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Archive for January 2013

January 5, 2013

A Look Back 

pizza-oven

Remembering 2012, Pizzas Fresh From The Oven

We take a look back at 2012 with highlights from four of our favorite interviews. Then a recipe from our archives -- homemade thin crust pizzas pies.

January 12, 2013

Silo Talk 

three farmers talking

Farmers Speak Out About Farm Bill, Changing Food System

We speak with farmers about the extension of the farm bill. Daniel Tucker profiles farmers who are changing the food system. And, two recipes from our archives.

January 23, 2013

Roughage 

cauliflower plant

Celebrate Cruciferous Vegetables

Three recipes: raw Brussels sprouts salad, cauliflower popcorn and roasted broccoli. David Hoppe and Kristin Hess talk about Indiana's diverse food landscape.

January 26, 2013

Spoon And Bowl 

sunrise on the farm

Breakfast Of Champions: Chia Seeds, Oats, Vigilant Eats

Three breakfast dishes to start your morning off right. Megan Hutchison of the Local Growers Guild talks about the issues affecting small farmers.

January 2, 2013

Young Vegetarians 

teen-cuisine-cookbook

If They Buy It, They Will Try It

Chef Matthew Locricchio is not a vegetarian but with his new cookbook "Teen Cuisine," he's hoping to convince your teenager to try it out.

January 7, 2013

Tasty Veggies 

raw cauliflower popcorn

Snack Time: Cauliflower Popcorn

This is just about the easiest snack you can make -- and it's raw, gluten-free and vegan!

January 9, 2013

Stop Shop And Eat 

McDonald's Wal-Mart

More Fast Food Appearing In Exisiting Stores

Super stores -- could they be fast food's next frontier?

January 9, 2013

#Underwhelmed 

BPA in milk jugs

Farm Bill Solution Satisfies Nobody

While Congress did manage to pass a nine-month farm bill extension, no one is particularly happy with it.

January 10, 2013

Nature And Nurture 

A brown mouse looking cutely suspicious

Genes Play Key Role In Mouse Obesity

A new study suggests that alongside diet, exercise and environment, genetics may be a significant factor in whether or not we become obese.

January 11, 2013

Breathe, Breathe In The Air 

black and white rescue inhaler

Eating More Fruits and Veggies May Improve Lung Function

Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.

January 11, 2013

Food Rules 

Safety stencilled on the road.

FDA Issues Two New Food Safety Rules

The pair of proposed guidelines stresses the importance of preventing food-borne illness in the first place.

January 11, 2013

 

snowy-farm

Farmers Frustrated By Farm Bill Extension

The final fiscal cliff deal ditched new legislation and merely extended parts of the bill that expired in October, leaving farmers exasperated.

January 16, 2013

The Art Of Food 

threaded stem

Marshall Strawberry Explores Its Artistic Side

Leah Gauthier is trying to revive the endangered Marshall strawberry in her garden. She has been artistically inspired by the plants as well.

January 16, 2013

Caffeine Overload 

hospital-bed

Energy Drinks Give You Wings, Land You In The Hospital?

Energy drink-related hospital visits have doubled between 2007 and 2011, but the caffeine isn't entirely to blame for the injuries.

January 17, 2013

A Watched Pot... 

two softly-illuminated eggs against a black background

Waiting For The Eggs

While it's normal for chickens to take a break from laying this time of year, there are other factors that may be reducing the number of eggs you're getting.

January 18, 2013

Adbusting  

Top of a soda can, macro lens

Not OK: Deconstructing Coke’s Visual Culture Of Deception

With a new ad campaign, Coca-Cola is trying to portray itself as a leader in the war on obesity. Here's why we should be suspicious.

January 21, 2013

Growing Organics 

Patchwork of colorful farmland, viewed from the sky.

Organic Farmland Expanding Worldwide

The global area farmed organically has expanded by 300 percent since 1999, but the United States lags behind the curve.

January 21, 2013

Shades Of Gray 

A fan of several quinoa strains

The Unpalatable Truth About Life In A Global Village

In a recent editorial for the Guardian, Joanna Blythman blames vegans for driving the price of quinoa out of reach for poorer South Americans. Is she right?

January 23, 2013

'Treat' Yourself 

influenza-sorbet-and-spoon

Scoop Of Sorbet A Day Will Keep The Doctor Away?

Sniffling and sneezing? Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams' Influenza Sorbet could help.

January 24, 2013

Superfood 

chia breakfast pudding

Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

I originally imagined this as a dessert, but it works even better as a hearty way to start off your day.

January 25, 2013

Money Doesn't Grow On Cows 

Foil top of a milk bottle, reading

Dairy Farmers, Co-op Settle Out Of Court

Dairy Farmers of America has agreed to pay a $158 million settlement to avoid going to trial, but farmers and critics aren't satisfied.

