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Food prices weigh on seniors’ savings, health and even social ties

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2023

All across the country, rising prices at grocery stores and restaurants have altered how many Americans — including a good number older than 65 — shop and eat out. While food prices are expected to moderate a bit this year, many people will still feel squeezed. After climbing nearly 10% last year, food prices are expected to rise another 7% in 2023, according to the Department of Agriculture.
A&E >  Food

This simple, dark chocolate cake will win your heart

Rich but light, this dark chocolate cake is also almost flourless - and can be made gluten-free, too. It's a one-bowl wonder that's been shared between bakers for more than 20 years. I stumbled upon it in 2004 when I bought "Je Veux du Chocolat!" by Trish Deseine at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
A&E >  Food

Rating the frozen pies

With just puréed tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil as toppings, a margherita is the pizza most reliant on high-quality ingredients. Because it can’t hide under blankets of part-skim mozzarella or highly seasoned sauce, the flavors of dough, tomato and cheese have to shine.
A&E >  Food

The ongoing quest for frozen pizza perfection

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2023

Since 1962, when Minneapolis entrepreneur Rose Totino introduced it to American shoppers, frozen pizza has been an after-school snack, the quickest route to dinner, a midnight temptation of last resort.

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