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Why I hate mushrooms

Gabby Nowicki

September 3, 2014

Filed under Food and Drink, Opinion & Editorials

Picked from damp manure soil or the tops of fallen trees, these fleshy fungi will not be found in my diet. Shitake, wild, white, brown, raw or cooked mushrooms are not for me. When I begin to think of these toadstools, I imagine a dreary, dewy forest floor ...

West Haven Hosts Annual Farmers’ Market

Lesha Daley

September 19, 2012

Filed under Food and Drink, West Haven News

Connecticut farmers encourage locals to buy native-grown fruits and vegetables at the West Haven Green’s annual farmers market. “Send more people…the prices are unbeatable,” says Maryanne Barrelli, a farmers’ market vendor. The Farmers’ Market is a nationwide mov...

Cupcake Corner

Emily McGinty

September 12, 2012

Filed under Features, Food and Drink

Mini Cheesecake Cupcakes: Serving Size 6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes   Ingredients: (Crust) -1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs -1 tbsp. sugar -1 tbsp. margarine (Cheesecake filling) -8oz cream cheese -...

Cupcake Corner

Emily McGinty

September 5, 2012

Filed under Features, Food and Drink, Uncategorized

Microwave Cupcakes: Serving Size 5 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 2 minutes Ingredients: -1/4 cup dark chocolate chips -2 tbsp. butter -1 egg -1 tbsp. oil -1/3 cup sugar -1 tbsp. milk -2 tbsp. cocoa powder (unsweetened) -pinch of sa...

McDonald’s Raising Prices?

Sara J Dufort

February 2, 2011

Filed under Food and Drink

You may be "Lovin’ It" a little less in the near future, according to McDonald’s Chief Financial Officer, as discussed during a conference call with investors earlier this week. As commodity prices rise, the need to increase...

Where’s the Gulf Oil? In the Food Web, Study Says

The Associated Press

November 10, 2010

Filed under Food and Drink, Global News, Health

WASHINGTON – Scientists say they have for the first time tracked how certain nontoxic elements of oil from the BP spill quickly became dinner for plankton, entering the food web in the Gulf of Mexico. The new study sheds ...

Ben & Jerry’s, GE Work on Greener Freezers for United States

The Associated Press

September 30, 2009

Filed under Food and Drink, Global News

WASHINGTON – Think propane and butane are just for barbecuing? Think again: The common cooking fuels can also chill your drinks and ice cream with less energy and almost none of the global warming worries of current refrigerants. Some...

Equinox Diner Gives to the Community

Erin Ennis

September 30, 2009

Filed under Food and Drink, West Haven News

On Friday, Sept. 25, the Equinox Diner in Orange sponsored their first Equinox celebration. The diner was unusually peppy and exciting as you walked in the front door. Guests were greeted with balloons, a cotton candy machine,...

Starbucks releases Via instant coffee nationwide, stocks store shelves and other retailers

Stephanie

September 29, 2009

Filed under Food and Drink

From The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- The company that added "venti" and "frappuccino" to American vocabularies is making a push throughout North America to convince connoisseurs to sample what many see as a down-market...

Mexico’s new drug use law worries US police

Stephanie

August 26, 2009

Filed under Food and Drink

From The Associated Press MEXICO CITY – Mexico now has one of the world's most liberal laws for drug users after eliminating jail time for small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and even heroin, LSD and methamphetamine. "All right!" said...

Restaurant Review: Frankie’s

Zack Rosen

December 2, 2008

Filed under Food and Drink

Up the road from campus sits a fast food restaurant like no other. Frankies, a franchise with nine locations throughout Connecticut (and even one in Florida), is a well-known gem in this area. Located on the Boston Post Road in...

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