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Tastemakers 2012

Tastemakers 2012 | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
The world of food is changing every day, and these 26 people—from the curious baker to the next-big thing blogger—are the folks making it happen (Who are the tastemakers of 2012?
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Let's Talk Pizza Origins

Let's Talk Pizza Origins | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Pizza originated in Italy. In the past 50 years, it has become a common type of fast food, as well as what is arguably the most popular type of food in all of America.
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From Bread to Pizza

From Bread to Pizza | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Read on for musings on bread and it's fancy cousin, pizza. Both favorites in the food world, they're widely-loved across the world.
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How Margherita Pizza Came to Be

How Margherita Pizza Came to Be | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Pizza came from the Greeks. They used to eat flat, round bread with all different toppings on it. They came up with the idea of doing this because they decided that it would be a good idea to use the bread as the plate itself.
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Killer cuisine: Can hunting help us make better food choices?

Killer cuisine: Can hunting help us make better food choices? | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Think hunting is just for middle-aged guys who don't care about greening our food system? Chef and author Georgia Pellegrini begs to differ. (Killer cuisine: Can hunting help us make better food choices?
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Food Democracy Now | Labeling GMOs: America's Right to Know

Food Democracy Now | Labeling GMOs: America's Right to Know | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
"As president, I'll let folks know if food's been GMO'd." So–he appoints Monsanto's Mike Taylor to US Food Safety Czar?
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Wendy's Passes Burger King as Second Biggest Fast Food Chain

Wendy's Passes Burger King as Second Biggest Fast Food Chain | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Still not touching the throne. Complex.com: The original buyer's guide for men.
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Fabio Parasecoli: The Hunger Games and the Politics of Food

Fabio Parasecoli: The Hunger Games and the Politics of Food | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
In a consumer society where alternative food networks and associations have been built on the premise that we can change the food system one meal at the time and that eating is an agricultural act, Katniss' adventures remind us that, after all, we...
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Brave Food Writer Tastes-Tests "Chewy" Pink Slimeburger - Gothamist

Brave Food Writer Tastes-Tests "Chewy" Pink Slimeburger - Gothamist | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
GothamistBrave Food Writer Tastes-Tests "Chewy" Pink SlimeburgerGothamistFast food joints like Taco Bell and Burger King may have stopped using it, but it was still good enough for America's schools!
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Sullivan Street Market | What's Cooking Mexico

Sullivan Street Market | What's Cooking Mexico | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
In Mexico the most mundane of activities, food shopping for example, can be a great experience and adventure. You just have to open your senses to take in all the colors, sounds, tastes and aromas of a Mexican market.
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Linda Buzzell: Going Green in the City

Linda Buzzell: Going Green in the City | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Way too many of us believe we can't go green because we live in the city, have no land, have a small apartment, etc. etc. So we continue to be slaves of the supermarket.Read More...
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UN expert warns of global public health disaster caused by unhealthy foods

Globalized food systems and the spread of Western lifestyles has spawned an international public health disaster with over a billion people suffering from undernourishment while another billion remain overweight or obese, an independent United...
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Obama seizes control over all food, farms, livestock, farm equipment, fertilizer and food production across America

Obama seizes control over all food, farms, livestock, farm equipment, fertilizer and food production across America | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Obama seizes control over all food, farms, livestock, farm equipment, fertilizer and food production across America (Your thoughts?
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Food safety expert warns of `nasty bug' in beef recall - Canada.com

Food safety expert warns of `nasty bug' in beef recall - Canada.com | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
National PostFood safety expert warns of `nasty bug' in beef recallCanada.comBy Derek Abma, Postmedia News March 20, 2012 An expert in food contamination says the strain of bacteria that's resulted in a recall of frozen beef across Canada is cause...
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Simple Meals for Lent :: Ifisashi

Simple Meals for Lent :: Ifisashi | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Photo by Philip Laubner/CRS
Ifisashi 
from Zambia
Hot rice casserole served in a thick, buttery peanut sauce. Collard greens and tomatoes add a garden-fresh flavor to this creamy dish.
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Pizza and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Pizza and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Pizza played a big role on the television show Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Unfortunately, the slices in the show definitely did not resemble the real thing.
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Amazon.com: Gastronomy: The Anthropology of Food and Food Habits (World anthropology) (9780202900254): Margaret L. Arnott: Books

Amazon.com: Gastronomy: The Anthropology of Food and Food Habits (World anthropology) (9780202900254): Margaret L.
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The Basic cooking techniques Of China Sichuan Cuisine

Sichuan Cuisine, known more commonly in the West as Szechuan, is one of the most famous Chinese cuisines in the world. Characterized by its spicy...
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Leftover Food Ideas That Will Save You Money

Leftover Food Ideas That Will Save You Money vmg: .WeP http://t.co/PKYOIR4T...
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Let's Not Give in to Beef Industry "Slimewashing" - Huffington Post (blog)

Let's Not Give in to Beef Industry "Slimewashing" - Huffington Post (blog) | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
MassLive.comLet's Not Give in to Beef Industry "Slimewashing"Huffington Post (blog)There is also a new message in beef industry communications, expressly raised in the Food Safety News piece by Nancy Donley (mother of a child who tragically died of...
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Ferran Adrià habla de la nueva 'Bullipedia' en México

Ferran Adrià habla de la nueva 'Bullipedia' en México | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
diariodegastronomia.com - Primer diario de gastronomía en español (Great news: Ferran Adrià is talking about a new 'Bullipedia' in Mexico @BulliFoundation http://t.co/xrpUa2fp @DGastronomia...)...
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Seal: Cooking keeps families connected - American Press

Seal: Cooking keeps families connected - American Press | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
American PressSeal: Cooking keeps families connectedAmerican PressBY PAMELA SEAL / AMERICAN PRESS At some point in our lives, most of us have made an attempt — successful or not — at cooking. I'll be honest with you.
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The Secret WoW Cooking Guide | Oregon Attractions

Whenever forming an effective toon inside online game of WoW, there are plenty of attributes that have to be regarded as you level up. After you initially begin, you find out you have the selection of taking on two key ...
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The Rambling Epicure is Looking for International Culinary Ambassadors

The Rambling Epicure is Looking for International Culinary Ambassadors | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
As a global real-food site, we regularly seek to widen our coverage. We already cover at least 20 countries and have articles in 6 languages (always translated into our common language, English).
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