8th Annual Pinot, Pigs & Poets Event to Benefit Completely KIDS

Unique Event Features Fine Wines and Savory Pork Dishes The Pinot, Pigs & Poets Committee, in collaboration with the Nebraska Pork Producers Association, has announced the eighth annual Pinot, Pigs & Poets to be held at Happy Hollow Club on June 1. All proceeds benefit the Completely KIDS weekend and after-school food programs. As one of Omaha’s premier wine and food events, Pinot, Pigs & … Continue reading 8th Annual Pinot, Pigs & Poets Event to Benefit Completely KIDS

Talk to Food Network with Google Assistant

Food Network makes the most of the Google Assistance’s new features. Thinking out loud about what you want to eat just became a lot more efficient when you’re on the go. Following the successful launch of Food Network’s action for the Google Assistant on Google Home devices, Scripps Lifestyle Studios is continuing to evolve Food Network’s experience to provide even better recipe inspiration thanks to … Continue reading Talk to Food Network with Google Assistant

Take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

By Elizabeth DeRosa of Finding The Way Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Author Tips to Help You Navigate the Grocery Store Trying to choose healthy foods while navigating the grocery store can be confusing and overwhelming. Here are my top 10 tips for a successful trip. Eating healthier “whole” foods increases your intake of necessary vitamins, minerals, and other disease-fighting antioxidants. Shop in the outer perimeter … Continue reading Take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

Organic Consumers Association Endorses New American Grassfed Association Dairy Standards

 AGA Standards Give Consumers Confidence in the Integrity of Dairy Products labeled “pasture-raised” or “Grassfed” FINLAND, Minn. – The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today endorsed the American Grassfed Association’s (AGA) new standards for the certification of dairy products from cows raised entirely on pasture. “As consumers become more conscious of the health, environmental and animal welfare benefits of milk and dairy products from cows raised … Continue reading Organic Consumers Association Endorses New American Grassfed Association Dairy Standards

New York City’s Salt Warning Rule Takes Effect Tuesday

On Tuesday, New York City’s salt warning rule will take effect in chain restaurants throughout the city. Under this rule, a salt-shaker emblem will be displayed on menus next to items that have more than the recommended daily limit of sodium: 2,300 milligrams. The average American consumes about 3,400 mg of salt per day, and high sodium intake is linked to high blood pressure, heart … Continue reading New York City’s Salt Warning Rule Takes Effect Tuesday

$100,000 World Food Championship Crowned in Kissimmee, Florida

Veteran Barbecue Team from Overland Park, Kansas beats 1,100 Food Sport Competitors for Fortune and Food Fame. A wife and husband barbecue competition team from Overland Park, Kansas earned $100,000 today, topping more than 1,100 competitive chefs, home cooks and food sport enthusiasts in a week-long battle for the World Food Championships title in central Florida. Cheryl and Loren Hill, three-time qualifiers for the World … Continue reading $100,000 World Food Championship Crowned in Kissimmee, Florida

‘Direct Eats’ takes the online specialty food marketplace to new levels

Direct Eats Takes Local “Makers” National at Lowest Prices Direct Eats announced today the launch of their new online specialty food marketplace for food lovers of all kind. Direct Eats is a unique food shopping experience with direct accessibility to the very best food and food “makers” across the country, including small batch purveyors and specialty food items. Direct Eats offers the lowest pricing for … Continue reading ‘Direct Eats’ takes the online specialty food marketplace to new levels

Dole Packaged Foods Joins in the 2015 FoodFightWrite! Blogger Summit

FoodFightWrite! Blogger Summit, the three-day kick-off event for the 2015 World Food Championships, has partnered with Dole Packaged Foods to bring an elite cadre of food bloggers to Kissimmee, Fla., Nov. 2-4. The invitation-only event is offering food bloggers from across the world an insider’s view of food and cooking innovations sparked by a growing enthusiasm for Food Sport. Dole Packaged Foods is conducting a … Continue reading Dole Packaged Foods Joins in the 2015 FoodFightWrite! Blogger Summit

Obama Calls for New Cuba Policy:  U.S. Rice Industry Gains Are Possible 

  WASHINGTON, DC — President Obama announced today that he is updating the U.S. Cuba policy, including reestablishing diplomatic relations between the countries after more than 50 years, and promoting travel and commercial opportunities between the two countries.Central to the President’s initiative is a new approach to banking, allowing U.S. and Cuban banks to have direct relationships. “The changes to banking are very important because … Continue reading Obama Calls for New Cuba Policy:  U.S. Rice Industry Gains Are Possible 

Twenty Aspiring Restaurateurs Brave the Heat of “Hell’s Kitchen” on the Season 12 Premiere

We are so excited and ready for the next season of Hell’s Kitchen. Host, executive producer and award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay welcomes 20 new competitors on the Season 12 premiere of Hell’s Kitchen airing Thursday, March 13 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. These aspiring restaurateurs will endure an intense culinary academy, including a series of grueling team challenges and dinner services to prove they possess the right combination … Continue reading Twenty Aspiring Restaurateurs Brave the Heat of “Hell’s Kitchen” on the Season 12 Premiere