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On A Quest To Roll Out The Bourbon Barrel And Fill It With Hot Sauce

Finding a good-sized, inexpensive barrel, previously used to age bourbon, is not so easy, as a hot sauce maker on the hunt found out. But they can be found, and when they are, these barrels experience a remarkable afterlife.
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Not All Chinese Restaurants Are Created Equal

Host Scott Simon talks to accountant David Chan of Los Angeles about his expertise on Chinese restaurants. He's eaten in more than 6,000 of them.
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Farmers Waiting Out The Drought Tune Into Twitter

Farmers are getting real-time news they can use, and moral support, from other farmers on Twitter. The social networking tool is especially important in this year's severe drought, which is affecting most of the country.
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Arty Students, Not Party Students, Are Champs Of Late-Night Food Delivery

Small private school students ordered 70 percent more food than others between midnight and 2 a.m. That could be because they tend to have more money and fewer on-campus dining options during those hours.
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Virginia's SNAP Schedule To Change In October

In an effort toward a more effective distribution, Virginia officials are changing when they distribute SNAP benefits.

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In The Kitchen With The Inventor Of Steak-Umm

Eugene Gagliardi also invented KFC's popcorn chicken. And he's got some ideas about drumsticks.
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Willing To Play The Dating Game With Your Food? Try A Grocery Auction

Grocery auctions find eager buyers for food that is discontinued, seasonal or near its sell-by date. The food is generally still good after its sell-by date, and these auctions may be one answer to America's growing food waste problem.

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