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As Bagged Salad Kits Boom, Americans Eat More Greens

Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good? If it gets you to eat more leafy greens, yes.
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At LA's MOCA, A Celebrated Chef Serves Up Dinner As Art Installation

Craig Thornton is behind some of the most coveted meal reservations in LA. For the past five months, he's been melding dining, sculpture and taxidermy at the city's Museum of Contemporary Art.
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Slice, Dice, Chop Or Julienne: Does The Cut Change The Flavor?

When it comes to produce, the answer is yes, experts tell us. But the reasons are complicated — and sometimes mysterious even to restaurant critics, chefs and food scientists.
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In Paris, Where Food Is King, Refugee Chefs Show What They Have To Offer

In a weeklong festival, refugee chefs teamed up with their French counterparts to serve up feasts that fuse their culinary traditions. It's an effort to recast refugees in a new, culinary light.
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A Longing For Lentils, Or How I Learned To Find Home Where The Daal Is

Daal, yellow, red, brown, or black, is a staple across India. It is often described, inadequately, as lentil soup. Except it's so much more. For a lifelong expat, it's an anchor in an shifting world.
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Senate Passes A GMO Labeling Bill That The Food Industry Likes

The bill requires food companies to reveal whether their products contain GMOs. But those companies are pleased, because they won't have to print "GMO" on food packages.
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Want Kids To Eat More Veggies? Market Them With Cartoons

The food industry has long marketed highly processed products to kids with characters like Tony the Tiger. But similar tactics can also work to sway school kids to eat more vegetables, a study finds.
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Los Angeles Chef Pushes Boundaries Of Taste In Art Installation

Los Angeles's top cult chef has been pushing the boundaries of taste at the Museum of Contemporary Art with an art installation that combines dining, sculpture and taxidermy. It's also a way for a museum to connect with the city's vibrant food scene.
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QUIZ: What Does Food Symbolize In Art? Test Your Knowledge

Artists have been painting food into their work since ancient times. You know it looks delicious, but how well can you decipher what foods mean in art? Take this quiz to find out.
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In Chile, 'Marraqueta' Is The Daily Bread

This crusty bread likely originated with French immigrants of centuries past, but it's =become deeply entwined with Chilean identity, diet ... even language. Yet most people don't make it at home.

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