Homemade, naturally fermented ginger beer is far easier to make than you'd imagine. All you need is ginger, sugar, lemons, and a little patience. Kate Williams will show you how.
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food trends and technology | Oct 01, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren't as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.
humor | Sep 30, 2014Posted by NPR Food
In a stunt to promote the next season of the hit zombie show The Walking Dead, London chefs have concocted a burger inspired by human flesh. They're giving them away Tuesday at a pop-up restaurant.
bay area | Sep 30, 2014Posted by Kim Westerman
In Berkeley and Oakland, there’s a burger on just about every corner. Here are nine of the best.
food news | Sep 30, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.
CUESA | Sep 29, 2014Posted by CUESA
With help from the National Resources Defense Council, CUESA has provided some easy tips you can use to take a bite out of food waste and save time and money in the process.
Civil Eats | Sep 27, 2014Posted by Civil Eats
“There’s a social-action part of being a Jew, where you’re supposed to do something good in the world,” Dinberg explains. “Farming allows me to do that—care for the earth, be a partner with God, provide opportunities for people through good food.”
farmers and farms | Sep 26, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.
bay area | Sep 25, 2014Posted by Alix Wall
"Recipes are only as good as those using them," says Rahul Baxi, an Oakland-based software engineer. With his new invention "SmartyPans," he hopes to harness technology to get more people in the kitchen.
food banks, hunger, volunteer | Sep 25, 2014Posted by NPR Food
In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.