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Friday, November 22, 2013
Food safety researchers in California are trying to find out how long E. coli in raw manure spread on a field might survive on a spinach farm. They're tweeting about it, too.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Costumes made of real food have long provoked reactions of both delight and horror. Many have sparked discussions about race, hunger, vegetarianism, commercialism, sexuality, morality and the ever-popular female body image. Here are a few of the more memorable examples.
Friday, August 16, 2013
It's not the hard work that will make astronauts lose it on long planetary missions — it's boredom. And something that can become very boring very fast is a rote menu. A simulated Mars mission reveals why cooking for others will be vital on long space journeys, and why wraps rule.
Monday, July 08, 2013
"Conic sections" are the four kinds of curves that result when a plane slices through a cone. But if you forgot that bit of high school algebra, here's one way to make sure you digest the lesson — this time, in a most delicious form: scones.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The martini has been called "the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet." But is this cocktail perfectly American? Maybe not entirely. In honor of National Martini Day, we decided to dig into the drink's muddled past.
Monday, April 15, 2013
When is hard apple cider not considered hard apple cider? When it's taxed like wine or champagne. America is in the midst of a cider revival, but antiquated tax laws make it a risky business for entrepreneurs, critics say. Not to worry: Sen. Schumer is on the case.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Food dyes just got easier for the average Joe. A new metallic food spray in a can from a German company may make it easy for non-pros to create shimmering looks. But who uses this stuff?
Friday, November 16, 2012
In the interest of science, we offer some ideas for people who are hoarding Twinkies now that Hostess has announced it is going out of business. And none of them involve eating.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Both candidates fueled up on potatoes and meat last night as they prepared for the debate at separate Marriotts near Hofstra University. But did what they choose to eat help their performance? We asked an expert to weigh in.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The latest victim injured by a liquid nitrogen cocktail had to have parts of her stomach removed. Yet some in the bar business say the substance is safe when used properly. What do you think? Take our survey.
Friday, September 07, 2012
Many of you wrote in to let us know you weren't happy with a recent study on the health benefits of organic foods — or our coverage of it.
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
McDonald's plans to open the first in a series of all-vegetarian restaurants in India next year. But rest assured, in most locations around the world, meat will stay on the menu.
Monday, July 23, 2012
It may be easy to order food online, but it's also more pricey and more calorific compared to traditional ways of ordering, says a new study. It seems we lose our personal inhibitions when we don't have to talk to the seller or see other customers.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
NASA has enlisted a crew to test how astronauts will cook and eat on years-long missions to Mars. The volunteers are learning to make French bread and Puerto Rican white bean stew out of shelf-stable ingredients in a low-gravity environment because you can only eat so much freeze-dried ice cream.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Christopher Columbus and other explorers brought red peppers from the New World back to Europe, where they spread across the globe, each culture adapting a pepper paste or sauce to their taste. Harissa is North Africa's contribution.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Meat processors blame social media and their own lack of transparency for the "pink slime" storm. . But will consumers ever trust the industry when it comes to understanding how the food processing system works?