Doughnut Delights

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Saturday was National Doughnut Day, and while the day has passed it’s never too late to break out the baking gear, knead some dough, and make some tasty homemade treats. I’ve been craving doughnuts for a while now, and having a day set aside for them was just the excuse I needed to dig up… Read more »

Stick a Spoon in It

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Lady Bird Johnson was known for the delicious dinners she served, typically prepared by their family cook, Zephyr Wright, who came with them from Texas when they moved to Washington, and continued to serve in the White House as the First Family’s personal chef while LBJ was president. Spoon bread was a family favorite of… Read more »

Coffee and Cookies at Home

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It’s Dead Week at UNT. Normally at this time of year, the Eagle Commons Library staff is busily gathering supplies and making plans for our traditional Coffee & Cookies event, during which we invite patrons to take a study break and enjoy free coffee and cookies in the library. But this semester, the coronavirus pandemic… Read more »

This Popular Dessert Is Just Peachy

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It’s National Peach Cobbler Day It’s not quite peach season yet, but get out the canned or frozen peaches and you’ll be ready to celebrate National Peach Cobbler Day. Apparently it was invented by the Georgia Peach Council in the 1950s as a way to encourage consumers to buy canned peaches. According to John Mariani’s… Read more »

From MyPlate to Your Plate: Nutrition Guidelines and Recipes from the USDA

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100 Years of Nutrition Guidelines For over a century the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been trying numerous strategies, charts, and diagrams to teach Americans how to maintain a healthy diet. In response to scientific discoveries about human nutrition, changing patterns in food consumption and physical activity, and political pressure from food industry lobbyists,… Read more »
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