Meals

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Pat LaFrieda’s Pork Meatballs & Toasted Pignoli

Pat Lafrieda shares his recipe for Pork Meatballs from his new book, Meat.

09/30/2014

Photo Credit: Alta Editions

5 Best E-Cookbooks For Your Kitchen

Alta Editions has pulled together a gourmet list of e-cookbooks from some of the top chefs and food photographers on the internet.

05/06/2014

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Hundreds Celebrate Community Thanksgiving In West

Organizers say the free food on Thursday included a dining opportunity for some people whose homes were destroyed in the April 17 blast.

11/29/2013

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DFW Restaurants Offer Specials For Veterans

Some North Texas restaurants have cooked up a tasty way to honor the military this Veterans Day.

CBS 11–11/08/2013

(credit: Meals on Wheels of Tarrant Co.)

Meals On Wheels Facing Critical Shortage Of Funds

An agency that helps provide meals to the elderly is itself in need of help. Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County is dealing with a critical shortage of funds. Executive Director Carla Jutson said state and federal budget cuts created a $400,000 shortfall.

CBSDFW.COM–03/15/2013

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Study: Big Health Benefits When Families Eat Meals Together

Researchers have been looking into the benefits of families eating meals together and the results of a recent study say contributing less than five minutes more a day can improve a child’s health.

CBSDFW.COM–02/05/2013

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North Texans Give Back On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving kindness played out over and over across North Texas today. People helping people was the order of the day.

CBS 11–11/22/2012

Cafeteria workers prepare lunches for school children. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

School Lunches To Have More Veggies, Whole Grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings, including popular pizza, will come with less sodium and more whole grains.

01/25/2012

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Where’s The Salt? Hidden In Your Thanksgiving Menu

No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there’s lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.

11/22/2011

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Former Texas Prison Cook Wants Last Meal Continued

A former Texas inmate who cooked the final meals for hundreds of condemned prisoners is offering to start doing it again at no cost to the state now that officials have ended the practice of allowing the special last requests.

09/26/2011

Lawrence Brewer is set to be executed for the dragging death of James Byrd in 1998. (credit: Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

Texas Prisons Stop Special Last Meals For Killers

Texas prison officials say they’re stopping special last meals for condemned inmates facing execution after an elaborate request from a convicted killer in a notorious dragging death prompted complaints.

09/22/2011

The USDA doesn't officially offer any opinion about whether organic food is safer or more nutritious than non-organic food. It only says that organic standards have been met. This includes the companies that handle or process the foods before they get to the supermarket. That said, organic foods have lower levels of artificial pesticides, are not genetically modified, don't have artificial hormones and reduce your exposure to antibiotics.

New Online Service Relieves Stress Of Planning Meals

A new online service that just expanded into North Texas is helping families plan their meals and save money doing it.

02/14/2011