Cleanses to leave you beachy clean
March 5th, 2012
05:00 PM ET
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Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.

Yikes, didn’t you realize that Spring Break was just around the corner? Or is already here? And you haven’t started your diet yet? There’s not a minute to waste. It’s time to do a cleanse. If you need help figuring out the best one for you, here’s a little Q & A that might help.

Farmers continue to struggle after MF Global financial scandal
March 5th, 2012
03:00 PM ET
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Luverne, Minnesota (CNN) - Dean Tofteland promised to take care of the farm while his father was on vacation.

"I want you to go ahead and enjoy yourself," he told him.

The small private plane carrying Arnie Tofteland never reached its destination. It ran out of gas on the way to Indianapolis, fell from the sky and struck the backstop of a baseball field before slamming nose first into the pitcher's mound.

Dean, then just 27, had come home to the farm for a short stint; he hoped to enter the world of agribusiness. Suddenly, he was thrust into the role of carrying on his father's legacy.

Twenty-three years later, he drives through his corn and soybean fields in the southwestern corner of Minnesota. "I'm still taking care of it," he says. "It's not just a way of life. It's a part of my life."

Read the full story: Farmer faces planting season with seeds of distrust

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Box lunch: Food deliveries and Pepper Jack popularity
March 5th, 2012
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • Of swerves and tips: A bicycle deliveryman's life on the road. - New York Times

  • Uncovering the secrets of the world's healthiest women. - Shine on Yahoo!

  • Restaurants of late are pouring on the Pepper Jack cheese. - USA Today
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