Monthly Archives: August 2017

The 10 Best Things to Eat This Labor Day — Labor Day Recipes

By Hali Bey Ramdene

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I’ve got a lot of eating to do in these last few days of summer. I haven’t had a hot dog, a corn dog, and or even a lobster roll yet. Even writing this, I have to wonder what have I been eating this summer? (The answer is toast, watermelon, and rosé.) No matter, because I’m going public with what’s in store for this belly the next few days.

With Labor Day weekend on the horizon, I’ve assembled a dream list of things to eat over the holiday weekend. Grilled corn, a gluten-free cobbler (because I’m obsessed with the topping), and sticky-sweet, …read more

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20 Last-Minute Desserts for Labor Day — Recipes from The Kitchn

By Sheela Prakash

You’ve likely been having too much fun all summer to even think about Labor Day weekend. Here’s some news: It’s this weekend! Like always, it comes as a bit of a shock after another summer that flew by. Whether you’re hosting or attending a Labor Day cookout, escaping to the beach, or just planning one last picnic, you deserve something sweet to celebrate the last few days of summer. Here are 20 last-minute recipes that fit the bill.

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Why My Family Decided to Give Up Eating Beef (for the Most Part) — Life in the Kitchen

By Tiffany Beveridge

A couple of years ago, I started to have beef with beef. Even though it had been a staple in my diet from the time I was a little kid, it was getting harder and harder to feel good about eating it. Not only was I concerned about hormones and antibiotics in cheap, mass-produced meat (which led to seeking out grass-fed, organic alternatives), or the poor living conditions of these animals (which led to seeking out locally farmed, grass-fed, organic alternatives), I was surprised to learn that our collective consumption of beef was hurting the environment more than our driving habits.

Whoa! Cows are hurting us more than cars? Beef was beginning to feel so not worth it.

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These Healthier Scotcheroos Only Call for 4 Ingredients — Delicious Links

By Lauren Kodiak

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Have you ever had a Scotcheroo? The recipe — which calls for Rice Krispies, light corn syrup, sugar, chocolate, and butterscotch chips — was originally printed on the back of a Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal box, and it’s been a favorite ever since. The no-bake treat is chewy, crispy, sweet, and salty all at once. While you can’t beat the flavor of a true Scotcheroo, this healthier version comes pretty close.

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5 Essential Neighborhoods to Help You Experience Seattle Like a Local — Bite-Sized Guide: Seattle

By Jess Thomson

Seattle is undoubtedly a city of neighborhoods, from the shady streets of Pioneer Square, to the cozy cafés in Capitol Hill, to the family-friendly brick streets of Ballard, to all the mini neighborhoods in between. It’s in those little corners that you’ll find the city’s most amazing food — the delicious evidence that Seattle’s become a cornerstone of the national food scene.

Here are my favorite neighborhoods, and what I can’t miss when I’m there.

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The Best Items to Buy at Whole Foods Right Now — Grocery News

By Susmita Baral

Organic grocer Whole Food is notorious for costing consumers a pretty penny, earning it the nickname of “whole paycheck.” Which is why news of steep discounts spread rapidly last week after Amazon, the e-retailer acquired the company earlier this summer for $13.7 billion, announced it would be slashing prices starting this week.

Read more: No More Whole Paycheck: Whole Foods’ Prices Are About To Get Cheaper—Really Soon

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Starbucks U.K. Just Released a New Latte and We’re Very Jealous — Food News

By Susmita Baral

A trending latte is now going mainstream across the pond. Starbucks is selling the popular turmeric latte, also called “golden milk,” in 200 stores across Britain starting August 28. As the name of the beverage suggests, it’s going to have an added ingredient that will offer an extra kick of flavor: turmeric.

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