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The common mistakes that mean trendy batch-cooking can leave you with an upset tummy

Within four hours of devouring a second helping of my home-cooked Ottolenghi recipe for tuna and cheese pasta bake, my creation was rapidly evacuating my body. I’d batch-cooked three servings of the dish two weeks earlier and stored it in the freezer. Then, after thawing a portion in the fridge for a day, reheating in …

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How ‘lab-grown’ meat could help the planet and our health

“Cultivated meat is real meat grown directly from animal cells,” Uma Valeti, founder and CEO of Upside Foods, said via email. “These products are not vegan, vegetarian or plant-based — they are real meat, made without the animal.” “The process of making cultivated meat is similar to brewing beer, but instead of growing yeast or …

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Avoiding common, harmful kitchen mistakes

If you live in a busy household, mealtime can be hectic and full of distractions — but that’s when mistakes happen that could get you sick. It’s important to practice food safety in your kitchen to help ensure bacteria isn’t spreading from food and surfaces to your body. Below, we’ve compiled some advice that you …

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10 must-eat restaurants on SD’s Convoy Street

(KGTV) – Over the years, a stretch of road in San Diego’s Kearny Mesa area has become known as a go-to destination for those seeking an Asian food fix. Take a trip to “Convoy” (Street, that is) and you’ll come across dozens upon dozens of restaurants that specialize in unique cuisine from different Asian countries. …

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Too much Southern food can cause a sudden heart attack, but Mediterranean diet reduced risk

But a new study found eating a steady diet of traditional Southern food can make you 46% more likely to die from a sudden cardiac death — that’s when the heart suddenly stops — than people who don’t often eat those foods. Researchers found people who most closely followed the traditional Mediterranean diet had a …

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Turkey cooking tips and common mistakes ahead of Thanksgiving

That’s where Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line comes in. For the past 40 years during the holidays, these hotline experts have been available to help people troubleshoot their turkey troubles. Karen Wilcher has been a Turkey Talk-Line specialist for 10 years and shared her best tips and tricks for cooking a delicious turkey every time. This conversation …

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Changing your diet could add up to 13 years to your life, study says

The study created a model of what might happen to a man or woman’s longevity if they replaced a “typical Western diet” focused on red meat and processed foods with an “optimized diet” focused on eating less red and processed meat and more fruits and vegetables , legumes, whole grains and nuts. If a woman …

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