Food

Everybody Eats: Don’t settle for plain old s’mores, try these sweet s’more desserts

There are certain words I try to avoid this time of year: Back. To. School.I have nothing against the start of another school year. It's my daughter. ...

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Nothing cooked at new cafe Rawlicious

At Rawlicious, a new deli tucked inside fabric shop DelveMIY in Cedar Rapids' NewBo district, customers can snack on key lime pie, taco salad bowls or ...

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Freshwraps deli opens on Mount Vernon Road

Brothers Nathan and Chris Allick have been involved in the restaurant industry since before they could drive. Now, the co-owners of the new deli Fresh ...

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Avocado obsessed get relief as prices drop from record

Americans' obsession with avocados sent prices to a record. But there's good news for guacamole fans - relief could be on the horizon.A confluence of ...

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Free nutrition education classes at area grocery stores help customers in their quest to eat healthy

CEDAR RAPIDS - When it comes to getting healthy, taking a close look at what you are eating is important, and people often place certain foods off lim ...

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Travel the world on a plate at The Map Room

Stepping into The Map Room, a new pub in downtown Cedar Rapids, is a little like stepping into the pages of an atlas - maps from around the world line ...

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Fire up your grills for recipes from the season’s best barbecue books

Nearly all barbecue and grilling cookbooks are pretty much the same.They tell you the differences between cookers, from kettle and ceramic kamado gril ...

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Everybody eats: How to make picnic prep easy

My husband and I received a wicker picnic basket as a wedding present more than 18 years ago. I don't think we've gone on 18 picnics since it came int ...

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Americans are eating more pork now than they have in decades — and here’s why

HUMESTON - The Iowa Select pig farm gives its visitors headphones, because the squeal of hogs is deafening. This is either a chorus for the damned - o ...

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Top 10 summer produce items — what’s your favorite?

It's officially summertime in Iowa, and nothing epitomizes the season more than the fresh produce available at farmers markets and food stands all ove ...

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Cook Club: Strawberry jam preserves seasonal fruit

This is my favorite time of year; spring is turning to summer and the bounty of Iowa's farms and gardens is beginning to show. One early summer crop I ...

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Top Shelf: Eat — Food trucks can springboard to brick-and-mortar locations

Jeff Coil is getting ready to celebrate the third anniversary of opening QDogs BBQ Company in Marion. But in reality his business has been around more ...

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Cook Club: Bring spring into the kitchen with lilac scones

One of my favorite parts of spring is watching the world burst into bloom. Daffodils, tulips, even the creeping Charlie in my backyard - I love the pr ...

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Farmers market season returns in Eastern Iowa

Farmers market season is back, and Cedar Rapids and Iowa City markets are aiming for greater social responsibility. The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers ...

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Garage Band: FliteBrite creates ‘smart’ beer flight paddles

CEDAR RAPIDS - A young Iowa company is offering a high tech alternative to wooden paddle beer flights that rely on a chalk board or paper to help cust ...

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