Nestle Says It's Found A Way To Reduce Sugar In Chocolate By 40 Percent

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NPR Holiday Leftovers Presents: Nina Totenberg's Cranberry Sauce

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UNESCO cited Belgians' affinity for a wide range of beer in its official recognition of the beer culture of Belgium as a treasure of human culture that should be protected. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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UNESCO Deems Belgium's Beer Culture A Treasure Of Humanity

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A squid salad in Los Angeles. In California, squid is an economic driver of the seafood industry. But most of this squid is frozen and exported overseas to China to be processed and distributed across the globe. Rick Loomis/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Nowe Miasto in Warsaw, Poland. Today, there are fewer milk bars like this one than in the Soviet era. But Poles are embracing these diners once again for their cheap Polish food. Ana Paula Hirama/Flickr hide caption

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Poles Return To A Taste Of Their Communist Past: Cheap Milk Bars

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Despite assumptions that peanut, egg and other allergies are becoming more common in the U.S., experts say they just don't know. One challenge: Symptoms can be misinterpreted and diagnosis isn't easy. Roy Scott/Getty Images hide caption

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Are Food Allergies On The Rise? Experts Say They Don't Know

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Who speaks for rural America? Farmers want international trade deals and relief from regulations. But small towns are focused on re-inventing themselves to attract a new generation. FrankvandenBergh/Getty Images hide caption

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Farmers Are Courting Trump, But They Don't Speak For All Of Rural America

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Chantale Joseph (background) and Fausta Castillo Hernandez prepare Haitian food in Lonchería Dulce, a small luncheonette in Tijuana, Mexico. Joseph speaks French; Hernandez, who owns the eatery, speaks Spanish. Still, the two manage to cook together and call each other amiga fondly. Alex Zaragoza for NPR hide caption

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To develop a new variety of kale tailored to American palates, plant researchers are surveying consumer attitudes on the leafy green. Study participants took home the six varieties of kale pictured. The takeaway so far? "Be less like kale." Courtesy of H. Swegarden/Cornell NYSAES hide caption

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Do 'Hipster Cooking Gadgets' Spoil Comfort Of Cooking?

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NPR Holiday Leftovers Presents: Linda Wertheimer's Turkey Tacos

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Bittersweet liqueurs including Cynar, Jagermeister, Chartreuse and Amaro Nonino have long been popular in Italy and other parts of Europe as a digestive aid. Now, they're becoming popular on U.S. cocktail menus. Kirk McKoy/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The Favorite Drink Of Italian Grandpas Gets An American Revival

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In Poland, Traditionalists Want To Revive Milk Bars

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Encore: For 100 Years, Celery And Olives Were Thanksgiving Mainstays

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TV Chef Alton Brown Shares Tips On The Science Of Thanksgiving Dinner

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