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Aug 27, 2014 — Why do some cheeses melt and caramelize better than others? Researchers used high-tech cameras and special software to figure it out.
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May 12, 2014 — These days more and more foods are straddling the line between prepared and unprepared, taxable and nontaxable. And that leaves policymakers with a strange conundrum: what to do about pizza.
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May 6, 2014 — In the first installment of the new season of Hidden Kitchens, The Kitchen Sisters explore how Sicilians are reclaiming farmland and providing Mafia-free jobs in a region gripped by corruption.
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Feb 18, 2014 — This weekend, the conservative justice weighed in from Chicago on a national pizza controversy. For months, Stewart and Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel have been dueling over whether Chicago's deep-dish style constitutes pizza.
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Jan 13, 2014 — New York City's newly minted mayor found himself at the center of a minor scandal Friday after eating pizza "like a tourist." His offense? Tackling a slice with — gasp! — a fork and knife. Turns out, he's got some plausible deniability, Italians say.
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Jan 11, 2014 — The populist mayor took a decidedly formal approach with a slice of pizza. And New Yorkers took notice.
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Dec 6, 2013 — India is poised to supplant Britain as the chain's largest market outside the U.S., Domino's Pizza CEO J. Patrick Doyle says. The company's Indian menu emphasizes vegetarian options and boosts the food's spiciness.
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Nov 13, 2013 — It's midnight, and you're hungry. If picking up the phone or using an app is too much hassle, a new innovation has you covered. You could call it "the emergency pizza button."
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Nov 1, 2012 — The produce aisle may not be restocked at the Stop & Shop in Toms River, N.J., and other perishables may still be hard to come by. But rest assured, the local pizzeria is hopping. Geno D's served up more than 500 pies on its first day back in business on Wednesday.
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Sep 27, 2012 — A "large scale Canada-U.S. cheese smuggling operation" has been brought down, after an international investigation tracked criminals who were skirting import duties and Canada's higher cheese prices. The smugglers reportedly transported more than $200,000 worth of cheese.
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