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A rooster crows in a new day at Back Forty Farms in Nampa, Idaho. The rising price of eggs as well as shortages in some areas have created enormous demand for Back Forty's freeze dried eggs. Back Forty Farms hide caption

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Mung bean omelet, anyone? Sky high egg prices crack open market for alternatives

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Festival volunteer Erin Petrey pours nonalcoholic martinis during bartender Derek Brown's master class at the Mindful Drinking Fest in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21. Keren Carrión/NPR hide caption

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This drinks festival doesn't have alcohol. That's why hundreds of people came

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ICARDA lab employee Bilal Inaty cuts a lentil plant in order to test it for various diseases at the ICARDA research station in the village of Terbol in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, on Dec. 21, 2022. Dalia Khamissy for NPR hide caption

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How ancient seeds from the Fertile Crescent could help save us from climate change

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M&M's pause of its spokescandies comes after a right-wing backlash to changes in the Green and Brown M&Ms and the addition of the Purple M&M. Twitter/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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M&M's replaces its spokescandies with Maya Rudolph after Tucker Carlson's rants

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A display of Starbucks coffee pods at a Costco Warehouse in Pennsylvania. A recent article says using coffee pods might be better for the climate, but the science is far from settled. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Yeah, actually, your plastic coffee pod may not be great for the climate

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Hot pot is the perfect choose-your-own-adventure soup to ring in the Lunar New Year

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Border officials are reporting a spike in people attempting to smuggle eggs into the U.S. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Decorations for Lunar New Year are on display at a shop in Hong Kong. Celebrations start this weekend as millions welcome the year of the rabbit. Vernon Yuen/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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These Lunar New Year dishes remind those who make them of their family and friends

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'Morning Edition' tests a plant-based version of Chili

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There are steps you can take to reduce food waste while prepping, shopping and cooking. Yuki Iwamura/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Food waste is a big problem. These small changes can help

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The innovative Danish restaurant Noma, which has reclaimed the title of world's top restaurant several times, said that it will shut down and become "a pioneering test kitchen dedicated to the work of food innovation and the development of new flavors." Dresling Jens/AP hide caption

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Bagels are displayed for sale at a Manhattan grocery store on Aug. 6, 2010, in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: UNESCO, consider the bagel

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A lunch at Onigiri Bongo includes mustard green and salmon flake onigiri, miso soup, pickles and green tea. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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People in Tokyo wait in line 3 hours for a taste of these Japanese rice balls

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Hershey's chocolate is shown in Overland Park, Kan., on July 25, 2011. The Hershey Co. is being sued for allegedly failing to disclose the presence of heavy metals in its dark chocolate bars. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Farm laborers working with an H-2A visa harvest romaine lettuce on a machine with heavy plastic dividers that separate workers from each other on April 27, 2020, in Greenfield, Calif. Brent Stirton/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahmed Aslam Ali, the owner of the Shish Mahal restaurant in Glasgow, Scotland, is pictured with a plate of chicken tikka masala in his restaurant, on July 29, 2009. Andy Buchanan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Who created chicken tikka masala? The death of a curry king is reviving a debate

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These 7 charts show how life got pricier (and, yes, cheaper!) in 2022

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Three TikTok phenomena of 2022: the pop star Bad Bunny; an Inuit mother and daughter who teach how to say yes with your eyebrows; and one of the Iranians who cut their hair in solidarity with 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in custody after being detained by Iran's morality police for allegedly wearing her hijab inappropriately. tiktok.com/Screenshots by NPR hide caption

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