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Tell Fracking: Bake Off!

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Tell Fracking:  Bake Off!

See manure fly while baking…!

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Food in Travel, 19th Century Style

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Food in Travel, 19th Century Style

Exotic food and drink during exotic travel…

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Chef Kanzi Cooks Marshmallows

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Chef Kanzi Cooks Marshmallows

Meet Kanzi, a bonobo chimpanzee — and chef (of sorts)… Earlier this week, we introduced you to a chimps as super chefs. Now, see one in action. Below, Kanzi roasts marshmallows (and on NPR radio, vegetables). Enjoy! For more details, please visit this URL.

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Gluten Free Aisle

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Gluten Free Aisle

Is the search for gluten-free funny? Steel Drum In Space wants to know… Enjoy!

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BBQ Week: David Guas

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BBQ Week:  David Guas

See Chef David Guas’ take on barbecue… Enjoy!

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The Trouble with Chicken

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The Trouble with Chicken

Dangerous pathogens in our poultry?

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Tasty: Papadopoulos & Sons

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Tasty:  Papadopoulos & Sons

What is success?

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Menu Degustacio: Tasting Menu

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Menu Degustacio:  Tasting Menu

Are you missing something — some taste, some food memory…? Maybe you’ve been missing a super-foodie movie — a movie in Spanish, English, Catalan, Portuguese, and Japanese — all at once? Director Roger Gual lets you do just that, with a cast including Jan Cornet, Claudia Bassols, Stephen Rea, Fionnula Flanagan, Timothy Gibbs, Marta Torné,…

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Mary Sue Milliken: Lose Weight a la Mexican

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Mary Sue Milliken:  Lose Weight a la Mexican

OraTV‘s America Cooks With Chefs recently interviewed Mary Sue Milliken about how to keep off weight while eating from her Modern Mexican recipes. Enjoy!

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3-D-Printed Edible Growth

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3-D-Printed Edible Growth

The future of food products?

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BBC News Popup: Conflict Kitchen

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BBC News Popup:  Conflict Kitchen

BBC News “PopUp” video journalist Benjamin Zand reports on how the Conflict Kitchen kicked up controversy and brought antagonists to its table to break bread and talk. Enjoy!

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America Cooks With Chefs: Contest Starts in Chicago

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America Cooks With Chefs:  Contest Starts in Chicago

How to excite kids about good food

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One Meatball

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One Meatball

Based on the song “The Lone Fish Ball” (1855) by George Marshall Lane, the song got a reworking by Tin Pan Alley as “One Meat Ball” (1944), recorded by blues and folk singer Josh White — a little late for the Great Depression itself, but fresh in people’s minds (and stomachs). While Josh White’s recording…

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Resistance: War on Bacteria

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Resistance:  War on Bacteria

Not all germs are created equal

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Le Chef

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Le Chef

Comedic capers in the kitchen

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CARE Chefs Fight Hunger in Peru

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CARE Chefs Fight Hunger in Peru

Fight hunger: help farmers

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St. Patrick’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day

What is “real” Irish food?

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Peter Miller: Lunch at the Shop

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Peter Miller:  Lunch at the Shop

Learn to cook from a design book expert? Yeah!

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Lunchbox (Dabba)

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Lunchbox (Dabba)

Is the way to a man’s heart through his stomach? Find out how the Indians do it: watch this trailer from The Lunchbox (“Dabba”). (Coming to U.S. theaters as of February 28, 2014.) Enjoy!

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Roux: 33 Meters Under Zero

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Roux:  33 Meters Under Zero

What in the world (or under it) is Chef Michel Roux up to?

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Bento Box: Art for Kids

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Bento Box:  Art for Kids

Is heaven on earth — at least, food heaven? The BBC may have found it — in Japan — and it’s for kids. This is a country where one can run a business called “Bento for Kids. That’s because, as the BBC reports, in Japan “A dry sandwich in tinfoil just won’t do: the packed…

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Mesamerica Batali Bowien

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Mesamerica Batali Bowien

For Mesamerica 2014, see chefs Mario Batali and Danny Bowien battle it out in a war of words… Enjoy! Mesamerica Batali Bowien from Mesamérica on Vimeo.

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America Cooks with Chefs: How the 800 Calorie Challenge Works

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America Cooks with Chefs:  How the 800 Calorie Challenge Works

Hear chefs Tony Mantuano and Mary Sue Milliken talk about how they will approach America Cooks with Chefs: The 800 Calorie Challenge. Listen for a little bravado and bluster as each chef contemplates competitive aspects… (This is a a new joint initiative between the Clinton Foundation and the James Beard Foundation.) Enjoy! Chef’s Challenge from…

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Haute Cuisine

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Haute Cuisine

Du Perigord a le President…

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Falafelism: Give Peas A Chance

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Falafelism:  Give Peas A Chance

How can there be peace between Israel and Palestine? In his new documentary Falafelism, Ari A. Cohen takes a new approach. If minds won’t meet, why not meet with stomachs? But even food divides this land, as demonstrated by falafel. Since the 1960s, Israel has claimed this Arab food as its national snack. Enjoy! Social…

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