Food

Gift to help protect huge UC citrus collection from disease

The Swiss flavor and fragrance company Givaudan has donated $3.5 million to build a screened structure that will protect several acres of trees at the University of California, Riverside's huge citrus collection from a bug-transmitted disease

The way you speak now was shaped by what your ancestors ate
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The way you speak now was shaped by what your ancestors ate

Scientists report that the way most of us speak today has been shaped in part by what our ancestors ate.

Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil
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Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

A Midwestern restaurant is using cooking oil made from soybeans gene edited to be healthier and longer lasting

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NYC will have 'Meatless Mondays' in all public schools

There'll be no mystery meat (or any other meat) on Mondays at New York City public schools: "Meatless Mondays" start systemwide in the fall

A full-flavored chicken dish with sweet and nutty garlic
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A full-flavored chicken dish with sweet and nutty garlic

Perhaps an arbitrary number of cloves, the 40 in this French dish are iconic; while the chicken braises, the generous cloves become appealingly soft and spreadable.

How to highlight the earthy flavor of Brussels sprouts
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How to highlight the earthy flavor of Brussels sprouts

In developing a Brussels sprout gratin, we wanted to make a dish that highlighted the earthy flavor of Brussels sprouts.

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The key to making your raw kale tender is a little massage

We found a technique that can help make raw kale tender: massaging. Squeezing and massaging the kale broke down the cell walls in much the same way that heat would

Pair earthy, hearty mushrooms with equally hearty farro
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Pair earthy, hearty mushrooms with equally hearty farro

We wanted to pair earthy, hearty mushrooms with equally hearty farro. We sauteed cremini mushrooms with shallot and thyme.

A pasta dish that brings out the earthy flavor of mushrooms
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A pasta dish that brings out the earthy flavor of mushrooms

We wanted to create a pasta dish that brought out the delicate, earthy flavor hiding in supermarket mushrooms. We selected cremini mushrooms.

Croatia's top oyster farmers in alarm after norovirus found
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Croatia's top oyster farmers in alarm after norovirus found

Oyster farming is the pride of this small town in the south of Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast