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Fast-food chains taking healthy turns

A number of major fast-food chains and companies have recently announced healthier practices, moving to all-natural ingredients and ending the use of additives.

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Food writer's death was accidental, ME says

Noted food writer Josh Ozersky, known as an unabashed fan of the carnivorous lifestyle, has died at the age of 47.

He died May 4 at a hotel bathroom in Chicago. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office said Wednesday that the death was accidental fro...

Burgers, colon microbiome


Scientists eye how foods affect bacteria in your colon

Next time you are trying to decide what's for dinner, consider that you are eating for two. You and your gut microbiome.

Delta pilots order pizza

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Delta pilot orders pizza for delayed flight

Diverted because of bad weather in Atlanta, a Delta Air Lines pilot and airport crew turned to the classic solution for many a grumpy passenger: pizza.

As torrential rains swept through Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon, some flights were delayed arriving ...

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Pizza Hut, Taco Bell to remove artificial ingredients

Pizza Hut is getting rid of artificial ingredients from its pizzas.

The restaurant chain's corporate parent Yum! Brands said all artificial colors and flavors will be removed from the pizzas by the end of July. Taco Bell will also follow suit by remov...


Grilling tips make your cookout great

Take your cookouts to new heights with these grilling tips, and a spectacular recipe.


Pizza emoji ordering launches today

In the next phase of Domino's brave new upgrade, customers will be ordering via Twitter.

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Sunny side way up: Egg prices soar due to bird flu

You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs, right?

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United States Federal Government

What 'natural' and other food labels mean

The debate over the safety of genetically modified foods came into the spotlight again last month when Chipotle, the popular Mexican food chain, announced it was working to remove ingredients that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, from its menu,

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KFC bringing back Colonel Sanders

Fried chicken fans, rejoice. The Colonel is back.

Pop-Up Brunch Kicks off in Santa Barbara

Pop Up Brunch series kicks off in Santa Barbara

This weekend was the first-ever Pop Up Brunch in Santa Barbara.

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Big brewers tap into craft beer craze

The craft beer boom is bubbling away nicely and the big global drinks groups are getting in on the act.

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Vegetables, farmer's market

Which organic foods are worth the switch?

Organic food has risen to become a major market over the past quarter century.


Five 'healthy' foods that may not be

You can find a health and fitness section in just about every newspaper, magazine,…

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Nightly munchies don't have to bust diet

Avoiding late-night snacks is best for keeping off weight. But if you must snack,…

Main Courses

Fusilli pasta

Long fusilli with ratatouille

Create a hearty sauce without meat, with eggplant.

Pita chips

Ratatouille in pitas

Taste an old favorite with a new twist!

Grilled chicken

Grilled Chicken With Tomato-Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Serve this on a bed of pasta for a hearty, flavorful meal.


Salsa dip

Mango salsa

This will go with just about any spicy dish, or as a snack by itself.

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Roasted corn guacamole

Try this new twist on the classic Tex-Mex side dish/dip!


Spinach and carrot crostini

Colorful and healthy, this one's a great nibble!



Liquid Dreamsicle

A treat from your youth takes a rum-tinged adult twist!


Patrón 'Red Carpet'

Mix this one during the pregame show!


Hot buttered rum

Sip this winter classic by the fire!


Recipe of the day, spices

Vanilla rice pudding

This cool and tasty dessert is a hit with all ages!


Kiwi in strawberry sauce

This is a great Mother's Day treat the kids can make!

Red wine

Raspberry-merlot sauce

This complex, tangy-sweet sauce tops everything from fresh fruit to ice cream!

House and Home Headlines

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

The Santa Ynez Valley property that once served as the late pop star's home and…

New home sales

Low inventory, high prices: House hunting horror stories

Life as a buyer in a seller's market is tough.

Weekends are spent trudging through…

Man Arrested After Following Intoxicated Woman Into Home

A taxi driver was dropping off an intoxicated female at her residence on the 900…

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