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Fat Sugar Salt, Eddie Huang, Russ & Daughters, the Science of Baking

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Friday, March 08, 2013

Michael Moss explains why the average American eats 33 pounds of cheese and 70 pounds of sugar each year, and 8,500 milligrams of salt a day! Baohaus chef Eddie Huang talks pork buns and politics of food! Mark Russ Federman tells the story of how Russ & Daughters, his family’s multi-generational appetizing store in the Lower East side, has survived for nearly 100 years. And this week’s Please Explain is all about the science of baking.

Michael Moss on How the Food Giants Hooked Us

The book Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us reveals how companies create foods to addict us - from the food science labs to the marketing campaigns.

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Eddie Huang: Fresh Off the Boat

Eddie Huang, chef and co-owner of the East Village Taiwanese street food restaurant Baohaus, talks about pork buns and and the politics of food. He's the author of Fresh Off the Boat.

Leonard Lopate Show: Food Fridays!

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House that Herring Built: The Story of Russ & Daughters

The former owner/proprietor of the appetizing store Russ & Daughters, Mark Russ Federman, tells the story of an immigrant family’s journey from a pushcart in 1907 to a Lower East Side institution.

Leonard Lopate Show: Food Fridays!

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Please Explain: The Science of Baking

Shirley Corriher, author of BakeWise: The Hows and Whys of Successful Baking, and Chef Scott McMillan, a pastry art Instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, explain the particulars of baking—from different flours to measuring by weight to the differences between baking powder and baking soda.

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Recipe: Bagel Pudding with Prunes and Raisins

A twist on traditional bread pudding, from Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, by Mark Russ Federman.

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Cheese Blintzes. From From Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, by Mark Russ Federman

Recipe: Cheese Blintzes

Make these family favorites from Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, by Mark Russ Federman.

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Potato Latkes. From From Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, by Mark Russ Federman

Recipe: Potato Latkes

Try this classic potato pancakes recipe from Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, by Mark Russ Federman

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Mushroom Barley Soup. From From Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, by Mark Russ Federman

Recipe: Mushroom Barley Soup

Warm up with soup. Recipe from Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, by Mark Russ Federman.

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