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Afternoon Tea, 1886. Chromolithograph after Kate Greenaway. If you're looking for finger sandwiches, dainty desserts and formality, afternoon tea is your cup. Print Collector/Getty Images hide caption

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To make baby back ribs in an hour, instead of the usual three to four hours, you'll need a pressure cooker. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Do Try This At Home: Hacking Ribs — In The Pressure Cooker

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On the left, olive oil, which is low in saturated fat and high in monounsaturated fat, which may lower bad cholesterol levels. On the right, coconut oil, which is 90 percent saturated fat and may raise bad cholesterol levels. iStockphoto hide caption

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Art of the people: Fill a glass with hope, a butter sculpture crafted by Jim Victor and Marie Pelton. "People don't understand how [the sculpting] is done --€” it's like magic and just appears," Victor says. "But people understand butter." Courtesy of Jim Victor and Marie Pelton hide caption

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Eating eggs with your salad helps boost absorption of carotenoids — the pigments in tomatoes and carrots. Photo illustration by Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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To make Christina Tosi's Bird in a Bag, you'll need a chicken breast or boneless thigh, seasoning, buttermilk (or even bottled ranch dressing), a heavy-duty zip-top freezer bag and a straw. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Do Try This At Home: Hacking Chicken Sous Vide

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Before blight decimated most of the American chestnut trees in the U.S., one of the great autumn pastimes was collecting the nuts and transforming them into pan-fried bread, porridge, pickles, preserves or cream pie. Timothy Van Vliet/Wikipedia hide caption

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There's a growing body of evidence suggesting that compounds found in cocoa beans, called polyphenols, may help protect against heart disease. Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chocolate, Chocolate, It's Good For Your Heart, Study Finds

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Pacific bluefin tuna for sale for $2.99 per pound at the fish market in San Diego. That shockingly low price does not reflect the deeply threatened state of the bluefin population. Clare Leschin-Hoar for NPR hide caption

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Halibut Dumping Stirs Fight Among Fishing Fleets In Alaska

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Noemi Sosa shops at Daily Table, a nonprofit supermarket in Dorchester, Mass. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Trader Joe's Ex-President Opens Store With Aging Food And Cheap Meals

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