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7 Things You Never Knew About Sweet Cherries7 Things You Never Knew About Sweet Cherries

While all fruit is wholesome and worth noshing on, there’s one summer staple that has some seriously impressive health benefits: sweet cherries. (Think: Bing and Rainier cherries.)

These yummy little fruits have some solid nutritional value—you get 1.5 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber, and a bunch of vitamins and nutrients in just one cup, according to the USDA. But there’s so much more to sweet cherries than that. They’ve been linked to things like a lower risk of oxidative stress (which may mean fewer wrinkles down the road) and even better sleep. Basically, sweet cherries are the

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New Menu Items You Should Try at These Popular Restaurant ChainsNew Menu Items You Should Try at These Popular Restaurant Chains

Restaurant companies employ chefs, nutritionists, and food scientists by the dozens to constantly refine their offerings and develop new ones. Today’s menus at, say, McDonald’s or Taco Bell, Applebee’s or TGI Fridays, will almost definitely look different from those three or five or seven years ago, and not just because prices have inevitably risen. Even a chain’s defining specialties might have been altered (and theoretically improved) in subtle ways.

24/7 Tempo has assembled a list of items that have recently appeared on menus at some of the nation’s favorite chain restaurants. Some are seasonal, especially geared toward summer eating. Others

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Watch now: Spike in cooking oil costs felt by Decatur businesses | Food and CookingWatch now: Spike in cooking oil costs felt by Decatur businesses | Food and Cooking



Tornado Truck co-owner Clint Brumleve talks about how restaurants are dealing with a high cost in cooking oil.











DECATUR — A fryer is one of the essential appliances in most restaurants.

However, many owners are finding it more and more of a worry to use the important piece of equipment.

Along with a shortage of employees and supplies, the price of cooking oil has shot up, causing many restaurant owners to study their options.

Although his overall operating costs may be lower, Clint

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Treasures Markets: Discount shopping with a greater purpose | Sponsored ContentTreasures Markets: Discount shopping with a greater purpose | Sponsored Content






Answering God’s call isn’t always easy. Mike Mitchell knows that firsthand.

About seven years ago, he had just started a new job as executive director of the S. Dale High Center at Elizabethtown College after a long stint as president and owner of Amelia’s Grocery Outlet.

“I had experience in the food business. My wife volunteered in a thrift store,” Mitchell says. “One day, I just got a strong leading from God to put those two together.”

The idea was to create a “social business on steroids,” a combination discount grocery store and thrift store with a three-pronged mission: to

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Kandi Burruss’ Stepdaughter Kaela Had an Incredible Tie-Dye Birthday CakeKandi Burruss’ Stepdaughter Kaela Had an Incredible Tie-Dye Birthday Cake

Todd Tucker’s daughter Kaela just had a birthday, and there was a family-style feast to mark the moment. In her Instagram Stories, Kandi Burruss shared a peek inside her stepdaughter’s festivities at Brooklyn Chop House. The celebration included tons of delicious food and a gorgeous custom cake. But first, there was a mini fashion show.

“Turn this ‘fit!” Kandi said in the video, as Kaela turned around to show off her look. The birthday girl was dressed in printed trousers with a silky crop top that had dramatic trailing fabric. “Give it to ’em! The details!” Kandi said. Next, she

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