Traeger Appetizer Recipes – Or Whatever You Do

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These delicious appetizer recipes are all made on the pellet grill! Fire up your Traeger and get cooking because you can make a meal out of these easy smoked appetizers.

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Plenty of food, but not for all farmworkers

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On a summer morning in southern Idaho, the day breaks early, before 6 a.m. The air is stale, never fully cooled from the heat of the day before.

In the indigo hour when night becomes morning, dozens of people — most from Mexico — queue for the van that will shuttle them to the picking fields. For the next 15 hours, they harvest. Ladders teeter on the uneven, parched earth. Cherries are quickly pulled from high branches by the handful.

The fruit isn’t for them. Like most regions in the country whose economies rely on exporting food, little of what’s picked here makes it onto the plates of the people who harvested it.

At the end of the daylight hours, a company bus returns and drives the farmworkers to the Walmart, on the far side of town, where they can shop for groceries and gloves. Farmworkers forced to shop late

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Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Bites – Or Whatever You Do

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Try our Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Bites the next time you need some easy, delicious bite-sized appetizers for a cookout, party, or potluck!

Traeger Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Bites

Traeger Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple Bites

Sometimes the simplest things really are the best. That definitely holds true with these little pineapple bites. If you’re a fan of Hawaiian pizza, you’re especially going to love these sweet-and-savory bites.

We used thick cut bacon here that was par cooked before wrapping it around fresh, grilled pieces of pineapple. You can use thin bacon if you’d like, and you won’t need to pre-cook it. I really like the way the thick-cut bacon crisped up, and the general ratio and texture too, so I’d suggest going the (slightly) longer route and using that thickkkk bacon here.

Don’t skip and try for canned pineapple either. Nothing beats fresh. You can skip over the grilling part in the beginning if you’d like to save time,

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Buy one get one free: Ban on supermarket junk food deals delayed in cost of living crisis

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14 May 2022, 00:01

The ‘buy one get one free’ ban has been pushed back.

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Boris Johnson is to delay a ban of ‘buy one get one free’ supermarket junk food deals to help families cope with the “unprecedented” cost of living crisis.

The planned ban on multi-buy promotions on foods and drinks high in fat, salt, or sugar (HFSS) is being put back a year to October 2023, the Government said.

The 9pm watershed for adverts promoting sugary snacks will also be scrapped to help poorer families – and will now come into effect in January 2024.

The Department of Health and Social Care said the deferral will give ministers a chance to assess the impact of the cost of living squeeze on household finances.

The Prime Minister announced the policies as part of a crackdown on obesity after the Covid pandemic in 2020.

A new law

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