Lynn Caldwell en Bridging The SNAP Gap With “March Match-ness” <p>Do you know what it is like to be hungry? Or to make food choices on a very limited budget? More than 47 million Americans are on some form of nutrition assistance, most likely via the <a href="">Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP</a>), formerly called food stamps. SNAP has recently experienced deep cuts in funding, pulling the rug out from under some of the most vulnerable members of our community.</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:17:58 +0000 Lynn Caldwell 46608 at Bridging The SNAP Gap With “March Match-ness” A Taste Of Competition Dining <p>Do you suspect that Charlotte has some great chefs who haven’t had a chance to show off their talent?&nbsp; I do, and as a blogger for the Fire in the City Competition Dining series, I am eager to see what some of these guys can do.&nbsp; (But where are the women in the kitchen?)&nbsp; I like a good competition as much as the next foodie fan of shows like Iron Chef, and after talking with several groups of diners during the September 4<sup>th</sup> event, I am clearly not alone.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 18:20:08 +0000 Lynn Caldwell 34936 at A Taste Of Competition Dining Down To The Bones <span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>There’s a reason why chicken soup has a legendary reputation. Not soup you start from a can or a carton… the kind that begins with an actual chicken - and specifically the bones. Bone broth from animals and fish with vertebrae is healing, energizing, and just possibly magical. Those cuts of meat and bits and ends of animal that, incidentally, are easy on the wallet, harbor culinary and therapeutic secrets which you deserve to know.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:23:47 +0000 Lynn Caldwell 19977 at Down To The Bones