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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:00:18 -0500The cookbook Nothing Fancy, first published in 1984, has just been re-released — and is the closest thing to a memoir that the formidable "Julia Child of Mexico" has ever written.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:13:00 -0500With tantalizing twists like liqueur, coffee and spices, kids may turn up their little red noses at these decadent delights — but that just leaves more for you and your adult friends.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:25:00 -0500At this bustling Nebraska railroad hub, volunteers — mostly women — greeted and fed about 6 million soldiers. And the taste of those home front meals was a comfort to troops on the battlefield.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:59:00 -0500Instead, the company envisions customers at the store picking up whatever they want off the shelves — then simply walking out with it. The items are automatically billed to their Amazon accounts.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:00:00 -0500A hunger researcher and two restaurateurs teamed up to open EAT Café, a restaurant that aims to provide a sit-down dining experience even to people who typically can't afford to eat at restaurants.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:30:00 -0500In her new book, Sarah Lohman says that even though America is culturally and ethnically diverse, its food is united by a handful of tastes that have permeated the nation's cuisine for centuries.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:00:00 -0500Sure, brown rice is better for you than refined white rice. But if you cringe when you see it on sushi, there's good reason behind that, and it's rooted in flavor science and biochemistry.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:40:00 -0500Antonino Fernandez, who made his fortune from Corona beer, died in Mexico in August at 98. But he never forgot where he came from — a tiny village in northern Spain that he helped support for decades.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:31:00 -0500Fighting extreme poverty and failing crops caused by a three-year drought, United Nations food agencies are struggling to keep the region's population from succumbing to starvation.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:29 -0500Nestles announces a scientific breakthrough that will allow it to greatly cut the amount of sugar in its chocolate without affecting the taste.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:41:28 -0500The man who gave the world General Tso's Chicken has died. Peng Chang-kuei was 97.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:50:00 -0500Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to a horrible bacterial disease called citrus greening.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:34 -0500Weekend Edition is featuring the holiday recipes of NPR staff. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg about her very own cranberry sauce recipe.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:02:00 -0500A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic. Also, people don't trust scientists much at all.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0500A food blogger's fascination with retro entertaining pays off in a colorful volume of curious eats.