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Morning Edition

Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird golden-brown.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Thanksgiving Day Special

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving from The Takeaway! This episode are just a few of our staff favorites from the past year.

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WNYC Digital

WNYC's Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide

Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Did Norman Rockwell ruin Thanksgiving? How do modern turkeys have sex? Is football still cool to watch? Your curiosity doesn't take the day off, so feed it with our turkey-day coverage.

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The Takeaway

The Sporkful's Tips for Eating Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Dan Pashman, host of WNYC's Sporkful podcast, shares his best tips on how to eat your Thanksgiving dinner. 

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PRI's The World

For Thanksgiving, this family shares homemade tamales and some tips for making them

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Latino family in Texas gives thanks by sharing a Mexican-style tamale feast with the employees of the company they've built from the ground up.

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All Things Considered

Coca-Cola Wades Into Milk Business With 'Fairlife'

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The milk is now for sale in a limited number of stores — including the Coborn's in Belle Plaine, Minn. Ari Shairo talks with Coborn's dairy manager, Steven Thueringer.

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All Things Considered

Obama Pardons Turkeys Mac And Cheese

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Per tradition, President Obama pardoned two turkeys at the White House on Wednesday.

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All Things Considered

Cooking This Thanksgiving? Your Worst Enemy In The Kitchen Is You

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Dana Cowin, author of Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen, offers some helpful tips for the reluctant or unpracticed cook who may be entering the kitchen on Thursday.

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Why American Honey Importers Are Wary Of 'Turkish' Honey

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

American honey importers say they've noticed an odd surge in cheap honey from Turkey. They think some of that honey really came from China, which is subject to U.S. trade restrictions.

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PRI's The World

A colonial-era drink called switchel is making a 21st century comeback

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

You've probably never heard of switchel, and for good reason — it was a popular drink during early America's agricultural days, kind of like cider or lemonade. But the concoction is making a comeback on supermarket shelves and in trendy bars.

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The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. Chef Richard Hetzler shares a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.

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The Takeaway

School Lunch in Oregon Depends a Lot on Where You Live

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

With Thanksgiving vacation, many students look forward to a break from school lunch. And in Oregon, what kids get differs a lot between urban and rural schools. 

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Morning Edition

For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and Eskimo ice cream — salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

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Morning Edition

Gluten-Free? Vegan? Thanksgiving Recipes For Alternative Diets

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

It's like the start of a bad joke: a vegan, a gluten-free and a paleo walk into a bar — except it's your house, and they're gathered around the Thanksgiving table. Don't panic — we've got recipes.

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Morning Edition

Thanksgiving Recipes From 'Morning Edition' Listeners

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Listeners submitted their beloved — and, often, simplest — holiday recipes via Twitter. We've compiled some of our favorites.

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All Things Considered

For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Demand for locally raised birds is growing faster than small farms can keep pace with. One New England farmer is making a bold move to get more gobblers to the table.

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The Takeaway

The Sporkful's Tips for Cooking Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

WNYC's Dan Pashman gives his tips on how to make and save a great Thanksgiving dinner. One secret? Don't try to do everything and pour yourself a nice drink.

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Take A Bite Out Of Ringo: Giant Cookies Honor Pop Culture Icons

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Two self-taught pastry pros specialize in hand-painted cookies of musicians and other cultural icons, from Calvin and Hobbes to Fall Out Boy. Their creations seem almost too beautiful to eat. Almost.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Should You Feast Responsibly on Thanksgiving, Or Just Dig In?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dan Pashman tackles the tough Thanksgiving Questions. How do you feast responsibly if you are dieting? And what do you do with all those leftovers?

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The Takeaway

FDA to Require New Calorie Count Rules

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The F.D.A. announced today that it will require chain restaurants, movie theaters to post calorie counts on all their food items - including alcoholic beverages.

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