Category: Food

  • Hawaii Residents are Encouraged to Eat Locally Grown Romaine Lettuce

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    The state is urging consumers not to avoid eating Hawaii-grown romaine lettuce, which was not involved in a nationwide E. coli outbreak, the Department of Agriculture said today. Investigations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have linked the outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in certain areas of […]

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  • DIY Apple Butter for Your Holiday Gift List

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    Got a lot of people on your list? You can make a huge batch of caramel apple butter in your slow cooker. Just divide it into jars, add colorful tags, and give them out to your recipients. The recipe uses fresh apples, brown sugar, caramel, and spices for a sweet treat your friends are sure […]

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  • Donate to the Hawaii Foodbank this Holiday Season

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    During the holidays, the Hawaii Foodbank increases efforts to feed Hawaii’s hungry. A rough year filled with natural disasters has stretched the organization’s food supply thin and they’re hoping to bounce back with an upcoming drive. “It’s been a challenging year for Hawaii with the epic April storm, several hurricane scares and Kilauea’s devastating eruption,” […]

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  • 6 DIY Homemade Soup Mixes for Christmas!

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    There’s nothing like a bowl of homemade soup to quell the winter blues. These six homemade soup mix recipes  are vegan, gluten-free, and look gorgeous in a jar. Choose between Italian Barley, Split Pea, Coconut Curry, Five Bean, Chicken Noodle, or Spicy Black Bean. Print out a gift tag with cooking instructions for an extra-special […]

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  • How Bad are To-Go Containers for the Environment?

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    The anti-plastic revolution is in full swing: Bans on plastic straws and bags are taking effect around the world, and major companies are starting to switch over to plant-based plastics. But as more and more plastics continue to pop up on the market, there’s one big thing we all need to keep in mind: Not […]

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  • A Sustainable Food Trend| Try it Yourself

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    Up to a third of food grown never makes it to our mouths, and an estimated 1.4 billion tons of food are wasted each year. Confusing expiration dates, oversized portions, and a general disdain for “ugly” plates have contributed to this massive global problem. While trailblazers like France are enacting policies that make it illegal […]

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  • These Companies are Trying to Help Make Food Accessible to All Americans

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    Food access is not just a health issue—it’s an issue of equality. Last year 40 million Americans lived in food-insecure households, meaning they consistently did not have access to enough food to live a healthy life. Statistics like this are startling and leave us wondering if anything can be done to combat such a pressing, […]

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  • The first truly American cuisine is having a revival

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     Without measuring any ingredients, Southwestern Pueblo chef Norma Naranjo scoops handfuls of flour, baking powder, salt and shortening into a stainless steel bowl. Naranjo dribbles in tepid water as she kneads the simple ingredients into dough. When it becomes pillowy, she gathers a bit in her fist, pinching small rounds between her thumb and forefinger. […]

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  • Hacienda-Cantina will be looking into Trashcan Nachos with Donkey Sauce

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    Helen Hollyman spent a lot of time plumbing the depths of America’s leading purveyor of Donkey Sauce™ to produce this in-depth profile of the man behind the sunglasses, Guy Fieri. But what did she really learn? via ‘Have You Ever Had Trashcan Nachos?’ — Longreads  

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