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Public To Weigh In On Federal Nutrition Standards

by Staff | Mar 6, 2015 12:18 pm

Adapted from Kurt Messner, Acting Regional Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service:
For the first time ever, the United States Department of Agriculture is updating the nutrition standards for subsidized meals served at adult care centers—and encouraging members of the public to comment.

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New Jams Simmer Slowly, Move Fast At Skappo

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 23, 2015 5:46 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Boiling fruit and sugar for a half-hour might technically make a jelly. Yvette Sincavage spends four hours slow-cooking dried apricots, water, sugar and lemon for Skappo’s new line of jams, which reminds her of an important lesson: “You can slow down a bit if you want to.”

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Which Chedda Is Bedda?

by Allan Appel | Jan 29, 2015 3:52 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo Amateur cheeseologist Vikram Dhawan sampled a two-year-old Grafton to answer an aromatic question.

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Neighbors Stock Up

by Allan Appel | Jan 26, 2015 2:21 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo Deyssi Juarez was only “a little scared” as she stocked up on extra meat, bananas, potatoes, and a shoe-box long hunk of queso blanco. No batteries or flashlights needed. “I have [those items] in my house already,” she said

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Jesus Pops Out Of Pastry

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 7, 2015 9:04 am

Aliyya Swaby Photo On Three Kings Day, baby Jesus popped out of a fig-topped “rosca de reyes” from a Mexican-owned bakery on Grand Avenue. Hundreds of baby Jesuses in hundreds of fig-topped roscas de reyes.

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Organic Roaster Brings “The Story of Coffee”

by Staff | Jan 6, 2015 2:13 pm

This article was submitted by Benjamin Shanbrom.
For many of us, coffee is a given—it’s there in the morning or late nights when we need it, and there isn’t much else to consider. It’s quite rare that we actually sit and ponder the incredible journey these little beans voyage through to make it to our cups.

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Oyster-Shooter Swims With The Big Fish

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 23, 2014 1:10 pm | Comments (2)

Quick as a blink, Sonia Salazar had the oyster shell open. She slid the opaque flesh into a shot glass—and a Barracuda oyster shooter was in progress.

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Up To 3,000 Needy Families Getting Food

by Allan Appel | Dec 22, 2014 2:04 pm

Allan Appel Photo Forty people joined U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, New Haven Food Policy Council Chair Alycia Santilli, and the state’s two U.S. senators at the Atwater Senior Center Monday morning. The occasion: to mark $2.8 million given to Connecticut (and six other states) so they can participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP).

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The “Firehouse” Brings Heat

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 10, 2014 2:48 pm

Jeff Lamberti gleefully dumped roasted jalapeños, red peppers and onions into a bowl of ground beef as he made his favorite burger on Prime 16’s menu. Known as “The Firehouse,” this burger is guaranteed to give you a little internal heat this winter.

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Miss Mae Ola Was Watching Over

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 26, 2014 3:10 pm

With Miss Mae Ola Riddick looking over their shoulders, members of the Dixwell community continued her legacy of feeding those in need for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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