A Coconut Cake for the Ages

No one has ever complimented me on my decisiveness. It takes me forever to make a decision, and then, when I do, I second-guess it, myself and the universe. Given my constitutional aversion to choosing one of anything, when we had to move out of our house last fall for a renovation we committed to in more normal times, I surprised myself by finding it easy to pick the kitchen tools I’d take with me to the rental cottage. I packed a couple of spatulas and whisks, a fish turner, a Microplane grater, a ruler, scissors, a mashing fork I

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Yonutz to bring dessert creations to Las Vegas

Yonutz, a two-time winner of “Dessert Wars,” the largest dessert festival in America, is coming to Las Vegas. The donut and ice cream shop, famous for its SMASH donuts and donut-topped milkshakes, has on National Donut Day that it will open in the city later this month.

The 1,500-square-foot donut and ice cream shop will be the first of several planned Yonutz locations throughout Las Vegas, with a Southern Utah location coming soon. The space, designed with colorful walls and eye-catching attractions, will offer indoor seating as well as fun photo opportunities.

Menu items will include Yonutz’s Nutella Crunch

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What Drink You Should Order On A First Date

First impressions are hard, I get it—but when it comes to meeting someone for the first time there are a couple things you can do to start off on the right foot. Play some hype up music while you get ready. Wear your favorite outfit. And make sure you know what you’re going to order if you happen to be meeting at a bar.

For first dates, it’s common to go out for a drink and see where the night takes you, but it’s also true that what you order on a first date might speak volumes about your personality

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ASAI adopts voluntary junk food rules amid calls for tougher crackdown

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) will this month incorporate rules for the marketing of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) foods into its code of practice, it told an Oireachtas committee on Wednesday.

The voluntary rules were originally launched by the Government in February 2018, but the Department of Health failed to set up the monitoring body or publish guidance notes for advertisers.

“Because there is no progress, we have decided that we are going to be bringing those rules in relation to marketing communication into the ASAI code and that process should be completed this month,” said

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Director-General opens special session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) – World

The Committee adopts policy recommendations on agroecological and other innovative approaches

04 June 2021, Rome – Agroecology, digital technologies and innovation all form part of the holistic redesign of the world’s agri-food systems to make them “more efficient, more inclusive, more resilient and more sustainable,” QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today.

The Director-General spoke at the opening of the 48th Special Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS), the inclusive multistakeholder platform set up to allow all stakeholders to work together to ensure food security and

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‘Lion King’ cake: 3-year-old girl requests Mufasa cake for her birthday

Leona, a 3-year-old girl who recently celebrated her birthday, didn’t want anyone else to have a slice of her cake.

So she devised a plan — make people too sad to eat the cake.

So, Leona requested that her birthday cake depict the scene from “The Lion King” where Mufasa dies. Yes, the scene where Uncle Scar lets Mufasa fall off the cliff right in front of Simba, according to NBC News.

“Everyone will be too sad to eat the cake and it will be all for me,” she said, according to a Twitter post, which was

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20 Whole30 Desserts Recipes – Best Plant-Based, Unprocessed Desserts

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Desserts are delicious. End of story. So if you’re doing a strict diet like Whole30 that doesn’t necessarily encourage traditional desserts, you need a handy little list of the best Whole30 desserts to add to your repertoire instead. Keep reading.

Before you dive in, the Whole30 basics: “The Whole30 diet is a restrictive meal plan that focuses on consuming only unprocessed foods for 30 days,” Erin Palinski-Wade, RDN, tells WH. “The goal is to ‘reset’ your body to curb cravings, reduce inflammation, and improve energy versus focusing on weight loss.” Overall, any processed

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Off The Menu: Starbucks coping with complex drink orders promote on social media

Social media, which offers anyone with a smartphone the chance to make a grab at their own 15 minutes of fame, has created a new set of opportunities — and challenges — for food service operations.

As reported on Buzzfeed, one recent social media fad has plagued Starbucks locations, as influencer-wannabes have been using the coffee house chain’s digital platform to create “appucinos,” elaborate drinks that can subsequently be hyped on Twitter, TikTok, and elsewhere in the social media realm.

Starbucks employees have taken to social media to complain of the complicated orders they are encountering as a result of

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Here’s a Brain-Training App To Help You Cut Junk Food and Lose Weight

Junk foods like burgers, pizzas and fries can satisfy your hunger, but it won’t provide the nutrition your body needs. Eating such high-calorie foods can also make you pile on the pounds and harm your body. But saying no to junk food can be hard as research suggests that that junk foods are highly addictive. Are you also struggling to quit junk food to lose weight? Here’s a brain-training app that may help you eat less junk food and shed those extra kilos. Called the Food Trainer or FoodT app, it trains people to tap on images of healthy foods

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