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Vitamin Doughnuts! Exploding Ketchup! The Unsettling History of Food Safety On Display Downtown

My overview of the What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam? exhibit appeared earlier this week on the Washington City Paper‘s Young & Hungry blog. Read the post here.

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Beans with a history

Vegetarian baked beans in a crock
Sweet, bacon-y baked beans. Would you believe they started with Jews? Well, they did. Connecting such seemingly disparate things as Judaism and pork-infused legumes usually takes a story. I recently wrote that story–with a recipe–for My Jewish Learning. Take a look at Vegetarian Baked Beans.

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