In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the devastated Italian town. Keith Beaty/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Matthew Blair, a researcher at Tennessee State University, examines different varieties of amaranth growing in the university's experimental fields. Emily Siner/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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The Aztecs Once Revered It. Will You Fall For Amaranth, Too?

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Berkeley, Calif., passed the nation's first soda tax in 2014. According to a new study, the tax has succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be permanent. Robert Galbraith/Reuters hide caption

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Berkeley's Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

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The "Green Giant" mechanical tea harvester, one of only a few in the world, does the manual work of 500 people. Wayne's View Photography/Courtesy of Charleston Tea Plantation hide caption

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Richland Single Estate Old Georgia Rum is made from cane grown, cut, distilled and rested on the premises of a 100-acre plantation in Richland, Ga. International awards and gold medals have poured in for this field-to-glass rum. Courtesy of Richland Rum hide caption

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In 2014, about 2,300 people in Seoul made 250 tons of kimchi, a traditional fermented South Korean pungent vegetable dish, to donate to neighbors in preparation for winter. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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How South Korea Uses Kimchi To Connect To The World — And Beyond

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This 2014 photo shows an assortment of savory jams: (from left) Terrapin Ridge Farms balsamic garlic and herb jam, Wozz Kitchen Creations triple ale onion jam, The Prairie Gypsies red hot lover jam, Taste of Inspirations mango pepper jelly and Skillet Bacon Spread original bacon spread. Matthew Mead/AP hide caption

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Rescued Relish is an anything-goes condiment made from excess produce that Philabundance, a Philadelphia anti-hunger organization, can't move. The relish is modeled on a Pennsylvania Dutch chowchow recipe — a tangy mix of sweet, spicy and sour flavors. Courtesy of Drexel Food Lab hide caption

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Pacific white shrimp raised in Eco Shrimp Garden's indoor aqua farm in New York's Hudson Valley, which owner Jean Claude Frajmund describes as a spa for shrimp. They grow for six months before they're ready for harvest. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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A colorful selection of gelato flavors for sale at a shop in Florence, Italy. Robert Alexander/Getty Images hide caption

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Hot Enough For You? Cool Off With A Brief History Of Frozen Treats

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Creamed, Canned And Frozen: How The Great Depression Revamped U.S. Diets

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A group of men clean a week's haul of seabird eggs. Arthur Bolton/California Academy of Sciences hide caption

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The Gold-Hungry Forty-Niners Also Plundered Something Else: Eggs

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