christy harrison

food + cooking

Food Online: A to Z

Twenty-six useful, enduring, or simply fascinating food sites, trends, and other Web phenomena.
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Reduce Debt to Lose Weight?

A new study suggests that owing money (regardless of your income level) makes you fat.
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Is Corn Getting a Bad Rap?

An impassioned email exchange among the Gourmet staff touches on everything from haunted corn mazes to food-justice and labor issues.
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The Gourmet Q + A: Robert Kenner

The director of Food, Inc. discusses how “veggie libel laws” have silenced critics of the food industry, why travel is horrible, and more.
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Space Farming Comes Down to Earth

Faced with budget cuts, NASA plant researchers are turning their attention to this planet—and they could be shaping the future of agriculture.
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Slideshow: Space Food Through the Years

From freeze-dried powders to freshly picked greens, dining in orbit has come a long way.
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The Gourmet Q + A: David Kessler

Author and former FDA commissioner David Kessler discusses the need for a nationwide eating-education campaign; why adults are addicted to baby food; and more.
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20 Tools and Technologies That Have Changed the Way We Cook

In the years since WWII, a seemingly endless stream of gadgets and inventions has paraded through our kitchens, but these are the 20 that have had the most lasting impact.
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The White House Chef Wars

A recent flap about the first family’s chef demonstrates why that position needs to be redefined.
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Kernels of Wisdom

Learning to love popcorn and the country that invented it.
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