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Real Vanilla Isn’t Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir

Real Vanilla Isn’t Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s no such thing as plain vanilla — at least if you’re talking about beans from the vanilla orchid. Whether it’s from Tahiti or Madagascar, vanilla can be creamy, spicy or even floral.

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The Cotton Candy Grape: A Sweet Spin On Designer Fruit

The Cotton Candy Grape: A Sweet Spin On Designer Fruit

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Grapes that taste like cotton candy? No, it’s not a GMO experiment but rather the result of good old-fashioned plant breeding techniques. One scientist has already brought these sweet treats to the market and hopes our grape choices will one day be as varied as our apple choices.

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Your Choice In Utensils Can Change How Food Tastes

Your Choice In Utensils Can Change How Food Tastes

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cutlery, dishes and other inedible accoutrements to a meal can alter our perceptions of taste, according to researchers. And it might be more about our brains than our tongues.

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