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Betty Fussell

Betty Fussell is the author of The Story of Corn, Crazy for Corn, and Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef.

Betty Fussell appears in the following:

Globavores: Corn

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

We continue our exploration of the foods of the Columbian Exchange with a look at corn, which has become a staple of modern agriculture. Betty Fussell, author of The Story of Corn, explains how the grain has changed the way the world eats. We'll also look at how corn is used in a variety of Mexican dishes with Zarela Martinez, author of numerous cookbooks including Zarela's Veracruz

Recipe:Zarela's Pimpo

Recipe: Zarela's Esquites

Corn Recipes from Listeners

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Last Chance Foods: Concerns About Corn

Friday, September 23, 2011

Journalist and author Betty Fussell talks about America's complicated relationship with corn — both as a commodity and as a favorite food. Try her recipe for Creamed Corn with Chili Butter here.

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American Beef

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Find out how steak became an iconic American food. Betty Fussell is author of Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef.

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