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'Hot Dog' Meets 'Bun': Famous Food Discoveries

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Leah Lizarondo. with her hands covered in plastic bags, gathers stinging nettles. Larkin Page-Jacobs for NPR hide caption

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Taming Those Wild, Stinging Backyard Greens Into Dinner

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The fact that Nutella's parent company, Ferrero, is known for its chocolates might be a tip-off that the sweet hazelnut spread isn't exactly "health" food. STEFANO RELLANDINI/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Mad Cow Disease: What You Need To Know Now

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Cielito Lindo's famous taquitos are made fresh to order at the well-known taco stand in downtown Los Angeles. Carolina Miranda/NPR hide caption

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The California Taco Trail: 'How Mexican Food Conquered America'

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Miller Farms in Maryland is a family-run operation that sells its home-grown vegetables at farmers' markets and local grocery stores. Phil Miller, whose family owns the farm, says he's trying to earn a food safety certification now required by many food buyers. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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