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Which vanilla ice cream is the cream of the crop? We taste test 12 top brands

Vanilla ice cream: Which is best? The Chicago Tribune conducted a blind tasting of a dozen ice cream brands. Read more

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Sheep stomachs and Roquefort in Millau

MENDE, France (AP) — The Tour de France travels through a region where the gastronomy is heavily influenced by sheep on Sunday, with stuffed sheeps' stomachs and Roquefort cheese just two of the local specialties. Read more

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Nutty pastry fingers in Mende

VALENCE, France (AP) — After a brief respite, the Tour de France heads for the heights again on Saturday when almond and hazelnut pastry fingers point the way for surviving riders through terrain featuring ancient artworks and fanciful architecture. Read more

Which vanilla ice cream is the cream of the crop? We taste test 12 top brands

Vanilla ice cream: Which is best? The Chicago Tribune conducted a blind tasting of a dozen ice cream brands. Read more

Gambler 500 reveals Oregon's beautiful back roads

By Les Gehrett Lebanon Express

The clock seemed to turn back in Lebanon on Friday and Saturday as the streets filled with vehicles… Read more

Pump up the spice: Grilled, chile-spiked fruit salsa brings the sweet heat

Here we are in the heart of grilling season, a time when people who love outdoor cooking will look for any excuse to fire up the grill. Enthusiasts happily toss just about any ingredient on the fire, from heads of radicchio or Belgian endive quickly charred for a delicious salad to kabobs, sausages, burgers,... Read more

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Salut to genepi, an herbal Alpine cure

LE GRAND-BORNAND, France (AP) — On the second day of racing in the Alps, Tour de France riders take on a relatively short stage but their legs will still strain to overcome several peaks before an unforgiving 18-kilometer climb to the tourist resort of La Rosiere. Read more

Former Oklahoma National Guard headquarters becoming brewery

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A historic armory that served as the headquarters of the Oklahoma National Guard will be converted into a brewery complex that will include a hotel, restaurant and stores. Read more

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Brats, BBQ and Baja tacos: Here's each state's most iconic dish

From fish tacos in California to bratwurst in Wisconsin and barbecue in Missouri, here's a look at the food that represents each state, acc… Read more

Weird foods and drinks to deep-fry

If you’re craving indulgent fair food, you can actually make some of these deep-fried creations at home. Read more

Vegetarian options at fast-food restaurants

Check out these meat-free options at fast-food joints. Read more

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UN says fish production rising, overfishing still a problem

ROME (AP) — The U.N. food agency says global fish production is expected to grow 18 percent over the coming decade, even as farmed fish production slows down and the numbers of wild-caught fish level off. Read more

From trash to treat: Rock shrimp's rise to fame in Florida

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A seafood once considered trash is celebrating 50 years as a popular Florida cuisine. Read more

Maine's leading organic group has a new executive director

UNITY, Maine (AP) — One of the biggest and oldest state-level organic growing associations in the country has a new executive director who will start next month. Read more