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  • Fighting Ebola
    WHO says 'Drastic action needed' to stop Ebola outbreak
    On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said "drastic action is needed" if the deadly Ebola outbreak inGuinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia is to be contained. Teams of experts have been sent to the affectedareas to help locals and...
  • Cheap, delicious chicken liver meals
    Cheap, delicious chicken liver meals
    A tub of chicken livers sitting in the poultry department may look like a hot mess, but it's a smart investment. While beef livers can be hard for kids and adults to deal with, chicken livers are small and cook quickly with little fuss. They...
  • Miracle Whip
    Miracle Whip Making a Statement
    Today I received a special delivery and it was a container of Miracle Whip. Kraft and all the folks behind this iconic spread have kicked off a massive campaign to welcome the start of summer. Summer season goes hand in hand with backyard parties...
  • West Nile virus predicted to increase in California
    West Nile virus predicted to increase in California
    The West Nile virus can infect humans, birds, mosquitoes, horses, and some other mammals. In 1999, the virus occurred in the Western Hemisphere for the first time, with the first cases reported in New York City. Since then, West Nile virus is...
  • Bacon jam
    Bacon jam
    Some things in life are beyond explanation, you just have to try them. Skydiving and bacon jam are just like that. This jam is a combination of sweet, salty and syrupy. The finished product should be spreadable, not runny. It takes some prep time...
  • Herb butter in bowls
    Cooking with herb butter
    Herb butter is not a new trend to flavor your foods, but it's an alternative ingredient to add to your favorite recipes. While grocery stores sell already-made herb butter, people who love to make food from scratch enjoy customizing their own...
  • Are most Super Bowls over or under the total points spread?
    Are most Super Bowls over or under the total points spread?
    In football betting, gamblers can choose to bet the over/under total points spread in a game. The over/under for each football game is usually set by the sports books in Las Vegas. To bet the over/under, gamblers simply choose if they think the...
  • Warm mushroom and cheddar cheese cracker spread
    Warm mushroom and cheddar cheese cracker spread
    As the holidays approach families look for interesting and tasty ways to make parties, family get-togethers and evening or weekend snack times more interesting. Most dips or spreads are pretty basic. After a while spinach dip or onion dip get kind...
  • Smart Balance Omega-3 Light Buttery Spread
    Smart Balance: Vegan-washing products?
    Smart Balance released a "buttery spread" which it claims is "vegan" on the label, but it's not! Their Omega-3 Light Buttery Spread says "vegan" on the label, right next to a list of ingredients that includes fish...
  • Hunting for hummus in the Bay Area
    Hunting for hummus in the Bay Area
    At dinner parties in the 1960s, you'd spend the cocktail hour plunging potato chips into Lipton's onion dip. At dinner parties in 2012, pita chips have supplanted potato, and the dip of choice is hummus.At its most basic, hummus is a puree...
  • Spread Salad
    Culinary poetry nourishes body and soul
    Tucked innocently in an unassuming storefront on University Avenue, lies a vegetarian dining experience simply beyond anything you've experienced before. Indulge the culinary poetry that is Spread. Each experience is guaranteed unique, as...
  • Pimiento cheese, a Carolina favorite
    Pimiento cheese, a Carolina favorite
    I've lived in North Carolina all my life and if there's ever been a sandwich that I can remember being associated with the Carolinas, it would have to be pimiento cheese. This has been a long-time lunchtime staple for many across this area...
  • BLT spread or dip recipe
    BLT spread or dip recipe
    Whether it is game day or a simple family party this spread mixture or dip is perfect for each occasion. It is hard to resist a bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich so imagine the taste of one without all that bread. Use fresh veggies, crackers or...
  • Garlic Butter
    Garlic Butter
    Who doesn't love a piece of garlic bread to sop up sauces from their plate? I have tried several different ways to make the perfect garlic bread, but I have learned you must first start with the perfect garlic butter...INGREDIENTS:Softened...
  • Why cancer loves sugar.
    Why cancer loves sugar
    Here's why cancer loves sugar. Cancer cells work somewhat like a seed, and cannot grow unless the conditions are right. Heredity and environment play a part, of course, but the epigentic tags on the genes have to be switched on by a high-sugar...