| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Scratch the word "diet" off that list of New Year's resolutions.
"'Diet' will never be a term used in my home, nor do I use that term with my patients," said Amanda Evans, registered dietitian for Charlevoix Area Hospital. "We only make lifestyle...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 3:15 PM
The hallway loomed ahead of me, stretching out to infinity, hostile and filled to the brim with possibilities to keep me imprisoned at the hospital over Christmas Day.
The weakness in my knees and the lightness creeping over my body signaled to me...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Why does the FDA publish acceptable quantities of such non-food items as rat hair, arsenic and dirt in our food? Are there indeed acceptable quantities of these items, and how do they know?
I can just feature this conversation from a Congressional...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Laura Horst of Greencastle, Pa., entered a cookie in The Herald-Mail's 2012 Cookie Exchange contest. She adapted a family favorite recipe.
"We have a coconut sugar cookie my family really likes," said Horst, 33. "I thought peanut butter would go with...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When you're pushing your shopping cart down the supermarket aisle, how do you know which cooking fat to select for heart health? Your choices are endless, from bottles of green olive oil and golden corn oil, to tubs of margarine and sticks of butter....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Lunch meat purveyor Hormel Foods is making a run at the supermarket's middle aisles, buying the Skippy peanut butter brand for about $700 million.
The Austin, Minn., company, also known for its Spam canned ham, is acquiring Skippy from Unilever's U.S....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:41 AM
The Food and Drug Administration laid out two proposed rules Friday designed to boost food safety and curb illnesses that kill thousands of Americans a year.
The first would require food producers to have formal plans in place to avoid and deal with...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens....
| Dec 26, 2012
You've distributed the presents and recycled the paper. Now it's time to enjoy the real gift of the season: spending time with the people you love. In order to unite the tiny tots of your home, we found the perfect recipe for the waning winter break. It's...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Carrie Crawford learned her way around a kitchen early in life. Her family owned a commercial food business.
"I learned to cook from my mother and grandmother. My mother owned the Cake and Candy Emporium in Lancaster, (Pa.), and we kids helped make...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Who: Angela Shaw
Where: Rosie's Bar and Grill, 2449 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, 954-563-0123, RosiesBarAndGrill.com
What it is: A creamy, aromatic mix of white chocolate and peanut-butter liqueurs made as an entry in a Pinnacle Vodka competition....