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The Sporkful

Bagels!

Monday, October 06, 2014

On The Media's Brooke Gladstone calls modern fluffy bagels "a betrayal." Anthony Weiner calls BuzzFeed's bagel judging event "offensive.” What's the right way to do bagels?

Two For One: Subsidies Help Food Stamp Recipients Buy Fresh Food

Saturday, October 04, 2014

There a big new pot of government money available for programs that boost the buying power of food stamps. But there's a catch: The cash has to spent on local fruit and vegetables.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Home-Cooking, Hollywood Horror, and Great Ideas

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

328: Rhubarb and Marilyn Monroe: Life on A Small Michigan Farm

Friday, October 03, 2014

This week, we speak with Kathleen Flinn, author of Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family, about food, farming, and childhood. We’ll be tasting corn tortillas, and we’ll discover five “can-do” wines that can handle almost any situation with expert Stephen Meuse. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make shredded beef tacos. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions. www.americastestkitchen.com/radio

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GMOs Are Old Hat. Synthetically Modified Food Is The New Frontier

Friday, October 03, 2014

Scientists hyping synthetic biology say it may one day give us biofuels, drugs and organisms that will solve hefty global problems. But synthetic biology food is already here, and causing controversy.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Anthony Bourdain, #BL25 HIV/AIDS in 1992, The NY Fed Tapes

Friday, October 03, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Anthony Bourdain on the Bronx, our #BL25 series look at the HIV/AIDS crisis, and tapes from the NY Fed.
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All Things Considered

In Chicago, A Long Farewell To Famed 'Hot Dougs'

Friday, October 03, 2014

Hundreds of people have been waiting up to eight hours to get one last taste of what they say is the "best hot dog ever," at Hot Doug's in Chicago.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What Are Your Favorite Cookbooks?

Friday, October 03, 2014

Melissa Clark talks about which cookbooks are her favorites and invites you to share yours!

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The Birth And Afterlife Of Israel's Precious Etrog Fruit

Friday, October 03, 2014

An odd, beautiful and persnickety citrus fruit has its big moment during the Jewish fall festival of Sukkot. But then what do you do with it?

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VIDEO: Glimpse The History Of Life In A Beer

Friday, October 03, 2014

It took more than a billion years of evolution to yield the biology behind a beer. Here, we bring you a video celebration of the science in a cold one.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

How to Bake the Perfect Loaf of Bread

Friday, October 03, 2014

Samuel Fromartz describes his quest to hone his breadmaking skills and his knowledge of bread, from seed to flour to the biochemistry of sourdough. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Come Hungry: Calvin Trillin's Eating Tour of Lower Manhattan

Friday, October 03, 2014

The New Yorker writer tells us about his annual walking tour through the West Village, Soho, Little Italy and Chinatown, which includes stops at favorite eateries.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

How to Be a Restaurant Reviewer

Friday, October 03, 2014

Pete Wells, New York Times restaurant critic, and Sam Sifton, the New York Times food editor and former restaurant reviewer, explain the ins and outs of being a restaurant critic.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Hope You're Hungry: Favorite Cookbooks, a Tasting Tour, Restaurant Reviewing

Friday, October 03, 2014

Melissa Clark shares her five favorite cookbooks!  Samuel Fromartz perfects bread baking. Calvin Trillin's “Come Hungry” tour. Please Explain restaurant reviewing. 

Your Fellow Diners' Size May Affect How Much You Eat

Thursday, October 02, 2014

In one study, people who ate near a heavier dining companion served themselves lots more food. Researchers say a fellow diner's weight is just one of many subconscious cues influencing what we eat.

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California Cracks Down On Farmers Market Cheaters

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Did your local farmer really grow that heirloom apple he just sold you? California wants to know, so it's sending more inspectors out to make sure the produce sold at markets is really local.

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The Takeaway

Home-Cooking: A Family Tradition Out of Reach?

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A team of sociologists at North Carolina State University found that for low- and middle-income families in America, making a home-cooked meal is easier said than done.

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Morning Edition

From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren't as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.

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All Things Considered

'How To Cook Everything Fast'? Bittman Says Skip The Prep

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rachel Martin talks to food writer Mark Bittman about his new cookbook, "How to Cook Everything Fast," which thumbs its nose at the French tradition of having ingredients prepped before you cook.

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'Human Flesh' Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In a stunt to promote the next season of the hit zombie show The Walking Dead, London chefs have concocted a burger inspired by human flesh. They're giving them away Tuesday at a pop-up restaurant.

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