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Pepsi to launch soda sweetened with stevia

Pepsi to launch soda sweetened with stevia

PepsiCo said Wednesday it plans to roll out a reduced-calorie version of its namesake soda made with sugar and stevia, a natural sweetener.

Kostow: Failing up from philosopher to top chef

Kostow: Failing up from philosopher to top chef

“Studying philosophy did teach me to absorb a lot of information with a critical eye and then use that information in a singular and personal manner,” he writes in his first book, “A New Napa Cuisine,” coming out this month.

Group aims to put food policy on the kitchen table

Group aims to put food policy on the kitchen table

“Ironically, this is not a kitchen table issue,” or an everyday matter that influences how people vote, said Ken Cook, the chairman of the group Food Policy Action.

Moet bets on bubbly in China with sparkling winery

Moet bets on bubbly in China with sparkling winery

“More and more young people, more and more white collar employees, office ladies, enjoy wine and also sparkling wine,” said Shen Yang, director of Moet Hennessy’s Chandon winery in the Ningxia region of China’s northwest.

Concord: America's foxy grape tastes good too

Concord: America’s foxy grape tastes good too

That scent begs a taste — which you quickly discover pales by comparison with the perfume.

Think beyond Thanksgiving pies with canned pumpkin

Think beyond Thanksgiving pies with canned pumpkin

Pumpkin puree’s rich flavor and creamy sweetness work great in both sweet and savory dishes.

A chicken noodle soup via Africa and Thailand

A chicken noodle soup via Africa and Thailand

The essence of the dish stayed the same — chicken and noodles swimming in chicken broth.

Tips for breaking through an artichoke's armor

Tips for breaking through an artichoke’s armor

There is a tender and succulent heart at the center of each specimen, but getting past its armor of prickly leaves can be daunting.

Pimiento cheese making comeback as trendy bar food

Pimiento cheese making comeback as trendy bar food

Pimiento cheese (also often spelled pimento) dates to at least the late 1800s, when the blend of pimientos (a sweet pepper) and cheese was served at formal gatherings.

Thin is in for this grilled zucchini with Parmesan

Thin is in for this grilled zucchini with Parmesan

One of my favorite recipes is grilled zucchini ribbons.