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Aporkalypse? Bacon shortage could be unavoidable

It might be time to bring home — or stockpile — the bacon, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times. A global pork-product shortage is expected in 2013 because drought conditions took a major toll on corn and … Continue reading

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McDonald’s to re-do value menus

Fast-foodies, take note: McDonalds is re-doing its value menus, taking the small-sized french fries and drinks off of the dollar menu and creating an “extra value menu,” filled with items that are more than $1, but still considered a “value,” … Continue reading

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Things that will cost more in 2012

Last week, I posted about things that will drop in price in 2012. Now, it’s time to discuss the ugly flipside: things that are expected to go up in price in 2012. CNN.com has compiled a list:

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First bacon, now peanut butter

First, bacon lovers were hit with skyrocketing prices for their favorite breakfast accompaniment, now lunchtime is taking a hit with a report from the Kansas City Star that a peanut shortage will cause peanut butter prices to skyrocket. The article … Continue reading

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A girl and her search for canned pumpkin

Pumpkin pie. Pumpkin rolls, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin lattes. Where has all the orange goodness of fall gone? As a self-proclaimed foodie, I’m in constant search of the next great recipe — especially pumpkin. But to … Continue reading

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Thieves add new meaning to ‘bringing home the bacon.’

Earlier this year, I wrote about the soaring price of pork products, especially bacon, which reached record high prices in July – more than $4.40 per pound. Customers and restaurateurs alike complained that it was costing more than ever to … Continue reading

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What’s the deal with milk prices?

Has anyone else been paying close attention to the price of milk lately? I’m not sure why, but it’s the one price I always notice changes in when I go grocery shopping. I buy the same quart of milk every … Continue reading

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What’s making me fat?

I don’t mean that I’m literally getting fatter over here, but I thought some of the information in this TreeHugger series is really interesting. First the blog includes this map showing the obesity percentages in each state.

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‘This used to cost $7.42′

I’ve reported and written about the escalating food prices many times before but had never really noticed them hit home until I was in Washington D.C. over the weekend for the 4th. My two roommates and I had decided to … Continue reading

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