COURAGE IN THE KITCHEN Sara's Noodle Pudding
According to Websters Dictionary, the first recorded use of the term comfort food was in 1977. Comfort food is defined as food that provides consolation or a feeling of well-being, typically any with... Posted on 12/5/13 at 9:32 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Fun Easter Ideas
Here are some Easter ideas from FamilyFun Magazine and MCT. After dyeing and decorating your Easter eggs, turn them into sweet-faced critters. Just peel off the shells to begin.
Also be sure and che... Posted on 3/28/13 at 3:09 PM
ARLENE COCO'S PRAIRIE KITCHEN Veggie Open Faced Omelet Fits The Bill For a Healthy Breakfast
It's hard to get vegetables in at breakfast. This recipe takes a little time, but well worth the effort. You can make it with egg whites to cut down the calories, but it's delicious either way. We mak... Posted on 2/28/13 at 1:12 PM
ROSE'S PIN-TESTS Foodie Friday 2: Angelic Eggs
Good evening! It's time for another Foodie Friday!
Since this is the second Foodie Friday, (and since it tied in well with what I was planning to do anyway...) I've tested TWO pins for tonight.
Firs... Posted on 1/25/13 at 6:29 PM
THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA Simple pleasures
I love eggs. Perhaps I've mentioned that before. :) (There is a long, long list of foods that I love.)
I eat them fried, scrambled, basted (my favorite), boiled, or poached. But now I've discovered a... Posted on 1/18/13 at 7:29 AM
Herald Food Editor Jeff Tiedeman always is on the lookout for new wild rice recipes such as the one that won the recent "Get Wild with Wild Rice" contest sponsored by the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council.
Parenting observers cite the cancellation as a prime example of so-called "helicopter parents" — those who hover over their children and are involved in every aspect of their children's lives — sports, school, and increasingly work — to ensure that they don't fail, even at an Easter egg hunt.
Gene Gregory, president and CEO of United Egg Producers, says yes, eggs are a commodity and large producers that sell to big customers such as Wal-Mart need to move across state lines without a patchwork of rules. UEP has made a negotiated deal over cage size with the Humane Society of the United States, for a bill that proponents plan to offer as an amendment to the farm bill.
The Baers operate a dozen farming or related entities in the region, either in egg, poultry or general farming, but are most often known for their egg business. Since the early 1980s, Amon has been on the UEP board. The UEP is a dues-paying organization, which is involved in political and policy work. Brother Amos is on the board of the American Egg Board, the check-off branch of the egg business, responsible for research and promotion.
Amon Baer has one thing to say about amendments to the 2012 farm bill where Congress would dictate exactly — to the square inch — how big his egg laying cages must be. It is part of a deal brokered by the United Egg Producers leaders and the Humane Society of the United States, ostensibly to prevent state-by-state laws that undermine the egg industry.
“Kill it,” Baer says of the proposed law.
A Minnesota food company said Friday it is recalling more than a million hard-cooked eggs distributed to 34 states, including Minnesota and North Dakota, after testing revealed some may be contaminated with listeria.
McDonald's has dropped a Minnesota-based egg supplier after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer's farms in three states. The video by Mercy for Animals shows what it calls animal cruelty including a worker swinging a bird around by its feet.
Six people in the Twin Cities have been sickened with salmonella linked to organic eggs from an Owatonna, Minn., farm that sells to Lunds, Byerlys, Kowalski's and other markets and co-ops across the metro area.
Paul Walsh and David Shaffer
, October 26, 2011
Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled out of court.
The owner of an Iowa egg farm at the heart of a massive recall is invited to testify this week before a congressional committee investigating what led to a salmonella outbreak that's sickened up to 1,500 people.
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