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World Food Prize Blog

Interested in global food issues? Check out this blog for coverage on the World Food Prize by the MU Field Reporting: Global Food Insecurity class led by Bill Allen and myself. This event is amazing! So many nations and fervent … Continue reading

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Pied at the church picnic

I went to an annual church picnic in Eldon week ago and tasted something we need to discuss: green tomato pie. It sat on a little round paper plate among slices of peach pie, apple pie, berry cobbler and German … Continue reading

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Eggplant Evolution

I have a certain fondness for shiny fruit with a past. Eggplant, like the tomato, is connected to the poisonous nightshade family, and that low history was exposed as it came west, likely from India and other parts of Asia. … Continue reading

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Seeds of Love — Cumin?

I get smug when I hear that old wives tales are proven right. Strange this pleasure, since I have not contributed one iota to the old wisdom. This time my joy is about cumin, discovered by science to be good … Continue reading

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For the Love of Food

Check out the June 2013 J-School Magazine (scroll down for Savor Missouri coverage)! http://journalism.missouri.edu/june-2013/the-love-of-food.php

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Forage like an expert

Missouri’s undomesticated world is spilling over with bounty. There are wild and tasty foods waiting for harvest, but for those of you who wouldn’t forage in meadows or woods, consider your front lawn. Or, please, consider mine. For more, see … Continue reading

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Foraging for Fungi

Find hidden bounty in Missouri Despite words like fungus and spore and biomass we love to eat mushrooms. And from the looks of it, as recorded in books such as Missouri‚Äôs Wild Mushrooms by Maxine Stone, Missouri is a great … Continue reading

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