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The Kitchen Sisters appears in the following:

Tequila Nation: Mexico Reckons With Its Complicated Spirit

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Some of tequila's oldest traditions are fast being erased as international spirit conglomerates take over family businesses. And tequila makers are worried about their impact on the environment.

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As Sea Levels Rise, Norfolk Is Sinking And Planning

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Rising waters are threatening the giant naval base in Norfolk, Va., as well as the local businesses. The community is beginning to grapple with the reality, but many owners say they're staying put.

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In Yabbies And Cappuccino, A Culinary Lifeline For Aboriginal Youth

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Australia has a long, dark history of racial discrimination against the Aborigines. A cooking and hospitality program tries to help youth discover their culture and build confidence and competence.

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How Atomic Particles Helped Solve A Wine Fraud Mystery

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

By testing for radiation, detectives tried to show that wine bottles purportedly from Thomas Jefferson's collection were fake. And with wine fraud rising, authentication is getting more sophisticated.

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How Soviet Kitchens Became Hotbeds Of Dissent And Culture

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

After Stalin's death, people in the Soviet Union could begin to debate politics again without fear of repression. This "thawing" took place in private kitchens, where music and art flourished, too.

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How Russia's Shared Kitchens Helped Shape Soviet Politics

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

In the Soviet Union's communal kitchens, many families jockeyed for one stove. Apartments were crowded, food was scarce and government informants were everywhere. Still, some found joy and connection.

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Turnspit Dogs: The Rise And Fall Of The Vernepator Cur

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The turnspit dog was once an essential part of every large kitchen in Britain. Bred to run in a wheel that turned a roasting spit, the small but strong dogs ensured that the meat cooked evenly.

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The Pizza Connection: Fighting The Mafia Through Food

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

In the first installment of the new season of Hidden Kitchens, The Kitchen Sisters explore how Sicilians are reclaiming farmland and providing Mafia-free jobs in a region gripped by corruption.

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GOP Softens Its Edge In An Attempt To Appeal To Women

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The GOP knows it has a problem with women. But is it tone or issues? And what can Republicans do to woo more women without alienating their he-man base?

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