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MoveOn Hosts 'Hungry for Change' Bake Sales This Weekend

Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Progressive advocacy group MoveOn.org will host bake sales across the country this Saturday, June 21, and Sunday, June 22, as part of "Hungry for Change," an attempt to fatten voters with chewy brownies while raising money for Democratic nominee Barack Obama. Already, 713 gatherings have formed. To find a bake sale near you, just punch in your zip code here, and if nothing pops up, form your own. As a non-partisan site, Serious Eats promises to report when Freedom's Watch or another conservative advocacy rallies together members for bake sales supporting John McCain. Although, given Cindy McCain's baking record, this probably isn't the best strategy. Previously Cindy McCain Steals Recipes For Second Time Cindy McCain First Lifts Recipes from... More

Cindy McCain Stealing Cookie Recipe?

Adam Kuban 12 comments

It seems like Cindy McCain is up to it again. It looks like she's been caught with her hand in the cookie jar trying to pass off other folks' recipes as her own. In this case, the nattering nabobs of negativity are saying she's guilty of lifting a recipe for Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies from Hershey's. Here's Cindy McCain's recipe (part of a prospective first lady cookie showdown; here's Michelle Obama's Shortbread Cookies recipe). I'm going to give Ms. McCain the benefit of the doubt here. Her recipe is remarkably similar to the Hershey's recipe, but here are some talking points Cindy could use to get ahead of this spin:... More

Cindy McCain Allegedly Lifting Recipes from Food Network

Adam Kuban 17 comments

Cindy McCain; Giada De Laurentiis In what it's calling "Farfallegate," the Huffington Post breaks a huge story sure to derail Senator John McCain's bid for the presidency. Cindy McCain has allegedly been lifting recipes from the Food Network site, including those of Giada De Laurentiis: On a section of McCain's site called "Cindy's Recipes," you can find seven recipes attributed to Cindy McCain, each with the heading "McCain Family Recipe." Ms. Handel quickly realized that some of the "McCain Family Recipes," were in fact, word-for-word copies of recipes on the Food Network site.At least three of the "McCain Family Recipes" appear to be lifted directly from the Food Network, while at least one is a Rachael Ray recipe with... More

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