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The annual pumpkin spice onslaught is here The Annual Pumpkin Spice Onslaught Is Here

Kellogg's is the latest to jump on the bandwagon started by Starbucks and its pumpkin spice latte way back in 2003, splashing its popular Mini-Wheats cereal with pumpkin spice flavorings. And that's not all Kellogg's has up its sleeves.

Consider drought-friendly produce for the home garden Consider Drought-friendly Produce For The Home Garden

Independent grocery store Rainbow Acres in Marina del Rey has put up signs in its produce section about water use by vegetables. Go native: Choosing plants native to California is always best, but you can also opt for vegetables and fruits that do well in Southwestern or Mediterranean climates.

This July 27, 2015 photo shows summers end tomato tart in Concord, NH. This July 27, 2015 Photo Shows Summers End Tomato Tart In Concord, NH.

If you're like me, you believe that a fresh, ripe tomato is one of the best things about summer. And this tart is an ode to the tomato in season - and a lesson about how to make the most of it.

Cafes fatten profits for Retail Food Group Cafes Fatten Profits For Retail Food Group

The owner of Brumby's bakeries, Pizza Capers and Donut King expects its string of recent acquisitions in the cafe market will fatten its profits. The acquisition of Gloria Jean's, Di Bella Coffee and Cafe2U by Retail Food Group has helped total sales across the company's almost 2,500 franchises soar, propping up its struggling pizza and baked goods businesses.

From trial-and-error to chocolate physics: Molecular dynamics can... From Trial-and-error To Chocolate Physics: Molecular Dynamics Can...

German scientists say they may be able to improve chocolate's mouthfeel after researching the molecular interactions with lecithin during conching. Writing in the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics , Heiko Briesen and his team at Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany, said chocolate manufacturers were currently reliant on trial-and-error to develop formulations with lecithin, but claimed molecular dynamics - simulation on a molecular level - could allow chocolatiers to optimize flavor, texture and aroma during conching.

Free meal for thousands in New Delhi example of Sikh service Free Meal For Thousands In New Delhi Example Of Sikh Service

" Harjeet Singh can usually be found riding around New Delhi on his Harley Davidson Superlow, or helping foreign companies set up operations in India. At home, the businessman has staff to clean and cook for his family.

Many kids tossing fruits, veggies in trash since new U.S. school lunch rules Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies In Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules

With the start of a new school year, many parents are searching for vaccination records and hoping they're current, but what does "up-to-date" look like these days? With the start of a new school year, many parents are searching for vaccination records and hoping they're current, but what does "up-to-date" look like these days? More fruits and vegetables ended up in the garbage after the U.S. government introduced a rule requiring fruits and vegetables to be included with school lunches, a new study finds. More fruits and vegetables ended up in the garbage after the U.S. government introduced a rule requiring fruits and vegetables to be included with school lunches, a new study finds.

Bimbo Bakeries recalls bread sold in Tennessee, 10 other states Bimbo Bakeries Recalls Bread Sold In Tennessee, 10 Other States

The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory. Bimbo Bakeries said Wednesday one consumer found small pieces of glass on the outside of the bread.

Don't count calories, eat healthily to cut heart risks, say experts Don't Count Calories, Eat Healthily To Cut Heart Risks, Say Experts

A diet rich in fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, fish and olive oil can cut the risk of heart disease, say researchers. Doctors should promote the powerful benefit of healthy food rather than focusing on calories and handing out drugs, experts have said.

Controversial star Paula Deen joins 'Dancing with the Stars' Controversial Star Paula Deen Joins 'Dancing With The Stars'

Disgraced celebrity chef Paula Deen may hope that turning in some fancy footwork on "Dancing With the Stars" will rehabilitate her image -- and keep her from the unique foot-in-mouth syndrome that got her into so much trouble in the first place. Multiple sources tell E! that Deen is joining the celebrity cast for the reality TV competitions's 21st season, which premieres Sept.

Trump says he won't eat Oreos after production moves to Mexico Trump Says He Won't Eat Oreos After Production Moves To Mexico

Donald Trump says he will stop eating Oreo cookies after its parent company announced it was closing a factory in Chicago and moving it to Mexico. "I'm never eating Oreos again," Trump said, according to The Associated Press .

'Challenging times' force Cricketer Farm at Nether Stowey to cease cheesemaking in early 2016 'Challenging Times' Force Cricketer Farm At Nether Stowey To Cease Cheesemaking In Early 2016

CRICKETER Farm has announced that it is to cease cheesemaking in early 2016 due to "challenging times in the dairy industry". The Farm has suffered significant financial losses over the last financial year, and they say it is not viable to continue with such uncertainty.

The 10 Best New Fall Cookbooks Worth Making Shelf Space For The 10 Best New Fall Cookbooks Worth Making Shelf Space For

Prepare your shelves: Here are the ten fall 2015 cookbooks that'll be on your list to Santa - if you can wait that long. Okay guys, we did it.

'Just Mayo' not actually mayo, says FDA 'Just Mayo' Not Actually Mayo, Says FDA

What makes mayonnaise mayonnaise? Is it the white coloring? The thick paste-like consistency? A bland taste that nicely complements a turkey sandwich? The FDA has issued a warning to Hampton Creek Foods for its product "Just Mayo." The food startup cannot call its vegan, egg-free condiment "mayo" when it doesn't contain the key ingredient, said the FDA in a letter from August 12 that was made public Tuesday.

This July 20, 2015 photo shows chili cucumber bread salad in Concord, NH. This July 20, 2015 Photo Shows Chili Cucumber Bread Salad In Concord, NH.

This summer, I fell in love with my mandoline, that paddle-shaped kitchen gadget that with back-and-forth swipes lets you easily and quickly render produce to paper-thin slices. Why for salads? Because tender wafers of carrot and ribbons of cucumber and flakes of radish are so much more pleasing and delicious than the hunks and chunks our usual knife hacking produces.

Twitter wasn't all that impressed by Channel 5's live Great Big Benefits Wedding Twitter Wasn't All That Impressed By Channel 5's Live Great Big Benefits Wedding

There were very few positive reactions to series two of Channel 5's The Great Big Benefits Wedding which aired tonight. This wasn't necessarily because of its controversial topic about people on benefits wanting to marry, but more so because Twitter seems a bit fed up of these benefits programmes.

US kids outweigh Canadian kids, says study US Kids Outweigh Canadian Kids, Says Study

If children in the United States and Canada faced off against each other in an international episode of "The Biggest Loser," it would not look good for the U.S. Rates of obesity among children and teenagers in the U.S. have increased substantially more than in Canada since the late 1970s, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although the growing obesity epidemic in the U.S. is well known, this report shines a light on how we compare to our neighbors to the north, said Cynthia L. Ogden, an epidemiologist at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics and lead author of the new study.

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