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NFL locker room sandwiches lead to a debate over the perfect PB&J ratio

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Rick Cosyns, a farmer in Madera, Calif., relied on water from the aquifer in years of drought. In other years he could replenish the aquifer with water from the San Joaquin River. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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New protections for California's aquifers are reshaping the state's Central Valley

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Chefs prepare food at Mexico's Dinner With Enrique Olvera And Jordi Roca during Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented By FOOD & WINE at Cosme NYC on October 15, 2015 in New York City. Cosme is one of six U.S. honorees on the 2021 list of the world's 50 best restaurants. Mike Pont/Getty Images for NYCWFF hide caption

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Forager Alexis Nikole Nelson says the outdoors is "like Disney World, but plants and full of much cheaper food." Rick vd Vlies/Getty Images/500px Plus hide caption

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How foraging reconnected Alexis Nikole Nelson with food and her culture

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Eminem serves customers on the opening night of his restaurant Mom's Spaghetti in Detroit on Wednesday. Scott Legato/Getty Images hide caption

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Eminem surprises fans at the opening of his 'Mom's Spaghetti' restaurant in Detroit

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Nestlé USA is recalling thousands of pounds of DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust pepperoni pizza over potential mislabeling and an undeclared soy allergen. It's asking consumers to throw the product out or return it to its place of purchase. U.S. Department Of Agriculture Food Safety And Inspection Service hide caption

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Nick Prior adds a keeper to the box for his grandfather Verge to band its claws. Nick hopes to continue the family tradition but isn't sure lobstering is sustainable as a career. Shannon Mullen for NPR hide caption

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Maine's Next Generation Of Lobstermen Brace For Unprecedented Change

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Gloria Hernandez, 82, stands outside her home in Aliaga, a village in the Philippines, where she lives with her daughter and grandsons. During the pandemic, she has been struggling to afford fresh meat and fish. Xyza Cruz Bacani for NPR hide caption

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The chile en nogada — a stuffed poblano pepper covered in a walnut sauce — has become a classic Mexican dish. The version plated here comes from Ricardo Muñoz Zurita's Azul Condesa restaurant in Mexico City. Omar Torres/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For 200 Years, Chiles En Nogada Has Been An Iconic, And Patriotic, Mexican Meal

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Taco Bell wants customers to collect its sauce packets so they can be turned into other products rather than sent to the landfill. Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for Taco Bell hide caption

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The World's Largest Entertainment McDonald's in Orlando, Fla., was once known for its bizarre exterior. The restaurant has since undergone renovations. It is a planned stop on Max Krieger's tour of strange and unusual McDonald's in Florida. NNECAPA Photo Library hide caption

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Amanda Little: What Is The Future Of Our Food?

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Jasmine Crowe: What Can We Do To Tackle Food Waste And Hunger?

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Sean Sherman: What Can We Learn From Indigenous Culinary Traditions?

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Alexis Nikole Nelson: How Foraging Restored My Relationship With Food

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