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Cronkite News
7/21/16
Sweet red fruit rests on the arm of a prickly Saguaro. Yellowing pods are ground into meal. Spiked bright-green pads are roasted over a crackling fire pit...
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Dale Carson
7/19/16
I’ve grown up a little since leaning on the handlebars of my bike letting the red popsicle drip down my arm...
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Dale Carson
7/9/16
A lot of people call it “life itself,” “the source of life,” or “sacred mother corn.” The Aztec Corn Goddess is Chicomecoatl...
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Dale Carson
6/13/16
Browsing large magazine sections in stores can be fun, especially the covers of food magazines...
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Dale Carson
5/18/16
“B” is for bison or buffalo—the newly designated national mammal...
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Dale Carson
4/17/16
We already know that eating more fruits and vegetables is good for us...
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Dale Carson
3/25/16
When I was a little girl, my mother made a spice cake with lots of raisins and nuts in it and a white frosting...
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Dale Carson
2/25/16
If variety is the spice of life, what is the variety of spice? Spices have always been used to flavor food and drinks, even before recorded history...
iStock Corn Chowder
Dale Carson
1/24/16
Wouldn’t it be awful if we didn’t eat together? I don’t mean every time we eat, but often enough to engage in conversation, to laugh, enjoy the tastes, share, and even celebrate...
iStock Breakfast Burrito
Dale Carson
12/23/15
“The most important meal of the day,” “you can’t run on empty,” and similar phrases describe how we feel about breakfast...

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