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candy hearts cupcakeThe end of February marks the last full month of winter, paving the way for a new season full of fresh culinary possibilities. Before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s take a moment to look back on this busy month. Peruse our February highlights below and catch up on your reading!

Eating, Drinking and Entertaining

  • How to Set the TableHosting and Entertaining Expert Rachael White teaches us everything we need to know about setting the table for both formal and casual occasions
  • The Super-Fresh Guide to Storing Chocolate – Chocolate blogger Lauren Deitsch of Lake Champlain Chocolates teaches us how to properly store our chocolate stash for a longer shelf life
  • Rah, Rah, Raw! – Vegan foods expert Michelle Kretzer discusses the health benefits of the raw food diet and highlights restaurants that specialize in uncooked cuisine
  • Sustainable Alternatives to Bluefin Tuna – Sustainable seafood expert Kim Thompson offers delicious and sustainable alternatives to bluefin tuna that will make any sashimi lover happy
  • Chinese American Regional Restaurant Specialties – From the chow mein sandwich to war sui gai, David R. Chan gives us the scoop on Chinese American regional dishes
  • Beer Myths That Won’t Go Away – Guest blogger John Verive of Beer of Tomorrow sets the record straight on some of the most prevalent myths surrounding beer

Food Holidays and Fun Facts

Food News

  • The Bizarre Edition – Applebee’s fires a waitress for making a receipt go viral, Burger King admits to horsemeat contamination, and two men steal $65K worth of chicken wings
  • Deadly Oysters, Sushi Scandals, and More – Oysters pose a deadly risk, whale meat lands two sushi chefs in jail, and a McDonald’s franchise gets a taste of fine dining
  • The Valentine’s Edition – a Krispy Kreme truck theft leads to a high-speed police chase, Warren Buffet buys Heinz for $23.3 billion, and the Heart Attack Grill’s unofficial spokesman dies of a heart attack
  • Roadkill Dining, Traffic Light Menus, and More – Montana takes steps toward legalizing roadkill dining, a KFC worker loses her job over a Facebook photo, and researchers study the effects of traffic light nutrition labeling on menus

Posted by on February 28th, 2013

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