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Cooking On The Sunny Side: How Solar Chefs Put Food On The Table

Solar cooks can use the sun's rays to make meals from rice and beans to spare ribs and even cake — no electricity or gas required. With the right equipment, all you need is a sunny day and some patience.
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Some Athletes Reject High-Tech Sports Fuel In Favor Of Real Food

Many top athletes are rejecting the processed drinks and gels companies are squarely aiming at them. Instead, they rely on old fashioned water and healthy food to rehydrate and replenish nutrients.
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Coney: The Hot Dog That Fed Detroit's American Dream

Take a hot dog from New York's Coney Island, throw in plenty of Greek immigrants and a booming auto industry, add some chili sauce, a steamed bun, chopped onions, mustard and an epic sibling rivalry and you've got the makings of a classic American melting pot story.
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Don't Cry Over Burnt Milk In South Texas; Savor It

Leche quemada, which translates as "burnt milk," is a popular Mexican treat. The sweet comes in many forms, but in South Texas, one of the most popular types is made from goat milk.
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Let Them Eat Kale: Vegetarians And The French Revolution

The French Revolution conjures up memories of Marie Antoinette and the guillotine and angry peasant uprisings, but middle-class vegetarians may have also played an important role in the politics of the day.
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FreshFarm Markets Celebrates 15 Years

A popular market in Dupont Circle is celebrating its 15th birthday.

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Three Beers To Cheer Your Summer Suppers

As part of the occasional Weekend Edition series Taste of Summer, beer expert Graham Haverfield picks — and Scott Simon drinks — a few of summer's most refreshing brews. Haverfield also has advice on pairing his picks with tasty seasonal dinners.

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