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Self-Starters Eat Up This Slow-Cooking Technique

Sous vide cooking was once the province of chefs at fancy restaurants — and those home cooks willing to shell out close to $1,000 for a water oven. Now, do-it-yourselfers are making their own, inexpensive sous vide cooking rigs, and they're not afraid to brag about the scrumptious product.
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Drinking Whiskey In The Spirit Of George Washington

Preservationists at Mount Vernon, with the help of the Distilled Spirits Council, have restored George Washington's distillery. Rye whiskey made to the founding father's specifications is now available — for a price.
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A Premiere Chef Explores The Jiggly Joys Of Gelatin

Gelatins turn liquids into solids, and can make cream-based dishes into a lighter, more flavorful affair by eliminating the need for heavy, flavor-distorting fats, says Spanish-born restaurateur and top chef Jose Andres.
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Trade Agreements Help Maryland Poultry

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Maryland and Delaware poultry farmers are expected to see a spike in revenue from their supply of unwanted chicken parts.

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Video Pick: Jack-O-Lantern 2.0

Marc and Chris, the founders of Maniac Pumpkin Carvers, share tips on how to bring your pumpkin to the next level this Halloween. Their pumpkins, which go for between $150 - $400, rarely end up on stoops. You are more likely to find them in Tiffany's ads and in window displays.
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New Varieties Haven't Taken The Nutrition Out Of Broccoli

Some researchers have found that vegetables like broccoli have fewer good-for-you nutrients like calcium and zinc than they used to. But a new study says that genetics — what plant breeders control — probably isn't the major factor determining nutrient levels.

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