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Journey To Java's 'Tempeh Village': Where Soybean Cakes Are Born

Whether it's pan-fried or baked into crispy snacks, the Indonesian soybean cake called tempeh is catching on in America as an alternative to meat. For the residents of Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, it's basic, everyday fare.
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A Fossilized Confection Baked For Easter 1807

A British couple believes they've come across a hot cross bun that was baked more than 200 years ago. Host Scott Simon explains.
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Spicing Up Your Easter Or Passover Meal

Passover and Easter are important times for faith and family, but they're also big occasions for food. Guest host Celeste Headlee is joined by Mexican chef Pati Jinich to help add some spice to your holiday table.
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Farm Bill's Sugar Subsidy More Taxing Than Sweet, Critics Say

A government sugar subsidy program is often criticized for keeping sugar prices too high. But now prices are falling and the government may buy 400,000 tons of sugar to help struggling sugar processors. Critics say the government's involvement in the sugar business should end.
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Urban Farming And Agricultural History

We explore how creative urban farmers are reconnecting communities with local food sources and forgotten pieces of their agricultural history.

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Chocolatiers Lindt Loses Final Appeal To Trademark Golden Easter Bunnies

For 12 years Lindt had fought this in courts; most small chocolatiers gave in, but Confiserie Riegelein challenged Lindt and won the right to keep making its own chocolate bunnies.

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