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Virginia Students Try Something New During Farm-To-School Week

Students from around Virginia celebrated Farm-to-School week, and ended up pleasantly surprised by what theyfound on their plates.

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Oh Goodies: Wal-Mart Goes Mail-Order Gourmet

Jumping on the bandwagon of monthly goody bag services, the retail giant has launched a monthly food subscription program that aims to cater to the gastronomically adventurous.
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A Dash Of Latin Flavor On The Thanksgiving Table

Chef Jose Garces' parents are immigrants, and while they embraced some traditional American Thanksgiving dishes, they also served Ecuadorean food, like humitas and quinoa soup.
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Cheaper Fruits And Vegetables Alone Can't Save Food Deserts

Researchers found that while consumers are sensitive to price, and more likely to buy fruit when the price drops, many other factors prevent people from buying fruits and vegetables.
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Wake Up Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes With A Touch Of Kimchi

Kimchi, the fermented cabbage so familiar on the Korean table, takes on American mashed potatoes in this twist on the typical Thanksgiving recipe from cookbook author and restaurateur Debbie Lee. And she throws in Fuji Apple Egg Rolls for dessert.
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Raise A Toast To Building Better Beer Bubbles Through Chemistry

Spanish scientists have identified the specific gene in yeast that's responsible for the foamy head on your glass beer. And that discovery could lead to what we've all been wishing for — more long-lasting foam on top of our ales of the future.

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