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    • Bruschetta, 3 Ways for a Satisfying Main Dish

      There are few dishes more elemental and satisfying than bruschetta. A mainstay at many Italian restaurants, it's an appetizer comprising slices of grilled bread adorned with any number of toppings.

    • Duck Cull in France's Foie Gras Region to Contain Bird Flu

      French authorities started slaughtering ducks in the main foie gras-producing region on Thursday to try to contain a dangerous form of bird flu.

    • New Advice: Peanuts in Baby's Diet Can Prevent Scary Allergy

      New parents, get ready to feed your babies peanut-containing foods, starting young lowers their chances of becoming allergic.

    • Humble Iraqi Dish Offers Taste of Home for Mosul's Displaced

      Long before it became famous as a battlefield in the fight against the Islamic State group, the Iraqi city of Mosul was known for its ancient cuisine, enriched by Syrian, Turkish and Persian recipes.

    • Say Cheese! Book Leaves Few Holes in Story of Ancient Food

      Cheese is far more than something slapped on a sandwich or sprinkled on top of a pizza, according to a new reference book edited by a Vermont professor.

    • The Latest: Obamas Cheered on Arrival at Waikiki Restaurant

      A crowd of mostly tourists cheered as President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived at a Waikiki restaurant Thursday night.

    • The Latest: Barack and Michelle Obama Dining Out in Honolulu

      President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are having dinner with friends at a high-end restaurant in Honolulu.

    • Gloomy Start to Year of Rooster as Bird Flu Hits South Korea

      The year of the rooster looks set for a gloomy start. Egg prices are soaring and new year's festivals are being canceled as South Korea fights its worst bird flu outbreak in a decade.

    • Cancer Patient Donates Year's Worth of Pizza to Food Bank

      A Pennsylvania man going through treatment for colon cancer won a pizza parlor's raffle for a year's worth of free pies and then donated his prize to a food bank.

    • Baking Whole Fish in Foil Easier, Tastier Than Steaming It

      Baking your whole fish rather than steaming it is much easier to cook and also has the added benefit of creating an instant sauce.

    • Festive Take on Risotto Creates Special New Year's Eve Dish

      Even though risotto is a simple rice dish, I associate it with special occasions. A northern Italian rice dish cooked in broth to a creamy consistency, risotto is most often served as a first course.

    • Bird Flu Infects 7 People in China This Month, Killing Two

      China has reported at least seven cases of bird flu in humans across the country this month, including two deaths, as authorities take steps to guard against an outbreak.

    • Snickers Maker Criticizes Industry-Funded Paper on Sugar

      Mars Inc., the maker of Skittles and M&M's, is breaking ranks with other food companies and denouncing an industry-funded paper that says global recommendations on limiting sugar are based on weak evidence.

    • Hershey Names Michele Buck as Next CEO of Candy Maker

      Hershey Co. named Michele Buck president and CEO to replace John Bilbrey, who is retiring from his executive role at the candy maker.

    • Report: Chemical Leak Reported Week Before Public Was Warned

      A chemical leak from an asphalt plant that led Corpus Christi officials to warn residents this week not to drink the water was apparently reported a week earlier, according to an email from a state environmental official.

    • Japanese Brewer Asahi to buy East Europe Beer Brands for $8B

      Japanese brewer the Asahi Group said Tuesday it plans to buy five beer brands in Eastern Europe for 7.3 billion euros ($7.8 billion).

    • Coke Targets Foodies as More People Move Away From Sodas

      Coca-Cola is trying to sell more of its flagship beverage by suggesting the cola can accompany a wide range of meals, rather than just the fast food and pizza with which it's a mainstay.

    • Starbucks to Boost Number of Shops, Add More Food to Menu

      Starbucks, looking to the future as its longtime CEO moves to other projects, plans to open 12,000 new locations within five years to boost its number of coffee shops worldwide by almost 50 percent.

    • Mexico's Ancient Beverage of Pulque Makes a Comeback

      Mexicans have been brewing pulque from the juice of cactus-like maguey plants for centuries, but the viscous, beer-like beverage fell out of favor starting in the 1970s.

    • Chipotle Co-CEO: Half of Restaurants Have Poor Service

      Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells said that half of the burrito chain's more than 2,100 restaurants have less-than-excellent customer service and that the company is now training employees.

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