The improbable rise of Mississippi Roast

Fifteen or so years ago, by her recollection, a woman named Robin Chapman made a pot roast in her slow cooker. Now known as Mississippi Roast, it would eventually become one of the most popular recipes on the Web, an unlikely star with unlikely ingredients, a favorite of the mom-blog set.

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The docs: How to eat only when you’re hungry

“The Hunger Games” may have finally satisfied young-uns’ ravenous appetite for terribly tragic teenage tales. The $110 million U.S. opening weekend take of “Mockingjay Part 2” fell short of the four-part series’ record-breaking $158 million opening two years earlier. Seems some folks don’t feel the hunger anymore.