Jeffrey Saad Back on Food Network

The Morning News for 8.18.09

The favored contender (yet narrow loser) of The Next Food Network Star's fifth season is back on television after all. Jeffrey Saad has a new video series online at Food Network's website, and he looks poised to break into food TV after all.

More on this, plus a farm in Washington that's breaking into a new crop, pork producers asking for help from the government, and rutabagas for biofuel!

'The Next Food Network Star': L.A.'s Jeffrey Saad is the Spice Smuggler - At the LA Times.

Farm ventures into exotic yet local product: tea - At the Seattle PI.

Pork producers want federal help - At the Lincoln Journal-Star.

Michigan researchers look at rutabagas for biofuel - From the Associated Press.

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