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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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Giving Thanks For Can-Free Cooking

You can do better than cans of cranberry sauce, pumpkin and cream of mushroom soup in your Thanksgiving recipes. Turkey Day meals average 3,000 calories. Make. Them. Count.
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Turkey Tips From Alton Brown: Don't Baste Or Stuff

The Food Network star and celebrity chef gets down with some turkey tips ahead of Thanksgiving and challenges host Melissa Block to change her ways. Brown claims stuffing is evil and that there's no good reason to baste a turkey.
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Storm-Battered Food Banks Struggle To Help The Hungry

Some charitable organizations that were in the path of Superstorm Sandy were left in as bad shape as their clients. With Thanksgiving around the corner, they wonder how they will feed the storm's victims and the poor.
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Adventurous Eating Helped Human Ancestors Boost Odds Of Survival

The discovery of new foods by chefs of the prehistoric age may have helped our human ancestors evolve, archeologists say. Hominins that lived about 3 million years ago began eating grasses and sedge, which helped them survive in different environments.

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