Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Kislev 4, 5775
Do students do better scholastically if they study what they're eating?
By:
Blake Gernstetter, JE Feature
When Sunday night rolls around and none of his homework is done, Brandon Burr keeps procrastinating. The University of Illinois sophomore plays Minesweeper marathons, watches college football and snacks on goldfish crackers and burritos, stressing over how he's going to accomplish so much in so little time. His roommate Mark eats a tube of Pringles every day. The good news...
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Dessert to start 2007 off right
By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
For all of you whose New Year's resolutions include living a healthier lifestyle by losing weight, help is on the way! There are so many options these days for diets that hold the promise of a brand-new and better body ... low-fat, no-fat, low-carb, no-carb, high-protein, sugar-busters, to name just a few. They all worked for me for a time,...
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By:
Rivka Tal, JE Feature
I guess we can never really trust everything we learned in school. Take this item, for instance: According to the official Hoover archives, Herbert Hoover did not really promise "a chicken in every pot and a car in every garage" during the 1928 presidential campaign. The link between Hoover and the phrase "a chicken in every pot" can be traced...
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The flavors and fancifulness of fondue
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Exponent
In Switzerland, the traditional fondue was a peasant dish created by necessity. It consisted of bread, cheese and wine -- all of which were cheap and available. Like porridges and gruels, the melted-cheese mixture was cooked in one pot and set in the middle of the table for the family to help themselves, each with their own horn spoon. Individual...
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By:
Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
Once upon a time, a long list of ingredients was a soup's best feature. Soups were the way home cooks accounted for the constant buildup of vegetable and meat trimmings, discarded carcasses and herb ends that were the natural by-products of daily meal-making. But now that fewer meals are made from scratch at home, that ongoing inventory of itinerant ingredients...
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