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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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Recipe: Sweet Potato Galettes

Friday, October 25, 2013

makes 4

3 sweet potatoes,  about 12 oz / 350 g each

9 oz / 250 g puff pastry or ½ recipe Rough puff pastry

1 free-range egg, lightly beaten

6 1/2 tbsp / 100 ml sour cream

3 1/2 tbsp / 100 g aged goat cheese

2 tbsp pumpkin seeds

1 medium-hot chile, finely chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

2 tsp chopped flat-leaf parsley

coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Our Pickle Pic Winner

Friday, October 25, 2013

We've been pickling as part of our Food Fridays series. And we've asked you to post pictures of your pickles on Instagram. Now Leonard's picked his favorite pickle pic! 

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Ottolenghi: The Cookbook

Friday, October 25, 2013

Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi discuss Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, available for the first time in an American edition and featuring 140 recipes culled from the popular Ottolenghi restaurants and inspired by the diverse culinary traditions of the Mediterranean. Yotam Ottolenghi’s four eponymous restaurants—each a patisserie, deli, restaurant, and bakery rolled into one—are among London’s most popular culinary destinations.

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Clean Plates

Friday, October 25, 2013

Jared Koch tackles how to eat organic and well. The Clean Plates Cookbook: Sustainable, Delicious, and Healthier Eating for Every Body offers sensible, sustainable, and healthful home cooking ideas and shows readers how to shop for the best ingredients no matter what their diet (omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans) and how to prepare food that’s simple and delicious. And his Clean Plates Manhattan 2013 guide includes over 100 reviews of restaurants serving organic, local, sustainably raised plant and/or animal foods.

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Please Explain: Candy

Friday, October 25, 2013

Just in time for Halloween, this week’s Please Explain is all about candy! Samira Kawash tells the story of how candy evolved from a luxury good to a cheap, everyday snack. In Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure she explores the history and cultural history of candy and examines how candy became the most loved and loathed of processed foods.

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We're Picking a Pickle Pic!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

We launched our Pickling Project back in September, as part of our Food Fridays series. This Friday, Leonard will pick his favorite pickle pic on the show. And here are some of the great photos we've gotten on Instagram...

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Martha Stewart Takes the Cake

Friday, October 18, 2013

Martha Stewart talks about her first cookbook of cakes and why she's only just starting to love her Bundt pans. She gives us her golden rules for baking cakes and shares two recipes - New York style crumb cake and "tender lemon" cake.

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Recipe: Martha Stewart's Tender Lemon Cake

Friday, October 18, 2013

A beautiful, three-tiered cake made with lemon curd, iced with buttercream frosting, topped with candied citrus peel.

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Recipe: Martha Stewart's New York—Style Crumb Cake

Friday, October 18, 2013

Crumbly and sweet, this cake is the perfect partner for a good cup of coffee.

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Recipe: Daniel Boulud's White Asparagus Soup

Friday, October 18, 2013

Delicate and delicious soup topped with Wild Chervil Cream.

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Martha Stewart's Golden Rules for Cakes

Friday, October 18, 2013

Ten golden rules for cake baking from Martha Stewart.

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Recipe: Daniel Boulud's Wild Mushroom Tarte Flambee

Friday, October 18, 2013

A savory tarte topped with hen of the woods mushrooms.

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Please Explain: Wine

Friday, October 18, 2013

Humans have been drinking wine for 8,000 years. On this week’s Please Explain Paul Lukacs tells us all about wine and its long, rich history. He’s the author of Inventing Wine: A New History of One of the World’s Most Ancient Pleasures.

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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Un-Pumpkin Pie (Caramelized Butternut Squash Pie with Brandy)

Friday, October 11, 2013

Try Melissa Clark's twist on a classic dessert!

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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Honey-Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Arugula and Almonds

Friday, October 11, 2013

Try making squash the star ingredient of a salad!

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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Basic Piecrust

Friday, October 11, 2013

Melissa Clark's simple recipe for a basic pie crust

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The Twitter Recipe Challenge

Friday, October 11, 2013

Can you tweet an entire recipe in less than 140 characters?

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Please Explain: Food Poisoning

Friday, October 11, 2013

Since March, 278 people have gotten sick from Salmonella poisoning, and now some strains of the bacteria are proving resistant to antibiotics. On this week's Please Explain we discuss Salmonella and other food borne toxins with Dr. Urvashi Rangan, toxicologist and Executive Director of the Consumer Reports Food Safety and Sustainability Center and Dr. Stephen Morse, professor of Epidemiology at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health.

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Liz Neumark on Farm to Table Seasonal Recipes

Friday, October 04, 2013

Liz Neumark discusses founding Katchkie Farm and the Sylvia Center, where children learn firsthand where fresh food comes from—how to grow it, how to harvest it, and how to cook with it. Her new book Sylvia’s Table: Fresh, Seasonal Recipes from Our Farm to Your Table brings these lessons and recipes from the farm to home kitchens. It’s a cookbook for families, featuring recipes from friends like chefs like Michael Romano of Union Square Cafe and Jonathan Waxman of Barbuto; culinary experts including Food & Wine’s Dana Cowin; cookbook authors Giuliano Bugialli, Rozanne Gold, Deborah Madison, and Sara Moulton.

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Pickling Tips from a Pro

Friday, October 04, 2013

We’ve been pickling as part of Food Fridays! Marisa McClellan, the author of Food in Jars and the blog of the same name, shares her ideas about how to make some more unusual pickles, using everything from cauliflower to pattypan squash.

Join our Pickle Project! Post a photo of your pickling creation on Instagram, and tag it #LopatePickles.

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