April Fulton is a former editor with NPR's Science Desk and a contributor to The Salt, NPR's Food Blog.
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A still-trim Elvis Presley enjoys a sandwich in 1958. His love of fatty foods hadn't caught up to him yet.
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January 8, 2015 The legendary singer had equally outsized eating habits, including his famous affinity for peanut butter, bananas and bacon. Celebrity chef Sean Brock has created a drink in the King's honor.
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The martini: international drink of mystery?
June 19, 2013 The martini has been called "the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet." But is this cocktail perfectly American? Maybe not entirely. In honor of National Martini Day, we decided to dig into the drink's muddled past.
The finished dumplings, properly fried to a light crisp. The half-moon shape was meant to resemble ancient Chinese currency. Eating the dumplings was believed to bring fortune and prosperity.
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February 15, 2013 Chinese New Year began last weekend, but traditionally, festivities last another week, so there's still time if you want to celebrate by making dumplings. We bring you a visual how-to.
Whole Foods has more than 300 stores and continues to expand.
January 16, 2013 The outspoken Whole Foods founder tells us why he hates "Obamacare" and why we have trouble cutting the sugar, fat and salt out of our diets. But now he's told CBS he used a poor choice of words when referring to the health law as fascism.
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Julia Child's reassembled Thanksgiving turkey.
November 21, 2012 America's Test Kitchen host Chris Kimball and Renee Montagne cook up a Julia Child-inspired Thanksgiving feast of roast turkey and mashed potatoes. And we remember that she would say, if things go wrong in the kitchen, just keep on going. And have a glass of wine.
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August 22, 2012 A report from the Natural Resources Defense Council finds that 40 percent of food in the U.S. today goes uneaten. But grassroots groups are working to turn food waste into something useful.
July 18, 2012 The UK artist known as My Dog Sighs makes striking "can people" out of old food cans he finds and the cans people collect for him, then he leaves them on the street for others to find. But P.S: Don't tell anyone that he doesn't have a dog.
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