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Entries from February 2009

Food Safety in the news…again?

February 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on Food Safety in the news…again?

Now it appears that the feds are taking notice and may look at an overhaul of the food safety organizations including the USDA, FDA, CDC and the EPA.

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Tags: Commentary

Fudgy Chocolate Cherry Bites

February 19th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The gooey center with the crunchy pecans and chewy dried cherries really make this a fun treat!

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Tags: Desserts · Recipes · Weight Watchers

Crab Cakes with Lemon Dressing

February 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This recipe comes from the Weight Watchers® Annual Recipes for Success 2008 edition.1 And this particular recipe is found on page 73 under the Fish & Shellfish category section. One of the features about each recipe is that they will list the WW® points value and also the per serving nutritional values typically including calories, fat, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, cholesterol and sodium among a few others too. So if you are tracking your points or calorie intake these make it much easier to follow on your meal plan.

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Tags: Appetizers · Recipes · Seafood · Weight Watchers

Railroad Dining

February 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Railroad Dining

During the Golden Age of modern railroads their dining service was the highlight of travel across transcontinental rails. And in this vein I have added a Railroad Dining category to the CCR blog so that research and documentation of the dining heritage of railroads including their menus, recipes and service procedures are included.

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Tags: Railroad Dining