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Don't Be Fooled By The Fishy Ingredients: This Burger Is Delicious

Chef Marcus Samuelsson has a ritual whenever he travels to a new place — ask the cabdriver, "Where do you eat?" When he did that on a trip to Barbados, he fell in love with a fish sandwich.
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Will The Dietary Guidelines Consider The Planet? The Fight Is On

A panel of nutrition experts recommends a diet lower in meat in part because it's better for the Earth. But the meat industry says environmental policy doesn't belong in nutrition guidelines.
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Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket

Warmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.
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Maryland Army Vet Helps Fellow Service Members Transition To Civilian Work

When Capt. Justen Garrity found it nearly impossible to find a job after he left the U.S. Army, he decided to strike out on his own.

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Eating Like A Pig: How Beer Byproducts Transform Into Chow For Sows

The growth of Washington, D.C.’s beer industry is proving to be a win-win: both for local brewers, and for local pigs.

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Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The Farm

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.
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A Detroit Opera Celebrates Frida Kahlo's Life And Cooking

The Michigan Opera Theater is mounting a production in March of Frida. The city's Mexican restaurants are getting involved by honoring the Mexican artist's recipes and cooking with special menus.
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The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.
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Produce Pride: Showing The Love With Vegetable Tattoos

Vegetable tattoos, both temporary and permanent, can make for beautiful body art. Some enthusiasts are hoping to use them to encourage healthy, seasonal eating.
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Tea Tuesdays: The Chemis-Tea Of Pouring The Perfect English-Style Cuppa

The British are very specific about how they take their tea: black, with milk and sugar. But steeping the optimal cup requires a surprising amount of chemistry. Here's a guide to the science.

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