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Here Come The Food Trend Lists

From comfort food to foraging to food trucks, we take a look at and round up the latest food trend lists for 2011 and 2012.
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Insects Find Crack In Biotech Corn's Armor

Scientists report that a genetically engineered corn crop has failed to kill the corn rootworm — the pest it was designed to stop. This may be the most serious threat to a genetically modified crops in the U.S. since farmers first started growing them fifteen years ago.
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How Hot Chocolate Became More American Than Apple Pie

George Washington drank spiced hot chocolate for breakfast, according to a new cookbook. His version was often seasoned with new-world flavors like chili powder, vanilla, and allspice, creating a complex concoction — richer and less sweet than its modern day counterpart.
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White Rock Beverages Still Thirsty After 140 Years

While Coca-Cola celebrated its 125th anniversary this year, this family-owned company in New York City is quietly toasting 140 years in the soft-drink business. "We've been around, but we're healthy and growing," says White Rock President Larry Bodkin.
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Party At Martha's: Stewart's Tips For 'Entertaining'

In 1982 — long before she had her own TV show or magazine or brand — a young caterer named Martha Stewart wrote a book on entertaining in other people's homes. Now, nearly 30 years later, Stewart's 75th book invites readers into her own house.
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Why Burn Doctors Hate Instant Soup

Instant cups of soup — the kind that often come in a styrofoam cup full of noodles — send children to the hospital every day.
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Meatballs: A Happy Food In Hard Times

At the recent New York Wine and Food Festival, the Meatball Madness competition was sold out. That madness is spreading all over the country. Americans think of meatballs perched on top of spaghetti all covered in cheese, but meatballs are universal. Weekend Edition commentator Bonny Wolf reports on the latest foodie trend shaking things up.

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