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Pink Slime Holds It Together

"Lean finely textured beef" (LFTB) is a nice phrase for an unpleasant food product. The maker of LFTB recently sued ABC News for a report documenting the process that popularized the material's nickname: Pink Slime.

Heirloom Bean Seed Nourishes Generations

The writer’s new home came with a commandment from her grandmother: Plant a garden. And with the matriarchal directive came one more gift: seeds from a green bean plant that has fed the family for more than 180 years. (A 2014 article…