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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