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Savoring The Tradition Of Holiday Sauerkraut

Every family seems to have a holiday food tradition. Occasionally, it's a dish unusual enough to make guests at the table recoil in disgust. That's the first response reporter Julie Rose gets when she tells people she can't wait to eat sauerkraut — a nod to her Czech heritage — with her turkey.
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How The Army Made A Sandwich That Stays Fresh For Two Years

Army food scientists have figured out how to control pH, moisture, and oxygen inside the packaging of a pocket sandwich so that it can last for up to two years.
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Putting Farmland On A Fertilizer Diet

With the release of a new standard, the federal government wants farmers to stop the spread of nutrients outside farm fields into waterways. Essentially, it involves putting farmland on a sensible diet.
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Norway Braces For A Christmas Without Butter

The cause of the butter blackout on the eve of the year's biggest baking holiday isn't entirely clear. But some Norwegians say the country's biggest dairy cooperative didn't import butter even when it became clear it might run out.
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'Uncurbed' Brings Food Truck Patrons In Out Of The Cold

Uncurbed D.C. launches this week, attempting to give food trucks a chance to go brick-and-mortar for a week, and property owners the chance to activate a vacant space.

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Christmas Eve, A Feast, Fry Pans And Seven Fishes

The southern Italian Christmas Eve tradition known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes has become a tradition for Italian-American families as well. Cindy Coddington, who grew up with the feast, remembers the day as a whirlwind of family and fried food.

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