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4 MIN2015 DEC 22
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It is the classic holiday dilemma. Do you take the easy way out and buy a pretty decent frozen pie from the grocery store or risk making your own burnt, lumpy version? While there is something special about that home-cooked option, every chef knows that it takes a lot of your own energy. But increasingly Americans are relying on a different kind of energy to produce their food -- the fossil-fueled machines and processors that bring us pre-made pie dough, bagged lettuce, and those chicken strips with perfect grill marks. Our Inside Energy reporter Leigh Paterson has more on the growing energy costs of convenience.