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Gregory McNamee is an author, cook and natural history writer.               

Bananas: The Forbidden Fruit

Bananas: The Forbidden Fruit

When Christian missionaries in the Middle Ages first encountered the banana on the North African coast, they were enthralled.


Carrots: What’s Up Doc?

Carrots: What’s Up Doc?

The famed animator Chuck Jones had no intention of changing America’s food habits when, half a century ago, he stuck a carrot in Bugs Bunny’s hand as talisman, protector, and object of desire.


Cranberries: Goodness from Bogs

Cranberries: Goodness from Bogs

Do you want to see a bear? If so, you can switch on the Discovery Channel, or visit Yellowstone or Glacier national parks. If you live in Alaska, you can just head out the door.


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