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Things you didn’t know about red meat

August 24, 2014 by


By Julie Ruggirello Between burgers at summertime barbecues, spaghetti and meatballs, and braised ribs throughout the winter, Americans eat a lot of red meat. On average, we eat more than 100 pounds of red meat a year, and show no signs of slowing down. But what you don’t know about meat can actually hurt you. […]

How To Set Up a Portable Pizza Bar for Your Next Event

August 8, 2014 by


Sponsored Advertorial We all love to hang outdoors when weather permits, especially in the summer when get-togethers are synonymous with backyard BBQs and picnics. However, if you’re lucky enough to have an outdoor pizza oven, then why not throw a pizza party instead? Come to think of it, you can actually set up a pizza […]

Walmart’s Ice Cream Sandwiches Don’t Melt In The Sun

July 30, 2014 by


Last we checked, ice cream is supposed to melt if it isn’t kept chilled. But Walmart’s store-brand ice cream sandwiches don’t even melt in the sun, according to a report from WCPO Cincinnati. The discovery was made by a local mom, Christie Watson, who noticed that a Great Value ice cream sandwich her son left […]

Food safety for summer – and the other seasons

July 1, 2014 by


by Doug Powell When Liz Szabo of USA Today called me a few weeks ago, my immediate thought was, not another food safety tip story, because most of them are as exciting as watching soccer or listening to Springsteen. But, I changed my mind because anyone can be a critic – gotta come up with […]

Bar Harbor Lobster Summer Salad by Chef Tony Clark

August 26, 2013 by


Sponsored Recipe A fabulous new summer salad idea to wow your guests at your next soiree! Bar Harbor Whole Maine Lobster with fresh mango, avocado, red onion and vinaigrette! Delicious and so easy! Ingredients: (1 -2) cans Bar Harbor Whole Maine Lobster Meat (depends on amount of salad you want to make) Ripe Mangos Ripe […]

When school’s out for summer, many kids are at risk of going hungry

June 7, 2013 by


People are handed bread during a food distribution by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier Mobile Food Pantry on June 20, 2012 in Oswego, N.Y. Across the country, schools are getting out for the summer. And while most students will leave their classrooms happy for the break, some parents will be fretting about how […]

Festival Food Safety

June 13, 2011 by


The end of the school year is here for some and fast approaching for others.  My family enjoys going to summer festivals and fireworks displays like many other families.  Along with fireworks, petting zoos and carnival games, food is a staple from sausage stations to cotton candy, food stations are abundant.  Some of the food stations […]