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  • 10 Wonderful Benefits of Sardines

    12/09/2018 10:55:31 AM PST · by amorphous · 125 replies
    Organic Facts - Unbiased information on health ^ | last updated - November 03, 2018 | by Kiran Patil
    The health benefits of sardines include the prevention of heart diseases, certain types of cancers, and age-related macular degeneration. They also help strengthen bones, boost the immune system, improve insulin resistance, and rejuvenate the skin.
  • WEEKLY GARDEN THREAD DEC. 8, 2018

    12/08/2018 3:59:52 PM PST · by greeneyes · 42 replies
    freerepublic | DEC. 8, 2018 | greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread. Planting, Harvest to Table(recipes)preserving, good living - there is no...
  • The Cultural Appropriation of My Lunch

    12/07/2018 2:20:13 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 66 replies
    Medium ^ | 11/26/18 | Madhura Rao
    What I hear when you tell me my food is “strong smelling” Before I left my home in Mumbai to study in the Netherlands, I thought the idea of cultural appropriation of food was outright bogus. I was working as a food writer for a startup back then, and I often wrote about new restaurants serving foreign food across the city. I believed that food was a way to bring people across the world closer to one another. I believed that everyone was free to eat, cook, write about, and sell whatever food they wanted to. I still do. Things...
  • Los Angeles to Consider Vegan Food Mandate at Theaters

    12/07/2018 11:59:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 92 replies
    Variety ^ | 12/05/18 | Gene Maddaus
    A Los Angeles city councilman proposed on Wednesday that the city require movie theaters and sports venues to serve vegan food. The law would make Los Angeles the first city in the nation to impose such a mandate. At a press conference on the steps of City Hall, councilman Paul Koretz announced the measure alongside representatives from PETA, the Humane League, and the Los Angeles Food Policy Council. The ordinance would require theaters and other “large-scale entertainment venues” that serve food to offer at least one vegan protein option on their menus. “There’s really no downside to it,” Koretz told...
  • Is Ketchup the Perfect Complement to the American Diet?

    12/05/2018 4:15:08 PM PST · by vannrox · 140 replies
    zocalpublicsquare ^ | 4JUN18 | Amy Bentley
    Ketchup is arguably the United States’ most ubiquitous condiment. Ninety-seven percent of Americans have a ketchup bottle in the fridge, usually Heinz, and we buy some 10 billion ounces of the red stuff annually—almost three bottles per person per year. We purportedly spend more money on salsa, but in terms of sheer volume ketchup comes out on top. Bright red in color, tangy, sweet, salty, and replete with a “meaty,” tomato-ey umami hit, ketchup provides accents of color and flavoring, as well as a smell and texture that is familiar and comforting. It’s the perfect complement to the American diet:...
  • 'Bringing home the bacon' and other phrases PETA wants banned

    12/04/2018 11:31:54 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 4, 2018 | By Mike Moffitt
    Common idiomatic expressions like "bringing home the bacon" may eventually fall out of usage as more people embrace vegetarianism and veganism, a university researcher says. Dr. Shareena Hamzah of Swansea University says meat- and animal-themed phrases will slowly be abandoned as awareness of animal cruelty and the negative effects of raising animals for meat production - on both the climate and the human body - grows. People will become less likely to use meat/animal metaphors in order not to offend sensitive vegan ears, Hamzah says. PETA, of course, is all for speeding up the process when it comes to rewriting...
  • Sheriff: Man pulls gun on Popeyes worker in condiments clash

    12/03/2018 7:35:29 PM PST · by Blue House Sue · 12 replies
    KXAN ^ | 12/3/18
    MARRERO, La. (AP) — A man is accused of pointing a gun at the manager of a Popeyes in Louisiana during a dispute over condiments. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 59-year-old Earl Jethroe of Marrero walked into the eatery Friday, ordered a meal and apparently took issue with the condiments provided by employees. At some point, the arrest reports says, Jethroe threw his chicken across the counter, pulled a pistol from his waistband and pointed it at the manager. Jethroe didn't fire the weapon, and no one was hurt.
  • WEEKLY GARDEN THREAD DEC. 1, 2018

    12/01/2018 5:06:30 PM PST · by greeneyes · 48 replies
    freerepublic | DEC. 1, 2018 | greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread. Planting, Harvest to Table(recipes)preserving, good living - there is no...
  • They've Got Beef! Vegans Storm Steakhouse to Play Recording of Cows Being Slaughtered

    11/27/2018 8:30:04 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 70 replies
    The Sun ^ | 11/27/18 | Alex Matthews
    The gang, from Direct Action Everywhere, flashed anti-meat eating signs with "It's not food, it's violence" emblazoned on them and barked out a speech at the Touro Steakhouse in Brighton. But after barging through the restaurant they were ordered to leave with jeering diners chanting “you’re not singing anymore” as they were marched out. Footage of the demonstration begins with the person filming saying: “This smells horrible, look at all the flesh.” But as a spokeswoman attempts to give a speech about the benefits of veganism, patrons can be heard mocking her with one mimicking a cow mooing while waiters...
  • Hawaii burger eatery closes after video seems to show rat cooking

