    me ^ | 04/15/2007 | Self
    My oldest niece is graduating from high school next month and we are trying to come up with cool and different things to serve and other ideas for her open house. We'd appreciate any recipes, hints, what not to do, etc. etc..
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Football Facts ~ 8 November 2007

    11/07/2007 5:56:01 PM PST · by beachn4fun · 731 replies · 461+ views
    November 7, 2007 | The Coach
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above. Honoring those who have served before. FOOTBALL FACTS Thanks for joining us once again as we look at some football facts. This time we’ll look at "From a regional to a National sport. From 1930-1958" In the early 1930s, the college game continued to grow, particularly in the south, bolstered by fierce rivalries such as the "Third Saturday in October"—a rivalry between Alabama and Tennessee. While prior to the mid-1920s most national powers came from...
  • Mmmmmmmm: Fizzy, bottled ham

    11/10/2007 5:17:58 AM PST · by Daffynition · 31 replies · 100+ views
    YahooNews ^ | November 9, 2007 | staff reporter
    SEATTLE - Coming soon next to the Coke and Pepsi in a store near you: ham-and latke-flavored soda to make your holiday feast complete. It even will be kosher, the company making it says — including the ham. Jones Soda Co., the Seattle-based purveyor of offbeat fizzy water, is selling holiday-themed limited-edition packs of flavored sodas. The Christmas pack will feature such flavors as Sugar Plum, Christmas Tree, Egg Nog and Christmas Ham. The Hanukkah pack will have Jelly Doughnut, Apple Sauce, Chocolate Coins and Latkes sodas. "As always, both packs are kosher and contain zero caffeine," Jones said in...
  • Freeper Kitchen: Old Fashioned Recipes

    08/09/2007 8:07:14 AM PDT · by HungarianGypsy · 35 replies · 686+ views
    It's fun to repeat things. I posted a food memories thread last year. Let's revise it and talk about old-fashioned recipes.
  • The 11 Commandments of a THANKSGIVING DINNER ..Food, Fun, and recipes!

    11/06/2003 12:08:33 PM PST · by carlo3b · 100 replies · 5,193+ views
    CookingWithCarlo.com ^ | Nov 5 2003 | A Dad, Chef, Author, Freeper
      The 11 Commandments of a THANKSGIVING DINNER ..Food, Fun, and recipes!To-Do's, to make your Holiday brighter..1) Make a list and check it twice.. Plan your menu in advance, and for heaven sakes write it down.. Pull out the recipes and jot down the ingredients and check to see if you have everything on hand to complete the meal without having to run to the store at the last minute.. Be sure to check the expiration date on spices and milks and dated stuff.. There isn't a good time on the day of a big dinner to run to any...
  • Strictly for the birds ....for your Happy Thanksgiving

    10/28/2001 8:40:57 PM PST · by carlo3b · 259 replies · 4,449+ views
    Your Right Wing Chef | Oct. 29 2001 | Carlo3b
    Strictly for the birds ....for your Happy Thanksgiving Every year I get dozens of inquires about what to do to get a moist, delicious turkey, ..well in case you were going to ask... A Perfectly Roasted Turkey As Thanksgiving approaches, cooking the traditional turkey dinner gives rise to questions on the best way to roast a turkey and how to tell for sure when its done. Check these answers to serve a "perfectly roasted turkey". What's the best way to roast a turkey? This traditional method consistently creates a juicy, tender, golden brown turkey! Set the oven temperature no ...
  • Happy Thanksgiving! Got Leftovers???

    11/28/2002 6:38:22 PM PST · by carlo3b · 123 replies · 2,017+ views
    A Dad, Chef, Freeper ^ | Nov 28 2002 | Carlo3b
    God Bless America!Only in a great country like ours can we enjoy the blessings of freedom, prosperity, abundance, and still have leftovers... LOLIf your home is anything like ours, can you eat all day, and into the night, leave a tidy some of food, (like that G'dawful gooey cranberry stuff) and still have more food than what you had before you started. Look at your refrigerator, is it any room left... well is there??? LOL Here are some suggestions for that Turkey and trimmings that are still around!.....
  • Another of those dreaded Thanksgiving Recipe Threads

