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Culinary Institute's School For 'Foodpreneurs' To Cook Up Innovation

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Culinary Institute of America may be best known for churning out chefs. But its graduates are charting new career paths that require more business chops and it's launching a school to mentor them.

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Sandwich Monday: Papa John's Frito Chili Pizza

Monday, November 17, 2014

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try an innovative new pizza from Papa John's. It's covered with Fritos and chili.

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Morning Edition

Chefs Meet In Brazil To Discuss Food Biodiversity

Monday, November 17, 2014

Some of the world's top chefs are joining forces to incorporate biodiversity into meals. It's no coincidence the meeting is in Brazil — Latin America is one of the world's most bio-diverse places.

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Morning Edition

Tweet In The Holiday With Recipes On Twitter

Monday, November 17, 2014

Test your ability to tweet a recipe in 140 characters or less. Amateur cook and writer Maureen Evans tells us how she manages to do that, and breaks down her code in her Twitter cookbook, Eat Tweet.

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Morning Edition

To End Food Waste, Change Needs To Begin At Home

Monday, November 17, 2014

The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and processors are taking responsibility, many consumers aren't. An EPA pilot program aims to change that.

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The Sporkful

Why A Turkey Is Like A Tube Of Toothpaste

Monday, November 17, 2014

Serious Eats' Kenji Lopez-Alt discusses the science of turkey cookery, Slate's L.V. Anderson talks vegetarian options, and OTM's Brooke Gladstone shows us how not to make dessert.

Big Data Companies Agree: Farmers Should Own Their Information

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Farmers depend on "Big Data" these days, but some worry the companies collecting information about their operations might misuse it. New privacy guidelines are supposed to protect farmers' interests.

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A Journey Through The History Of American Food In 100 Bites

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Thomas Jefferson loved macaroni and cheese so much he brought it home to Virginia from Europe. The American Plate reveals these and other stories behind America's most beloved foods.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

333: Thanksgiving Special - True Stories from The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line

Friday, November 14, 2014

This week, we chat with the turkey experts who man Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line, providing answers to more than 100,000 holiday cooking questions each November and December. We’ll put roasting pans through their paces with gadget guru Lisa McManus, and we’ll taste store-bought shortcuts to find out which ones to avoid and which ones will get Thanksgiving dinner on the table quicker. Wine expert Stephen Meuse investigates whether wine has gender, and then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make the perfect sweet potato pie. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions. www.americastestkitchen.com/radio

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Morning Edition

With Drought The New Normal, Calif. Farmers Find They Have To Change

Friday, November 14, 2014

Three years of severe drought in California is forcing farmers and ranchers to make some tough choices. In some cases, they're rethinking everything about their business and finding new opportunities.

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Morning Edition

Big Mayo Vs. Little Mayo: Which Brand Has Egg On Its Face?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Unilever is claiming that the label on Hampton Creek's egg-free spread is misleading and is threatening to its Hellmann's brand. But marketing experts say the strategy may have backfired.

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Why The 'Invasivores' Haven't Pounced On Bear Meat

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Bear is traditional American grub, and hunting bear for meat can help control overpopulation. But bear meat isn't going to make its way into restaurants or onto the average dinner table anytime soon.

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All Things Considered

How To Make A Faux Cheddar In One Hour

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Once Claudia Lucero had mastered rapid cheese-making, she knew it was time to tackle cheddar. But cheddar takes months, even years, to age, so Lucero devised a pseudo version: the Smoky Cheater.

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PRI's The World

Some people will go to incredible lengths to find an awesome wild mushroom

Thursday, November 13, 2014

My Russian mother made me go mushroom picking with her when I was a kid. Now I finally get it. Sort of.

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Ferran Adria And Fellow Star Chefs Talk Biodiversity In Brazil

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A group of chefs gathered this month in Sao Paolo to talk about how they can help preserve biodiversity. Among their warnings: If we lose food products, we will lose flavors and traditions.

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40 Percent Of The World's Cropland Is In Or Near Cities

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Just how much of the world's cropland can we really call urban? That's been a big mystery until now.

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Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee's Future

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

California's coffee crop is new and small, but farmers are optimistic about its potential. Scientists hope that by growing coffee here they can learn more about how to help the crop resist disease.

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All Things Considered

Regulators Ban Cod Fishing In Gulf Of Maine As Stocks Dwindle

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The federal government is shutting down cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine for the next six months. But fishermen, who now face an uncertain future, dispute the government's cod counts.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Cooking at Home with Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The recipes he makes for family and friends in his home kitchen mix Ethiopian, Swedish, Mexican, Caribbean, Italian, and Southern soul.

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A Glimmer Of Hope In The Fight Against Hunger In America

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The number of Americans struggling to afford food has remained stuck near recession-era highs. But a recent Gallup poll suggests things may be starting to get back on track for some.

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