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How collapsing bubbles power the food world

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:00:00 +0000

'Cavitation' is another example of science getting cozy in the kitchen.


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Do lobsters feel pain?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:21:01 +0000

The Swiss have outlawed putting a live lobster into a pot of boiling water, even as the debate about do they feel pain continues.


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The Oxygen Project: Let's save the oceans and put money in our pockets

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:14:00 +0000

Rutherford Seydel's Oxygen Project creates a sustainable Earth while creating financial sustainability for all. All it will take is a massive group action.


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Why you should care about the grass cows eat

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:51:12 +0000

Cow poop from fields where cattle graze prove there are fewer nutrients in the grass these cows eat — and that affects how they grow.


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How New York aims to help hungry students

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:15:13 +0000

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 'No Student Goes Hungry Program' aims to provide healthy, locally sourced meals to all students, K-through-college, who need them.


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Can tilapia skin help heal burn victims?

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:32:26 +0000

Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with sterilized fish skin as bandages for burns.


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How to break your rotisserie chicken habit

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 21:53:28 +0000

Rotisserie chickens are convenient, but there are reasons you may want to save them for emergency chicken needs only.


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Weird foods from the '50s, '60s and '70s

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 17:37:27 +0000

Take a look at some vintage recipes that make us wonder, "Who ever thought that was a good idea?"


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Why I'm with Oregonians on not pumping gas

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 16:06:52 +0000

A Jersey Girl's perspective on the joys of not getting out of the car to pump your own gas as Oregon now allows it.


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World Central Kitchen still serving up hope in Puerto Rico

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:56:43 +0000

World Central Kitchen founded by Chef José Andrés has served over 3 million meals since Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, and it's not done yet.


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Creative ways to use up leftover Prosecco

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 22:50:36 +0000

Your open bottle of Prosecco from New Year's Eve may be past its prime to drink, but you can put it to culinary use.


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Poke, papalo and other food trends for 2018

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 18:02:24 +0000

'Deconstructed' sushi and new ways to enjoy old favorites are the top predictions for the new year.


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10 slow cooker recipes for New Year's Eve

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 19:15:54 +0000

Cook, keep warm and serve these party recipes — all from the same slow cooker.


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10 Instant Pot appetizers for New Year's Eve

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:34:48 +0000

Get your party prep done quicker with these recipes for the Instant Pot.


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Treasures I found in my mom's old cookbook

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 21:14:42 +0000

These vintage recipes ripped from magazines and the back of boxes are a snapshot of a culinary era.


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7 holiday punch recipes

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 18:50:03 +0000

A festive punch lets your guests know you're ready to celebrate.


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5 eggnog-esque creamy holiday drinks

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 19:18:06 +0000

Shake up your holiday drink options with these creamy cocktails that aren't eggnog.


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7 Christmas cookie bars for the too-busy cook

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:52:49 +0000

A pan of batter goes into the oven, a batch of cookie bars comes out.


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10 stocking stuffers for home cooks (that will actually get used)

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:51:59 +0000

Looking for stocking stuffer ideas for your favorite home cooks? Here are some suggestions for super useful tools that they’ll love.


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What is mouthfeel, and why do some foods just feel funny?

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:21:59 +0000

It's not your imagination. A food's texture, or mouthfeel, can change the way you perceive its taste.


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'Fatberg' to be displayed in London museum

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:17:28 +0000

The Museum of London will showcase part of a 143-ton chunk of fat, diapers and baby wipes that was removed from the city's sewers.


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The Facebook Wine Exchange is a gamble you don't want to take

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:43:30 +0000

There's a wine exchange invitation on Facebook that asks participants to mail one bottle of wine with the promise that you will get 6 or even 36 bottles back.


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I tried Starbucks' Christmas Tree Frappuccino

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:30:47 +0000

Starbucks will be selling its Christmas Tree Frappuccino only until Dec. 11.


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Can plastic wrap go in the oven?

