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When You Make Kids' Meals Healthier By Default, They Still Eat 'Em Up

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

When a restaurant chain revamped its kids' menu, making items like strawberries and salad the default sides instead of fries, it improved the healthfulness of meals ordered — by a lot, a study finds.

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These Parents Make Lovely Lunch Bag Art. Not Everyone Is Pleased

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Elaborately illustrated napkins. Famous paintings re-created using food. Depending on your viewpoint, these lunch projects are an expression of parental love or another salvo in the parenting wars.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Charlie Palmer, Iconic New York Restaurateur, in his Home Kitchen

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Award-winning chef and restaurateur Charlie Palmer shares his favorite American recipes, including his Corn Chowder with Shrimp, Prosciutto-Wrapped Zucchini, and Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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PRI's The World

Love sushi? Then these are 10 commandments to live by.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Drink sake and don't use soy sauce: If you want to eat at Susumu Yajima's restaurant in Tokyo, then you better follow his other eight commandments for eating sushi, too.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Animal Love, Modernism in Paris, and Unraveling Spaghetti

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Understanding why we have pets. Bohemian Paris between 1900-1910. Charlie Palmer's American recipes. Dan Pashman on how to eat spaghetti. The migration-extortion industry at the border.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Unraveling the Mysteries of Spaghetti

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

No matter how you twirl it, eating spaghetti is a sloppy endeavor, and Dan Pashman tests and demonstrates six splatter-free techniques for perfect bites of pasta.

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Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Researchers studying the Blue Zones, five regions around the world with lots of centenarians, have come up with this rule: "Drink coffee for breakfast, tea in the afternoon, wine at 5 p.m."

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How Newbie Gardeners Can Safely Grow Food On Urban Land

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

More and more city dwellers are trying their hand at urban gardening. Most know to be wary of lead in their soil, but fewer are aware of how to avoid other types of contaminants.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Food for Thought: Pepsi, Chipotle Choose Perception Over Science

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Chipotle recently announced it won't use GMOs and Pepsi is ditching the sweetener aspartame. The nutritionist Marion Nestle explains whether it's for health reasons...or the bottom line.

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Morning Edition

Tyson Foods To Stop Giving Chickens Antibiotics Used By Humans

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Antibiotic use is falling out of fashion in the poultry industry. Tyson Foods, the biggest poultry producer in the U.S., says it will stop feeding its birds human-use antibiotics in two years.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

PEN Writers Protest; Sen. Warren's Influence on Hillary; Food Industry Changes

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The (Senator) Warren effect; the novelist Francine Prose; big changes to the food industry & an exploration of the most controversial elements of the Quran. 

All Things Considered

Competitive Bartender Pours Father's Wisdom Into Signature Drink

Monday, April 27, 2015

Bartender Ran Duan will represent the U.S. in a Bacardi international cocktail competition. His specialty? "Father's Advice," a stirred-not-shaken cocktail that's a testament to his hardworking dad.

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Chipotle Says Adios To GMOs, As Food Industry Strips Away Ingredients

Monday, April 27, 2015

Chipotle's move is the latest example of the food industry ditching ingredients, as consumers demand a say in what's in their dinner. Some of these ingredients are more questionable than others.

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Sandwich Monday: Deep-Fried Cheese Curds

Monday, April 27, 2015

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try deep-fried cheese curds. They're a regional specialty and the reason we haven't left the Midwest.

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Morning Edition

Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes

Monday, April 27, 2015

As people age, cooking can become difficult or even physically impossible. It's one reason people move to assisted living. One company offers a chef to cook healthy, affordable meals at home.

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The Sporkful

What Makes A Sandwich A Sandwich?

Monday, April 27, 2015

Is a buttered roll a sandwich? Is it still brunch if it’s 2 pm? Dan debates food and language with Peter Kim from the Museum of Food and Drink and Helen Zaltzman from The Allusionist.

In This Museum, Visitors Can Eat At The Exhibits

Sunday, April 26, 2015

The Southern Museum of Food and Beverage in New Orleans chronicles the eats and drinks of the Southern states. And it may be one of the only museums where visitors can imbibe while viewing exhibits.

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Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

Sunday, April 26, 2015

It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

413: Cooking Lesson: The Secrets of Cooking Brilliant Chinese Food at Home with Fuchsia Dunlop

Friday, April 24, 2015

Real Chinese home cooking is a far cry from the oily takeout food that Americans have come to know. This week, Fuchsia Dunlop, Sichuan cooking expert and author of Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking, shows us how to make a healthy, exotic meal in just 15 minutes. We’ll find out what’s hot and what’s not in the world of kitchen gadgets, and we’ll be tasting wine with expert Stephen Meuse. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn a better way to poach salmon. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions.

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PepsiCo Swaps Diet Drink's Aspartame For Other Artificial Sweeteners

Friday, April 24, 2015

The company says Diet Pepsi consumers are concerned about aspartame. But the Food and Drug Administration has long affirmed that the sweetener is safe in amounts commonly used by beverage companies.

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