Maria Godoy

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Is Fondant Free Speech? Chefs Show Support For Gay Marriage As Court Case Looms

Thursday, September 21, 2017

"You'd think cake would be apolitical, and yet here we are," says one of several D.C.-area pastry chefs who wrought their support for gay marriage into elaborate wedding cakes.

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Dolores Huerta: The Civil Rights Icon Who Showed Farmworkers 'Sí Se Puede'

Sunday, September 17, 2017

A key architect of the nationwide grape boycott that galvanized the farmworkers' rights movement, her legacy has long been overshadowed. A new film aims to change that. Huerta speaks with NPR.

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These Dinner Parties Serve Up A Simple Message: Refugees Welcome

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Across the U.S., locals are hosting meals designed to help the community meet the refugees who live among them as neighbors, and to break barriers by breaking bread together.

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Southern Cooking: 'People Of Color Didn't Get The Respect They Earned'

Sunday, June 11, 2017

In his new book, John T. Edge writes that food plays a central role in Southern identity, but African-American and immigrant cooks have often been left out of the stories the South tells about itself.

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An Illustrated Guide To Master The Elements Of Cooking — Without Recipes

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

In her new cookbook, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Samin Nosrat says the key to good food is learning to balance those elements when cooking — and to trust your instincts.

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Ramen Rock: These Japanese Punk Legends Sing About Food

Thursday, May 25, 2017

For over 35 years, the all-female Shonen Knife has been serving up catchy punk titles like "Wasabi," "Hot Chocolate" and "Sushi Bar." But don't mistake them for bubblegum pop. These ladies are legit.

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Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.

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Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The fanciful dish was meant to impress nearly 400 years ago, so don't roll your eyes at photos of these pretty edibles: They're actually a time-honored tradition tinged with a bit of kitchen science.

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Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America, But It's Really All About The Beef

Friday, May 12, 2017

The U.S. has given the green light for China to start sending cooked poultry to America. It's part of a long-simmering trade deal that will open China's huge market up to U.S. beef producers.

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U.S.-China Deal On Cooked Chicken Imports Raises Safety Concerns

Friday, May 12, 2017

The U.S. and China reached a new trade deal that would allow U.S. beef imports to China and Chinese cooked chicken imports to the U.S. market. NPR takes a look at the historical significance of the deal and the safety concerns associated with it.

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Chew On This For Earth Day: How Our Diets Impact The Planet

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The foods we choose to put on our plates — or toss away – could have more of an ecological impact than many of us realize.

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In U.S. Restaurants, Bars And Food Trucks, 'Modern Slavery' Persists

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor.

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Could Meals On Wheels Really Lose Funding? Yes, But It's Hard To Say How Much

Monday, March 20, 2017

Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released. The role of federal funds differs in various local programs.

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Chef José Andrés To Close Restaurants For The 'Day Without Immigrants'

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The celebrity chef will shut five of his restaurants Thursday. It's part of a national boycott calling on immigrants not to go to work in response to President Trump's immigration policies.

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Budweiser's Super Bowl Ad And The Great Debate Over What It Means To Be An American

Friday, February 03, 2017

Despite taking some historical liberties, Bud's new ad about its founder gets some things right — like the hostility toward new immigrants and suspicion of their un-American ways (like drinking).

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New York City Bodegas Strike To Protest Trump's Travel Ban

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Yemeni-owned shops shut their doors for eight hours across the five boroughs. Organizers say many owners were personally affected by the ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.

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Mississippi Masala: How A Native Of India Became A Southern Cooking Star

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Food has always been a big part of Southern identity. These days, one of the region's best chefs is Vish Bhatt, a man born 9,000 miles away. And his Indian-inflected cuisine reflects a changing South.

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VIDEO: Wrap Up These Tamales For A Christmas Eve Feast

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tamales are a Christmas Eve tradition for many Latinos. But they're also labor intensive and daunting for the newbie. Never fear: Mexican chef Pati Jinich shows us how to master this holiday favorite.

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Chef Niki Nakayama Is A Modern Master Of An Ancient Japanese Meal

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

At her LA restaurant, Nakayama reimagines the Japanese tradition of kaiseki, a multicourse meal emphasizing local, seasonal ingredients in harmony with nature. She's one of its few female masters.

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A Navajo Chef Gives A Glimpse Inside The Makeshift Kitchens At Standing Rock

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Protesters in the months-long standoff at the Indian reservation live in camps with makeshift kitchens. Chef Brian Yazzie was just there, feeding activists in a way that honors indigenous traditions.

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