Sales for the Keurig, an individual coffee brewer, are down about $60 million from last year. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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Small Batch: How To Eat The Super Bowl

Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast joins us for a talk about the eternal question: If you're watching the Super Bowl, what are you eating while you do?

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According to legend, the Explorers Club — a society of scientific adventurers — served its members a prehistoric dish at its annual dinner in 1951. By some accounts, the mystery meat was woolly mammoth; by others, extinct giant sloth. Now DNA analysis has provided a definitive answer — and unraveled a decades-long deception. Katherine Du/NPR hide caption

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Food writer Bee Wilson says that babies are most open to trying new flavors between the ages of 4 and 7 months. Duane Ellison/iStock hide caption

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Chef Eric Ziebold (center left) works with his kitchen staff at CityZen in Washington, D.C., in 2012. CityZen closed in 2014 when Ziebold left to open his own restaurant. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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King cakes come in various interpretations around the world. In New Orleans, the baked treats are sugared with the official colors of Mardi Gras: purple, green and gold. And during Carnival season, the entire city falls under the sway of king cake obsession. Judi Bottoni/AP hide caption

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Chef Benoit Violier, whose Restaurant Hotel de Ville in Crissier, Switzerland, was named the No. 1 restaurant in the world, was found dead in what police say has the appearance of a suicide. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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These fiber-rich foods altogether offer about 28.5 grams, or a woman's daily recommended intake. Clockwise from top left: one pear, 6 grams of fiber; medium artichoke, 7 grams; 1 ounce of popcorn, 3.5 grams; 1 medium sweet potato, 4 grams; 1 cup edamame, 8 grams. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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