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The Scoop: Food Mysteries

From questionable coffee wine to ambiguous expiration dates, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines: What Dreams Are Made Of: Disney World will launch a special hub for the park’s mobile eateries called “Food Truck Park” later this summer. Oh My Lard: A London design agency explains 36 global cuisines via their three [...]

Summer Soiree: Star Sweets for the 4th

  As many know — and have already begun celebrating — America’s birthday blowout falls on a Friday this year. Here are five ways to celebrate the stars and stripes in sweet, weekend-ready style. 1. 4th of July Berry Tart: Keep it seasonal and sophisticated with fresh berries and white chocolate cream atop a buttery [...]

Frozen Friday: 4+ Ways to Use Leftover Fruit

We’re in for a long, hot summer. So to stave off heat stroke, we’re bringing you our favorite summer treats each week as part of Frozen Friday, giving you the scoop on our favorite ice-cold recipes and party ideas to help you stay cool all summer long.   Wondering how to use every last berry [...]

The Scoop: Cupcake Crazes and Plate Paintings

From cereal puffing guns to yogurt lawsuits, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines: Here to Stay: Google Trends convinces lovers and critics alike that cupcakes are already the next best thing. Get Us to the Greek: Two New York City men sue Chobani and Fage for false advertising.   Food for Thought: The [...]

Summer Soiree: 5 Frozen Finales

Whether you celebrate summer with a rustic gathering, a feisty fiesta, or a retro Hawaiian fete, balmy evenings should end with an icy escapade. Once the meat is off the grill and the side dishes have been emptied, keep the crowd lingering longer with these frozen finales. 1. Grilled Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches: Briefly grilled [...]

The Scoop: Ice Cream Blunders and Salt Interventions

From start-up chefs to worlds without bees, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines: Don’t Pass the Salt: The FDA plans to team up with food companies and restaurants to reduce Americans’ high sodium intake. Safety First: A Virginia law firm found that food trucks in seven US cities receive fewer health citations [...]

Frozen Friday: Semifreddo

We’re in for a long, hot summer. So to stave off heat stroke, we’re bringing you our favorite summer treats each week as part of Frozen Friday, giving you the scoop on our favorite ice-cold recipes and party ideas to help you stay cool all summer long. Mousse? Custard? Frozen yogurt? Pudding? Semifreddo is a [...]

The Scoop: Angry Artisans and Midnight Munchies

From fabulous food maps to FDA upsets, here’s a boiled down list of this week’s headlines: Food Nerd Alert: This is our kind of map. We’re gawking at — and take notes from — Vox.com’s roundup of 40 fascinating food maps of America. Bring Your Soy to Circle Time: Suzy Amis Cameron (wife of Titanic [...]

Frozen Friday: Sousy Slushies

We’re in for a long, hot summer. So to stave off heat stroke, we’re bringing you our favorite summer treats each week as part of Frozen Friday, giving you the scoop on our favorite ice-cold recipes and party ideas to help you stay cool all summer long.   Wine may not be the first thing [...]

Better than Prison Food: Party Bites for Orange Is the New Black

Netflix’s favorite inmates are back tonight for a second slammer stint. Though the focus is Litchfield, weekly meals and smuggled snacks have practically become minor cast members — Red starves Piper after she insults her food — and provides necessary comfort — Nichols tells Alex, “There’s always hope tomorrow’ll be taco night.” Since Netflix drops all of season [...]

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