5@5 - Think pink this summer
June 8th, 2012
05:00 PM ET
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5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe.

Mandy Oser is tickled pink it's summer.

"I love rosé - nothing says summertime like it to me," says the owner of Ardesia Wine Bar in New York City.

While the weather is warm, take time to stop and sip her five favorite rosé wines.

Five Favorite Rosé Wines for Summer: Mandy Oser
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Is your smoothie trending?
June 8th, 2012
03:45 PM ET
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Sometimes, eating your words isn't a bad thing. Now you can do it 140 characters at a time.

As part of their Data Visualization course at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design this past semester, students Kat Zorina, Ruben van der Vleuten, and Kostantinos Frantzis created a project that allows them to transform Twitter data into edible graphs - smoothies, to be exact.
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The crate debate - your take on gestation stalls
June 8th, 2012
02:30 PM ET
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Our explainer on gestation crates and the controversy around them hit home with a lot of our readers. At last count, over 800 of them - consumers, chefs, farmers and activists - weighed in on animal rights, the toll on farmers, the practical aspects of farming and so much more.

Here is a sampling from the ongoing discussion, and don't miss HLN host Jane Velez-Mitchell's take on why the ten-year plan to phase out crates just isn't soon enough and a debate on ethical slaughter.

How will the farmers fare?

Another attack on American farmers? All this will do is just move pig farms overseas and meat will be more expensive. Another job to be outsourced. Like you hypocrites really care how you got your bacon. - Darmon

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Box lunch: Foiled feasting and doughy matrimony
June 8th, 2012
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • Foiled again! Fifty things to grill in aluminum foil, including bread pudding and popcorn. - Food Network

  • Work a little freestyle into your pie-making with free-form galettes. - Los Angeles Times

  • Alcohol and guns do mix in North Carolina: A bill approved by a Senate Judiciary Committee will allow concealed weapons in bars. - Kansas City Star

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