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Lard Is Back In The Larder, But Hold The Health Claims

Although some tout lard as a "healthy" animal fat, it's still high in saturated fat, like butter. So eating a lot of it is not really good for you. But tasters agree, it makes a darn fine pie crust.
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Last Call Extension In D.C. Falls Off The Wagon

Mayor Vincent Gray's proposed plan to extend last call in D.C. to 2 a.m. on weekdays and 3 a.m. on weekends has been cut off by a D.C. Council panel, citing safety and travel concerns.

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What Pizza Hut's Crown Crust Pizza Says About Global Fast Food Marketing

Pizza Hut's latest offering, available only in the Middle East, is a cheeseburger-pizza hybrid. The combination either makes foodies' stomachs turn - or growl. But from a global perspective, it's not that different from how ethnic cuisines are marketed in the U.S.
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What Will Make The Food Desert Bloom?

Improving the health of people living in food deserts is much more than making sure there are veggies on the shelves. As activists have learned, it takes education and some old-fashioned innovation, too.
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Eternal Yogurt: The Starter That Lives Forever

Yogurt enthusiasts are rediscovering heirloom yogurt starters, many of which originated in countries with long traditions of yogurt-making. These bacterial cultures, which live on milk, can regenerate in one batch after another.

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