The Morning Brew: Thursday, 8.13


The Illinois sales tax rate change for candy, bottled coffee, and bottled tea will be effective September 1st. (Belleville News Democrat)

Rogue River Blue Wins 2009 American Cheese Society top honors. (Serious Eats)

Food stamps linked to weight gain. (Science Daily)

How does DIY fizzy water compare to the mass-produced version? (Epicurious)

Make fruit leather in your car. It's eco-friendly. (Wenatchee World)