The Leonard Lopate Show

Melissa Clark Talks Eggplant; Bomb-Sniffing Dogs; Lost Cats; Shocking Experiments

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

New York Times Dining Section columnist Melissa Clark is here with some suggestions of ways to prepare eggplant! Then we’ll talk to a trainer of bomb-sniffing dogs about how canines are taught to work in hazardous situations and why their noses are so sensitive. Nancy Davidson tells the tales behind some of the missing cat posters we see around the city. And Gina Perry on the full story behind the controversial 1961 psychological experiment in which subjects were administer electric shocks to another person when they were ordered to.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Buttermilk Panna Cotta with Rhubarb-Strawberry Compote

Friday, May 17, 2013

A vanilla Italian custard made with buttermilk for a slightly tangy flavor, and a sweet, tart rhubarb and strawberry compote. The compote can also be served with yogurt or ice cream.