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Five Great Bread Bakeries Across America

By mahir | July 15, 2011

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Bread is something that almost everyone loves, has a million uses, and can come in all sorts of flavors and styles. Whether you’re making a sandwich, a crostini, a bowl of bread salad, a grilled cheese, or just eating it alone, bread is something many people eat almost every day. And if you are eating it that often, you should probably be buying something good. Here is a short list of some of the best bakeries from around the country.  Read More

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The History of Hot Dogs

By admin | July 12, 2011

Photo: TheCulinaryGeek on flickr

Photo: TheCulinaryGeek on flickr

The earliest form of the hot dog, the sausage, has made appearances in culture as early as 9th Century B.C., in Homer’s epic, The Odyssey. However, traditional hot dogs or frankfurters, a sausage in a bun, are considered to originate from Frankfurt, Germany. First appearing during the 13th Century, frankfurters were served to the public during royal coronations. Read More

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5 Travel Guides for a Food-Centric Road Trip

By admin | June 14, 2011

Photo: Slideshow Bruce

 

Photo: Slideshow Bruce on Flickr

A lot of people will tell you that to get the best crabcake, you need to go to Maryland or for the best tacos, you need to go to California. Sometimes that place will be right near you, but other times you might have to go on a bit of an adventure. Since it’s the summer, now might be a great time to start thinking about taking a food-centric road trip.

There are several ways to start planning an epic food journey. You could travel across the country to seek out one or two certain restaurants or just stop anywhere along the way and eat whatever looks good.  Chance can produce some great meals, but planning your road trip around food will inevitably make for a tastier vacation. To help get you started, check out some of these great travel books. Read More

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A Fun Look at the US Government’s Role in the American Diet

By mahir | June 3, 2011

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Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the new MyPlate icon to guide Americans toward healthy eating. The new icon features a circular dinner plate with colored sections depicting appropriate portions of fruits, vegetables, dairy, grains, and protein. The hope is to more clearly show Americans what their daily healthy food intake should look like. But did you know the US government has been involved in helping Americans make eating decisions since colonial times?  Read More

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