Oatmeal: It's what's for breakfast

Dec 22, 2008
A number of fast-food chains have recently added oatmeal to the menu. The breakfast staple is a cheaper alternative to the three-egg omelette, and a favorite of Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman, who found a good oatmeal in Portland.
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Coffee jacked up on shorter supply

Dec 10, 2008
The price of coffee, the world's second-most traded commodity, has been rising due to a projected shortage. But the recession may help coffee fans troubled by steeper cups. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Food

Paying egg-stra

Nov 28, 2008
With food prices on the rise, Sarah Gardner asks why it costs twice as much to make an omelette. She discovers cracking the price of eggs is quite the riddle.
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The 99-Cent Chef's recipe

Nov 28, 2008
Wallets are being squeezed from all sides, but with an eye for bargains, you can eat healthy and on the cheap. Brendan Newnam dines with L.A.'s 99-Cent Chef.
Posted In: Food, Savings

Day in the Work Life: The big cheese

Nov 28, 2008
New York City's Chanterelle restaurant offers menus decorated with limited-edition art, a 5000-bottle wine cellar and some of the best cheese in the world. Better have a good fromager.
Posted In: Food, Jobs

Helping the needy gets tougher

Nov 27, 2008
Demand for food assistance is rising and food banks are struggling to keep up. Senior Correspondent Bob Moon visits a mission to see what demand looks like first hand.
Posted In: Charity, Economy, Food

Adjusting to the veggie lifestyle

Nov 27, 2008
Giving up meat can be great for your health, but can also get expensive. Cash Peters had reservations but decided to try it anyway, and found it may get pricey, but it works. He offers tips for transitioning.
Posted In: Food, Health

Food stamp use could reach record high

Nov 26, 2008
The Agriculture Department is expected to report that as many as 30 million Americans are getting food stamps -- that's 30 million and rising. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Economy, Food

Kosher turkey pricey on short supply

Nov 21, 2008
There's a shortage of kosher turkey and beef thanks to the closing of supplier Agriprocessors, which had provided much of the country's kosher meat. Renita Jablonski reports the price of kosher turkeys has doubled.
Posted In: Food

Pepsi conserves water with Gatorade

Nov 19, 2008
Pepsi, maker of the sports drink Gatorade, is using new techniques to cut down on its water use and save some money in the process. Sarah Gardner has the story on the eco-friendly ideas at Gatorade plants.
Posted In: Food, Science