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Just What Is In Pumpkin Spice Flavor? (Hint: Not Pumpkin)

Pumpkin spice is the flavor of the season, but does anyone think there's real pumpkin in the "science goo" in our lattes? Turns out flavor companies have come up with a simple chemical recipe for it.
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Consumers Contribute To Retail Food Waste

Grocery stores and restaurants serve more than 400 million pounds of food each year, but nearly a third of it is never eaten. Demand for pre-cooked meals and pristine produce creates much waste.
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No 'Misteak': High Beef Prices A Boon For Drought-Weary Ranchers

If you've shopped for meat recently, you no doubt have noticed that beef prices are up. That may be hard on consumers, but the prices are helping ranchers purchase expensive feed and rebuild herds.
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Got A Thanksgiving Time Crunch? Food Is Just (A Few) Clicks Away

If you're scrambling to find the perfect cranberry sauce or a sumptuous dessert, the Internet can help. We've rounded up services to help you spend less time waiting in line and more time with family.
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As Espresso Rises, Will 'Greek Coffee' Be Left To The Turks?

"Greek coffee" may be a matter of national pride in the Mediterranean nation. But increasingly, Greeks are embracing espresso, an imported brew. Chalk it up to globalization.
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Culinary Institute's School For 'Foodpreneurs' To Cook Up Innovation

The Culinary Institute of America may be best known for churning out chefs. But its graduates are charting new career paths that require more business chops and it's launching a school to mentor them.
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Sandwich Monday: Papa John's Frito Chili Pizza

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try an innovative new pizza from Papa John's. It's covered with Fritos and chili.
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Poultry Report Outlines Costs Of Maryland's New Phosphorus Regulations

In an effort to limit phosphorus runoff into the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland environmental groups have sought to limit the use of litter from poultry farms as fertilizer. A new report outlines just how much that would cost.

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Tweet In The Holiday With Recipes On Twitter

Test your ability to tweet a recipe in 140 characters or less. Amateur cook and writer Maureen Evans tells us how she manages to do that, and breaks down her code in her Twitter cookbook, Eat Tweet.
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Chefs Meet In Brazil To Discuss Food Biodiversity

Some of the world's top chefs are joining forces to incorporate biodiversity into meals. It's no coincidence the meeting is in Brazil — Latin America is one of the world's most bio-diverse places.

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