Last Build Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:20 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:20 -0500Love can come from where you least expect it. And while a girl learns from her grandmother how to make her favorite Indian breakfast treat, she finds that food, family and love are often intertwined.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:00:20 -0500There are many challenges to farming: It's often grueling work that relies on unpredictable factors such as weather and global market prices. But one aspect that's often ignored: health care costs.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:00:00 -0500East Coast brewers have been making unfiltered, unpasteurized, hazy IPAs for about a decade. Their customers love the aromas and murky look of the beers. Now, the hazy beer craze has gone national.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:00:19 -0500Many of the incarcerated were farmers, coerced to work the land in the camps. The food they grew was meant for the incarcerated but camp administrators sold it on the open market. Resistance ensued.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:38:58 -0500Pamela Strobel brought Southern soul food cooking to Northern audiences back in the 1960s, and her cookbook brought the food into homes. Now, two brothers are re-launching her cookbook.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:38:58 -0500Chef and restaurant owner Diep Tran talks about how "Cheap Eats" lists might be good for customers, but bad for underpaid and overworked restaurant workers.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 10:00:00 -0500The pioneers of organic farming are starting to retire. While some are passing on their farms to family to preserve their legacy, others are getting help finding like-minded strangers.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:32:00 -0500There's no federal standard for indicating food expiration dates. Now, new guidance for food companies suggests using one of just two descriptors, "best if used by" and "use by."
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500Because of unstable milk prices, small-dairy owners are also selling artisanal cheeses to help them stay afloat. The idea is catching on — in Iowa, the number of on-farm cheese-makers has doubled.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:31:00 -0500Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. President Trump is talking about restricting that trade, but when it comes to food, such moves could backfire.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:55:00 -0500DeKnight was Ebony's first food editor and author of a best-selling African-American cookbook in the '40s. Her recipes presented a vision of black America that was often unseen in mainstream media.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:00:17 -0500Bees have been dying in unprecedented numbers. A new study has found that fungi-destroying chemicals may make it harder for bees to metabolize their food. And if they can't get energy, they can't fly.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500LA is the only major U.S. city where selling food on the sidewalk is illegal. President Trump's immigration policies have pushed the city council to change the law. But the devil is in the details.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:21:00 -0500Those "expiration" labels on packaged food may confuse consumers and dupe them into throwing good food in the trash. Two major food industry associations want to change that and are proposing reforms.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:29:00 -0500The celebrity chef will shut five of his restaurants Thursday. It's part of a national boycott calling on immigrants not to go to work in response to President Trump's immigration policies.