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In Kentucky, Transparent Pie Is Clearly A Thanksgiving Winner

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:00:04 -0500

A Bluegrass State specialty, this well-loved, sugary dessert is one of the most basic to make — and maybe that's part of what has made it so popular for so many years.

On The Hunt For 'Authentic Ethnic Food'? Be Careful Who You Ask

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:18:04 -0500

So, you're in the mood for some good Indian food. Should you just text the first South Asian person on your contact list?

Your Thanksgiving Meal Prep Questions, Answered

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:03:00 -0500

Bon Appétit magazine Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport answers your questions about Thanksgiving menu planning, including Tofurky-free dishes for vegetarians and "boozy" bird recipes.

In 'Our Syria' Cookbook, Women Share Stories, Safeguard A Scattered Cuisine

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:20:00 -0500

Syrian cooking blends the most delicious flavors from the East and West. For the cookbook Our Syria, Itab Azzam and Dina Mousawi met with Syrian women in the Middle East and Europe to cook with them.

Week Ahead: Trump Again Shows He's Willing To Use His Pardon Power

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

The president pardoned Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, has teased that he could pardon others and this week, the week of Thanksgiving, he will again.

It's Not Just Politics. Food Can Stir Holiday Conflict, Too

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:55:00 -0500

Lots of families fight over politics at the holiday table. But decisions about which foods to put on the table can also whip up stress and squabbles.

A Blue Apron Thanksgiving: 3 Recipes To Try At Home

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:53:28 -0500

NPR's Michel Martin takes a peek into the Blue Apron test kitchen and speaks with the company's culinary director, Christopher Sorensen, for ideas on what to prepare this holiday.

The Fight Over Ownership Of An Indian Dessert Comes To A Bittersweet End

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:10:00 -0500

India officially recognized the dessert rosogolla as a dish from the state of West Bengal. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with opinion writer Madhumita Saha about the importance of this designation.

'The Bad Food Bible' Says Your Eating Might Not Be So Sinful After All

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:44:30 -0500

In his new book, Dr. Aaron Carroll explains that there might be less evidence against some notoriously bad foods than we think. In fact, maybe we should be eating some of them more often.

To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:43:14 -0500

The recent drought in the West forced people to take a hard look at how they use water. In Colorado, some farmers tried an experiment: make their water more expensive without hurting business.

Kachka: The Word That Saved A Family During WWII And Inspired A Chef

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:19:01 -0500

It took until adulthood for Bonnie Morales, the daughter of immigrant Russian Jews, to appreciate the food of her childhood. Now she owns a popular Oregon restaurant and has released a new cookbook.

Lost Kitchen Restaurant Made Chef's Small Hometown A Dining Destination

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:03:00 -0500

One of the most coveted dinner experiences in America is a 40-seat restaurant in rural Maine where the chef prides herself in serving local food that diners recognize on the plate.

Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:19:47 -0500

16 million children face hunger in the U.S., which can prevent them from performing well in school. Chef Sam Kass describes a simple solution with a potentially huge impact: free breakfast.

Climate Change Ripens Prospects For German Winemakers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

While Spanish and Italian growers worry heat will dry out vines, in Germany, warming has made for better Rieslings. And one scientist says they couldn't be making red wine so good otherwise.

Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Takes Heat From One Of The Family's Own

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:50:00 -0500

It's the Friday before Thanksgiving. That means it's time for NPR's Susan Stamberg's traditional recipe that "sounds terrible but tastes terrific" — though her granddaughter begs to differ.