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Cheap Bubbly Or Expensive Sparkling Wine? Look To The Bubbles For Clues

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The expiration date on foods like orange juice and even milk aren't indicators of when those products will go bad. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Don't Fear That Expired Food

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Templeton bottles, filled and almost corked. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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The Rebirth Of Rye Whiskey And Nostalgia For 'The Good Stuff'

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Does bell pepper and black tea sound appetizing? A computer may think so. Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Computers May Someday Beat Chefs At Creating Flavors We Crave

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A Pie-Making Encore: Start With The Perfect Recipe, Serve With Love

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The contents of a box of some of the new foods containing caffeine collected by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Karen Castillo Farfán/NPR hide caption

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Not Just For Coffee Anymore: The Rise Of Caffeinated Foods

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Archaeologists believe that ancient farmers used pots made from these pottery shards to make cheese — a less perishable, low-lactose milk product. Nature hide caption

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Archaeologists Find Ancient Evidence Of Cheese-Making

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Beers made by Trappist monks at St. Sixtus Abbey's Westvleteren Brewery in Belgium are sought by connoisseurs. For the first time, the monks are exporting the beer overseas, including to the U.S. Courtesy of Mark Lampert hide caption

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A Sign From Above? Needing New Roof, Monks Sell Rare Beer In U.S.

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A group that advocates on behalf of food service workers has created an app that helps diners find restaurants that pay their workers livable wages and offer room for advancement. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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U.S. Olive Oil Makers Say Imports Aren't Always So 'Extra Virgin'

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This Hanukkah lamp, made in Italy in the 19th century, depicts Judith holding a sword in one hand and the severed head of Holofernes in the other. The Jewish Museum, New York / Art Resource, NY hide caption

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