January 25, 2013

Global/Local 

local-food-sold-at-walmart

Can Small Farms Benefit From Walmart’s Push Into Local Foods

There’s no doubt Wal-Mart’s move into local foods has shaken up the food supply chain, but small family farms aren’t necessarily seeing the benefits.

January 29, 2013

Baby It's Cold Outside! 

Kale white bean soup in a white bowl

White Bean And Kale Soup

Come in and warm up with this hearty, leaf-loaded stew.

January 29, 2013

On The Go 

superfood-cereal-from-vigilant-eats

Vigilant Eats: Quick And Tasty Health Food

Who says fast food has to be unhealthy? Vigilant Eats' organic, gluten-free, oat-based cereal is made to eat on the go, and it's pretty darn tasty.

January 31, 2013

Bacteria Trends 

spinach leaves

Food-Borne Illness More Likely With Vegetables Than Meat

The CDC doesn't want you to stop eating vegetables. Just be sure to wash both the produce and your hands first.

January 31, 2013

Gift-Wrapped 

bacon-wrapped garlic

Bacon-Wrapped Roasted Garlic

The garlic becomes smooth and velvety, perfect for smearing on biscuits.

January 3, 2013

Gettin' Fresh 

white bowl of beet salad

Hold The Roast: Marinated Beet Salad

In a recipe season inundated with roasted roots and tubers, try something fresh!

January 7, 2013

Tasty Veggies 

raw cauliflower popcorn

Snack Time: Cauliflower Popcorn

This is just about the easiest snack you can make -- and it's raw, gluten-free and vegan!

January 14, 2013

Super Starch 

tater maker

Kids In The Kitchen: Tater Maker

Baked potatoes can be fun! This recipe includes some shredded cheese, but feel free to top the tater with broccoli, too!

January 24, 2013

Superfood 

chia breakfast pudding

Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

I originally imagined this as a dessert, but it works even better as a hearty way to start off your day.

January 28, 2013

Just Juice It 

strawberries in blender

Kids In The Kitchen: Cool Cat

Pineapple and bananas make this juice sweet and healthy.

January 29, 2013

Baby It's Cold Outside! 

Kale white bean soup in a white bowl

White Bean And Kale Soup

Come in and warm up with this hearty, leaf-loaded stew.

January 9, 2013

Stop Shop And Eat 

McDonald's Wal-Mart

More Fast Food Appearing In Exisiting Stores

Super stores -- could they be fast food's next frontier?

January 10, 2013

Nature And Nurture 

A brown mouse looking cutely suspicious

Genes Play Key Role In Mouse Obesity

A new study suggests that alongside diet, exercise and environment, genetics may be a significant factor in whether or not we become obese.

January 11, 2013

Breathe, Breathe In The Air 

black and white rescue inhaler

Eating More Fruits and Veggies May Improve Lung Function

Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.

January 11, 2013

Food Rules 

Safety stencilled on the road.

FDA Issues Two New Food Safety Rules

The pair of proposed guidelines stresses the importance of preventing food-borne illness in the first place.

January 11, 2013

 

snowy-farm

Farmers Frustrated By Farm Bill Extension

The final fiscal cliff deal ditched new legislation and merely extended parts of the bill that expired in October, leaving farmers exasperated.

January 16, 2013

Caffeine Overload 

hospital-bed

Energy Drinks Give You Wings, Land You In The Hospital?

Energy drink-related hospital visits have doubled between 2007 and 2011, but the caffeine isn't entirely to blame for the injuries.

January 21, 2013

Growing Organics 

Patchwork of colorful farmland, viewed from the sky.

Organic Farmland Expanding Worldwide

The global area farmed organically has expanded by 300 percent since 1999, but the United States lags behind the curve.

January 23, 2013

'Treat' Yourself 

influenza-sorbet-and-spoon

Scoop Of Sorbet A Day Will Keep The Doctor Away?

Sniffling and sneezing? Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams' Influenza Sorbet could help.

January 25, 2013

Money Doesn't Grow On Cows 

Foil top of a milk bottle, reading

Dairy Farmers, Co-op Settle Out Of Court

Dairy Farmers of America has agreed to pay a $158 million settlement to avoid going to trial, but farmers and critics aren't satisfied.

January 25, 2013

Global/Local 

local-food-sold-at-walmart

Can Small Farms Benefit From Walmart’s Push Into Local Foods

There’s no doubt Wal-Mart’s move into local foods has shaken up the food supply chain, but small family farms aren’t necessarily seeing the benefits.

January 31, 2013

Bacteria Trends 

spinach leaves

Food-Borne Illness More Likely With Vegetables Than Meat

The CDC doesn't want you to stop eating vegetables. Just be sure to wash both the produce and your hands first.

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