By Matthew Thompson, Associate Food Editor for EatingWell Magazine
It's been a big year in food news. Here's a look, in no particular order, at five of the food stories of 2011, the stories that propelled them to the top and what you can learn from them:
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By Matthew Thompson
Matthew Thompson is the associate food editor for EatingWell Magazine.