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Marion Nestle's Green Bean Moment

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

When I asked professor and author Marion Nestle how she got interested in the whole realm of food and nutrition and what kind of food she grew up eating, and she got this sentimental look on her face and said she was going to tell me about her "green bean moment."

21 Weird Food Superstitions

Bon Appetit | Posted 09.18.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

You should probably consider these 21 superstitions so you don't end up unmarried, childless, friendless, or worse.

Half-Kangaroo, Half-Bacon Burger

Foodbeast | Posted 09.01.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

This chain has a knack for walking the line between mouth watering and headline worthy.

North Carolina Takes a Hint and Ag Gag Takes a Hit

Food Integrity Campaign | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Food Integrity Campaign

Yes, undercover video of abuse and misconduct has an impact on company bottom lines. I get that. But the answer is not having private interests lobby state legislators to help you commit crimes without consequence.

The Urban Jungle: April Philips Has a Concrete Plan for Tasty City Landscapes

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

I witnessed April Philips help create the Dixie School Rain Garden, in Marin County, California, a few years ago. Philips can build a school garden with her eyes closed and one hand behind her back. That's chump change to her!

7 Things We Learned From A Certified Beer Expert

Posted 07.03.2013 | OWN

By Lauren Murrow Bucking the typical beer-buff profile, 29-year-old Nicole Erny is the first woman and youngest person ever to achieve the ti...

The True Cost of Food

Sea to Table | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Sea to Table

When we turn a blind eye to where our food comes from in the name of convenience and price, we allow others to make our choices about what kind of food system we want to have. Ignorance may be bliss, but we can no longer afford to ignore the impact of our food choices.

Chopped All-Stars Has It All

Joshua Estrin | Posted 04.25.2013 | Taste
Joshua Estrin

It was great foodie television when on Sunday when I turned on the Food Network for Chopped All-Stars.

The Power of Packaging

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.08.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Several months ago a prominent restaurant architect returned from a trip to Japan bringing us a small gift of green tea. He said, "I have no idea if this is any good, but I loved the packaging. I just had to give it to you."

Denny's: Manhattan Grand Slam

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

That there were no Denny's in New York, even more than the absence of, say, Wal-Mart, was emblematic of our singularity. Now, there will be Denny's in Manhattan. Displaced Idahoans are dancing merrily. But how will we know when we're in America?

WATCH: You Won't Believe What This Man Eats For Dinner

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.28.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Roadkill for dinner? To some people, the idea isn't as crazy as it sounds. UK resident Jonathan McGowan has lived off roadkill for over 30 years. He j...

Purple Cupcake Day

Rozanne Gold | Posted 05.24.2013 | Impact
Rozanne Gold

If you eat a purple cupcake, there's a chance you can save a life. Since 2008, when Purple Day was created by eight-year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, Canada, on March 26th, people the world over wear lavender in support of those battling the realities and consequences of epilepsy.

Day 2 of Devouring the Best Food Challenges in Chicago

Jamie McDonald | Posted 05.21.2013 | Taste
Jamie McDonald

What is the Bacon Bomb? Well I'm glad you asked. The Bacon Bomb consists of five pounds of ground sausage, pork and beef mixed with spices and wrapped in a weave of brown sugar bacon, and then slow cooked on their pig roaster, with a huge side of fries.

The Most Sensual Diet

Rozanne Gold | Posted 04.30.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

The health benefits of the lusty Mediterranean diet have been touted for years.

Healthy Spaghetti O's

Laura Fuentes | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

In order to remedy the "mom, can we get Spaghetti O's for dinner?" question, I decided to make my own version.

Mixed-up Menu Trends

Rozanne Gold | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Every month or so I look forward to receiving the "events publication" from the James Beard House in New York City. A read of the menus to be cooked by myriad chefs from all over the country provides an "instagram" sweep of America's culinary landscape.

Chef Talks Jewish Cuisine

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 04.24.2013 | Taste
Jordana Zizmor

They only sell donuts and fried chicken. Trust me, there is no better way to start your day then with one of their fresh donuts.

Is the Dietitians' Trade Group in Bed With the Junk Food Industry?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ocean Robbins

Could there be any connection between the millions of dollars in sponsorship the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receives from junk food manufacturers, and a seeming lack of initiative on behalf of the public welfare?

Ed Koch's First Chef

Rozanne Gold | Posted 04.10.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

When I was 24 years old, I moved into Gracie Mansion to live with Ed Koch. The year was 1977 and my boss-to-be had just become the Mayor of New York City

School Lunch Project: Homemade Chicken Strips

Laura Fuentes | Posted 04.07.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

I refuse to order fried chicken that arrives in a box, at room temperature and with no other fresh ingredients for my daughter's lunch. Instead, I make my own baked chicken strips one night every few weeks. I hope your family enjoys them as much as she does.

McSustainable Seafood

Sea to Table | Posted 01.29.2013 | Home
Sea to Table

McDonald's is the first restaurant chain to use the Marine Stewardship Council label, which means every Fish McBite Happy Meal comes with a guarantee that you are making a responsible choice. But is a label enough?

Making Our Food Safer

Chris Meyer | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Chris Meyer

Deadly outbreaks of foodborne illnesses have been all too common in recent years, from salmonella-tainted peanut butter to E. coli in vegetables. We now have a real opportunity to reverse this disturbing trend, if we do it the right way.

Healthy Homemade Ramen

Laura Fuentes | Posted 03.26.2013 | Taste
Laura Fuentes

What kinds of thoughts come to mind when I say, ramen noodle soup? Late-night college snack? In-case-of-emergency shelf stable food? How about a staple in many school cafeterias? We created a healthy ramen noodle soup recipe kids will love.

Care For A Scoop Of Influenza Sorbet?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.22.2013 | Home

Would you spend $12 a pint for a booze-infused frozen dessert to ease your flu symptoms? Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream is counting on it. The Ohio-...

Is Genetically Engineered Salmon Safe?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 03.23.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

But there are massively disturbing ethical, environmental, and health concerns that make the introduction of Frankenfish highly controversial.