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A History Of Election Cake And Why Bakers Want To #MakeAmericaCakeAgain

NPR | Oct. 23, 2016 9 a.m.

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.

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The Grand, Unfinished Task Of Chronicling How America Eats

NPR | Oct. 22, 2016 4 a.m.

An ambitious federal project, abandoned as WWII loomed, sought to document the country's food traditions amidst great change — as fast food was rising and ethnic cuisine was becoming American cuisine.

Nation | World | Food

Tijuana Border Plan Could Oust A Rich Food Culture And Its Cooks

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 12:44 p.m.

Plans to expand the border crossing could bulldoze over a longstanding market where many food vendors have made their living — and in some cases, their homes — for years, if not generations.

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Owyhee Reservoir Irrigators Finally Get Full Allotment

Capital Press | Oct. 21, 2016 9:17 a.m.

A full water allotment for the fist time in four years has made a huge difference for farmers in Oregon and Idaho who depend on the Owyhee Reservoir to irrigate their crops.

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Tillamook Cheese Rebuilds Visitors Center

Statesman Journal | Oct. 21, 2016 7:44 a.m.

The Tillamook County Creamery Association  is planning to rebuild the visitor's center on the Oregon Coast, dramatically expanding the historic, culinary and retail sections for the 107-year-old dairy.

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Salmon, Steelhead Fishing Closes Early On Columbia River

East Oregonian | Oct. 21, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Recreational fishing for salmon and steelhead will close early on the Columbia River, beginning Saturday.

Economy | Business | World | Food

In Jerusalem And West Bank, Nutella Cafes Offer A Sweet Refuge

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 4 a.m.

Palestinians are flocking to a string of Nutella cafés that have popped up in the region. The cafes offer a welcome refuge from the realities of living in a conflict zone.

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Trick Or Treat? Critics Blast Big Soda's Efforts To Fend Off Taxes

NPR | Oct. 20, 2016 2:38 p.m.

Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.

World | Science | Environment | Food

Coffee And Climate Change: In Brazil, A Disaster Is Brewing

NPR | Oct. 20, 2016 12:49 p.m.

Climate change is threatening the world's coffee, a new report says. In the biggest coffee supplier on the planet, Brazil, rising temperatures are being felt to devastating effect.


3 Simple Chicken Recipes From Resident Chef Kathy Gunst

NPR | Oct. 20, 2016 9:56 a.m.

For many home cooks, chicken is still the go-to entree. Our resident chef has a trio of recipes you can add to your rotation.