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Why does Swiss cheese have holes?

Stephanie Clark, Iowa State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to...

Fish, sausage, even honey: Food fraud is hidden in plain sight

John G. Keogh, University of Reading The globalization of the food chain has resulted in increased complexity and diminished transparency and trust into how and...

Bill de Blasio’s bagel gaffe and the fraught politics of food

Stacy A. Cordery, Iowa State University If New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hadn’t already dropped out of the 2020 presidential race, #bagelgate might...

How Crisco toppled lard – and made Americans believers in industrial...

Helen Zoe Veit, Michigan State University Perhaps you’ll unearth a can of Crisco for the holiday baking season. If so, you’ll be one of millions...

Gluten-sensitive liberals? Investigating the stereotype suggests food fads unite us all

Trey Malone, Michigan State University Sitting down for a family feast, do you need to gird yourself for battle in the ongoing sociopolitical culture war?...

What to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Look to the French

Samantha Presnal, Amherst College It’s the day after Thanksgiving, the tryptophan has worn off, and there are towers of Tupperware filled with turkey, stuffing and...

Light versus dark – the color of the turkey meat is...

Joshua Selsby, Iowa State University As families gather together this holiday season, the lucky ones will avoid impassioned discussions about religion and politics. But another...

How steak became manly and salads became feminine

Paul Freedman, Yale University When was it decided that women prefer some types of food – yogurt with fruit, salads and white wine – while...

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Looking for a high-tech gift for a young child? Think playgrounds,...

Marina Umaschi Bers, Tufts University Shopping for a new high-tech gift for the child in your life this holiday season? It’s easy to be overwhelmed...