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May 27, 2015 6 Comments

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut To Phase Out Artificial Ingredients

The fast food chains have committed to phase out food coloring and additives, including trans fats and artificial preservatives.

May 26, 2015 2 Comments

Just (Lobster) Roll With It: Variations On A Summer Tradition

In New England, lobster rolls are a summer tradition, but if you ask 100 chefs how to make one, you’ll get 100 different answers.

May 26, 2015 16 Comments

Egg Buying 101: Cage-Free, Omega-3, Organic And More

When it comes to buying eggs, there are many options. We get an egg-buying tutorial from an expert.

May 25, 2015 3 Comments

Not Your Mother’s Pot Brownie

A Boulder-based baker of marijuana-infused products is capitalizing on the growing popularity of “edibles” with a cookbook.

May 25, 2015 2 Comments

Getting More Flavor At The Grill

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst offers recipes for rubs and marinades to add more flavor into your grilled meat, fish and vegetables.

May 22, 2015 2 Comments

Wal-Mart Calls On Suppliers To Treat Farm Animals Better

The retail giant is asking its suppliers in the U.S. to treat farm animals better, and give them fewer antibiotics.

May 22, 2015 Comment

It’s Only Getting Worse: California Farmers Consider Historic Cuts

Farmers who have water rights are worried regulators will take their water anyway, so they’ve offered the state a deal.

May 21, 2015 7 Comments

YouTube Sensation Publishes Her First Cookbook

Maangchi’s career was born when her son suggested she start making videos of herself cooking Korean dishes.

May 19, 2015 20 Comments

White House Unveils Plan To Save Honeybees

The White House’s Pollinator Health Task Force has released a strategy to help improve bee habitat and health.

May 18, 2015 10 Comments

Chef Ottolenghi On Food, And Its Role In Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Jerusalem-born, London-based chef Yotam Ottolenghi is widely acclaimed for his restaurants and his cookbooks.

May 13, 2015 5 Comments

New Cookbook Explores The Cuisine Of The Great Plains

Summer Miller shares stories and recipes from award-winning chefs in Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa and more.

May 8, 2015 2 Comments

Does Removing Artificial Ingredients Mean Healthier Food?

Panera Bread is the latest chain to announce it will stop using certain ingredients.

May 7, 2015 7 Comments

5 Dessert Recipes Perfect For Mother's Day

These recipes from our resident chef Kathy Gunst take advantage of the bounty of spring, but aren’t overly sweet.

May 4, 2015 Comment

McDonald’s Announces New Turnaround Plan

The fast food giant’s CEO has unveiled a new strategy to revive the company, after profits fell 15 percent last year.

May 4, 2015 8 Comments

Ana Sortun: How To Avoid The Biggest Mistakes In The Kitchen

The award-winning chef joins us in the kitchen for a demonstration on how to do it right, from greens to grains.

April 30, 2015 5 Comments

Consumers Push Food Producers On Antibiotic Use

The country’s largest chicken producer says it will stop using antibiotics used in human medicine by September 2017.

April 28, 2015 2 Comments

Recipes: Healthy Salads With Spring Produce

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us a chopped spring salad, a farro salad and two asparagus salads.

April 27, 2015 Comment

Kountry Kitchen, Soul Food At The Doorstep Of Indianapolis History

Kountry Kitchen owner Isaac Wilson was there when Robert F. Kennedy announce that Martin Luther King Jr. had been shot and killed.

April 24, 2015 2 Comments

Amid Listeria Outbreak, FDA Calls For Better Prevention Policies

As a second ice cream maker recalls all of its products, we hear from a top FDA official on food safety and inspections.

April 23, 2015 Comment

Proposal To Close Loophole Looks At Who Is A Farmer

Big farms are collecting taxpayer dollars that they haven’t necessarily earned, by taking advantage of a loophole in government subsidy rules.

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May 27 Comment

Parched Rivers, Grasslands Choke California Wildlife

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd reports there is no relief in sight for California farmers and wildlife ravaged by drought.

May 27 21 Comments

Comedy Writer Brings ‘The Tweet Of God’ To Broadway

"An Act of God," starring Jim Parsons, was born out of David Javerbaum's parody Twitter account @TheTweetOfGod.

May 26 4 Comments

Old-Fashioned Bell Helps 12-Year-Old Minnesota Boy Battle Cancer

David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.

May 26 2 Comments

Just (Lobster) Roll With It: Variations On A Summer Tradition

In New England, lobster rolls are a summer tradition, but if you ask 100 chefs how to make one, you'll get 100 different answers.