Stirring the Pot

Mario Batali

Also, we’ll look at how opioid-based painkillers like Oxycontin accounted for a small number of prescriptions decades ago, but now are frequently prescribed and frequently abused. Mario Batali shares his favorite seasonal recipes and talks about cooking for family and friends. Plus, Jeff Sharlet discusses his profiles of religious radicals, realists and atheists across the country. Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel Primack talk about their attempt to reconcile science and religion.