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5 Flavors: Guarnaschelli's 5 things you should try

5 Flavors: Guarnaschelli’s 5 things you should try

But Guarnaschelli — a regular on Food Network’s Chopped and Iron Chef America and author of “Old School Comfort Food” — says home cooks have started looking for new sources.

Small is sometimes better in the vegetable world

Small is sometimes better in the vegetable world

“Baby carrots” that you buy in the supermarket, incidentally, are not actually babies, but are full-size carrots cut into smaller pieces.

10 Things: 10 ideas for eating all that zucchini

10 Things: 10 ideas for eating all that zucchini

Some delicious ideas that will have you if not embracing then at least better tolerating your zucchini.

Reindeer dogs from Alaska's cranky hot dog vendor

Reindeer dogs from Alaska’s cranky hot dog vendor

“If you think I’m mean, that’s fine because it’ll get you through the line quicker,” Anderson said.

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Cows are not efficient at converting feed to protein for human consumption, said lead author Gidon Eshel, an environmental physics professor at Bard College in New York.

Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

“The idea that we’re going to go across the pond as it were to brew our style of beers fresh in Europe is an exciting prospect for us,” said Stone CEO and co-founder Greg Koch, who announced the overseas expansion plans over the weekend.

A tuna sandwich by way of Mediterranean bruschetta

A tuna sandwich by way of Mediterranean bruschetta

Canned tuna is everywhere, of course, but I’d advise you to look for the brands that are sustainably caught and lower in mercury.

2 ag-gag laws facing federal court challenges

2 ag-gag laws facing federal court challenges

Numerous investigations have taken place on farms in the past decade, leading to “food safety recalls, citations for environmental and labor violations, evidence of health code violations, plant closures, criminal convictions, and civil litigation,” the Idaho lawsuit says.

Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road

Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road

“We want people around the country to know the real person, not just the myths and folklore,” said Cheryl Ogden, director of the Johnny Appleseed Educational Center and Museum at Urbana University in Urbana.

Storms ruin 25 percent of Rocky Fort cantaloupes 

COLORADO SPRINGS | Melon lovers waiting for Rocky Ford cantaloupes won’t have the abundant harvest this year. The Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1jH0c4a ) that storms have claimed a fourth of this year’s cantaloupe crop. That’s according to the Rocky Ford Growers Association. Third-generation farmer …