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Op-ed: Transforming School Food Requires More than Universal Access

7 days ago   |   By Civil Eats

The call for universal school meals-free for every student-is picking up steam. Like many of the existing inequities illuminated over the last year, access to school food has taken center stage, and federal lawmakers have put forward a pair of bills to make the temporary move to allow free meals throughout the pandemic a permanent policy. Meanwhile, California and Maine are poised to become the first states in the nation to adopt universal school meal policies at the state level (following the cities of Chicago, Boston, and New York ).
And while access is critical, it's not the only factor...
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Op-ed: Our Shot at Creating Hunger Free Schools

7 days ago   |   By Civil Eats

Times of crisis create opportunities to make real and lasting changes. COVID has given us a window through which to improve the lives of millions of children by offering healthy school meals to every one of them. As most educators know, school meals are just as critical as textbooks when it comes to giving students the fuel to learn. But policymakers need convincing.
At various points throughout the pandemic, an estimated 33 percent of households with children have experienced some level of food insecurity. When schools closed, millions of struggling families still needed school breakfast...
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Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

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The pandemic revealed the glaring weaknesses of the world's premier public health agency - and just how much work it would take to reform it. Read more ...

Watch this. Eat that: Anthony Bourdain documentary at Doc10 film festival...

Dinner and a movie: Doc10 film fest + Calumet Fisheries Read more ...

Gordon Ramsay burgers

Gordon Ramsay is set to open a Chicago restaurant in the River North neighborhood. The restaurant will open in late 2021 or early 2022. Read more ...

Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes

Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes are pure comfort food, and these easy Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes are just sloppy joes with flavors reminiscent of a cheesesteak sandwich. Ready to serve in just... Read more ...

Black Truffle Festival

Black Truffle Festival

Why wait until winter to indulge in the splendor of truffles? This summer, you don't have to: Black Truffle Festival has returned, amici! During the week of June 26 to July 4... Read more ...

Amazon Just Listed Some Cool Black-Owned Businesses on Its Site, and We're...

Amazon Just Listed Some Cool Black-Owned Businesses on Its Site, and We're Shopping!

Amazon recently launched the Black Business Accelerator, a $150 million investment in Black-owned businesses, and I honestly love to hear it! The recipients will not only gain... Read more ...

Beat the Heat With This Summer's Tastiest Boozy Freeze Pops

Beat the Heat With This Summer's Tastiest Boozy Freeze Pops

Summer is here and it's time to get this party popping - literally! Growing up, freeze pops were all the rage. Now, seeing some of our favorite liquor brands replicate our... Read more ...

Celebrating Fatherhood with Scott Crawford

Chef Scott Crawford talks the joys of fatherhood and shares a menu for your Father's Day. Read more ...

U.S. Alcohol Consumption Surged to 30-Year High During Pandemic

Despite shelter-in-place restrictions limiting travel and preventing social outings during the height of the pandemic, total alcohol consumption in 2020 rose to its highest... Read more ...

Castlery Has the Outdoor Furniture Your Space Needs This Summer; Trust Us

Castlery Has the Outdoor Furniture Your Space Needs This Summer; Trust Us

Shopping for the right outdoor furniture is no easy feat with the amount of choices out there, but we love turning to direct-to-consumer brands. Buying from these smaller names... Read more ...