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Designing The Perfectly Architectural Ice Cream Sandwich

NPR's Renee Montagne visited Coolhaus Ice Cream Shop in Southern California to find out what architecture and frozen desserts have in common, and how to stack up a mean ice cream sandwich.
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Simple Summer Jam Session Calls For Strawberries And Sunshine

When strawberries are in season, the Food Network's Amy Thielen's thinks of jam — sun jam. She shares her grandmother's method for making preserves with little more than sugar and the summer sun.
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Cultivate Ventures Bets Big on D.C.'s Food Scene

A new venture capital firm is determined to help take D.C.'s artisanal food movement to the next level.
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How Dark Chocolate, Not Milk Chocolate, May Help Blood Flow

In a small study, people with peripheral artery disease who ate dark chocolate could walk farther than those who ate milk chocolate. Compounds in dark chocolate may make it easier to keep moving.
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Big Bucks From Strawberry Genes Lead To Conflict At UC Davis

The strawberry breeding program at the University of California, Davis, is a big money-earner. It's created a unique hybrid of the public and private breeding sector, and that's led to conflict.
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'Frobot' Creator: Taking Frozen Yogurt Where It's Never Been Before

Is frozen yogurt a weak link in our quest for sustenance and gastronomic pleasure? A Washington, D.C., startup thinks so, and has just launched a frozen yogurt vending machine to make fro-yo easier.
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Breeding Battle Threatens Key Source Of California Strawberries

The University of California, Davis is the source of most commercial strawberries. Now, the university's strawberry breeders are going into business for themselves, and farmers are worried.
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'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply

One-third of the seafood Americans catch is sold abroad, but most of the seafood we eat here is imported and often of lower quality. Why? Author Paul Greenberg says it has to do with American tastes.
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Supermarket Showdown: Food Shopping in Washington

Kojo discusses how regional and global forces impact what consumers see on supermarket shelves...

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IBM's Watson Is Out With Its Own Barbecue Sauce

The supercomputer first showed off its intellectual prowess on Jeopardy. Now after analyzing a massive number of recipes, Watson has come up with its own sauce.

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