    11/24/2018 5:35:03 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    “We are horrified that a former teenage employee would conduct themselves in that way and make such a video of which we are investigating its authenticity,” said Richard Stula, the president of Teddy’s Bigger Burgers. The company initiated a “complete sanitization” and is replacing equipment and utensils at the fast-food restaurant after the video was shared with them several days ago, Stula said in the statement. “We will then send a corporate team in to inspect and complete a thorough audit of the location before it is allowed to re-open..."
  • WEEKLY GARDEN THREAD NOV 24, 2018

    11/24/2018 9:42:24 AM PST · by greeneyes · 33 replies
    freerepublic | NOV 24, 2018 | greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread. Planting, Harvest to Table(recipes)preserving, good living - there is no...
  • South Korea closes biggest dog slaughterhouse complex

    11/23/2018 11:12:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Eyewitness News ^ | November 21, 2018 | Agence France Presse
    <p>SEOUL - South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country's largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.</p> <p>About one million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy with the greasy red meat, invariably boiled for tenderness, believed to increase energy.</p>
  • 'Horrified': Hawaii fast food eatery fires employee after video shows rat being cooked on grill

    11/23/2018 1:27:18 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 34 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | November 22, 2018 | HNN Staff
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -- Teddy's Bigger Burgers has closed its Mapunapuna location for cleaning and fired an employee after a video posted on social media shows what appears to be a rat being cooked on the eatery's grill. The video was posted on Snapchat several days ago, and subsequently shared with the company. "We are horrified that a former teenage employee would conduct themselves in that way and make such a video of which we are investigating its authenticity," said Teddy's President Richard Stula, in a statement to Hawaii News Now. He said in addition to terminating the employee, Teddy's has...
  • Red Badger's Giblet Gravy Recipe

    11/20/2018 1:53:41 PM PST · by Red Badger · 84 replies
    Red Badger's kitchen | 11/20/2018 | Red Badger
    Ingredients: 1 pkg giblets from your turkey 1 tub pkg chicken livers 1/2 lb chicken gizzards 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cubes chicken bouillon 2-3 stalks celery minced 1 medium yellow onion minced 1 quart water 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 6 hard-cooked eggs 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup milk __________________________________________________________________ Directions: In a 2 quart or larger pot, simmer the giblets, livers, and gizzards, salt, pepper, bouillon, celery and onion in 1 quart of water for 40 to 50 minutes. If you have a pressure cooker it's half that time. Drain liquid, and reserve...
  • 'You never have any money when you come in here': Chipotle manager is fired after telling...

    11/18/2018 5:52:30 PM PST · by Morgana · 95 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 18, 2018 | Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: 'You never have any money when you come in here': Chipotle manager is fired after telling African American customers they must pay BEFORE ordering their food A Chipotle manager has been fired after she was filmed telling customers that they had to pay before being served. The video, which was posted to Twitter on Friday morning, features a group of young black men who are told they cannot order until they prove they have money to pay. In the video, the manager of the restaurant in St Paul, Minnesota tells the customers 'you gotta pay because you never...
  • WEEKLY GARDEN THREAD NOV. 16, 2018

    11/16/2018 6:45:04 PM PST · by greeneyes · 104 replies
    freerepublic | NOV. 16, 2018 | greeneyes
    he Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread. Planting, Harvest to Table(recipes)preserving, good living - there is no...
  • The queen once found a slug in her salad and sent the chef a brutal note

    11/16/2018 7:27:40 AM PST · by ETL · 43 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Nov 16, 2018 | Stacey Leasca | Travel + Leisure
    If there’s one thing you probably want to avoid as a member of the Royal household staff it’s getting on Queen Elizabeth’s bad side. Especially, if you’re her personal chef. In the new book, "Dinner at Buckingham Palace," written by former royal servant Charles Oliver, he reveals that the queen was royally peeved when she bit into her dinner salad only to find a slug in her greens. (Honestly, can you blame her for being mad?)According to Oliver, the queen and Prince Philip regularly eat their meals with notepads so they can send their suggestions back to the kitchen. This time,...
  • Parents See Red Over Ketchup Limit at NY School District

    11/16/2018 9:31:11 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 69 replies
    USNews ^ | Nov. 16, 2018 | Staff
    Some parents are seeing red over a ketchup crackdown at a New York school district. Newsday reports that the Eastport-South Manor Central School District on Long Island is limiting students to two 9-gram packets of the condiment at lunch. Assistant Superintendent Timothy Laube told families in a letter this week that ketchup and other condiments "have little or no nutritional value." The district eliminated pump dispensers for condiments last year and switched to packets. Parent Tim Petrou called the condiment cap "a little ridiculous." He said kids "should be allowed to have ketchup." But school board member and parent Jeff...
  • Maxine Waters Takes a Victory Lap in South L.A. ~ L.A. Taco Video

    11/10/2018 5:55:14 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    L.A. Taco ^ | November 8, 2018 | Nash Baker
    Rep. Maxine Waters, D-South L.A., stopped by the neighborhood for a victory lap after a resounding victory in the midterm elections. She hit the corner of Manchester and Western in the Vermont Knolls neighborhood of South Los Angeles to meet with her constituents. She was reelected Nov. 6, 2018 with 76 percent of the vote.
  • WEEKLY GARDEN THREAD Nov. 9, 2018

    11/09/2018 5:17:13 PM PST · by greeneyes · 33 replies
    freerepublic | Nov. 9, 2018 | greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. This thread is non-political, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the one that isn’t asked. It is impossible to hijack the Weekly Gardening Thread. Planting, Harvest to Table(recipes)preserving, good living - there is no...