New fast-food spaghetti restaurant, By the Bucket, coming to Phoenix | Phoenix Food & Drink

Will Kreznick

AHWATUKEE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — Did you ever wish you had a big bucket of spaghetti? Have you ever found yourself heading home from a busy day at work worrying what to make for dinner that’s quick, easy and something the kids will love?

Single dad, Bret DaCosta found himself with the same issue and wanted to create a good option for quick family meals. That’s why he came up with By the Bucket, a to-go restaurant that puts together a spaghetti dinner for the whole family and all you have to do is pick it up.

The original location

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1.2 million New Jerseyans are going hungry right now. How to get help, volunteer or make a donation.

Will Kreznick

For those who are food insecure, there are links at the bottom of this article to lists of nonprofits and agencies in each New Jersey county that list food assistance as a primary service. These organizations also welcome donations and volunteers.

In September, the Hillside-based Community FoodBank of New Jersey released a report that projected in 2020 the state would see a 56% increase in food insecurity from the previous year, all the result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The report, titled “COVID-19′s Impact on Food Insecurity in New Jersey,” used statistical projections from Feeding America to “examine anticipated

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The #1 Reason Why You Shouldn’t Eat Microwave Popcorn

Will Kreznick

Let’s be honest: popcorn cravings are real, and most of us don’t have time to whip up a stovetop batch at home when we need a crunchy, satisfying, movie night treat. Instead, we turn to microwave popcorn.

Popcorn is full of fiber, low in fat and calories, and a whole grain food. But if regular ol’ popcorn is such a smart snack choice, why is there a reason why you should second guess your microwave popcorn consumption? (Related: What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Popcorn.)

One reason: extra ingredients. When you make popcorn at home, you probably

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Chocolate-Covered-Strawberry French-Toast Casserole Recipe | POPSUGAR Food

Will Kreznick

There are few things more satisfying than biting into a juicy strawberry covered in thick, decadent chocolate. Sinfully indulgent and rich in flavor, these spruced-up strawberries are usually eaten sparingly. But what if we told you that you could have your chocolate-covered strawberries for breakfast, too? Behold, the recipe that is sure to change your at-home brunch menu forever: chocolate-covered-strawberry french-toast casserole.

This baked french-toast casserole is layered with sweet, macerated strawberries; melty chocolate chunks; tart strawberry jam; and individually dipped, chocolate-covered strawberry slices. It’s fluffy, decadent, and compounded with all the flavors any chocolate-lover would want to sink their

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Obama aims to give a million meals in new campaign | Healthy Life Articles

Will Kreznick

Michelle Obama is launching a nonprofit campaign that aims to provide more than 1 million meals to food-insecure families in connection with the debut Tuesday of her children’s food show on Netflix.

The “Pass the Love w/ Waffles + Mochi” initiative, named after the new series ”Waffles + Mochi,” is a collaborative campaign by the nonprofit Partnership for a Healthier America, its honorary chair Obama and Higher Ground Productions, the production company owned by the former first lady and her husband, former President Barack Obama.

The nonprofit says the campaign was inspired by the series, which tells the story of

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