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Coffee is now a health food: Myth or fact?

Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you.

32nd Annual California Strawberry Festival

California Strawberry Festival Poster Revealed

Famed needlepoint illustrator Sandra Gilmore’s high-flying original strawberry design soared to top honors in the 2015 California Strawberry Festival Poster Contest.

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IHOP declares 'national pancake day'

Dig in: It's national pancake day. So says IHOP, which should know, considering it is the International House of Pancakes.

Jack Nicklaus ice cream

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Jack Nicklaus launches ice cream brand

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus proved almost unstoppable in a career which netted him 18 major titles but just maybe his then rivals could have disturbed his concentration on course by tempting him with his favorite treat.

Nicklaus -- nicknamed "The Golden...

U.S. truffles niche small but lucrative

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Unearthing America's truffle trove a lucrative niche

Jim Sanford and his dog Tom can be found on the hunt in Tennessee's foothills, searching for the highly prized underground fungus known as the truffle.

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The world wastes $400 billion in food every year

Old, rotten food is part of a growing $400 billion problem.

That's how much food is wasted by consumers every year around the world, according to a new report by U.K. nonprofit Waste & Resources Action Programme.

The vast majority of food is wasted in ...

KFC Scoff-ee Cup, edible coffee cup

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KFC introducing edible coffee cup in UK

Ever had a cup of coffee so good you wanted to eat the cup afterward? If you find yourself ordering coffee at a KFC in the United Kingdom in the near future, you may be able to indulge that urge.

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

The FoodBank CEO is winding down his Food Security Challenge where he has lived on less than $6.50 a day for the month of February.

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4 reasons you should really learn to cook

When clients ask nutritionist Joy McCarthy for one easy diet change, her answer is always the same: Start cooking your own food.

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This man spent $300,000 on one dinner

It may be hard to believe that a dinner bill could reach $300,000, even at a particularly pricey restaurant. But it's actually not hard to do with a party of 30 people ordering bottles of wine with five-figure price tags.

Vice Media Inc. CEO Shane Sm...

Peanut butter spread

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Study: Fight peanut allergy with peanuts

Parents who have children with food allergies know all too well about the headaches in keeping their lives "nut-free." But a new study suggests that peanut allergy can be prevented at a young age by embracing peanuts, not avoiding them.

Krispy Kreme fair-inspired donuts

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Get a free doughnut at Krispy Kreme

Mmmmm, what’s better than a doughnut? A free doughnut.

On Tuesday, Krispy Kreme is celebrating the opening of its 1,000th store by offering one free Original Glazed doughnut to the first 1,000 guests at every participating store — no purchase necessary, according to USA Today (which adds the promotion is not available at grocery or wholesale locations.)

Ask The Cook

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Which organic foods are worth the switch?

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

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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

Catfish with brown butter, prosciutto and almonds

Think catfish is only for the deep-fryer? Think again!

Chef cooking

Asparagus-cashew stir-fry

Whether served as a side or main dish, this one will be your dinnertime star.

Creole shrimp with Asiago-topped polenta

Get some Cajun going with this dish!

Appetizers

Salsa dip

Seven-layer dip

This is sure to be the star of any party table!

Grilled chicken

Chicken satays with spicy peanut sauce

Burn off winter's chill with this spicy treat!

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Fried pickles

Make a batch of these for the game!

Drinks

The Bionic Drink

Not into beer? Here's something different for your weekend parties!

Lemon

Limoncello

Make this lemony liqueur as a gift, or to drink yourself.

Cocktail drink

Hurricane cocktail

Ring in the summer with this classic cocktail.

Desserts

Orange Juice

Oranges with honey-Marsala sauce

This decadent dessert will please any sweetheart.

Baking

Pear crumble

Serve this with vanilla ice cream for a taste of summer.

Fruit, cheese kabob

Rum-marinated fruit brochettes

Have a taste of the islands any time!

House and Home Headlines

Waze Navigation To Receive Amber Alert Notifications

The Waze navigation smartphone application will now be receiving Amber Alert…

California Strawberry Festival Poster Revealed

Famed needlepoint illustrator Sandra Gilmore’s high-flying original strawberry…

S.F. renters abandoning pets

No dogs allowed: San Francisco's pet housing crisis

The housing crunch in San Francisco isn't just forcing out lower income renters,…

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