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Tiffany Woods is the News Leader for Extension and Experiment Station Communications Department at Oregon State University. She has worked as a magazine editor near Chicago and as a foreign correspondent in Chile for Reuters, and what was formerly Knight-Ridder Financial News. She also has been a freelancer in Peru for major U.S. newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle and the Chicago Tribune.

You’re aisle surfing at a gourmet grocery store. A milk chocolate bar with smoked bacon catches your eye, as well as the Austrian pumpkin seed pesto. You think, “I could make something like this.” You’ve got a dynamite recipe for fennel-cayenne beets marinated in champagne vinegar and walnut oil. You picture your face on a …