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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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Drought: The Local Impact

Kojo explores the drought's regional impact on food, and looks at the weather patterns that are creating these damaging conditions.

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An Olympic-Sized Outrage Grows Over French Fry Sales At The Games

McDonald's deal to block others from selling fries at the Olympics is giving some people heartburn. Hear more tonight on All Things Considered, and check out our Storify of what we're reading now.
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'Fannie Farmer' Reviver Emphasized Home Cooking

We remember professional cook Marion Cunningham, who died Wednesday at the age of 90. She championed home cooking and re-wrote The Fannie Farmer Cookbook which became a bestseller in 1979.
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Three Secrets To Crispy Pickles, And A 'Lost Recipe' Found

Expert canner Marisa McClellan helps a listener re-create her grandma's pickle recipe, and offers three tips on how to keep homemade pickles crisp by cutting off the ends and adding alum or a tannin.

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