Cakegirls Issues Refunds; Kids Nonplussed by Jamie Oliver

• Cakegirls will issue refunds to customers who placed orders for this weekend. [Tribune]
Previously: Cakegirls Destroyed in Fire

• Jets tight end Dustin Keller is writing a food column for the New York Times’ football blog. [Fifth Down/NYT via Eater]

• When Jamie Oliver made over Huntington, West Virginia’s school lunches, many children stopped buying them. [Salon]

• Fueled by customer demand for good tomatoes year round, giant tomato greenhouses are cropping up across the country. [NYT]

• McDonald’s recently opened its first “Hamburger University” training center in China. [NRN]

• Between tougher federal fishing regulations and this year’s cold snap, Florida is producing less local seafood than usual right now. [NYT]

• By introducing new devices like a water reservoir, microwave manufacturers are trying to combat Americans’ indifference toward their product. [WSJ]

• Alumnae of Ireland’s Ballymaloe Cooking School have spread founder Darina Allen’s gospel of fresh, simple, Irish cooking worldwide. [NYT]

• Sales of frozen food are skyrocketing, leading to an increase in the type of products available. [WSJ]

• Charlie Vergos, founder of Memphis’ beloved Rendezvous barbecue restaurant, died this weekend at 84. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

Cakegirls Issues Refunds; Kids Nonplussed by Jamie Oliver