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:22:00 +0000

The short answer is yes — but, there are caveats.


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5 easy, festive napkin folds for the holidays

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 19:38:21 +0000

Even an amateur can pull off these impressive, cheerful napkin folds with paper or cloth napkins.


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Getting ready to bake cookies? Don't eat the raw dough

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:27:39 +0000

Tempting as it may be to sneak a taste of raw, ready-to-bake cookie dough, scientific evidence says it's healthier to resist temptation.


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'Tis the season to ignore the Starbucks' holiday cup drama

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 18:33:00 +0000

#BoycottStarbucks is back, but is anyone actually boycotting?


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In defense of sweet potatoes

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:17:50 +0000

Celebrity chefs are calling out sweet potato casserole with marshmallows, but know this: there's a place for sweet potatoes on your Thanksgiving table.


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How to freeze leftover pumpkin puree

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:09:24 +0000

Whether it's fresh or canned, pumpkin freezes really well.


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Get to know gamay, the Beaujolais Nouveau grape

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:41:02 +0000

The 2017 Beaujolais Nouveau has just been released, fulfilling the destiny of many French gamay grapes.


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Everything you need to know about mashed potatoes just in time for Thanksgiving

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:57:17 +0000

'Hell's Kitchen All Stars' Chef Barbie Marshall shares her steps to making perfect mashed potatoes, including why starting in cold water is the only way to go.


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Are you ready for see-through pumpkin pie?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:15:51 +0000

A Chicago restaurant is serving crystal-clear pumpkin pie. Do you think it's fun or freaky?


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You don't need expanding Thanksgiving pants

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:14:06 +0000

These stuffing-inspired stretchy pants expand when you stuff yourself on Thanksgiving, but you're better than this.


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Let the Guest-Imator help create the perfect (and less wasteful) Thanksgiving meal

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:06:14 +0000

The Guest-Imator is a digital portion calculator that even considers the amount of leftovers you want to have. It works for vegan meals, too.


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With its formula change, Nutella is not bringing 'more happiness to the world'

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:58:08 +0000

Did Nutella, the tasty chocolate hazelnut spread, really need more sugar?


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A guide to 8 healthy online grocery stores

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 20:29:18 +0000

Discover which online grocery services ship to your location, what their shipping fees are and other perks of using them.


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Direct-to-consumer wine shipping just got more complicated

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 19:51:20 +0000

Retailers that have been shipping wine to consumers in certain states may have been breaking the law all along.


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Want to eat less salt? Add more spice

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 17:39:23 +0000

New study published in the journal Hypertension suggests there's a way to decrease sodium intake while keeping flavor in your food: add more spice.


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Sacré bleu! There's a butter shortage in France

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 19:36:45 +0000

Panic in the French grocery aisles has led to butter hoarding in home refrigerators.


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5 foods more likely than chicken to harbor salmonella

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 18:31:42 +0000

Chicken's always the scapegoat, but you're more at risk from your salad or these other foods than you know.


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Dress up ice cubes with these 9 edible flowers

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 19:20:42 +0000

These 9 edible flowers will boost your cold beverage game.


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The best way to remove pesticides from apples

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:18:36 +0000

The most effective way to remove pesticides from apple skins is to soak them in a baking soda and water solution. (It works better than bleach.)


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Got old medication? National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Oct. 28

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 16:10:27 +0000

As the U.S. struggles with an opioid epidemic, efforts to round up unwanted prescription drugs may be more valuable than ever.


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There's glyphosate in our food system — so now what?

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:22:50 +0000

Traces of the weed killer glyphosate are increasingly being found in food, but the public is at a loss of how to process that information.


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5 super helpful slow cooker hacks

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:02:22 +0000

The slow cooker is a favorite tool of hungry, busy families, but it can do even more for you. Here are 5 slow cooker hacks to try.


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The case for cork bottle stoppers

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:14:00 +0000

Cork advocates make a good argument to use the traditional wine closure.


