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An inspector checks a wheel of Reggiano cheese at the Parmigiano-Reggiano storehouse in Bibbiano, Italy. Earthquakes rocked the region, sending the cheese toppling. Marco Vasini/AP hide caption

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For The Love Of Cheese, Diners Unite In Italy

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Five savory cupcakes: Chicken potpie, lasagna, grilled cheese, mac n' cheese and the Thanksgiving leftovers. Courtesy of @LisaSKim hide caption

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Beef Heart: An Unexpected Meal That Spans Generations

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Three of Josh Berner's fat-infused cocktails. From left: Play It Sam, United Colors of Basilton and Chile Manteca Y Dulce. Scroll down for the recipes. Karen Castillo Farfán/NPR hide caption

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The baristas at Chinatown Coffee in Washington, D.C., were suspicious of the dark color of the beans, but pleased with the taste. Claire O'Neill/NPR hide caption

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Some 49,000 people came to Denver for the 2012 Great American Beer Festival, which featured a record 2,700 beers in the festival hall. Bill Chappell/NPR hide caption

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Making 'The Science Of Good Cooking' Look Easy

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One martini; shaken, not stirred. Karen Castillo Farfan/NPR hide caption

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Shake It Up, Baby: Are Martinis Made The Bond Way Better?

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Capturing Summer's Harvest, One DIY Wine Bottle At A Time

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The ingredients for a vrai bouillaibaisse at Le Miramar in Marseille, France. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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