Politics

Here’s What You Need to Know About That #DumpKelloggs Hashtag — Food News

Here at Kitchn we don't normally cover politics unless it's related in part to food policy. But last week when #DumpKelloggs was trending on Twitter, we took notice. A little confused about why social media ostensibly has it out for cornflakes? Here's an explanation.

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15 Comforting Recipes to Make for Election Night — Recipes from The Kitchn

It's been a hard election year. Kitchn has generally stayed away from talking about what's been happening in the election, but today is a little different. As we all watch the results come in tonight, I think everyone deserves some comfort food (and a stiff drink). After you're done voting, turn on your oven or stove and cook something that will make you feel a little bit better.

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“Chefs for Hillary” Is Clinton’s Newest, Most Delicious Campaign Yet — Food News

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The current Democratic nominee for president, Hillary Clinton, launched a new campaign today called "Chefs for Hillary." A slew of different famous chefs came up with original recipes to endorse Clinton. The objective of the campaign is twofold: to get people to cook at home with their families, and to also share the food with people at political events like house parties and phone banks.

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My Complicated Relationship with The Great British Baking Show — Feature Story

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Tonight PBS airs the Season 3 finale of The Great British Baking Show, the stupendously popular show that taught Americans the meaning of a proper sponge, and introduced them to the steely gaze of Paul Hollywood and cool evaluation of Mary Berry. To mark the occasion, we asked English expat Luke Dempsey to explore his complicated relationship with England past, present, and fantasy.

If you had a happy early childhood, as I did, The Great British Baking Show takes you right back to it, to a place where people are uncomplicated and kind and careful of each other. There is no ego, only fun for the sake of it (and there's a lot of sugar).

Set in the grounds of a stately home, in a big tent reminiscent of those used for a local fair (note, there has to be a tent—this is Britain, where the climate is made up of weather, not seasons), the show reeks, to some, of a halcyon time that never existed. Which is why it's so powerful.

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Take This Quiz to Find Out If You Eat Like a Democrat or a Republican — Weird Food

Does your stomach lean more conservative or more liberal? Time looked at customer order data from Grubhub, a food delivery service, to help determine if you eat like a Democrat or a Republican. According to Time,"out of 175 popular items ordered on Grubhub, 75% had significant correlations to the partisanship of those districts."

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The War Against GMOs Is Full of Fraud, Says Journalist — Food News

The public debate on genetically modified seeds and crops runs high with feelings. When it comes to this line of science and our food, what is healthy, and what should be avoided? Journalist William Saletan spent a year researching the field and came to the conclusion that the anti-GMO rhetoric is not doing us any favors.

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