The Scoop: Fantasy Wines and Forgotten Grains

By: Camilla Brandfield-Harvey

From calorie-counting microwaves to literary libations, here's a boiled down list of this week's headlines:

  • Cheap Eats: Americans spend a smaller fraction of their income on food than anyone else in the world.
  • Weight Watcher: GE is developing a microwave that will cook your food AND count its calories.
  • The Comeback Crops: Underutilized superfoods like amaranth, teff and fonio are all in the running to be "the next quinoa."
  • By the Mouthful: A recent study shows that consuming certain foods and drinks in excess determines how soon we'll want them again.

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