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Kroger recalls fruit because of Listeria concerns

Kroger is joining other national grocery store chains recalling more than 15 fruits items purchased between June 1 to July 20.

The fruits may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which may cause severe illness to pregnant women and...

Kroger recalls fruit because of Listeria concerns

Kroger is joining other national grocery store chains recalling more than 15 fruits items purchased between June 1 to July 20.

The fruits may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which may cause severe illness to pregnant women and...

Hurricane family’s videos promote healthy eating
Hurricane family’s videos promote healthy eating

HURRICANE, W.Va. — At one time, Kirk and Mandy Curry were poster parents for being too busy to bother with proper nutrition for themselves and their offspring. They had just had their first child, who seemed...

Mushroom fest is next weekend
Mushroom fest is next weekend

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If you think mushrooms come neatly sliced in rectangular containers covered with plastic wrap at the grocery store, you have a lot of learn about mushrooms. And the West Virginia Mushroom Club (yes, there really is a club...

Appalachian food guide features W.Va. flavors
Appalachian food guide features W.Va. flavors

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Dale Hawkins is helping to put the tiny north-central West Virginia town of Rock Cave literally on the map.

As a co-owner of Rock Cave’s Fish Hawk Acres, his agribusiness is one of several dozen from West...

W.Va. venues in the Appalachia food guide

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Discover the ultimate food, farms and flavors of Appalachia at these featured venues:

Vines & Vittles: Don’t rely on price or label

By John Brown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I am always fascinated by how we make choices regarding the wines we choose to purchase and drink.

Whether for everyday consumption or for special occasions, we can all agree that it’s worth...

Counter Intelligence: A taste of Appalachia
Counter Intelligence: A taste of Appalachia

By April Hamilton

“Shake the hand that feeds you.” — Michael Pollan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is a buzz in the air, the happiest of hums. A new food guide has been released, and the focus is Appalachia....

Guide to Appalachian food and farms unveiled
Guide to Appalachian food and farms unveiled

Dozens of locations in West Virginia will be part of the Bon Appetit Appalachia map-guide, which was unveiled at the Capitol Market on Tuesday by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and others.

The map-guide, accessible in print and online at visitappalachia....

A trio of cool treats for National Ice Cream Month
A trio of cool treats for National Ice Cream Month

Looking for something fun and new to try this summer? Well, what better than making a nice cold treat on a hot summer’s day?

July is National Ice Cream Month, so in celebration of this, I decided to make a few ice cream snacks on my own. ...

East End bakery to change name, expand offerings
East End bakery to change name, expand offerings

East End bakery Frutcake plans to expand its offerings and change its name, said owner Keeley Steele.

Charleston’s Board of Zoning Appeals approved a conditional use permit Thursday that will allow the quirky neighborhood coffee shop to...

Counter Intelligence: Pizza Night
Counter Intelligence: Pizza Night

A bulky but rather lightweight package arrived at my kitchen door recently. It was addressed to me, strangely enough.

The sender label read ‘Primal Kitchen,’ and I ripped open the box to reveal its contents — a gorgeous...

From the kitchen: A Taste of Parkersburg

We recently attended the Taste of Parkersburg, which takes place in the evening, outdoors, in the parking area of the Blennerhassett Hotel on Market Street.

As TasteofALL is to Charleston, their TOP, as it’s known, is a wonderful...

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