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Something new popping with Orville Redenbacher’s Popping Corn

Orville Redenbacher’s Popping Corn, a brand of ConAgra Foods, is shaking up microwave popcorn by adding a flavorful twist to one of America’s favorite snack foods. The popcorn brand has introduced Orville Redenbacher’s Flavors, individually wrapped bags of microwave popcorn that come with separate seasoning packets, allowing users to sprinkle on just the right amount of flavor – in White Cheddar, Extra Cheese, or Sea Salt and Vinegar. The popcorn giant has even turned to beverages to pair the flavorful twists. Beverages like old-fashion lemonade, red wine and even root beer floats are recommended. Orville Redenbacher’s® Flavors are available at select food and mass retail outlets.

Food Network Star

Food Network Star is casting Season 8, conducting interviews in Charlotte, Boston, Miami and NYC. Finally they are stressing the importance of “looking for chefs and all those with an incredible amount of culinary skill,” said Jennifer Sullivan Casting. The company has worked for Food Network for years and recruits contestants for reality television shows. Check out foodnetwork.com to submit information for an audition.

Local Author Releases Recipe Book

Ann R. B. Summers, local author and regular contributor to Food & Spirits Magazine, has updated and released her lunch idea, nutrition and recipe book, Healthy Lunch, Healthy Mind for e-readers.  In its second edition, and having sold more than 200 copies locally and through the Nebraska Food Co-op (a group of growers selling and promoting local food) Healthy Lunch, Healthy Mind is now available on Amazon Kindle for $7.99.  Recipes in HL,HM include ethnic foods, flavorful make-ahead  recipes, basic nutrition (specifically children’s nutrition) and ways to keep the whole family invested in eating well. You can purchase and review the book at http://tinyurl.com/3txohe6 or read more from the author at her blog:  annrbsummers.com.


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