Some of the world's best cacao grows in Venezuela, a country roiled by political turmoil. One chocolatier is betting those beans can propel a whole industry and turn women into micro-entrepreneurs.
Technology | Arts | FoodNPR | Sept. 25, 2017 11:09 a.m.
Two years ago in The New York Times' food section, Syne Newberry commented on this recipe — and the bittersweet end to her marriage. The comment went on to become Internet legend.
Food allergies are tricky to diagnose, and many kids can outgrow them, too. A test called an oral food challenge is the gold standard to rule out an allergy. It's performed under medical supervision.
local | Fish & Wildlife | News | Politics | Food | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | Sept. 24, 2017 1 p.m.
In 2016, the state of Washington made it legal for people to pick up dead deer and elk on the road and take them home. Roadkill salvage has turned out to be a popular thing to do — and it's coming soon to Oregon.
Nation | Science | Environment | Business | FoodNPR | Sept. 23, 2017 10:33 a.m.
Arkansas regulators are on a collision course with Monsanto, voting to ban use during the growing season of a drift-prone herbicide that Monsanto says is farmers' best hope for weed-free fields.
Tens of thousands of the customized candies were handed out at this week's U.N. General Assembly, printed with reminders about fighting poverty, climate change and global diseases.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a complicated – and often misunderstood – relationship with caffeine. The university, which is majority Mormon, says it is responding to demand.
Science | Environment | FoodNPR | Sept. 22, 2017 10:30 a.m.
Researchers have won a prize for discovering that a cow's genetics determine which microbes populate its gut. Some of those microbes produce the greenhouse gas methane that ends up in the atmosphere.
Sébastien Bras runs Le Suquet, a restaurant in southern France that first won its three stars in 1999. He cited the pressure of anonymous visits from the guide's inspectors two or three times a year.
Pastas made from starches like rice are a boon for those with celiac disease and wheat allergies. The downside: Many spike blood-sugar levels. What to do? Look toward bean-based options.