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Mrs. Stamberg's Relish Goes To Washington

This year, Susan Stamberg brings her mother-in-law's famous cranberry relish recipe to two veteran White House chefs. They say it reminds them of the infamous "cheddar cheese ring" from the Carter administration.

Swipe A Loyalty Card, Help A Food Detective?

In many food safety investigations, disease detectives ask people what they ate. But most people often can't remember. Enter the loyalty card database, which never forgets.
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Meatless Monday: Moderation At The Dinner Table

Even as meaty holiday meals become the norm this month, there are some who are practicing the 'everything in moderation' mantra by opting to eat less meat.


For Thanksgiving, Pumpkins That Won't Be Found In Cans

Maryland farmer David Heisler is luring customers to try fresh pumpkin with 38 varieties. They come in orange, but also red, green, yellow, white, speckled, and blue.
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Agreement Between D.C. And Walmart Roils Activists

Walmart now plans to bring six stores to the District of Columbia, but activists are upset that the D.C. government hasn't pressed the retailer to agree to a community benefits package.


The Secret To Foie Gras That Keeps Its Fat Is In The Liver

To find out why some livers retain fat during cooking, scientists analyzed liver proteins in ducks. They found that if you reduce the time you overfeed the ducks, you're get livers that lose less fat during cooking.