Margo True

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Snack like an astronaut: these fruit bars can endure extreme cold and zero gravity

Tomorrow morning, after six months on the International Space Station, astronaut Tim Kopra will blast his way back to Earth. (You can watch it live right here; he may be posting from his amazing Twitter feed, too.) As he hurtles along, there’s a chance Kopra may be chewing on the last of the bars shot into space just for him. We earthlings like them a lot […]

Brined and smoked Thanksgiving turkey from Heartlandia

  When Food Editor Margo True fell for the tantalizing turkey photo in Heartlandia, she was in for a world of trouble.

Dungeness crab update: The latest on the supply situation

Now that it’s official, and California’s commercial Dungeness crab fishery is indefinitely delayed due to toxic levels of domoic acid along the coast, along with delays in Oregon and part of Washington, what’s a crab lover to do?

How to package your holiday cookies so they won’t crumble

It’s a sad thing to unwrap a pretty gift of cookies from a friend, only to find a pile of crumbs. Sadder still if you’re the giver, and have no clue that your cookies have crumbled. Just in case your friends and family have been too polite to tell you about the damaged-on-arrival state of your cookies, we are here to share some of our […]