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Earth Eats Staff is a weekly podcast, public radio program and blog bringing you the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

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December 23, 2016

 

coffee cardamom cookies

Coffee Cardamom Cookies

I love that you can see the specks of ground espresso in the cookies, and the cardamom makes them extra special.

December 22, 2016

 

Biscochito With Chocolate dipping sauce

Biscochito With Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Ignacio Alvarez's Biscochitos are flavored with anise and served with chocolate dipping sauce.

December 22, 2016

 

Pepperkakor

Discover The Origin Of Pepparkakor Cookies

Jenna Weber shares a Swedish recipe for pepparkakor cookies that was passed down from her great-grandmother.

December 21, 2016

 

homemade Sno Balls

Make Your Own Sno Balls

Jennifer Steinhauer knew her recipe had to remind Sno Ball lovers of the treat they had growing up. So she started with the shape.

December 21, 2016

 

non-dairy milks

If It’s Not From A Cow, Can You Legally Call It Milk?

Some members of Congress say the "milk" label on food is legally reserved for only one beverage source: cows.

December 21, 2016

 

blondies

Miso Macadamia Blondies

Miso, a Japanese soybean paste, adds a savory depth that gives these gluten-free cookies an alluring salty-sweet balance.

December 20, 2016

 

piggy cookies

This Little Piggy Cookie Is A Sweet Mexican Find

Mexico-born chef Pati Jinich spent years tracking down a recipe for the popular but elusive Piggy Cookies. Now cinnamon-spiced treats are a staple in her house.

December 20, 2016

 

cup of sugar with straw

New Study Casts Doubts On Sugar Guidelines

Public health experts call the controversial findings an industry attempt to undermine scientific consensus.

December 20, 2016

 

pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies

Pumpkin-Spice Chewy Snickerdoodles

These cookies don’t require the skills that pie requires, and they are still super delicious and seasonal.

December 19, 2016

 

Fermin Domingo

The Final Days Of Hawaiian Sugar

The sugar industry dominated Hawaii's economy for over a century, but it has shrunk in recent years. Hawaii's last sugar mills wrapped up its final harvest.

December 19, 2016

 

gingerbread cookies

The History Of Gingerbread

No confection symbolizes the holidays quite like gingerbread, from edible houses to candy-studded gingerbread men to spiced loaves of cake-like bread.

December 16, 2016

 

hops

Craft Beer Boom Boosts Spain’s Hops Growers

When Germany halted exports in WWII, Spanish brewers asked farmers to plant hops. Now, this town produces almost all hops used by Spain's craft beer industry.

December 15, 2016

 

asparagus

We Unravel The Science Mysteries Of Asparagus Pee

Many have noted the distinctive smell asparagus gives urine, but most of us lack the ability to sniff it out and not everyone may produce it.

December 15, 2016

 

Craig Watts

After A Long Fight, New Rules Defend Small Farmers. For Now

The U.S. has issued regulations to protect farmers from mistreatment by big meat companies. But will the rules survive under the Trump administration?

December 14, 2016

 

fishing boat

Fishermen Team Up With Scientists To Make More Selective Net

A trawling experiment in the Gulf of Maine aims to scoop up abundant and profitable flatfish, while bypassing once plentiful but now depleted cod population.

December 14, 2016

 

Blue Seal ice cream sign

Blue Seal: The GI Ice Cream That Okinawans Made Their Own

Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers in Okinawa, Japan. Today, its fusion of tastes is loved by locals and tourists alike.

December 13, 2016

 

Seaweed farms

Carrageenan Backlash: Food Firms Oust A Popular Additive

Food manufacturers are under pressure to replace carrageenan, an ingredient that's widely used in products. The organic industry just moved to ban it.

December 13, 2016

 

dairy cows

Washington Dairy Workers Challenge Exemption From Overtime

The dairy industry runs 24/7 but federal law excludes its workers from overtime pay. A new class-action lawsuit in Washington state is challenging that law.

December 7, 2016

 

amazon logo

Amazon To Open Convenience Store With No Lines

The company envisions customers picking up whatever they want, then simply walking out with it. The items are automatically billed to their Amazon accounts.

December 7, 2016

 

farm village

Drought-Stricken Southern Madagascar Teeters On The Edge Of Famine

Fighting extreme poverty and failing crops caused by a three-year drought, U.N. food agencies are struggling to keep the region from succumbing to starvation.

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