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60-Second Stir-Fry: Liz Clayton

Friday, June 28, 2013

WNYC

Amy Eddings roasts coffee expert Liz Clayton in a lightning round of questions.

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Food For Thought: Curating Carnivorous Plants

Friday, May 24, 2013

WNYC

WNYC's Amy Eddings talks to botanist Robert Naczi and his work identifying carnivorous pitcher plants. Hear about the plant that was named after Dr. Naczi in an exclusive clip.

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WNYC's Complete Guide to Memorial Day

Thursday, May 23, 2013

We've broken down the best of the boroughs day by day - so you have no excuse to do nothing.

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One NY Artist: Chef Frank Castronovo

Saturday, May 04, 2013

WNYC

New York City is home to numerous cultural institutions, but they aren't the only places to witness the city's abundant creative energy. You'll find it also behind the swinging kitchen door of the city's best restaurants.

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New Crop of Cookbooks Highlight Cooking at Home in NYC

Thursday, May 02, 2013

New York is home to thousands of restaurants, but a new crop of cookbooks may inspire you to stay in the kitchen and cook, rather than order takeout.

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So Jerry Seinfeld Called Us To Talk About Coffee

Friday, April 26, 2013

After years of not understanding coffee, Jerry Seinfeld says he's finally discovered the delight of meeting someone over a cup. "You have coffee and for some reason it makes you talk a lot," he says.

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How Coffee Influenced The Course Of History

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Once people figured out how to roast the seeds of the Coffea plant in the 1400s, coffee took over the world. In doing so, it fueled creativity, revolutions, new business ventures, literature, music — and slavery.

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Watch: Leonard Lopate Learns How to Cook a Steak

Friday, April 12, 2013

Porter House New York's Chef Michael Lomonaco invites Leonard Lopate to his kitchen for some pro tips in cooking the perfect steak.

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Reduced Guilt? Chocolate Gets A Healthy, Fruity Makeover

Monday, April 08, 2013

Scientists have developed a type of chocolate infused with micro-bubbles of fruit juice that they say can replace up to half of the fat found in normal chocolate. This hybrid treat, they say, provides a tasty, more healthful alternative to regular chocolate.

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Know Your Hot Dog: The Rise of the "Dachshund Sandwich"

Monday, April 01, 2013

With the baseball season upon us, it's hard not to think of the delicious concession that's become synonymous with America's favorite past time: The hot dog. We dug into the WNYC Archives to find out why and how the baloney on a roll became king of the ball field.

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Maple Magic: Cold Weather Makes it a Good Year for Sap

Monday, March 25, 2013

In the Catskills this weekend, there was a payoff of sorts for the the long winter — with its cold snaps and, at times, copious amounts of snow — in the form of amber gold: maple syrup.

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NYC Barbecue Joints Not 'Authentic', Still Delicious

Thursday, March 07, 2013

New York City isn’t known for its barbecue. But for Pete Wells, who reviews restaurants for the New York Times, three barbecue joints come tantalizingly close.

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60-Second Stir-Fry: Deb Perelman and Melissa Clark

Friday, February 08, 2013

WNYC

Food writers Deb Perelman and Melissa Clark take a turn under the Stir-Fry hot seat and answer questions about food and cooking.

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Koch's Former Chef Remembers Man With 'Appetite for Life'

Monday, February 04, 2013

Fried chicken, a green salad and chocolate mousse. That was the first big meal the then 24-year-old Rozanne Gold cooked for former Mayor Ed Koch as his personal chef in 1978. 

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60-Second Stir-Fry: Carolyn Sherman

Friday, January 25, 2013

Carolyn Sherman answers questions about horseradish, starting her own business, and her favorite winter comfort food in this edition of 60-Second Stir-Fry.

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60-Second Stir Fry: Dan Pashman

Friday, January 18, 2013

WNYC

The Sporkful host Dan Pashman takes a turn in the 60-Second Stir-Fry hot seat. He answers questions on everything from granola to social media.

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Matching Diners To Chefs, Startups Hatch Underground Supper Clubs

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

While underground dinners may seem like old hat to some, a handful of startups are betting the concept is just beginning to take off. But many supper clubs are still more expensive than the average restaurant meal, which may limit the market.

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60-Second Stir Fry: Jeff and Adina Bialas

Friday, January 11, 2013

WNYC

Jeff and Adina Bialas of J&A Farm in Goshen, New York, get their turn under the spotlight for this 60-Second Stir-Fry.

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60-Second Stir Fry: Jacques Gautier

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

WNYC

Chef Jacques Gautier takes his second turn in the hot seat for this round of 60-Second Stir-Fry.

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60-Second Stir Fry: Whitney Wright of Gilt Taste

Friday, December 07, 2012

Former cook at Per Se and current Gilt Taste senior editor Whitney Wright takes a turn under the spotlight.

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