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Plate assembly of the Jardin de Tuileries dirt and Paris street stones, the primary ingredients in this Paris dans une Assiette recipe. Ian Stewart/NPR hide caption

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Literal Farm To Table: Here's The Dirt On Chefs Cooking With Dirt

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The launch of Mighty Mini Meals has been so successful that other food manufacturers are now rolling out doll-scale packaged foods, like this tiny hamburger. iStockphoto hide caption

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Spaghetti is "harvested" in 1961 from the ceiling of an Italian restaurant in London. A 1957 April Fools Day report by the BBC about spaghetti trees fooled many, and has been famous since. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': 'Hootie and the Time Travelers'

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