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Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.


Confused About Carbs? 5 Common Myths

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | August 12, 2012 | Healthy Living
Today, between marketers who promote packaged carbs as "heart healthy" and fitness "experts" who espouse that all carbs are bad, it's easy to be confused. Here are some carb myths debunked.
Fabio Parasecoli


Food Studies, Cooking and Kitchen Chats

Fabio Parasecoli | August 12, 2012 | College
I realized that most people had an easier time making sense of food writing as a respectable and enviable occupation than wrapping their mind around food as an object of serious scholarly pursuit.


7 Burgers For Father's Day

Food52 | August 31, 2012 | Taste
So you think your dad is special, huh? Then what better way to show it that than to cook him a burger that's as special as he is.
Eva M. Clayton


A 2012 Farm Bill That Support Small Farmers and Nutritional Assistance Programs: Good for Our Nation's Health and Economy

Eva M. Clayton | August 12, 2012 | Food
Food security is generally recognized as an important goal for our country. Supporting good nutrition for our needy citizens is the right and moral action for our government to take, but it is also the economically and healthy action to take where small farmers will make a significant impact.
Michele Simon


Farm Bill Jackpot - How Much Do Corporations Benefit From SNAP?

Michele Simon | August 12, 2012 | Food
As Congress proposes cuts to hungry families, my new report raises questions about how much food makers, retailers and big banks profit from food stamps.
The Stir


4 New Shortcut Ingredients That Make Cooking Dinner a Snap

The Stir | August 12, 2012 | Food
Maybe you don't want to serve frozen pizza every night. Here are a few nifty cooking time-saver products I've run across recently. Use these and you're still technically cooking, but that cooking just got a hell of a lot easier.
Jim Higley


Guy Fieri Talks Kids, Cooking and Father's Day (VIDEO)

Jim Higley | August 12, 2012 | Impact
I recently spent some time with Guy Fieri at the Better Homes and Gardens Chill and Grill Festival to learn more about his foundation, Cooking with Kids.
Scott Jurek


Ultramarathon Running: How A Vegan Diet Helped Me Run 100 Miles

Scott Jurek | August 12, 2012 | Books
I was a total longshot, an unlikely champion. I was an even more unlikely vegan.
Robert M. Parker Jr.


Father's Day Reflections From a Son and Father

Robert M. Parker Jr. | August 12, 2012 | Food
I don't recall any serious father-son discussions we had on what might be considered usual topics between parents and children, such as relationships with young women, finding a job or life path. However, I do recall my father often talking about the elusive search for happiness.
Kenneth M. Quinn


2012 World Food Prize Laureate Promotes Peace Through Science

Kenneth M. Quinn | August 12, 2012 | Impact
The winner of the 2012 World Food Prize is Dr. Daniel Hillel, an Israeli scientist who conceived of and developed the system of micro-irrigation which has helped transform deserts in Israel, the Middle East, and around the globe into productive agricultural land.
Mike Sternoff


Man Breaks Baby Back Rib Eating World Record (VIDEO)

Mike Sternoff | August 12, 2012 | Chicago


All About Cask Conditioned Beer

Menuism | August 12, 2012 | Food
Have you ever seen beer served directly from a spigot in the side of a metal container propped up on a table? If so, then you may have already encountered cask conditioned beer.
The Daily Meal

8 Ice Cream Creations You've Never Tried

The Daily Meal | August 12, 2012 | Food
Whether you're seeking a gilded gelato-filled treat or a towering display featuring a classic ice cream sundae, these outrageous desserts are sure to inspire.
Zester Daily


The Chef Really Likes To 'Bake': Stoner Cuisine Moves Beyond Pot Brownies

Zester Daily | August 12, 2012 | Food
What exactly is stoner cuisine? Most stoner chefs express themselves by re-imagining traditional dishes, or fusing flavors together in new ways to create inspired combinations.
Ellie Knaus


The Best Cancer-Fighting Salad Ever! (VIDEO)

Ellie Knaus | August 12, 2012 | Healthy Living
After a recent health scare, I'm taking better care of myself. And since 80 percent of the immune system is in our gut, I'm adopting a clean diet. But there's one little problem. I don't know how to cook.