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'Sugar tax' works at Jamie Oliver's restaurants

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:40:05 +0000

Consumption of sugary beverages is down at Jamie Oliver's restaurants, but is it only an increase in price that made the difference?


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9 can't-miss public markets

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:25:45 +0000

Join the locals at these large markets where you can grab a quick bite to eat or spend hours exploring.


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​It's time to stop hugging your chickens

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:18:29 +0000

Backyard chickens have been linked to salmonella outbreaks, in part because some owners are getting too cozy with their feathered friends.


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What food pyramids look like around the world

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:40:26 +0000

The U.S. has moved from a pyramid to a plate. How do other countries visually communicate good nutrition?


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What will the California wildfires mean for the wine harvest?

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:46:36 +0000

There's some surprising good news along with the bad as the California wine industry tries to look ahead as fires still burn.


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Wildfires devastate wineries, including a biodynamic pioneer

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 21:19:54 +0000

Frey Vineyards confirms the biodynamic and organic winery has burned down — along with several others in Sonoma and Napa.


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How to eat well on $4 a day

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:49:38 +0000

A new baby has been keeping the author of "Good and Cheap" busy, but Leanne Brown is looking ahead to how she can inspire people to eat well next.


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Halloween candy we love to hate

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:14:18 +0000

People are very passionate when asked the question, 'What's the worst Halloween candy?' See if your sweet nemesis made our list.


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How to make the most of canned tomatoes

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:42:00 +0000

Now that fresh, local tomato season is just about done, you're probably going to have to open a few cans.


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5 vegetarian breakfast foods that keep you full until lunch

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:54:01 +0000

If you're trying to stave off the mid-morning munchies, these foods will satisfy both your taste buds and your appetite.


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If you avoid junk food, doesn't it make sense that food banks would, too?

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:55:18 +0000

As the season of giving approaches, support your local food bank's commitment to give less junk food and donate only nutritious food.


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Salmon farmers have an unsavory lice problem

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:03:40 +0000

Parasitic sea lice have become resistant to pesticides that used to control infestations in salmon farms around the world.


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8 grains that prove wheat is overrated

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:29:26 +0000

These ancient grains are new to many of us, and they pack nutrition that modern soft wheat can only dream of having.


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Are you peeling your banana the right way?

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:26:05 +0000

Pinching the bottom of the banana peel so it splits might be easier than breaking back the top to peel the fruit. Which way is better for you?


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Taking a spin with a new online grocer

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:05:19 +0000

Food, household cleaners, beauty products and more are just $3 each on the Brandless site.


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How to make apples last longer

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:07:49 +0000

The pros keep apples from spoiling for many months. You can, too.


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How to get more juice from your limes

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:36:24 +0000

This simple lime-cutting hack gives you more juice and has the added benefit of less cleanup when you're done.


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New ruby chocolate is 'intense sensorial delight'

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 18:46:15 +0000

This new fourth type of chocolate might make pink the new brown.


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'Peel Back The Label' tackles fear-based marketing on food products

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:10:31 +0000

The new campaign from America's Dairy Farmers makes some good points — and some questionable ones.


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8 foreign food words English doesn't have

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:18:44 +0000

The Finns have a word for drinking alone at home in your underwear. What other cool foreign food words don't we have?


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10 of the most popular office lunches around the world

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:59:44 +0000

Once you see what office workers eat in Turkey, you won't want the typical American office lunch.


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What's the allure of blue wine?

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:38:07 +0000

Gik has created a blue wine to appeal to millennials, who consume a lot of wine but don't care about all the 'rules.'


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Frog found in salad mix becomes family pet

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 21:24:56 +0000

What would you do if you found a frog in your mostly eaten salad you bought from Target? And, what should Target do?


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What's the story with drinking vinegar?

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 16:22:15 +0000

Like kanji, kombucha and kefir, drinking vinegars can have a positive effect on gut health.


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