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07/23/2017 11:16 AM
Sentencing Approaches for New England's 'Codfather'
Carlos Rafael was a fishing magnate in America's most lucrative port. As he faces sentencing for a scheme to cheat fishing quotas, many worry about the fate of local jobs if his empire is dismantled.

07/21/2017 03:01 PM
A Wake-Up Call: Coffee Recalled By FDA For Having Viagra-Like Ingredient
Regulators took issue with the tortuously named "New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee," which didn't declare a chemical akin to the erectile dysfunction drug's active ingredient.

07/21/2017 12:00 PM
The Un-Pretty History Of Georgia's Iconic Peach
The state isn't the biggest producer of the pink-orange fruit. So why are Georgia peaches so iconic? The answer has a lot to do with slavery — its end and a need for the South to rebrand itself.

07/20/2017 07:31 PM
What's It Really Like To Work In A Prison Goat Milk Farm? We Asked Inmates
Whole Foods has been forced to stop selling goat cheese made from milk that came from a prison farm, where inmates work for less than a dollar an hour. Yet the inmates themselves aren't complaining.

07/20/2017 10:00 AM
'Khichuri': An Ancient Indian Comfort Dish With A Global Influence
Also called khichri, the dish goes back centuries and is universally loved across South Asia. It is also considered the ancestor of the British kedgeree and Egyptian koshary.

07/19/2017 09:18 AM
The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake
Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among her fans are thousands of children who want to learn how to bake.

07/18/2017 10:31 PM
Chipotle Stock Dips After Some Va. Customers Report Illness
Chipotle temporarily closed a Sterling, Va., restaurant to sanitize it. A company representative told NPR that the reported symptoms were consistent with norovirus.

07/18/2017 07:21 PM
It Is A Truth Universally Acknowledged That Jane Austen Pairs Well With Tea
Pinkies up, Janeites! We mark the bicentennial of Austen's death with a look at her relationship with a beloved cuppa.

07/17/2017 07:47 PM
More Than Bread: Sourdough As a Window Into The Microbiome
Home bakers in the U.S., Europe and some other countries have volunteered their sourdough starters to a team of American scientists who want to unravel the microbial secrets of sourdough.

07/14/2017 08:57 AM
Italy's Coffee Culture Brims With Rituals And Mysterious Rules
Can you drink cappuccino after breakfast? Should you take espresso in a cup or a glass? Italy, perhaps the spiritual home of coffee, has much to say about when and how to enjoy it.

07/13/2017 05:51 PM
Chinese Laborers Built Sonoma's Wineries. Racist Neighbors Drove Them Out
Enjoying a chardonnay or cabernet sauvignon? In the 1800s, Chinese immigrants helped introduce those iconic varietals to California's wine country. But as vineyards grew, so did anti-Chinese fervor.

07/13/2017 04:01 PM
The African Roots Of A Classic Southern Dish
It's a dish that Dadisi Olutosin ate as a kid in Atlanta. As an adult he discovered its international roots and came up with a recipe that's true to his mother — and the culinary heritage of collards.

07/13/2017 01:00 PM
No Offense, American Bees, But Your Sperm Isn't Cutting It
U.S. bees are in trouble, and one of the major threats is a deadly parasite called varroa mite. So researchers are importing sperm from European bees resistant to mites to toughen up America's stock.

07/12/2017 03:41 PM
Nonprofit Helps California's Asian-American Farmers Grow Their Businesses
Traditional Asian greens like crisp daikon roots for pickling are an integral part of Asian-American cultural identity. A nonprofit is helping small farmers meet high demand in Asian enclaves.

07/12/2017 12:00 PM
Preference Or Prejudice? Central Europeans Ask Why They Get Cheaper Ingredients
Fish sticks with less fish. Lunchmeat with less meat. Central European nations say packaged foods sold there have lower quality standards than the same brands in the West. They want the EU to step in.