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Bipartisan bill on food expiration labels could cut many tons of food waste

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . That would help reduce the staggering amount of safe-to-eat food that ends up in landfills. According to a June report by the Government Accountability Office, between 30 and 40 percent of ...

Interview: Kids Around the World Photographed Surrounded by Their Weekly Diet

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . I focused on kids because eating habits start young and if you don’t get it right when you’re 9 or 10, it’s going to be a lot harder when you’re older! Globalization has had a huge impac...

One man ate 'expired' food for a year, and he's just fine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . Last year, Mom’s Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash did something many are afraid to do: He ate a cup of yogurt months after its expiration date. And then tortillas a year past their...

Loop could be the major packaging shift we've been waiting for

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . Durable, reusable packaging also allows companies to make containers that are more functional (like the Haagen Daaz container that keeps ice cream colder, longer). It also allows for way mo...

4 Ways To Reduce Plastics And Other Single-Use Disposables In Your Kitchen

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . Invest in alternative storage. I'm not kidding when I say that I used to really love plastic storage bags, from snack-size to gallon-size zip-top bags — so this was, perhaps, the biggest ch...

Best thing to give up this Lent is plastic, not chocolate

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

" . . . Lent is just 40 days. Six weeks isn’t loads but trust me, trying to go plastic-free for over a month is going to be a massive challenge. That means not buying any pre-packaged food, no bott...

Pink Slime Is Back as "Ground Beef"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

" . . . Though ABC made the term 'pink slime' famous, the network didn’t actually coin it. The term originated with a USDA microbiologist, David Zirnstein, who used it in a 2002 email to agency sta...

Can anyone remember this brand of Corn bread?

OliveYou2
by OliveYou2 1 year ago

Does anyone remember Corn Bread sold back in the 80's that were in a box of maybe 8 or 10 and were thin squares (about 4"x4") that could fit into a toaster? We used to get these on the East Coast b...

COOL!! Designer 'Venus de Milo' Gummies!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

Saw this cool and interesting confectionery product! https://www.facebook.com/sweetsweetcan/photos/pcb.2168650560075621/2168650506742293/?type=3&theater

This Gummies might make a Cool and Novel Christmas gift add-on?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 12 months ago

https://www.facebook.com/sweetsweetcan/videos/586294905117809/

Sending a cake in the mail from Washington to Texas

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by hippophant 1 year ago

So I am sending a cake to my sister who lives in Texas. I froze the cake overnight and had it in the freezer all day today (note, this is NOT an ice cream cake. This is a regular cake. The filling...

Royal Lunch Milk Crackers

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by bob34 1 year ago

I was excited about the new Royal Lunch Crackers and grabbed a box at Walmart. I was very disappointed they taste nothing like the original. I noticed that they are not made in the USA they are m...

Most Unlike Macaroons Ever

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by CookieHungry 1 year ago

My mom use to buy these packaged macaroons that were in a yellow(ish) and brown(ish) package. The brand name was nothing popular but I believe it started with a N. As for the cookies themselves, ...

opening fish sauce

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by CT1 13 years ago

I recently bought a bottle of Golden Boy fish sauce, and for the life of me I can't figure out a way to open it other than poking a hole in the top with a knife or icepick. Is that really how it's...

How to Package Baked Goods

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by SChen55 2 years ago

hi CH! i made some s'mores brownies and wanted to figure out the best way to wrap them up to give them away. the top layer of the brownies are broiled marshmallows so they're nice and toasty and *s...

What Should Be on the Food Policy Agenda

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Eater has updated its look at Trump's possible food policy agenda, last discussed here, https://www.chowhound.com/post/trump-food-policy-1043549 . The new piece asked thought leaders what could and...

Cake boards in toronto?

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by nazia_1983 3 years ago

Can anyone tell me of a local supplies store (in and around Toronto) where I can buy cake drums for good prices?

Homemade boil-in-a-bag?

ennuisans
by ennuisans 6 years ago

An elderly relative lives in another state and has difficulty eating properly, so we're trying to think of ways to cook and freeze meals to take her that she can reheat easily. She prefers using th...