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For Some Tribes, New Year's Foods Provide A Sacred Link To The Past

Native American tribes in Eastern Oregon recently marked kimtee inmewit, a ceremony that welcomes the sacred new foods of the new year. The tribes see these foods not just as nourishment, but as a connection to ancestors.
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The Average American Ate (Literally) A Ton This Year

Coconut water, beets and meatballs may be the latest food trends, but what are most Americans really eating? A lot of cheese, sweets, potatoes and grains.
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Try A Champagne Cocktail For A Sparkling New Year

Champagne is the go-to drink for the celebratory moments in our lives. It's also far more versatile than many people think. You can mix it with any number of spirits to create a range of cocktails — like these.
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The Perfect Champagne Pour: It's A Science, Not An Art

When it comes to champagne, scientists have found it's best to chill it and tilt it to preserve the fizz.
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A Year That Was Good To Beets

From chi-chi restaurants to chains like Jamba Juice, beets are appearing on restaurant menus around the country. But one scientist says beets could be even more popular, so he's studying the compound that gives beets their distinctive flavor.

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