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One Man's Mission To Bring Back Hydrox Cookies

The original chocolate sandwich cookie was discontinued in '99. Ellia Kassoff, who grew up with Hydrox and wanted to bring it back, learned that if someone isn't using a trademark, it's up for grabs.

Daniel Thompson, Inventor Of The Bagel Machine, Dies

Daniel Thompson, who invented the folding ping pong table and the bagel machine, has died at age 94.

Keeping Loved Ones' Holiday Recipes Alive, Long After They've Left The Table

NPR's Marc Silver lost his mother-in-law in 2005. But she remains a presence at family meals this Jewish holiday season, through his dogged trial-and-error attempts to re-create her favorite treats.
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Martin Walker: "The Patriarch"

Martin Walker talks about the latest book in the "Bruno, Chief of Police" series, along with an accompanying cookbook, co-authored by his wife, novelist and food writer Julia Watson.


A Carnivore's Solution To Space Constraints: The Meat Locker

Buying meat in bulk straight from the farmer can save you money, but where to put it all? New ventures in upstate New York are bringing back the communal freezer space.

A Rat In New York City Shows How We All Feel About Pizza

A rodent was caught on video trying to lug a slice of pizza twice its size down a flight of subway stairs. #PizzaRat eventually abandoned the slice, mournfully looking back at what could have been.

This Pest Has Shut Down South Florida's $700 Million Fruit Industry

Officials have quarantined 85 square miles of farmland in a fight to halt the spread of the destructive Oriental fruit fly. The freeze comes just as growers were starting to harvest tropical fruits.

Peanut Exec Gets 28 Years In Prison For Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

Former Peanut Corporation of America CEO Stewart Parnell's sentence is by far the harshest U.S. authorities have handed down in such cases. Emails revealed he and others knowingly sold tainted food.

Former Peanut Company Executive Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison

A former peanut company executive has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for his role in a salmonella outbreak that killed nine people and sickened dozens more.

Startups Connect Vermont's Farmers To Urban Markets

Several firms are helping Vermont's small, organic farmers distribute their products outside the state's borders. Buyers in cities like Boston and New York get food they can trace back to the farmer.