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From Crock-Pots to 'Cook-Overs': Your Dinnertime Confessional Tips

What's for dinner? We asked, you answered. And now we share some of our readers' savvy, time-saving tips for making dinnertime less of a mad scramble and more of a meal to relish.

In Kazakhstan, No Horror At Horse Meat

Horse meat may strike horror in Great Britain. But in Kazakhstan, horseflesh isn't just acceptable, it's a traditional treat. Visitors can eat spicy horse meat sausage and drink fermented mare's milk — the same fare that fueled Genghis Khan's marauding army as it swept across the steppe.

Selling Kids On Veggies When Rules Like 'Clean Your Plate' Fail

Involving kids in preparing dinner may be a better way to get kids to eat their vegetables than strictures like "no dessert until you eat your vegetables." But health experts say there's nothing wrong with an occasional treat.

Family Keeps Jewish Soulfood Alive At New York 'Appetizing' Store

When it opened its name alone made it different, advertising the shared ownership of the family's daughters, instead of sons. Today, the shop, which specializes in smoked fish, continues to thrive.
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Food Fraud

How food fraud happens, what foods are most susceptible and new methods that suppliers are developing to reduce misleading and fraudulent labeling.

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Kojo talks with local restaurateurs about the craft of making ramen, the cuisine’s cultural significance and how best to enjoy the noodle soup.