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September 18, 2014 at 3:37 PM

Goodbye, cheddar bunnies? Backlash to Annie’s buyout

Was it really that surprising that General Mills purchased organic-focused Annie’s Homegrown, producers of bunny-shaped cheddar crackers and a preservative-free mac ‘n cheese? After all, the giant corporation already owns major “natural” foods brands like Cascadian Farms and Muir Glen. Annie’s fans, though, are shocked and speaking out in droves. “I will miss you, white…

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September 12, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Refrigerated tomatoes, Toronado Seattle & the week’s tastiest food news

Happy Friday! It’s been an interesting week in food news. If you follow our Twitter accounts you know some of the food & drink features Times reporters have been reading, writing and sharing over the week. If not, here’s a handy roundup: 1. Got too many tomatoes to use immediately? Daniel Gritzer at…

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Comments | Topics: Ashley Rodriguez, Big Chickie, Mandalay Cafe

September 10, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Everyone’s favorite breakfast recipe: Apricot-Pistachio Granola

“I’m making your granola again,” my mom told me on her last call. I already had baked my own family’s weekly double-batch. My friend and yours, Nancy Leson, keeps a regular supply on hand, as does nearly everyone I know who’s tasted it. It isn’t “my” granola, though, it’s Megan Gordon’s. I got the…

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Comments | Topics: Apricot-Pistachio Granola, Marge Granola, Megan Gordon

September 3, 2014 at 10:32 AM

Book reveals everything you didn’t know about apples

Have you ever wondered: that apple a day, the apple of our eye, the one that doesn’t fall far from the tree … just what kind of apple is it? In Rowan Jacobsen’s new book, “Apples of Uncommon Character” (Bloomsbury, $35), we see their stunning variety, with Jacobsen spotlighting more than 100 types of…

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Comments | More in Cookbooks | Topics: apples, Apples of Uncommon Character, cookbooks

August 29, 2014 at 10:42 AM

Second Helpings: Il Terrazzo Carmine

Pioneer Square is a neighborhood in transition but 30-year-old Il Terrazzo Carmine remains a beacon of gracious, old-school Italian dining, from start–a lavish antipasti array with a basket of Grand Central Bakery ciabatta– to finish: leftovers tucked into take-home bags with red tissue paper, like a parting gift. Today’s review of Il Terrazzo

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Comments | More in Restaurants | Topics: Il Terrazzo Carmine, Intermezzo Carmine, Providence Cicero

August 25, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Chef changes Aragona to ‘give people what they really crave’

Letting go is hard when you are relinquishing something you love. But once Jason Stratton gave voice to the idea of changing the Spanish-themed Aragona, the less-than-a-year-old downtown restaurant, to the Italian-focused Vespolina, coming to terms with the decision was surprisingly easier than he thought it would be. “The reception to Aragona was very mixed,”…

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Comments | More in Food and Restaurant News, New Restaurants, Restaurants | Topics: Aragona, Artusi, Jason Stratton

August 22, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Chat rewind: Critic Providence Cicero discusses longtime favorite restaurants

Seattle Times restaurant critic Providence Cicero and food editor Kathleen Triesch Saul were available for an online chat about the “Second Helpings” series and more, on Thursday, August 28. Read their recommendations here. In this series, critic Providence Cicero is re-evaluating restaurants last reviewed 10 or more years ago. Reviews from the series: Cafe Juanita: Northern Italian…

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Comments | More in Chat | Topics: Chat, Second helpings

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