    11/11/2004 8:00:23 PM PST · by carlo3b · 455 replies · 15,880+ views
    CookingWithCarlo.com ^ | 11/11/2004 | Carlo3b, A PROUD AMERICAN
    Well, it's that time again, when we old timers dust off the holiday recipes. For you newcomers, just bear with us, it won't take long, and you could just move on if this is too corny for you to handle. Otherwise, cut and paste, and have a great Thanksgiving.. This is a bit early because I will once again be on the great oceans this years cookin and spinnin my tales of the kitchen.. ENJOY..God bless you and your family!.. Chef Remembering Our first recorded Thanksgiving DayThe Mayflower 1620- 2002 The voyage of the Mayflower in 1620 from Plymouth England,...
  • It's Thanksgiving Time! Post your PICS!

    11/03/2006 11:36:58 AM PST · by Red Badger · 74 replies · 1,328+ views
    My dark and foreboding mind........... | 11/03/2006 | Red Badger
    A FEW RECIPES WOULDN'T BE BAD, EITHER!......
  • Thanksgiving Recipes

    11/15/2008 7:45:57 AM PST · by tsmith130 · 241 replies · 5,762+ views
    11/14/2008 | me
    Thanksgiving is just around the corner so I thought it would be fun for people to share their favorite recipes. Take one and/or leave one. ;o)
  • Bun appetit! The best, and worst, fast food values

    11/20/2008 5:10:10 PM PST · by Coleus · 38 replies · 3,413+ views
    nydailynews ^ | 11.16.08 | ELOISE PARKER
    Steak or salmon? Try Big Mac or Gordita. The high-end restaurant business is bracing itself for a slowdown as customers opt to save instead of spend. That’s good news for fast-food chains like McDonald’s. In October, sales at the Golden Arches jumped 8.2% globally, thanks in part to their budget-friendly dollar menu. But how far can your dollar go when it comes to taste? We asked Zach Brooks, editor of SeriousEatsNewYork.com and founder of MidtownLunch.com, to taste-test the best deals at five fast-food chains with outlets throughout the five boroughs, and dish on his findings. KFC“I love fried chicken. The...
  • Fast Food Chain Enlists More Mothers To Explain Nutritional Value Of Its Meals

    11/20/2008 4:28:27 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 25 replies · 704+ views
    All Headline News ^ | November 20, 2008 | AHN Staff
    Chicago, IL (AHN) - To battle the growing public perception that McDonald's offerings are not healthy, the fast food chain is tapping more mothers as its frontline warriors under the firm's Quality Correspondents program. McDonald's launched the program in 2007 and recently tapped five mothers in the Washington region to be part of the program. The five are among the thousands who responded to a TV ad seeking volunteers to help explain the nutritional value of McDonald meals to the public. "What to Eat" author Marion Nestle, a nutritionist at the New York University, said because of McDonald's size as...
  • Home gardening offers ways to trim grocery costs [Survival Today, an on going thread]

    03/23/2008 11:36:40 PM PDT · by nw_arizona_granny · 10,035 replies · 73,160+ views
    Dallas News.com ^ | March 14th, 2008 | DEAN FOSDICK
    Americans finding soaring food prices hard to stomach can battle back by growing their own food. [Click image for a larger version] Dean Fosdick Dean Fosdick Home vegetable gardens appear to be booming as a result of the twin movements to eat local and pinch pennies. At the Southeastern Flower Show in Atlanta this winter, D. Landreth Seed Co. of New Freedom, Pa., sold three to four times more seed packets than last year, says Barb Melera, president. "This is the first time I've ever heard people say, 'I can grow this more cheaply than I can buy it in...
  • Old Fashion Gingerbread Recipe(Christmas recipies)

    11/09/2008 3:47:22 PM PST · by restornu · 24 replies · 1,118+ views
    [Archived Chef's Tables Recipes] Back in the ‘50’s when I was growing up no Christmas was complete without the sweet and spicy smell of gingerbread. An almost intoxicating aroma filled the house and you knew, even as a small child, that it wasn’t long before Christmas eve. If you ever dined in our Main Dining Room you probably noticed the full sized figures of colonial looking men & women and decorative large wooden planks that appear to have the same figures carved in them. What most of our guest don’t realize is that these boards are actual hundred and forty...
  • FREEPER KITCHEN: LIVING ON A BUDGET/MENUS

