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Weekly Wrap Up – V4

In my WWU (Weekly Wrap Up), I compile some of the latest trends in the food industry, breaking news and cool things of interest. It’s all about the baking, cooking and general shenanigans brought to you live from the world wide web.

Here’s this week’s lineup:

News: Grow Food, Lose Your Home

Growing food in your own front yard instead of a lawn could mean losing your home.

Growing food in your own front yard instead of a lawn could mean losing your home.

In some cities such as Detroit, using vacant lots to grow food is encouraged, yet in others places like  Longwood, FL, growing your own food in your yard could actually cost you your home. Read more.

 

Great Find: Ceramic Bakeware

Ceramic cookware and bakeware is heavy duty and sure to last. One of my favorites!

Ceramic cookware and bakeware is heavy duty and sure to last. One of my favorites!

Le Creuset is a long standing leader in heavy duty ceramic cookware given that it is PTFE and PFOA free. Because of this trend, it’s easy to see why new brands and items are hitting the market including this muffin tin from Fancy Flours.   Learn more.

 

Gadgets: Viking Ranges go Bluetooth

Viking Range teams up with iDevices to bring more capabilities to the home chef.

Viking Range teams up with iDevices to bring more capabilities to the home chef.

Viking Range one of the most elite and powerful cookware ranges available to home and personal cooks, has taken their next step into the 21st century. They are newly partnered with iDevices, a leading app programer to make available bluetooth technology to help monitor temperatures and settings with their ranges.  Learn more.

 

Info: What’s Your Home State’s Signature Cocktail?

Which cocktail represents the state you live in?

Which cocktail represents the state you live in?

It may be that you want to know everything about a state you hail from, or will soon find yourself in a new one wanting to impress those around you. No matter why you click here to read moreBuzzFeed has compiled a list of cocktails to associate each and every state with. 

 

News: Maple Syrup Grading and Labeling to Change

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The International Maple Syrup Institute thinks that maple syrup needs to be more clearly labeled and marketed, to sell more units without confusing consumers. It’s a very good thought since uniform labeling would make the different types of syrup clearer to consumers. Unfortunately, the new ideas they had about labeling aren’t much clearer than the old ones. Learn about the changes you’ll start seeing next year. Read more.

Written by Tarte Chic

Author Kat Nielsen (formerly Kat Wojtylak) is a horse enthusiast turned food blogger. She maintains a day job in the horse world handling marketing and brand support to various companies while enjoying her evenings and weekends writing recipes and blogging all about her culinary experiences.

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