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On Snake And Tradition: Ginger 'Nian Gao'

Ken Leung | Posted 04.06.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

The traditional holiday dishes fare bountiful, with each representing either prosperity, wealth, health, longevity, or some other desirable outcome.

Easy Homemade Yogurt With Bananas Foster

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 03.30.2013 | Taste
Kathy Carter Woods

I'd been wanting to make homemade yogurt for years. After much trial and error, I finally figured it out and found the perfect recipe for me: a small batch of unsweetened yogurt.

Teacher Canned In Mexico For Showing 'Milk'

Latino Rebels | Posted 01.15.2013 | Latino Voices

With all that was happening in December, here is one story we just missed, but after we received a Change.org petition that is now going viral on the ...

Who Grows Our Food: Clovercrest Farm's Steve Morrison

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Organic is how Morrison eats. "When I was growing up, my mother produced all the vegetables we ever ate. She put a lot of food by for the winter, canning and freezing." He and his wife Sonja keep that tradition alive for themselves and Morrison's three daughters. "We don't have much occasion to eat food that isn't organic."

Deal Prevents Spike In Milk Prices

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A potential doubling of milk prices will be averted as part of the compromise that White House and congressional bargainers reached on w...

'There Is Absolutely No Excuse For Inaction'

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - An influential Democratic senator on Friday called for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to vote on ...

Milk's About To Cost $6 A Gallon

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 12.18.2012 | Money

MILWAUKEE -- As the nation inches toward the economic "fiscal cliff," anxiety is growing in farm country about an obscure tangent of the Washington po...

Milk Industry In 'Crisis'

Posted 12.11.2012 | Money

The milk industry is in crisis. Dairy farmers, milk processors and grocery chains are fretting as fewer and fewer Americans drink milk, the Wall S...

25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.

Milk Pairings, Tea Pairings, Wine-and-Fritos Pairings: Pair, Pair Everywhere

Anneli Rufus | Posted 11.27.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

I met a sommelier who specializes in pairing fine wines with Pringles, Cool Ranch Doritos, KFC cole slaw, California rolls and pumpkin pie -- stuff you'd normally never associate with le vin. What other beverages match specific foods?

Leading Out Loud: How Teaching Leads to Learning

Red Room | Posted 10.12.2012 | Education
Red Room

Like many educators at back to school time, I take time to reflect on my teaching in the previous academic year. Of the many courses I taught last year, one stands out, perhaps not so much for what I taught my students, but rather for what they taught me.

The Most Fattening Food In America, From Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Oz, Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author shared the most fattening food in America when he joined me on Mondays With Marlo. He al...

National Physicians Group Pushes Petition To Ban Milk In School Lunches

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.27.2012 | Education

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national vegan and physician group based out of D.C., has filed a petition with the U.S. Departme...

First Nighter: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Other Bold-Face Names Fight for Same-Sex Marriage in Dustin Lance Black's Docu-Drama "8"

David Finkle | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

8 may strike some as preaching to the choir. The truth is, it isn't. There's simply no possible substantiation for the opposite view.

Tanker Spills 5,000 Gallons Of Milk

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.15.2012 | DC

A tanker did not spill 50,000 gallons of milk onto a Maryland roadway on Friday afternoon, as was originally reported by one media outlet. It was o...

The Importance of Milk: You Can Easily Take It for Granted

Michael Zacka | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business
Michael Zacka

We will see surging demand for milk as emerging middle-class families in China, India, Vietnam, Kenya and elsewhere have the ability to improve their family diets -- and the way these emerging middle-class families will consume milk is different.

Small Dairies Go Under As Milk Prices Sink Again

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 05.23.2012 | Food

PLAINFIELD, Vt. -- The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family. After working all thei...

Mother's Day: Celebrating the Universal Maternal Divine

Donna Henes | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

This Mother's Day, let us toast our universal Maternal Creatrix, our mutual Mother Earth, our biological mothers, and our own mothering impulses with the nurturing milk of human kindness.

Mad Cow California: Stop Feeding Cows Chicken Manure

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 06.26.2012 | Food
Michael Greger, M.D.

Cattle remains are still fed to chickens and the poultry litter is fed back to cows. In this way, prions -- the infectious proteins that cause mad cow disease -- may continue to cycle back into cattle feed and complete the cow "cannibalism" circuit blamed for the spread of the disease.

Mad Cow California: Stop Weaning Calves on Cattle Blood

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2012 | Food
Michael Greger, M.D.

Let's hope that the newly reported case of mad cow disease in a California dairy cow will renew interest in closing the loopholes in feed regulations that continue to allow the feeding of slaughterhouse waste, blood and manure to farm animals in the United States.

8 Food Frauds To Look Out For At The Grocery Store

SmartMoney | Kelli B. Grant | Posted 04.20.2012 | Money

This article originally appeared on SmartMoney.com Most consumers know to ignore emails alerting them to foreign lottery winnings and to steer clea...

The Best Chilled Soups For Spring

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

So your body may not have been in top-notch condition for spring break, but there's still time to get that bikini bod by summertime! 

The 7 Most Common Food Frauds

Posted 04.06.2012 | Food

The April issue of the Journal of Food Science analyzes the most adulterated ingredients -- in other words, the most common instances of food fraud. F...

The 'Real Milk' Campaign Hopes To Make Real Suckers Out Of Us

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 06.01.2012 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

It seems that more and more Americans are becoming aware of the negative health and animal welfare implications of drinking cow's milk and are switching to soy, almond, and rice milks to enjoy with their cookies and cereal.

Rising Number of Farm Animals Poses Environmental and Public Health Risks

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Farm-animal production provides a safety net for millions of the world's most vulnerable people, but given the industry's rapid and often poorly regulated growth, the biggest challenge will be to produce meat in environmentally and socially sustainable ways.