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Mozambique Farmland Is Prize In Land Grab Fever

Villagers say they're getting a raw deal as companies rush to buy up African land to form mega-farms. Farmers complain they've been ousted from the land while promises to improve water systems and schools and replant uprooted crops are not being kept.
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Walnut Meringue Cookies Sealed With A 'Kiss'

For decades, Jamie Lynn Stevenson could never re-create her great-grandmother's walnut meringue cookies. But with some help from pastry chef and cookbook author Gesine Bullock-Prado, she finally solves the baking mystery.
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Bethesda Diner Serves Up "Tastee" Late-Night Grub

We head to Tastee Diner in Bethesda to get some late-night grub and hear the history of a classic eatery that's been serving up comfort food since 1935.

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Report Urges Food Stamp Program To Clarify Purchases, Corporate Profits

While Congress debates food stamp cuts, the government should disclose where the program's costs are going and how much retailers and banks are profiting, says a new consumer watchdog report, Food Stamps: Follow The Money.
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Local Libyan Honey Is Sweet, But Is It Good For What Ails Us?

The Revolutionary Road trip crew turns to The Salt for advice on whether some local Libyan honey could heal one member's upset stomach. The answer is probably not, but if it tastes good, we say, drink up.
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'Fermentation': When Food Goes Bad But Stays Good

Self-described "fermentation revivalist" Sandor Katz says "the creative space" between fresh and rotten is the root of most of humanity's prized delicacies. His new book, The Art of Fermentation, explores the ancient culinary art form.
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Libyan Menu Prompts The Question: Camel, Anyone?

A meal in a Tripoli restaurant prompts questions about how to cook camel and its history as a food. Camel meat has long been a staple in the Middle East, Pakistan, and North and East Africa, and it's catching on in some parts of the U.S.

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