Month: August 2022

Bad luck at Buckhead’s Brassica

The staff at Brassica, which serves Southern fare prepared with French technique, handled the situation with grace and tact. When our eager-to-please waiter inquired about the entrees, and we delivered the bad news, he seemed truly horrified. He immediately whisked away the $24 bowl of whiskey-steamed mussels with preserved lemon, along with the plate holding …

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Inflation Is A Top Concern For Parents This Back-To-School Season

Diverse group of children getting on school bus getty Inflation is a major concern this back-to-school season, and retailers are focused on finding a clear message that promotes value without sacrificing sales. Signals are mixed on how successful retailers will be. The beginning of 2022 had a more positive outlook for the back-to-school season, but …

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Health Check: Celebrating National Breastfeeding Month

BREASTFEEDINGPhoto courtesy of Marloes via Flickr Imagine that you’re about to start training for a challenging sport. Perhaps you’re learning how to lift weights or training for your first race. Now, imagine doing this with a crying newborn and four hours of sleep. This is a lot like learning to breastfeed. August is World Breastfeeding …

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‘MasterChef’ season 12 episode 11 recap: Who was eliminated?

Tonight, the remaining chefs are challenged with a “Winner’s Mystery Box,” curated by the Season 3 Champion, Christine Ha. The contestants are tasked with creating a Michelin-starred Vietnamese dish, but there’s a catch – they must use every ingredient given to them in the all-new “Winners Mystery Box – Christine Ha” episode of “MasterChef” airing …

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How ultraprocessed foods affect gut microbiome and health

Several studies have demonstrated a potential link between ultra-processed foods (UPF) and chronic inflammation. One recent review published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology describes the mechanistic association between the consumption of UPF and chronic medical conditions, especially those involving the gut microbiome. Study: Ultra-processed Foods and Human Health: From Epidemiological Evidence to Mechanistic Insights. …

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Micronutrients | EurekAlert!

One basic principle of health states that traditional food habits are good for digestion and assimilation of essential nutrients. However, because of increased availability of variety of foods, food consumption patterns have changed all over the world. This can lead to imbalanced diets and nutritional deficiencies. On the other, recent advances in nutrition science have …

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10 Sour Cream Substitutes for Baking, Dolloping, and Dipping

Sour cream has a multitude of uses, and determining the right sour cream substitute…well, that depends on what you plan to use it for. You can deploy this rich and tangy ingredient to flavor, moisten, and tenderize baked goods. It can add body and acidity to soups, stews, and salad dressings. And you can use …

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Celebrity MasterChef eliminates first star

Celebrity MasterChef spoilers follow. Tonight (August 10) marked the start of another season of Celebrity MasterChef, with five celebrities battling it out to prove that they are credible cooks. Competing tonight were McFly’s Danny Jones, Love Island star Faye Winter, comedian Kae Kurd, media personality Nancy Dell’Olio and children’s TV icon Paul Chuckle. but it …

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