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How to avoid the pitfalls that pester flavor preservation

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Valerie Phillips
Apr 15 2014 - 5:14pm

When we bite into a piece of nutty candy or ice cream studded with cookie dough, we rarely consider the challenges the food maker went through to preserve its flavor and texture. We would probably only notice if something seemed a bit "off."I didn't realize how easily things could go wrong until I attended a seminar last week at the Institute of...

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Sonora Grill event to assist immigrant students

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Valerie Phillips
Apr 8 2014 - 5:15pm

Sonora Grill in Ogden is hosting a Dining For Dollars fundraiser on Thursday to help first-generation immigrant students finish college.

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Mug recipes becoming internet sensation

Standard-Examiner contributor, Valerie Phillips
Apr 8 2014 - 11:48am

When I saw the title of Camilla Saulsbury's new cookbook, "250 Best Meals in A Mug," I thought, "What a great idea! Wish I'd thought of it."

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Improving upon home food storage

Valerie Phillips
Mar 24 2014 - 4:07pm

Long before the "Doomsday Preppers" reality TV show, Utahns were into food storage. But buckets of wheat and powdered milk aren't very palatable on their own. "We want to help people see that food storage can actually taste good," said Karen Sunderland, of Roy, co-author of a new cookbook, "Feasting on Food Storage" (Cedar Fort, $18.99)."Our book...

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Two Top of Utah restaurants receive high praise

Valerie Phillips
Mar 3 2014 - 4:50pm

Which restaurant is the best in Northern Utah?For the second year in a row, Salt Lake Magazine has bestowed that honor on Hearth on 25th, the restaurant formerly known as Jasoh! Prime and Pub. The magazine's readers gave the honor to Plates & Palates, a Bountiful deli.In presenting the award to Hearth on Feb. 18, food editor Mary Malouf noted...

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Who doesn’t smile when they smell bread baking and taste that first fresh bite?

Valerie Phillips
Feb 25 2014 - 10:42am

Got flour?The popularity of bread tends to rise and fall with the latest diet. When low-carb diets are "in," bread is one of the bad guys.But bread never goes completely out of style. After all, it's considered the staff of life. When you're making a sandwich, it's the greatest things since sliced, well, you know what.And there's nothing that...

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Nothin' says lovin' ... Surprise all of the valentines in your life with made-from-scratch cupcakes

Valerie Phillips
Feb 10 2014 - 5:28pm

Valentine's Day is a great time for cupcake cuisine.The cupcakes craze has died down a bit in the past couple of years, but they will never really go out of style, according to Janell Brown, owner of the One Sweet Slice bakeries in South Jordan and Sandy. As a winner of the Food Network's "Cupcake Wars," Brown shares some of her recipes and baking...

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Here are some easy soups to get us through to spring

Valerie Phillips
Feb 3 2014 - 4:48pm

We've made it through December and January, but that doesn't mean that winter is through with us. We could still be seeing snow in March or even April. With that cheery thought, here are some cold-weather soups to keep our spirits up until spring. Although you usually think that soup should take all day, these each take only 30 minutes to make....

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How to avoid the pitfalls that pester flavor preservation

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Valerie Phillips
Apr 15 2014 - 5:14pm

When we bite into a piece of nutty candy or ice cream studded with cookie dough, we rarely consider the challenges the food maker went through to preserve its flavor and texture. We would probably only notice if something seemed a bit "off."I didn't realize how easily things could go wrong until I attended a seminar last week at the Institute of...

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Sonora Grill event to assist immigrant students

Standard-Examiner correspondent, Valerie Phillips
Apr 8 2014 - 5:15pm

Sonora Grill in Ogden is hosting a Dining For Dollars fundraiser on Thursday to help first-generation immigrant students finish college.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 6:02pm


Mug recipes becoming internet sensation

Standard-Examiner contributor, Valerie Phillips
Apr 8 2014 - 11:48am

When I saw the title of Camilla Saulsbury's new cookbook, "250 Best Meals in A Mug," I thought, "What a great idea! Wish I'd thought of it."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 8 2014 - 3:33pm


Improving upon home food storage

Valerie Phillips
Mar 24 2014 - 4:07pm

Long before the "Doomsday Preppers" reality TV show, Utahns were into food storage. But buckets of wheat and powdered milk aren't very palatable on their own. "We want to help people see that food storage can actually taste good," said Karen Sunderland, of Roy, co-author of a new cookbook, "Feasting on Food Storage" (Cedar Fort, $18.99)."Our book...

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