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FDA Plans to Update Nutrition Labels

Old vs New Nutrition Labels

Nutrition labels on food packaging haven’t changed much since they were first introduced more than 20 years ago and the FDA is planning to give them a makeover to better help consumers understand what we’re eating.┬áThe new labels are going to omit or emphasize things based on how nutritionists now understand them. For instance, the “calories from fat” section will be removed, since nutritionists now ... Read More »

3D Food Printers may be the Future of Food

3D Sugar Cubes

3D printers are a relatively new type of printer technology that allow users to print a solid, 3D version of anything that they can model on a computer. Like traditional printers which layer ink on a piece of paper, 3D printers layer materials like plastic and metal on top of each other to create the finished product. There are applications for these 3D printers in ... Read More »

Baking Bites’ New Look

New Look

It has been a long time since I updated the look of Baking Bites’ main page, but I’ve been working on a new look for some time now and launched it this weekend. Sorry for any downtime. I know that I helped a lot of you out by e-mailing you recipes and messaging them through Facebook! The new look has more pictures, although the photos ... Read More »

Baking Bites is now on Pinterest!

Baking Bites on Pinterest

I know that many of you are huge fans of Pinterest, and after being a Pinterest lurker for far too long, I’ve finally signed up for an account. You can now follow the Baking Bites boards on Pinterest! I’m going through to repin some older recipes and photos, and will be adding new ones all the time. Also, if you have a Pinterest account, I’ve ... Read More »

Playing favorites with food creates new products, new markets

Edge Brownie Pan

When you bake a batch of brownies, which piece do you reach for first? A fudgier center piece of a chewier corner? Some people may like both parts of the brownie equally, but others have such a strong preference for specific parts of the food that they eat that they’ve inspired an industry of people who can deliver just those parts. The Wall Street Journal ... Read More »

WSJ Reviews Online Cooking Schools

Online cooking schools

Culinary school isn’t for everyone – no matter how appealing it sounds to be able to work with top chefs, improve your skills and learn to create really top-quality dishes – because most people don’t intend to become professional chefs and the time and cost involved in attending a full time school just isn’t worth it when you cook recreationally. That said, there are many ... Read More »

Easy Bake Oven gets a new look, new heating element

The New Easy Bake Oven

Several months ago, I posted that Easy Bake Ovens were going to get a makeover. The popular kids toy is how many of us got our start in the kitchen over the past half century, since the launch of the original Easy Bake in 1963. The makeover was not just to update the look of the machine to appeal to today’s kids, but to replace ... Read More »

OED adds new foodie words

OED Words

The Oxford English Dictionary has been updated with a handful of new words in the last month. Popular texting terms like “LOL” made headlines, but the OED added a number of foodie terms – and I’m not just referring to the phrase “muffin top,” which was added both as meaning the top portion of a muffin and as something much less flattering! Foodie terms include ... Read More »

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