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Why Have Pecan Pies Gotten So Expensive?

Slate | Posted 11.27.2013 | Home
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What’s more American than apple pie? Pecan pie. The world’s first apple tree grew in Asia millennia ago. But the pecan tree is a native American. ...

Here's What's Happening To Your Thanksgiving Turkey Right Now

Business Insider | Posted 11.26.2013 | Home

It's almost turkey time. Millions of Americans will soon be diving into the big bird, smothering it with gravy or cranberry sauce or both. Many ...

PHOTOS: How Turkeys Are Slaughtered And Processed

Bon Appetit | Posted 11.26.2013 | Home
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When it comes to Thanksgiving, we here at BA are almost always willing to do things the hard way. We'll bake and dry out our own bread for stuffing. W...

Rat Cheese: Internet Hoax or Future Delicacy?

Modern Farmer | Posted 11.21.2013 | Home
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Cheese makes for great rat bait, but could rats make for great cheese? The Federation of Rodent Cheese Makers (F.R.C.M.) would say so. According to th...

11 Really Fascinating Facts About Chips

The Week | Posted 11.21.2013 | Home
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Surprisingly elegant engineering and rigorous testing goes into the production of chips. Not the micro kind that are running your computer but the pot...

The Insanity Of Our Food Policy

The New York Times | Posted 11.19.2013 | Home

American food policy has long been rife with head-scratching illogic. We spend billions every year on farm subsidies, many of which help wealthy comme...

The Dark Side Of Your Guacamole

Vocativ | Posted 11.18.2013 | Home

MORELIA, Mexico—There’s an almost Mediterranean charm to the rolling hills here in Michoacán, a state in western Mexico. Avocado farms occupy vas...

Why We Actually All Love The McRib

The Atlantic | Posted 11.15.2013 | Home
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Each year, the McRib makes a brief visit to Earth. Its arrival elicits reactions ranging from horror to awe. And for good reason: this would-be rib sa...

The Family Tree Of Bourbon

GQ | Posted 11.15.2013 | Home
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Kentuckians like to tell you that 95 percent of the world's bourbon comes from their state. What they won't tell you is that pretty much every last dr...

San Francisco Chronicle Plans to End Its Prized Food Section

New York Times | Posted 11.13.2013 | Home
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In the food-obsessed Bay Area, The San Francisco Chronicle’s food section has been as much of a city institution as the cable car, and to many San F...

You Are What You Eat, And You Eat What You Earn

Bloomberg Businessweek | Posted 11.13.2013 | Home
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There are plenty of reasons why Americans eat the foods they do, but two of the most important factors in determining diets are income levels and educ...

WATCH: How To Turn Instant Ramen Into Something Awesome

Posted 11.12.2013 | Taste

Instant ramen has never looked so good.

Why Do Female Chefs Get Overlooked?

New York Times | Posted 11.12.2013 | Home
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any found Time magazine’s story on “The Gods of Food” notable for what was missing — goddesses. There were no female chefs among the list of d...

4 Foods That Could Disappear If New Food Safety Rules Pass

Mother Jones | Posted 11.08.2013 | Home

When President Obama signed into law an overhaul of the nation's food safety regime in early 2011, it was clear that the system needed a kick in the p...

PHOTO: This Is What A Sorority House Refrigerator Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.08.2013 | College

We've heard of Greek yogurt, but this is ridiculous. The photo below, posted to Reddit by user DubSak, allegedly shows the contents of a sorority hous...

Starbucks Opens Shop Aboard Navy Warship

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business

Starbucks stores are everywhere these days (and have been for awhile), but the coffee chain opened up a new front earlier this month when it debuted i...

Introducing The 'McCamembert'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.12.2013 | Home

Brace yourselves, turophiles. McDonald's France is diving into the world of fancy cheeses with a limited-edition burger line featuring famous French c...

The World's Most Expensive... Bacon Sandwich?

Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

The Bacon Bling sandwich at Tangberry's cafe in the resort town of Cheltenham in western England set a new record for the world's most expensive bacon...

How 'Fresh' Became A Fast Food Mantra

Slate | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home
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One afternoon last fall in New York, walking toward the subway at Union Square, I decided to lose the tortilla....

PHOTOS: Nothing Says Romance Like A Heart-Shaped Pizza From Domino's

Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

While Pizza Hut in the U.S. is busy promoting pizza perfume for Valentine's Day, Domino's Japan has gone for a more straightforward strategy: heart-sh...

Country's New Postage Stamps Taste And Smell Like Chocolate

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

With technological advances what they are, traditional postal mail may soon be a thing of the past -- in the U.S., the national postal service just de...

WATCH: Chef Schools NBA Star In Knife Skills

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

D.C.-based chef and PBS star Jose Andres was on hand at DC Central Kitchen yesterday when the Washington Wizards basketball team spent the afternoon p...

Ruth Reichl Slams Yelp, Zagat

Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

Ruth Reichl has given an amazing interview to Fashion Week Daily. She describes the lavish lifestyle of Conde Nast, confirms that Gilt Taste is "basic...

Pizza Hut Perfume Now Available In U.S.

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

Huge news out of the Pizza Hut camp: Pizza Hut perfume, which first took the Internet by storm after it was introduced in Canada last year, will now b...

Soda Giant Unveils Breakfast Drink

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 02.27.2013 | Taste

NEW YORK -- If you don't like coffee or tea, Mountain Dew has a new breakfast drink that might perk you up. PepsiCo Inc. is rolling out a new drink c...