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Give Chickpeas A Chance: Why Hummus Unites, And Divides, The Mideast

Nothing is simple in Mideast relations. Not even hummus. Lebanon, Israel and Palestinians are entangled over who owns the dish. Not even the title of world's largest hummus platter settled the matter.
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Inside The Lives Of Farmworkers: Top 5 Lessons I Learned On The Ground

Most of us don't usually get to meet the people who pick our apples, oranges or other seasonal favorites. What are their lives and work like? Dan Charles has spent the past year finding out.
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Where Did Agriculture Begin? Oh Boy, It's Complicated

Scientists have long assumed that farming began among one group in the Mideast. But a new study suggests a more diverse origin story.
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Congress Just Passed A GMO Labeling Bill. Nobody's Super Happy About It

The proposal will require food companies to disclose their GMO ingredients, but that information doesn't have to be on the packaging. It's a compromise, and neither side is all that enthused.
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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About French Food?

It's Bastille Day, so in honor of the home of the renowned culinary school Le Cordon Bleu, we're testing your knowledge on some classic French ingredients and dishes. Test your knowledge.
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Montgomery County: Hungover On Liquor Laws?

Montgomery County's Prohibition-era liquor laws are a long-running frustration for local business owners and residents. Will things ever change?

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What's For Dinner? 10 Strategies To Help Busy Parents Get Food On The Table

We asked food experts, parents and nutritionists for their best tips for making weeknight meals happen.
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For Pickers, Blueberries Mean Easier Labor But More Upheaval

Many farm workers call blueberries their favorite crop to pick. It pays well and the work is comfortable. But there's a catch: It's a short season, and workers and their families have to keep moving.
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Thirsty? New Study Links Good Hydration To Slimmer Waistlines

A new study finds people who are well-hydrated have lower body weights and lower odds of obesity. It adds evidence to the theory that drinking lots of water may help in weight management.
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Coney: The Hot Dog That Fueled Detroit's Middle-Class Dreams

Hundreds of eateries selling chili-topped hot dogs dot Detroit. The story of how this food became the city's signature dish is deeply entwined with its auto industry and the workers who flocked to it.

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