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Americans Renew Their Love For Butter

Butter is back. But the increased demand is not the reason for recent price hikes. (This piece initially aired on Sept. 6, 2014 on Weekend Edition Saturday).
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Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco's Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms

San Francisco is one of many U.S. cities rolling out incentives to grow food on unused land. But some San Franciscans argue that land should be used to address the acute affordable housing shortage.
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Why Food Pilgrims Will Wait Four Hours For A Taste Of The Sublime

Psychology tells us that waiting for an experience can boost our happiness, as can talking about the experience afterward. That's one reason food pilgrims seem to be queuing up and Instagramming it.
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Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?

This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.
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Sandwich Monday: Arby's Meat Mountain

Avert your eyes, vegetarians, because for this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the infamous new sandwich from Arby's: The Meat Mountain.
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Chick-Fil-A Founder Credited His Success To Christian Principles

The founder of the popular Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, S. Truett Cathy, died on Monday at the age of 93. Cathy was as well-known for his chicken sandwich as for his Christian values.
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Healthy Food? Huddle House Won't Be Serving That Anytime Soon

Huddle House says its customers don't want healthy options or calorie counts. But by defying healthy trends, the chain seems increasingly — and unapologetically — out of step with the competition.
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Better With Butter? Here's Why Americans Are Consuming More.

Cholesterol worries have waned as margarine's trans-fats became the new bogeyman, leading more Americans back to the real deal.
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A Coming-Out Party For The Humble Pawpaw, Native Fruit Darling

Ever seen a pawpaw in the supermarket? Didn't think so. Chris Chmiel wants to change that by growing and promoting the mangolike fruit. He also helped organize the upcoming Ohio Pawpaw Festival.
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Across The Country, Fast-Food Workers Rally For $15-An-Hour Pay

Union organizers say workers need a liveable wage and that the campaign to win them is gaining momentum, but the industry says higher wages would increase the cost of fast food.

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