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Every few months we dedicate our Friday shows to all things food. We'll look at food through a variety of lenses—culinary, social, cultural, political, and talk to chefs, restaurant critics, food writers. We'll also have recipes, cooking tips, how-to demonstrations.

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What Are Your Favorite Cookbooks?

Friday, October 03, 2014

Melissa Clark talks about which cookbooks are her favorites and invites you to share yours!

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Mercury Rising: Which Fish - and How Much - Is Safe to Eat

Friday, September 26, 2014

Eating too much fish could mean consuming too much mercury. On this week's Please Explain, an experts from Consumer Reports tell us which fish is safest, which to avoid.

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Ever Wonder How the Hotel Astor Served their Virginia Ham in February, 1933?

Friday, September 26, 2014

Wonder no more. The New York Public Library just released 17,389 historic New York City menus online. If you're planning a throwback dinner party, here's your resource. 

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Cooking For Your Family With America's Test Kitchen

Friday, September 26, 2014

Feeding your family doesn't have to be stressful or boring. Here's how to make it fun and delicious. 

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Recipe: America's Test Kitchen's Skillet Apple Crisp

Friday, September 26, 2014

This is the perfect dessert for apple-picking season. ATK recommends Golden Delicious apples in this recipe, but Honeycrisp or Braeburn apples also work well.

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Recipe: America's Test Kitchen's Pumpkin Bread

Friday, September 26, 2014

Pumpkin bread made with cream cheese and buttermilk.

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Recipe: America's Test Kitchen's Oven-Baked Buffalo Wings

Friday, September 26, 2014

For this barroom classic, ATK set out to ditch the deep fryer but still turn out wings that wouldn’t disappoint.

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Eating Around the World on Your Metrocard: Poland

Friday, September 26, 2014

In this week’s installment of our series Eating Around the World on a Metrocard, we go to the Nassau Avenue stop on the G train to the Polish restaurant Krolewskie Jadlo.

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Splitting the Bill Shouldn't Cause a Nervous Breakdown

Friday, September 19, 2014

Philip Galanes offers advice and answers questions on the best way to deal with some of the prickly issues of dining out.

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The Not-So-Secret Recipes Behind 'Brooklyn's Favorite Ice Cream'

Friday, September 19, 2014

Here's how Ample Hills Creamery makes flavors like "I Want To Marry This" (maple ice cream with chocolate covered bacon) and "The Munchies" (pretzel ice cream with chips and M&Ms). 

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Nose-to-Tail Eating

Friday, September 19, 2014

Find out the philosophy behind using the whole animal and how to prepare organ meats, pig's feet, tongue and more.

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What Do Astronauts Eat?

Friday, September 19, 2014

A food scientist explains how to prepare special food for space travelers.

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Recipe: Ample Hills Creamery's "Barclays Gridlock"

Friday, September 19, 2014

If you're stuck in traffic, you may as well be eating homemade ice cream.

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Recipe: Ample Hills Creamery's "The Munchies"

Friday, September 19, 2014

The perfect ice cream for a late night freezer raid. 

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Recipe: Ample Hills Creamery's "I Want To Marry This!"

Friday, September 19, 2014

Keep your spouse away from this maple ice cream with pieces of chocolate covered bacon bark. 

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How Healthy is a Raw Food Diet?

Friday, September 12, 2014

It's a popular trend in the United States, but there's evidence that the health benefits of many foods can only be unlocked when they're cooked.

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The Pleasures and Perils of the Farming Life

Friday, September 12, 2014

Three local organic farmers talk about the business and rewards of farming and why they became farmers.

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Eating Around the World on Your Metrocard: Georgia

Friday, September 12, 2014

We kick off a new series showcasing the wide variety of international cuisines found in New York City with a look at the food of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.

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A Century of Selling Essential Italian Foods in Little Italy

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lou Di Palo, great-grandson of the founder of Di Palo's, shares the history of the landmark store and a lifetime of wisdom about Italian food.

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Where to Find the Best Pizza, Bagels, Burgers, and Ramen in NYC

Friday, September 05, 2014

If budget-friendly carbohydrates are your thing, listen up. New York magazine restaurant critic Adam Platt and Grub Street editor Alan Sytsma came with hot tips.

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