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Cooking With Emoji: We're Taking Eggplant Back From The Bros

The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure up recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.
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Is It Time For A Warning Label On Sugar-Loaded Drinks?

New legislation in California and New York proposes a label for sugary beverages. The label looks like the warning on cigarette packages, but the beverage industry has called it "misleading."
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Sabra Hummus Announces A Recall Over Listeria Fears

The national recall covers several products with a "best by" date of May 11 or May 15. The products are predominantly the "Classic" variety of the hummus, in a range of sizes.
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'Cooking With Love' For Anacostia Residents At Mama's Pizza Kitchen

When Mama's Pizza Kitchen opened in Anacostia in 2012, the first thing the owners did was remove the security grates and protective glass that separated them from their customers.
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These Vintner Monks Turn Wilderness Into The Divine Gift Of Wine

In a part of Northern California better known for cattle ranches than grapes, the monks of New Clairvaux abbey are cultivating the art of winemaking. The hard work feeds the spirit and the coffers.
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The Latest Item On McDonald's Shifting Menu: A $5 Burger

McDonald's is trying to hold down menu prices and keep options simple to speed up service while at the same time create pricier premium burgers and more sophisticated dining options.
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The Navajo Nation's Tax On Junk Food Splits Reservation

The Navajo Nation started taxing junk food and soda. No other tribe has passed such a law. But half of the tribe is unemployed and say they can't afford expensive food.
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In Korea, Spam Isn't Junk Meat — It's A Treat

It's a gelatinous slab of pork, salt and starch — and in fancy packaging, it's a popular holiday gift. So how did South Korea become the world's No. 2 Spam consumer? Blame it on the war.
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Aspiring Craft Brewers Hit The Books To Pick Up Science Chops

As the craft beer industry grows, so are options for learning to brew. More colleges are now introducing degree programs to teach the art and science of beer-making.
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Tea Tuesdays: How Tea + Sugar Reshaped The British Empire

When tea met sugar, they formed a power couple that altered the course of history. It was a marriage shaped by fashion, health fads and global economics. And it doomed millions of Africans to slavery.

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