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Kitchen Calamity? Now You Can Tweet For Help

The Food52 Hotline, a new service on Twitter, promises 24-hour cooking advice, and it delivers. But don't expect an instant answer in the middle of the night.


Wal-Mart And Grocers To Offer Beef Without 'Pink Slime'

Wal-Mart has become the latest food retailer to announce that it's making changes after listening to customer concerns about lean finely textured beef, known by detractors as "pink slime."

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Betting Big On D.C.'s Next Big Snack Craze

Could popcorn be the new cupcake in D.C.? These local entrepreneurs are putting all their kernels in one basket and saying yes.

Murray Lender, Who Introduced Many Americans To Bagels, Has Died

He took his family bakery's bagels, slipped them into plastic bags and in 1955 started selling them in supermarkets. Now owned by Kraft, Lender's makes 750 million bagels a year.

Into The Wild Science Of Sourdough Bread-Making

Joe Palca told his sister, a baker in Brooklyn, N.Y., about a way to make sourdough bread using "wild" yeast starter. But she had a problem: It was sourer than she liked. Was there any way to wrestle it back from its acrid extremes?

Intense Aromas Lead To Smaller Bites

People take smaller bites when a food has a strong aroma. That explains why we nibble on unfamiliar foods. But it also might be a way for people to eat less without feeling deprived.

Italian 'Nonnas' Bring Taste Of Home To Staten Island

Enoteca Maria, an Italian restaurant on Staten Island, has no head chef. Instead, the owner brings in Italian grandmas to cook up the regional dishes they learned from their parents and grandparents.