CDC advice: Shake the salt habit

ATLANTA - Put down that salt shaker and step back from the table.That's a one-sentence summary of the latest public health alert on sodium intake from health watchers at the Centers for Disease...

DATE: April 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

French toast: the medieval breakfast treat

In our current economic environment, nearly everyone is looking for ways to save money. You've got to pay the rent or mortgage, of course, but "kitchen table" issues present opportunities to rein...

DATE: April 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Nip night snacks to lose weight

It's not when you eat, but how much you eat that has the biggest influence on your weight. We all need a certain amount of calories during a 24-hour period to maintain our weight. Even though we...

DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Applications put food at your fingertips

ATLANTA - With the advent of iPhone and iPod applications, snagging information got a lot easier.Folks are checking Facebook, keeping tabs on the weather, getting on-the-fly movie showtimes - the...

DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Study shows benefits of gum, slow eating

ATLANTA - Here's a look at some of the research published in 2008 and how it might apply to you.•Dietitians and moms always tell people to slow down when they eat, but does it really work to cut...

DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Americans are 'fattest in history'

A Florida Atlantic University researcher is calling the United States the fattest society in the world.After taking part in a worldwide study that spanned an estimated 40 years, Dr. Charles...

DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Loco for cocoa

Chocolate contains more than 300 known chemicals, and scientists have been studying how they stimulate the brain's pleasure centers.  One theory is that the caffeine in chocolate mimics...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Yucky and Yummy

Six small children stare as their cooking teacher, Yucky Salad, enters the room. She wears an apron, poofy chef's hat and dark sunglasses, and speaks with a silly Brooklyn accent."What's your...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Culinary Infotainment

A new school in Durango instructs people in the art of cooking, including how to incorporate amphibious creatures into a stew.Todd Escudier, executive chef at Rylee Mac's Market & Cooking School,...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food


What goes around comes around, this time as a fruity beer.The folks at Carver Brewing Co. and the Bootleggers Society have bottled and kegged the cider pressed at the Homegrown Festival, the...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Gumbo jumble: Play with ingredients

Todd Escudier, Rylee Mac's executive chef, demonstrated three dishes for the "Stews & Gumbos" class Thursday night: Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Crawfish Stew and Seafood (Swamp) Gumbo.The latter had a...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

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