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Food FYI: Sweet news about sour cherries

July 16, 2012 |  9:32 am

Cherry pie
CHERRY PIE

A slice of cherry pie a day helps keep the doctor away? Or at least the sour cherries in the pie might. Sour cherries contain the same sort of anti-inflammatory compounds as aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. And they contain more of these anti-inflammatory compounds than any other food, a study says. [Los Angeles Times]

SRIRACHA AND ICE CREAM

Go Burger puts sriracha in its milkshakes. Spicy. [Cooking Channel]

THOMAS JEFFERSON'S CHEFS

A look at two enslaved women who helped put French food on Thomas Jefferson's table and insert its prominence in American culinary culture. [Smithsonian]

TROPICAL FRUIT

How to cut a pineapple. [Simply Recipes]

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Photo credit: Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times

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