Smoked food is everywhere this season, and North Fork chefs told us how to do it at home

A selection of smoked meats from 8 Hands Farm and smoked fish from Hook & Net. (Photo Credit: David Benthal: Food Styling: Alice Falcone)

I feel in control in my kitchen, but the grill has always intimidated me a little. High heat? Low heat? How do I know when something is done? Turns out, all I needed to learn was how to turn my grill into a smoker. It’s easy, hard to mess up and there’s plenty of control. Once you get it down, you can smoke just about anything you can eat. And chefs on the North Fork do.

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Trending / SNAP: Single largest and permanent benefit increase in food stamp history | News

This fall, individuals and families in Columbia County, across Oregon and the nation who depend on food stamp assistance will see what the Biden Administration calls a significant and permanent increase in benefits.

It is reportedly the largest single increase in the food stamp system’s history, which now operates as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).






Largest Permanent Increase

This change will increase SNAP benefits distributed in Oregon by $337 million. For SNAP households this change on average will be about $36 more in money to buy food per person.




Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Press Secretary Jake Sunderland said Biden

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‘This is getting out of hand’: Netizens fume over viral picture of ‘Maggi milkshake’

While Maggi seems to be a favourite among desi foodies, it is also a dish that many tend to experiment with and often go a tad bit extreme. While earlier it was ‘Maggi Laddu‘ and ‘Oreo Maggi’ that left netizens feeling disgusted, now the latest one to make many cringe is the ‘Maggi milkshake’.

While it is not clear who made the bizarre dish, a picture of two milkshake glasses topped with a scoop of cooked Maggi is now being widely circulated on several social media platforms.

“Some idiot shared this with me…Maggie Milk-shake…. Jinda pakadna hai in banane waalo

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Flour Buff ISD serves up trending lunch menu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — School lunch has a bad reputation. 

“There’s a perception that the food is not good and that it’s not cool to eat school lunch,” registered dietitian Brittany Garcia said. 

Garcia is the nutritional coordinator for the Flour Bluff Independent School District. She takes pictures of the school’s daily menu and posts them on social media.

“Steak fingers, broccoli, mashed potatoes, apple sauce and a roll,” she said.

She wanted to take the extra step in making school lunch appetizing and a hit with the kids because she remembers what cafeteria food was like when she was

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How Crunchwraps Fueled the Rise of Vegan Vibrationz at Dallas Farmers Market

On the weekends at the Dallas Farmers Market, the longest lines aren’t made up of folks in search of super-fresh produce. Instead, they’re queued up outside Vegan Vibrationz, the market’s beloved meat-free food purveyor that recently upgraded to a brand new food truck.

A full-on phenomenon in Dallas, Vegan Vibrationz attracts droves of diners each week, in search of its quesadillas stuffed with smoky jackfruit and mac-and-cheez, chicken-fried oyster mushrooms, and mac and cheese tossed with “lobster” made from konjac, a plant that’s often used in vegan seafood substitutes. As fans line up on weekends, 30-plus minute waits for

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Labor Day food and drink specials: These shops and restaurants are offering deals

CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Just about every major holiday has one thing in common: Chain restaurants offering freebies and deals to get you into the drive-through or at the counter at some point during the holiday period. Labor Day is one of the biggest, and we’ve put together a handy run-down of what to get and where to find it.

Note: Some deals may not be available at every location of the

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