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April Fulton

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Glass Or No Glass? That Is The Grill Lid Question

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Would you be a better cook if you could see your food on the grill without lifting the lid? We take a peek under the hood of an innovative glass-top grill that claims to help prevent the dreaded burn.

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3 Kickstarter Food Projects That Leave Potato Salad In The Dirt

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

One guy's Kickstarter quest for $10 to make his first potato salad has now raised over $50,000 — a kind of Internet joke gone viral. Here are three modest food projects to consider instead.

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No Ants Were Harmed At These Picnics Of The Past

Thursday, July 03, 2014

There's something about eating outdoors that makes even a mundane meal feel special. In the spirit of the Fourth of July, we bring you nostalgic food ads and picnic scenes to inspire your feast.

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Chemist With Visual Flair Answers Burning Food Science Questions

Friday, June 27, 2014

A high school chemistry teacher in the U.K. started honing his visual talents by making posters for students. Now his infographics about food science and chemistry basics are a hit on the Web.

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Kandinsky On A Plate: Art-Inspired Salad Just Tastes Better

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Would a salad arranged like an abstract painting be more enjoyable and valuable to diners than a typical salad presentation? Psychologists tried to find out.

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In 'My Name Is Salt,' The Toil And Joy Of India's Salt Harvest

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A documentary follows three generations of a family as they harvest the essential seasoning in the blazing desert heat of Gujarat, India. But rather than decry their hard labor, the film honors it.

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Has The FDA Brought On A Cheese Apocalypse? Probably Not

Thursday, June 12, 2014

An FDA official warned that wooden boards used to age cheese could harbor harmful bacteria. But cheesemakers say they've long had safety measures in place to prevent any contamination from the boards.

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The Salad Frontier: Why Astronauts Need To Grow Lettuce In Space

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

With the help of grow lights and air exchange fans, NASA is growing lettuce on the International Space Station. The scheme could help keep food costs down — and keep astronauts happy tending plants.

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You Can Thank 150 Different Compounds For The Sweet Smell Of Bacon

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The smell of frying bacon can rouse us from the deepest sleep. If you've ever wondered why, and how that works chemically, the American Chemical Society has a video for you.

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Paleo For Dogs? Vets Say Trendy Diet Could Make Humans Sick

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Some dog owners favor a raw food diet because they believe it's how their pets' ancestors ate in the wild. But vets worry that people could be exposed to pathogens if pets are eating raw meat.

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Why Some Pet Owners Ditch Chow To Cook For Fido From Scratch

Monday, May 26, 2014

Whether for philosophical or health reasons, pet owners are whipping up batches of pet food for their beloved animals. But veterinarians warn that these meals need to be nutritionally balanced.

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This Hamster Gets To Eat Two Tiny Burritos

Friday, May 02, 2014

Do your pets eat better than you? A hamster with a taste for Tex-Mex food gets to feast on homemade burritos, courtesy of his very own chef.

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Hot, Sour, Sweet And Mobile: Loco Border Street Food

Thursday, May 01, 2014

A team of NPR journalists traveled the length of the U.S.-Mexico border seeking stories of people and crossing. One discovery they couldn't quite swallow was a street snack called tostilocos.

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Amazon Book List Reveals What's Hot In American Regional Cuisine

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Amazon Books has curated an interactive map that shows who's invigorating regional cooking. And there are some surprises: Texas is moving beyond barbecue, while charcuterie is cool in California.

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Rosie The Riveter's World War II-Era Plant Faces Demolition

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

All that stands between the plant that made B-24 bombers and the wrecking ball is two days and $1 million. The group that's trying to save the facility says it's an uphill task.

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Hunger Games: College Athletes Make Play For Collective Bargaining

Monday, April 21, 2014

The NCAA council approved new rules allowing student athletes unlimited snacks and meals after a star athlete complained about his hunger. But student advocates say they're still waiting to unionize.

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Chili Say What? Linguistics Help Pinpoint Pepper's Origins

Thursday, April 17, 2014

It turns out the first chili peppers were grown by humans in eastern Mexico. And it's not the same region where beans and corn were first grown, according to new ways of evaluating evidence.

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Pass The Chipotle-Marrow Matzo Balls, It's Mexican Passover

Friday, April 11, 2014

When tequila meets Manischewitz in the same glass, Passover will never be the same. At Rosa Mexicano restaurants, the Passover menu is inspired by the cuisine of Mexico's nearly 40,000 Jews.

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Food Scraps To Fuel Vertical Farming's Rise In Chicago

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

As vertical farming takes root in cities around the world, critics fear it's leaving a big carbon footprint. An experiment in Chicago turning garbage into energy aims to prove them wrong.

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It's Official: Americans Are Floating In A Pool Of Ranch Dressing

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

What the heck did we put on salad, wings, chips and pizza crust before ranch flavor was invented? If you were born after the 1970s, you probably don't remember.

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