From the time of the Aztecs, chocolate has been seen as an aphrodisiac, but it took many centuries for it to become the taste of the love holiday.
Pat Brown was a renowned biomedical researcher. But he left that to tackle what he saw as the biggest problem facing Earth: animal agriculture.
These rose-shaped tarts make even a novice baker pass for a seasoned pastry chef.
What's the single most important thing that the world's farmers could do to reduce global warming? Give cattle faster-growing, more nutritious pasture.
Faced with water shortages, one Indian state is re-introducing drought tolerant millets to people's diets.
As a young man, Douglass escaped slavery and became a heroic abolitionist who revealed how food was a key tool in the immoral mechanics of slavery.
My one gripe with a lot of healthy food is that it doesn’t have enough flavor. Not this dish!
Some dogs have long been bred specifically to sniff out truffles, but could any old dog be trained to pick up this lucrative new trick?
Iowa is the largest pork producer in the country. Melissa Block visits a pig farm for NPR's series "Our Land."
Researchers developed a new wheat-like species called Salish Blue. It grows back year after year, which not only cuts down on work, but helps prevent erosion.
From pledges to hire refugees to fundraisers for the ACLU, food businesses large and small are getting vocal about their support for immigrants.
Fleece jackets have transformed our experience of the outdoors. But little, tiny synthetic fibers that fleece is made of could also be ending up in our diets.
Peace Meal Kitchen began as a way to use food to dispel misconceptions about Iran. In the wake of new immigration restrictions, its mission has morphed.
There are many subtle variations in the way crepes are prepared. This version incorporates creamed carrots and potatoes to thicken the broth.
Climate change has brought erratic rainfall to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.
Wild hogs inflict $1.5 billion in damage on U.S. property each year. Biologists can now track the elusive animals via tiny bits of DNA they leave in puddles.
An enterprise-minded ecologist from England is helping endangered brown-headed spider monkeys in Ecuador by connecting their preservation to high-end chocolate.
Crops like radishes, jicama and cilantro will soon be grown close to the Strip, so restaurants will have immediate access to fresh ingredients.
Making broccoli rice is super easy. You simply add broccoli stems to a food processor and pulse until it’s broken into tiny bits.
For one of the biggest dairymen in U.S., success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire.