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Mother’s Day Brunch Recipe: Multigrain Pancakes with Rhubarb-Orange Compote and Greek Yogurt

| May 06, 2015

Mother’s Day Brunch Recipe: Multigrain Pancakes with Rhubarb-Orange Compote and Greek Yogurt

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

What’s a better way to celebrate mom that bringing her breakfast in bed: a big stack of deliciously healthy pancakes with homemade fruit compote and Greek yogurt.

Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years Ago

| May 05, 2015

Natural GMO? Sweet Potato Genetically Modified 8,000 Years Ago

Posted by NPR Food

People have been farming — and eating — a GMO for thousands of years without knowing it. Scientists have found genes from bacteria in sweet potatoes around the world. So who made the GMO?

McDonald’s CEO Promises ‘Modern, Progressive Burger Company’

| May 04, 2015

McDonald’s CEO Promises ‘Modern, Progressive Burger Company’

Posted by NPR Food

"The reality is, our recent performance has been poor," McDonald's President and CEO Steve Easterbrook said in a video released Monday.

Mother’s Day Recipe: Lemon Scone Breakfast Cookies with Quick Strawberry Jam

| May 04, 2015

Mother’s Day Recipe: Lemon Scone Breakfast Cookies with Quick Strawberry Jam

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

These tender scones are perfumed with lemon and the ideal partner to sweet springtime strawberry jam.

Umeboshi: Traditional Japanese Pickled Plums Made Right Here in the Bay Area

| May 03, 2015

Umeboshi: Traditional Japanese Pickled Plums Made Right Here in the Bay Area

Posted by Kim Westerman

Bay Area chef Ayako Iino makes traditional Japanese pickles with local ingredients.

It’s a Decadent Springtime Feast: Fried Baby Artichokes With DIY Meyer Lemon Mayonnaise

| May 02, 2015

It’s a Decadent Springtime Feast: Fried Baby Artichokes With DIY Meyer Lemon Mayonnaise

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Crispy, crunchy, earthy, tender baby artichokes are taken to a whole new level when shallow fried and served with cool, creamy Meyer lemon mayo alongside.

Springtime Vegetable Ragout!

| May 01, 2015

Springtime Vegetable Ragout!

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

This springtime ragout makes full use of the season’s bounty. Light and elegant, it’s full of fresh flavor.

Rooibos Tea: The Myth and the Magic

| May 01, 2015

Rooibos Tea: The Myth and the Magic

Posted by Lisa Landers

Also known as “red tea,” rooibos tea offers potential health benefits, but marketing strategies can mislead consumers.

Why We Can’t Take Chipotle’s GMO Announcement All That Seriously

| Apr 30, 2015

Why We Can’t Take Chipotle’s GMO Announcement All That Seriously

Posted by NPR Food

Chipotle says providing "food with integrity" means dropping genetically modified ingredients. But critics say the company's new policy is inconsistent and even dishonest.

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