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Domino's Becomes A Tech Company That Happens To Make Pizza

Advancements in online and mobile orders have become key ingredients for the company's recent success. Domino's innovations include an online pizza tracker and a voice-ordering app.
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Stressed About Holiday Cooking? Take Our Survey, And We'll Help

NPR is planning our holiday food coverage, and we want to know what you would find useful. What sorts of tips and tricks are you looking for? Fill out our survey and let us know.
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How To Wean Your Kids Off Halloween Candy: Cold, Hard Cash

After the costumes and candy comes the hard part: the fights and negotiations that go along with trying to limit kids' sugar intake. Why not skip the ordeal by paying kids to give up their treats?
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Army Eyes 3-D Printed Food for Soldiers

The Army has long used high-tech tools to make meals for our troops. Now, military scientists are turning away from pots and pans, and looking to 3-D printers to make nutritious food.
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Sandwich Monday: The Baco

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a Baco — not the bacon bit, but the bao-taco hybrid from Saucy Porka in Chicago.
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On The Trail To Preserve Appalachia's Bounty Of Heirloom Crops

With some 1,500 heirloom fruits and vegetables under cultivation, Appalachia is the most diverse foodshed in the U.S., Canada and northern Mexico. Among them is a beloved corn called Bloody Butcher.
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A Non-GMO Way To Get More, Tastier Tomatoes

Farmers want tomato varieties that yield more fruit. Consumers want tastier ones. How to resolve that tension? A new genetic toolkit could help growers maximize the best of both worlds.
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Orchestra Eats, Then Performs, The World's Hottest Tango

How hot is the Tango? A Danish orchestra chowed down on the hottest pepper on the planet and then played the Tango Jalousie, while fighting back the tears.
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Nutritious Acorns Don't Have To Just Be Snacks For Squirrels

Despite acorns' wide geographic range and long culinary history, few people eat them. But some fans say they're an untapped nutritional resource — if you're willing to do the work to process them.
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Election Night Eating: A Tasting Menu For What's At Stake

NPR's politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can't have a party without good grub. So we've put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.

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