Kitchen Magic

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Thursday, May 22, 2008

When a perfectly crafted, delicious dish appears on your table, it's the result of a lot of behind-the-scenes work and equipment. Three top chefs - Alice Waters, David Bouley, and David Waltuck - reveal some of the secrets of their kitchens, both at work and at home. Also: jazz singer Cassandra Wilson. And on Underreported, find out why Montana's Department of Livestock has been slaughtering many of America's last wild buffalo.


David Bouley, David Waltuck, Alice Waters and Cassandra Wilson

Kitchen Scenes from the Top Restaurants

Find out how the best restaurants create magic behind the scenes! Top chefs Alice Waters of Chez Panisse, David Bouley of Bouley, and David Waltuck of Chanterelle tell us what their restaurant kitchens are really like, and how they compare ...

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Cassandra Wilson’s “Loverly”

Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson’s new album of standards is "Loverly." She reinterprets beloved classics like "Black Orpheus," "Til There Was You,” and “St. James Infirmary," and it's being released on June 10.

Events: Cassandra Wilson's "Loverly" release party
Monday, June 9 at 8 pm and 10:30 pm

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Underreported: America's Last Wild Buffalo

America's last herd of wild buffalo are in Yellowstone. When they wander outside of park limits, they are vulnerable to "hazing" - i.e., capture and slaughter - because ranchers and the Montana Department of Livestock fear that the buffalo can transmit brucellosis to cattle. But some scientists and activist groups ...

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