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Sippin’ Yak

Cognac and Armagnac converge in consonants but diverge in style.

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Things Are Different Over There

The UK Guardian’s new food blog talks about British farmers’ markets; and the UK-based Economist questions the ethical-eating movement.

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Snap and Send

Want to know how badly you’re blowing your diet? What if you could take a picture of your food and find out?

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Much Ado About Mangoes

Mango frenzy is afoot, as Alphonso mangoes from India make their American debut.

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Flan Cake

A creature from the same family as pudding cakes, but further evolved.

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“Butter-Fried Croutons Rock”

A Chowhound says croutons made on the stovetop are superior to those made in the oven.

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Cooking with Hummus

Ways to incorporate it into other dishes, or just turn it into something else.

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Fresh Off the Belt

When you go to one of those conveyor-belt sushi places, how do you know your fish hasn’t been swimming around the room for hours? Bar codes and RFID chips.

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Out of Season

A newspaper columnist goes against the crowd with an article on imported apples.

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Foot Fetish

What's with the "shoes off" rule?

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Perfect Picnic

All you need to go alfresco.

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Wrap Delight

Aprons are coming back, says the Modesto Bee. Clean fronts everywhere swoon with delight!

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Whacking Day

A New Jersey bartender invents a yummy slate of Sopranos-influenced cocktails.

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How to Find Food in the Middle of Nowhere

Through modern information technology, coupled with chowdar and a sense of adventure.

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Don’t Play Tripe Roulette!

A breakdown of the types of tripe.

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Bad Food, Bad Politics

No matter how much organic produce it sells, Wal-Mart just can’t get any love from Democratic presidential hopefuls these days.

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Mastani Indian Ice Cream Is Creamy Dreamy

With an ingredient list that is short and not scary.

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The Salty Refreshments of Tropical Climes

Pungently refreshing drinks for a sultry day: Vietnamese lemonade and Indian cumin lemonade.

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Harry Potter, Consumed

Whip up Pumpkin Pasties, Cauldron Cakes, and pints of Butterbeer to keep you nourished as you read straight through Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Tequila, Lime, Salt, and … Beer?

Wasted away again in beerita-ville.

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Eau de Fromage

Want to smell like your favorite cheese? Now you can!

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