This quiet agricultural ‘moonshot’ could change the future of food

The global population is skyrocketing, the climate is changing, and diets are shifting. So how do you tackle the problem of feeding 9 billion people by 2050? Assemble an elite team of scientists for a year-long brainstorming session. The first meeting of “Science Breakthroughs 2030” just convened to discuss the key advances essential for revolutionizing food and agriculture in the next decade. The resounding theme: What’s needed is akin to a moonshot. Or as committee co-chair John D. Floros put it, a “green revolution 2.0.” “This is something we owe to…

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Win Friends And Influence People With The Best Fried Chicken Ever

There are a lot of simple foods that are shockingly difficult to master. Eggs can be a nightmare, burgers can be tricky, but nothing is more intimidating than fried chicken. Too soggy, breading too thick, too greasy; it seems like there are a million things that could go wrong. If you get it right though, there is really nothing better. The phrase “you don’t win friends with salad” comes to mind … The truth is, you don’t need a special touch or a secret ingredient to make great fried chicken….

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2 winners and 4 losers from the Senate health care bill

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The Better Care Reconciliation Act, Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, would if passed lead to one of the largest redistributions of income in American history, just as Obamacare itself did. It would shift hundreds of billions of dollars from health care programs to fund sweeping tax cuts for rich Americans, radically overhaul the way the US supports elderly and disabled people, and allow states to substantially weaken insurance regulations. While it clearly does not yet have the votes it needs to pass the Senate,…

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Find Out The Availability Of Best Screen Recorders

Nowadays people use screen recorders for great many reasons. Introducing another user to do some task in his or her computer is something will make you break down at the end of the day. While screen recording is a viable solution of the above mentioned situation as well as will help you to capture streaming videos to perceive offline videos later, record YouTube videos or even capture Skype calls, in this content we are going to compile the best screen recorders for our users. Movavi screen capture video is a…

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Trash Can Nachos: The Tastiest Nachos You Could Ever Dream Of

Nachos never go out of style, they keep popping up into the food arena. Every now and then, someone does some sort of experiment with these simple, crunchy Mexican corn chips. Baked Nachos were the most popular trend till this restaurant in Las Vegas took it a step forward. The trend this time is taking the Nachos to the extent of your very own trash can. Guy Fieri, the famous American restaurateur and Television personality, has created his very own version of Nachos, i.e “Trash Can Nachos”. His Mexican restaurant-cum-bar…

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Amazon’s Whole Foods deal may accelerate the fresh food takeover, hurting General Mills

Jeff Bezos just drove a tank into the middle of the food fight going on between Wal-Mart and the packaged goods industry. Amazon’s $13.7 billion deal to purchase Whole Foods is expected to be disruptive for grocers and other retailers, but it couldn’t come at a worse time for big brand food companies, already hurt by the heavy hand of Wal-Mart’s discount pricing and the expansion of online shopping. Now with Amazon jumping into the grocery business with a more than 400-location retailer, the price slashing — and competition from…

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Royal Ascot 2017 fashion: from edible hats to equestrian embellishment, we chart the weird, wonderful and wackiest style from this year’s races

With the British summer now in full swing, today it fell to Royal Ascot to kick off its festivities. Opening this morning with an expected 300,000 attendees expected over the 5-day event, all eyes are on the Berkshire racecourse for a whole host of different reasons. But while a number of people will be keeping up to date with the odds and the races, many more of us annually find our attention drawn to Ascot’s sartorial highlights. Famed for its ability to welcome some of the most extravagant head wear,…

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1,770 Calorie Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwich Topped with Bacon is the New Internet Frenzy

Which is the wackiest food combination that you have ever tried? Well, we are sure it is nothing as crazy as a Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwich topped with Bacon. Yes, you heard it right! And that’s not all, it racks up a whopping 1,770 calories, which makes it an once-in-a-lifetime snack. Kauffman Stadium, a baseball stadium and in Kansas City, Missouri, has recently unleashed its deadliest sandwich. While every year people indulged in hot dogs, beer, and peanuts as they watched the matches, this time the stadium brought in a surprise…

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World Cuisine: Know the Difference Between Continental Food and Oriental Food

Different cuisines prepared in different regions across the world have stories to tell about its place, tradition and culture. From Chinese to Continental, Lebanese to Japanese and Indian, all of them have a taste of their own. We all love to savour delicacies from around the world, especially since they are easily available in India now. However, there’s always been a confusion between continental and oriental food, generally mistaken as one kind. According to Chef Irfan Pabaney from The Sassy Spoon, Mumbai, “the major difference between these two kinds of…

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Food and drink events for the week

COOKING CLASS: Chef Mark Haskell teaches how to cure and preserve meat and fish at home. 7 p.m. $59. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. hillcenterdc.org. HISTORY & HOPS: An installment of the monthly series hosted by artist and designer Mike Van Hall; his work is featured by Stillwater Artisanal, Aslin Beer and DC Brau breweries. 6:30 p.m. $30. Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW. bit.ly/HHJune2017. WINE DINNER: Five courses paired with Rombauer Vineyard wines. 6:30 p.m. $110. Russia House Restaurant, 724 Pine…

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