2021 Fort Worth HOME Design Awards

Well-honed, perfectly curated homes are typically the result of a talented team that works tirelessly to bring their client’s dreams to life. They are fueled by a passion to develop innovative and inventive design and spurred on by the opportunity to create — whether it’s reviving the bones of an old space or building a new, state-of-the-art home.

In the following, we highlight some truly notable designs on the homefront that are sure to impress and inspire by many of the area’s top talents. Here are the nominees — and winners — for the 2021 Fort Worth HOME Design Awards.

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Have You Seen This? Best Starbucks order of all time

THE BUCKS — I’m not sure what it is these days, but it seems every food and beverage establishment has to have insane names for things and be really loud when they call out orders or make a big deal about certain things.

I’m looking at you, Cafe Rio.

For those who are unaware, which is probably no one at this point, the Cafe Rio staff like to yell out “free meal” whenever someone earns, well, a free meal. I’m guessing pretty much most of you know this already because in order to be considered a resident in good standing

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8 Healthy Starbucks Food and Snacks

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For some, Starbucks is a place to quickly grab a cup of Joe before heading to work or running an errand — for others, it’s a daily destination to get your caffeine fix and so much more. But like many other fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, there can be sugar, fat, and sodium bombs hiding among some of the menu items that you’d think easily fit into your diet of choice. Amid the café’s bakery case and grab-and-go section, there are more than a few hidden gems that remain super tasty and protein-packed — a coffee run that’ll really power

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Food Critics: Where To Get The Best Soups & Stews In Kansas City In 2021 | KCUR 89.3

The weather may be trending towards warm, but the aftermath of Kansas City’s recent cold snap still has a lot of us craving soup.

Then again, soup isn’t exclusive to frigid temps, is it?

“There’s nothing better on a grey, rainy day than a bowl of soup,” says food critic Liz Cook. “Whenever the weather doesn’t match your mood, soup is a great way to have a comforting hug.”

Another great thing about soup is its variety. Every cuisine seems to have a few staples — whether it’s a light, flavorful broth or a thick, hearty chili.

As KCUR host

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People upset after white food blogger calls noodle dish ‘pho’

Tieghan Gerard, the creator of the popular food blog Half Baked Harvest, found herself in hot water after posting a “quick” noodle recipe that she incorrectly called “pho.”

The popular recipe creator shared a noodle soup recipe to her blog titled “Weeknight ginger pho ga (Vietnamese chicken soup)” in February. The recipe, as many pointed out, was not really pho — instead, it was more of a quick noodle dish with caramelized chicken and a “sweet, spicy, tangy sesame chile sauce.”

Immediately, Gerard’s fans began to criticize the inappropriate title on Instagram. Some commenters explained that pho shouldn’t be

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Hidden health dangers of popular foods

Dietary trends in the United States are of great concern. According to the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025, the typical American diet exceeds recommended levels of added sugars, refined grains, sodium, and saturated fat. To be fair, some of these ingredients may not be obvious to us unless we look carefully at food labels.  

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Some of your favorite foods may have unsavory ingredients in them that can be harmful to your health.

But here’s another fact: Food-borne pathogens affect one of six Americans, leading to 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000

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