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September 4, 2015 6 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Food Startup Under Fire By The FDA

Hampton Creek CEO Josh Tetrick’s signature product, Just Mayo, has put him at odds with the egg industry and FDA.

September 3, 2015 3 Comments

Explore Yogurt’s Savory Side With These Recipes

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us ideas and recipes, including one for zucchini-yogurt-mint fritters.

September 1, 2015 216 Comments

A Push To Make Flying Safer For People With Peanut Allergies

A coalition of allergy organizations wants airlines to be required to carry EpiPens to treat someone who goes into anaphylactic shock.

September 1, 2015 3 Comments

Refugees Farm To Put Down Their Roots In Phoenix

The program leases land for the refugees to grow fruits and vegetables from their homeland and sell them in their new community.

August 26, 2015 14 Comments

A Recipe For Longevity? Beans, Friends, Purpose And Movement

For nearly a decade, Dan Buettner has researched the places people live longest, healthiest and happiest.

August 25, 2015 Comment

Recipes To Celebrate National Sandwich Month

From an end-of-summer tomato tartine to an Italian grilled vegetable sandwich, our resident chef shares her favorites.

August 20, 2015 3 Comments

Is Breakfast Really So Important?

The answer isn’t simple, says NPR food and nutrition correspondent Allison Aubrey. It depends what you eat and who you are.

August 19, 2015 2 Comments

Wildfire Destroys Huge Warehouse For Apples

Just as Washington state’s apple harvest is about to start, one of the world’s largest apple marketing and packing co-ops has burned up.

August 18, 2015 34 Comments

There’s Another Way To Cook A Lobster: Grill It

Our resident chef likes to grill lobster, as opposed to boiling it, both for culinary and humanitarian reasons.

August 17, 2015 2 Comments

Americans Ate Sushi In The Early 1900s

Sushi has been around in America longer than you might think. We explore the history with food historian H.D. Miller.

August 14, 2015 Comment

Mangoes For The Masses

Mangoes to Share has donated over 700 pounds of mangoes this summer to homeless shelters.

August 14, 2015 Comment

McDonald’s Plans To Close More Restaurants Than It Opens This Year

The fast-food giant has been struggling to lift itself from its worst sales slump in more than a decade.

August 10, 2015 4 Comments

Coca-Cola Health Campaign Under Scrutiny

Critics say the message is designed to reverse Coke’s image as a contributor to the obesity epidemic.

August 7, 2015 2 Comments

Celebrating The Farmers Market

From juicy peaches to bunches of kale, nothing says summer like a trip to the farmers market.

August 5, 2015 Comment

‘Kitchens Of The Great Midwest’ Mines Minnesota Memories

J. Ryan Stradal brings his memories of the kitchens he grew up in, as well as his culinary adventures, to his debut novel.

August 5, 2015 Comment

The Giant Catfish Of Virginia

Blue catfish were introduced to local waterways decades ago for sport, but are now considered an invasive species.

July 29, 2015 2 Comments

Garden-Inspired Cooking With Kathy Gunst

We visit our resident chef’s garden in Maine, make gazpacho and get a recipe for a plum tart with hazelnut crust.

July 29, 2015 1010 Comments

Two Sides Of The GMO Debate

We moderate a debate over a bill that would bar states from forcing food manufacturers to label genetically modified foods.

July 24, 2015 5 Comments

Food Innovators Develop Seaweed That Tastes Like Bacon

Researchers say a fast-growing new form of a seaweed tastes like bacon when fried.

July 14, 2015 7 Comments

Hot Foods For Hot Days: 2 Spicy Summer Recipes

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says eating spicy food on a hot day can actually make you feel cooler.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

September 3 3 Comments

Explore Yogurt’s Savory Side With These Recipes

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us ideas and recipes, including one for zucchini-yogurt-mint fritters.

September 3 43 Comments

Steve Almond’s Manifesto Against Football, Continued

The author and lifelong football fan has written a new afterward to his controversial 2014 book "Against Football."

September 2 9 Comments

Why Head Lice Are Becoming More Drug-Resistant

Some of these small parasites have been mutating and are now resistant to many over-the-counter medications.

September 1 12 Comments

Favorite Son Hopes To Revive Michigan Football

The story of what's happened at Michigan over the last decade plays out in a new book by John Bacon.