Little bananas make this easy upside-down cake a sweet treat

The banana originated in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific islands. Its name is derived from the Arabic word “banan,” which means finger. One of the first plants to be cultivated, the banana bears the scientific name musa sapientum, which means “fruit of the wise men.” There are plenty of flavorful varieties all over the world, including the little sweet bananas, redolent of honey, that I grew up eating in India. The Cavendish banana, named after the seventh Duke of Devonshire, is the most popular grocery-store variety in America.

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Post Holdings leads $25M funding round for Hungry Planet

Dive Brief:

  • Plant-based meat startup Hungry Planet Inc. has closed an oversubscribed $25 million Series A financing round led by Post Holdings and including Singaporean investment group TRIREC and other unnamed “plant-forward” investors, according to a press release.
  • Founded in 2016, Hungry Planet has sold more than 4 million servings of its plant-based meats around the world, according to the company. CEO and Co-founder Todd Boyman said it will use the new funding to expand further in retail, foodservice and e-commerce in the U.S. and overseas.
  • The company’s broad product line, which includes plant-based chicken, pork, beef, lamb, turkey,
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Jacksonville’s best and worst restaurant inspections: April 19

Our digital database of restaurant inspections is updated daily with the latest inspection reports from Jacksonville-area restaurants. 

You can use the database to search by county or by restaurant name. And you can see which restaurants were fined and which were forced into temporary closure by emergency order. 

Each week we’ll share area restaurants that aced their inspections, while also highlighting those with the most violations. 

Database: Find recent inspection reports for your favorite restaurants

Recovering:Diners are back at Jacksonville restaurants. But cooks and servers aren’t, creating a new problem for owners.

Here are reports from the week of

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7 Best Garlic Presses To Add To Your Kitchen

Garlic is somewhat of a staple ingredient in many recipes. But many of us find mincing garlic a chore; it is not particularly strenuous, but when the bits of garlic cling to the knife blade and need to be removed repeatedly, it could get annoying. Furthermore, it’s hard to mince a few cloves quickly and easily without getting garlic-scented fingers in the process. Hence, using a garlic press fastens the process. Larger garlic presses can also hold a couple of cloves. Plus, a garlic press helps to release the full aroma and flavour of the garlic. Presses have the advantage

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The Best Dallas Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner

Mother’s Day is coming up fast this year. If you haven’t yet, mark your calendar — it’s Sunday, May 9. Treat Mom to a special brunch or dinner this year at one of our favorite local restaurants. From classy hotel brunches to to-go picnic baskets, these are the best restaurants to celebrate Mother’s Day in Dallas.

Al Biernat’s

Multiple Locations

4217 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219  |  Map

Al Biernat’s Dallas Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, treat mom with brunch or dinner at steakhouse favorite Al Biernat’s. (Photo by Gustavfoto)

This Mother’s

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Glory Days Grill Celebrating 25 Years

Glory Days Grill, a sports-themed family restaurant chain with 39 corporate and franchised restaurants in six states, kicked off its 25th anniversary celebrations last week with the launch of their Silver Anniversary Menu and a variety of guest contests and giveaways. Their Silver Anniversary Menu features a 12 oz. New York Strip Steak, Smoky Thigh Wings, Double Bacon & Cheddar Burger, BBQ Chicken Bowl with Ancient Grains, Strip Steak Sandwich, Zucchini Fries and a Turtle Cheesecake.

In addition, their Silver Anniversary IPA was crafted for Glory Days Grill by iconic Virginia Brewery Devils Backbone featuring natural apple, tangerine, mango, and

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