The taste of Mock's tomatoes starts with the seed. He uses only organic varieties, including cherry and several heirloom varieties. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Tastier Winter Tomatoes, Thanks To A Boom In Greenhouse Growing

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This copper engraving from approximately 1700 depicts the condition of the English prisoners at the hands of the Dutch. In the 1660s, Cornell University's Eric Tagliacozzo says, the conflict and competition for the spice trade came to a head. "The Dutch decapitated a number of English merchants who were also in the Spice Islands trying to profit from the trade." WikiCommons hide caption

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No Innocent Spice: The Secret Story Of Nutmeg, Life And Death

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Not surprisingly, men like these guys cheering Sam Adams love beer. But more women than you might expect do too, according to a new study. Sarah Conard/AP hide caption

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Beer, Wine And Spirits: When Counting Our Liquid Calories, Are We Honest?

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While this pizzeria in Belmar, N.J., remained closed after Hurricane Sandy, Geno D's in Toms River turned out 500 pies to grateful customers on Wednesday. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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After Sandy, It's Pizza And Homemade Meatballs For The Lucky In New Jersey

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Study Linking Aspartame, Cancer Causes Controversy

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Drinking diet soda and other low-calorie drinks may help you manage weight, but experts say plain old H2O is still the best way to go. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Swapping Out Sugary Soda For Diet Drinks May Help Tip The Scale In Your Favor

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Orchards like this one in Adams County, PA, and other U.S. farms face worldwide competition for their apples and apple products due to imports. Brad C. Bower/AP hide caption

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Many Americans aren't getting the recommended seven to nine hours per night. Franck Camhi/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Poor Sleep May Lead To Too Much Stored Fat And Disease

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One martini; shaken, not stirred. Karen Castillo Farfan/NPR hide caption

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Shake It Up, Baby: Are Martinis Made The Bond Way Better?

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The Emperor's Himalayan lavender tea is popular at Washington, D.C.'s Park Hyatt Tea Room, but please don't put milk in it. Courtesy of Park Hyatt hide caption

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Health Benefits Of Tea: Milking It Or Not

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The Donkey cocktail is leading in the polls so far at Lincoln, a restaurant in Washington, D.C. Courtesy of Lincoln hide caption

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