    10/15/2008 8:22:08 AM PDT · by HungarianGypsy · 98 replies · 2,196+ views
    While reading another thread I noticed someone speaking of how they were able to spend $400 per month to feed their small family very well. So, I had an idea of asking how everyone budgets for groceries,
  • FReeper Canteen~A Most Wondermous Seafood Thread~ 21 Aug 08

    08/20/2008 6:02:01 PM PDT · by MS.BEHAVIN · 516 replies · 967+ views
    Serving the best troops in the world | Ms.Behavin
    The FReeper Canteen Presents A most wondermous Seafood Cookin' Thread! A little something different for your summertime get togethers! Lets start off with a New England Clambake! Recipe from Chiff.com: 3 dozen steamer clams (more if you’d like) 3 dozen fresh mussels 6 live lobsters 18 small red or white potatoes 6 ears of corn (in the husk) 6 medium onions 3 lemons (cut into wedges) One or two sticks (quarter pound) of melted butter If you live near the beach some seaweed or rockweed 12 pieces of 18” x 36” cheesecloth 12 pieces of heavy duty aluminum foil...
  • I need help and advice for a celebrity chef ping list

    08/13/2008 7:06:42 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 191 replies · 785+ views
    Myself | 08/13/08 | Myself
    I need advice in establishing a Celebrity chef or television chef ping list. There is an existing food ping list though I'm not sure how active it is. This would not be a place for the exchange of recipes though if that were to happen I wouldn't have an issue with it. The main purpose would be the diversion from more serious matters to discuss television food personalities and news of interest to "foodies": Rachel Ray, Anthony Bourdain, Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Jacques Pépin, Paula Deen and so on.
  • Sowing The Seeds Of A Tasty Tomato Revival

    01/14/2008 8:44:44 AM PST · by T-Bird45 · 209 replies · 1,786+ views
    CBS News ^ | 1/14/08 | Staff
    The quest for the perfect tomato began in New Brunswick nearly 50 years ago and ended, for now, in a field south of Tel Aviv, Israel. After eight years of taste tests from chefs and tomato lovers, agricultural scientists at Rutgers University say they have resurrected one of the most delicious Jersey tomatoes ever. The elusive "Ramapo" tomato seed has been reproduced in Israel and 572,000 certified organic seeds were shipped this month to New Brunswick. The Ramapo tomato, named after a New Jersey Indian tribe and developed at Rutgers in 1968, will be back for this summer's growing season...
  • S. Korea: U.S. Food Guru Hails Korean Cooking (lecturer at CIA)

    07/13/2007 8:09:30 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 42 replies · 980+ views
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 07/12/07
    U.S. Food Guru Hails Korean Cooking “The future of Korean food is bright; it’s healthy and the flavors are unique,” says Assoc. Prof. John Nihoff of one of the top culinary schools in the U.S. He was speaking at the 2007 New York Food Fair. Prof. Nihoff, who has been lecturing in French cuisine and cultural history of food at the CIA - that’s the Culinary Institute of America -- for 20 years, has a special affection for Korean food thanks to his Korean wife. He is a judge on the popular TV show “America Iron Chef.” “Korean dishes...
  • Celebrity Chef Rachael Ray Ties the Knot (Rachael marries, gets own magazine, and talk show)

    10/06/2005 10:53:18 PM PDT · by iowamark · 26 replies · 2,397+ views
    All Headline News ^ | 09/29/2005 | Christina Ficara
    Food Network sweetheart, Rachael Ray, has been married in a ceremony sure to have lasted longer then 30 minutes. The host of three Food Network shows - "30 Minute Meals," "$40 a Day" and "Tasty Travels!" - Ray tied the knot last Saturday with longtime sweetheart, John Cusimano, in a ceremony held in Montalcino, Italy. Ray's lastest business venture partners her with Oprah Winfrey's production company, which has agreed to produce a pilot for a new syndicated cooking show. Ray is also the author of 10 books and is launching a new magazine, "Every Day with Rachael Ray," next month.