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It's All Grade A Now: Different grades of maple syrup are displayed in East Montpelier, Vt. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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A group gathers in a Ballston, Va., home for a supper club organized through the site Feastly. A new food trend gaining popularity in New York and other cities lets diners enjoy a meal prepared by a stranger in that person's home. Courtesy of Noah Karesh hide caption

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Courtesy of Noah Karesh

Sometimes A Perfect Stranger Is The Best Dinner Host

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The Nordic Food Lab in Copenhagen is where chefs and social scientists explore the raw materials and flavors of Scandinavia. Courtesy of the Nordic Food Lab hide caption

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A mathematician's sweet dream: For about $10,000, you can print out rainbow sugar dodecahedrons and interlocking cubes. 3D Systems hide caption

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3D Systems

A hotdog and ice cream cone from Beth Galton and Charlotte Omnes' "Cut Food" series. Courtesy of Beth Galton hide caption

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Courtesy of Beth Galton

The deconstructed, hexagonal salad nicoise: perfect for all your gourmand geek friends. Courtesy of Chris-Rachel Oseland hide caption

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Courtesy of Chris-Rachel Oseland