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Chefs and 420: A Taste of Weed Culture from America's Cooks

<i>Chefs are sensitive to flavor and aroma and the complicated psychology of pleasure. When a chef is also into weed, those same elements are definitely</i> …

75 book ideas for Christmas, for everyone on your list (and we mean everyone)

<b>From the explorer to the weirdo, here are Globe Books’ plentiful holiday picks for everyone in your life</b><p>(© M. Sasek, from This is the World, Universe, 2014.)<p><b>For the explorer</b><p><i>The Canadian Geographic Atlas of Canada</i>, (HarperCollins, 304 pages, $79) Constantly confusing St. John’s and Saint John? …

Books

Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!<p>All you need is a branch, some rope (Line from the blog Deas …

Renovation Inspiration: Brighten Your Bathroom with a Colorful Sink or Tub

A lime green sink in a bathroom by Upscale Construction, via Houzz.<p>(Image credit: Upscale Construction)<p>There was a time when avocado bathrooms were …

Vintage

EU court annuls approval of BASF's Amflora GMO potato | Reuters

* EU Commission broke rules when it gave approval, court says<p>* BASF stopped growing Amflora potato in Europe in 2012<p>* Decision casts more doubt on Europe’s GMO approval rules<p>By Charlie Dunmore<p>BRUSSELS, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Europe’s second-highest court on Friday overturned a decision by the European …

Cucumber Feta Rolls | Easy Holiday Appetizer

Cucumber Feta Rolls [Holiday Recipe Exchange]<p>December 12, 2011<p>I don’t know about the rest of you, but I really feel like the Thanksgiving and …

In the Kitchen With: Leela Cyd’s Pickled Fig and Ricotta Tartines

This week’s recipe from Portland-based photographer Leela Cyd has a picture-perfect backstory. Leela re-created the recipe after tasting something …

Zucchini Ribbon Salad

You’ll want to make sure you cook your strips of zucchini either in a stove top grill or saute pan coated with a tiny bit of olive oil, they only …

Shaved Radish, Carrot, Cucumber Salad with Tangerines and Microgreens

Gluten-Free, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian<p>2 Comments<p>I keep seeing these gorgeous raw vegetable salads all over the web and I wanted one for myself. So …

Mediterranean Grain Salad

Enjoy this satisfying vegetarian main: a generous bulgur salad with crumbled goat cheese and juicy tomatoes.

Healthy Eating

4 ways to eat brussels sprouts.

a couple weeks ago my friend asked me if i had any brussels sprouts recipes on my blog, and then the next day my sister asked me the same exact …

Eighteen Ways to Fit a Garden into a Small Space - Home Trends Magazine

en_US<p>article<p>Small Space Gardening<p>http://canadianhometrends.com/small-space-gardening/<p>Home Trends Magazine<p>2014-04-10T12:09:34-06:00<p>en_US<p>article<p>Small …

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Slow Cook Your Way To The Colonel's Secret Recipe

<b>Listen · 4:09</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It is time to give the humble slow cooker its due.<p>If you associate this hard-working table-top appliance with the 1970s (along with decorative owls, the color combination of burnt orange and brown, and perhaps chunky pleather boots) ditch the quick …

EU court annuls approval of BASF's Amflora GMO potato | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s second-highest court has overturned a decision by the European Commission to allow the cultivation and sale of a genetically modified potato developed by German chemicals group BASF.<p>Flags of the German chemical company BASF are pictured in Monheim April 20, 2012. …

U.S. eyes trade talks to resolve Chinese GMO issue - Farm bill principals prepare to push bill in January — GMO apple approval likely to be challenged under NEPA

<i>With help from Tarini Parti</i><p><b>U.S. EYES TRADE TALKS TO RESOLVE CHINESE GMO ISSUE:</b> “U.S. officials plan to press China to stop rejecting American shipments of genetically modified corn when the two countries’ top trade and economic officials kick off an annual meeting this week in Beijing,” reports Pro …

Agriculture

Brazil GMO planting to increase by 6.8 percent this season | Reuters

SAO PAULO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Brazil will increase the amount of land planted with genetically modified soy, corn and cotton by 6.8 percent this season to increase yields, local analytics firm Celeres said on Wednesday.<p>That is 0.4 percent less than the GMO crop expansion Celeres estimated in August …

U.S. corn shipments to China slow after GMO rejections | Reuters

CHICAGO, Dec 27 (Reuters) - U.S. corn exports to China slowed as Beijing continued to reject cargoes containing an unapproved genetically modified strain, government data released on Friday showed.<p>The U.S. Agriculture Department said that 204,600 tonnes of U.S. corn was shipped to China this week, …

UPDATE 1-U.S. corn sales to China sink on Beijing's GMO clampdown | Reuters

(Updates throughout, adds analyst comment, closing prices)<p>By Mark Weinraub<p>CHICAGO, Dec 27 (Reuters) - U.S. corn sales to China fell 85 percent last week, government data showed on Friday, as the export market was roiled by Beijing’s tighter screening for an unapproved strain of GMO corn.<p>Shippers …

China Rejects GMO Corn and Grain from United States

The Chinese government has rejected 545,000 tons of corn imported from the United States because of unapproved genetic modifications. China’s …

UPDATE 1-China rejects more U.S. corn due to GMO -traders | Reuters

* China has been turning away corn due to unapproved GMO strain<p>* Traders say more rejections are likely<p>* DDG buyers trying to cancel shipments<p>BEIJING, Jan 6 (Reuters) - China’s quality watchdog has turned away more corn cargoes from the United States due to the discovery of a genetically-modified …

Whole Foods Didn't Have Much Choice on GMO Labeling

<i>By Corie Brown</i><p>"People have the right to know what is in their food," Whole Foods Market founder and co-CEO John Mackey told a gathering of customers at his company's Pasadena store. And when it comes to eating genetically modified anything, he said, the folks who shop at Whole Foods have made it …

Agriculture

Who's Banking on GMO Apples?

<i>By Evelyn Iritani</i><p>What if you could buy a Granny Smith apple that tasted just like the real deal but wouldn't discolor if left on your plate? Would you care if the apple's genes were manipulated to reduce production of the enzyme responsible for browning?<p>Neal Carter, president of Okanagan Specialty …

Agriculture

One Farmer And His Engineered Non-Browning Apples

A profile in Seattle Weekly offers a rundown of what would be one of the first commercially sold GMO whole fruits… if it makes it to market.<p>For a small-time farmer, Neal Carter has received a lot of big-time attention. Carter is the owner of a 21-acre farm in Canada’s Okanagan Valley and the …