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The Takeaway

America Is Over The Burger

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Millennials, in particular, are turning away from hamburger chains, but coffee sales are booming, and the deal between Burger King and Tim Hortons is right in step with those changes.

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Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.

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Morning Edition

Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 million. Some Canadian's aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.

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WNYC News

Corn, Tamales, and the Apple Marys: A Brief History of Women Street Vendors

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Finding the most authentic ethnic food in NYC gives one bragging rights. The street vendors who sell their wares, though, are looking for rights of a different kind.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Fast-Food's Future, Zombie Children's Books, and The White House Burning

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Today The Takeaway looks at the Burger King/Tim Hortons deal, diversity in children's books, and a historic look back to when the British burned down the White House.

All Things Considered

Colorado's Pot Brownies Now Come With Instructions

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Colorado is rolling out regulations for the edible-marijuana sector, including "emergency rules," which spell out serving sizes. But for now, most of the dosage education is falling to pot shops.

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All Things Considered

High Prices Aren't Scaring Consumers Away From The Meat Counter

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Several factors — from a virus sweeping through hog barns to a drought in the Plains states — have driven up the price of pork and beef. But consumers keep buying it.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Pies, Crisps, and Cobblers: Making the Most of Your Summer Fruit

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Melissa Clark offers tips on what to do with all the fruit that’s in season right now—peaches, plums, apricots, melons, berries and more! 

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Bronx Baker Turns Dominican Cakes Into A Sweet American Dream

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

An immigrant who mastered the art of the Dominican-style cake is baking up a business in her New York City neighborhood. And she is spreading Caribbean culture along with her frosting.

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The World

Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons gets swallowed up by Burger King

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

As mom and apple pie are to America, so are Gordie Howe and Tim Hortons to Canada. But after being sold to Burger King, some Canadians are concerned the American company will bring unwelcome changes to the nation's favorite cup of joe.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Melissa Clark's Upside Down Polenta Plum Cake

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A moist cake to make with the plums that are in season this summer.

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Morning Edition

Cereal Consumption Hurt By Grab-And-Go Foods

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Americans are consuming less cereal for breakfast, in part because of competition from restaurants. Americans are also seeking more protein for breakfast.

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Morning Edition

The 'Greening' Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers' Pockets

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.

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The Sporkful

An 11 Year Old Offers A Lesson in Hot Sauce

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Full disclosure: I’m a caliente wimp. But 11-year-old hot sauce enthusiast (and founding president of The Sporkful Junior Eaters Society) Nathaniel Goodyear thinks he can change that. 

The Leonard Lopate Show

Making the Most of Summer Fruit, Making a Documentary about Photographer Dorothea Lange

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Melissa Clark talks summer fruit. What makes Honda tick. A documentary about photographer Dorothea Lange. A lawsuit over the Fukushima disaster.

Sandwich Monday: The Do-Rite Fried Chicken Doughnut Sandwich

Monday, August 25, 2014

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we go off menu at a doughnut and fried chicken shop, and get a fried-chicken-on-a-doughnut sandwich.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The True Paleo Diet's No Excuse to Eat Meat

Monday, August 25, 2014

Eating like your ancestors is fine—but cavemen didn't hunt at Whole Foods. We take a deeper look at the largely vegetarian history of Paleolithic diets from around the world.

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California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

Monday, August 25, 2014

It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.

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Morning Edition

Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

Monday, August 25, 2014

Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.

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Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.

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