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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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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Evolution of Baby Food

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A look at the evolution of baby food, and how this food affects the health of American babies and the diet and nutrition of the adults they become.

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Morning Edition

Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby-boomer parents.

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Morning Edition

European Activists Say They Don't Want Any U.S. 'Chlorine Chicken'

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.

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All Things Considered

The End Of Summer Means The End Of 'Snowballs' In New Orleans

Monday, September 29, 2014

The snowball is just crushed ice and syrup. Legal battles have been waged over snowball patents and recipes, and locals understand why — it's because the snowball is worth fighting for.

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Sandwich Monday: The Pizza Cake

Monday, September 29, 2014

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Pizza Cake, which is a fancy way of saying "a bunch of pizzas stacked on top of each other."

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Everything But The Squeal: How The Hog Industry Cuts Food Waste

Monday, September 29, 2014

Large-scale hog operations get a bad environmental rap. But when it comes to processing the animals, the industry is a model of efficiency, making use of every last bit in sometimes surprising ways.

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Culinary Diplomacy Takes Texan Chef To The Land Of Grilled Yak

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Is food the oldest instrument of diplomacy? The U.S. State Department just sent award-winning chef Tim Byres to Kyrgyzstan, where he ate a sheep's eye and wowed his hosts with Texan spices.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

317R: A New Theory of Evolution: Cooking Made Us Human!

Friday, September 26, 2014

This time on America’s Test Kitchen, we speak to Harvard professor Richard Wrangham about his latest book, Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human, to find out how cooking makes all the difference between humans and primates. We’ll be tasting Swiss cheese, and we’ll speak with food writer Adam Gopnik. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make Juicy Pub-Style Burgers. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions. www.americastestkitchen.com/radio

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GMO Wheat Investigation Closed, But Another One Opens

Friday, September 26, 2014

Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Mercury Rising: Which Fish - and How Much - Is Safe to Eat

Friday, September 26, 2014

Eating too much fish could mean consuming too much mercury. On this week's Please Explain, an experts from Consumer Reports tell us which fish is safest, which to avoid.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Ever Wonder How the Hotel Astor Served their Virginia Ham in February, 1933?

Friday, September 26, 2014

Wonder no more. The New York Public Library just released 17,389 historic New York City menus online. If you're planning a throwback dinner party, here's your resource. 

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PRI's The World

America's craft brewers are inspiring beer lovers — and makers — across the globe

Friday, September 26, 2014

It wasn't that long ago that the American beer landscape was a wasteland of watery lagers. But now more than 3,000 breweries and craft brewers like Sean Lewis are churning out world-class beers that influence brewers and beer lovers worldwide.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Cooking For Your Family With America's Test Kitchen

Friday, September 26, 2014

Feeding your family doesn't have to be stressful or boring. Here's how to make it fun and delicious. 

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PRI's The World

Putin's quarrel with Ukraine squeezes Russia's sushi habit

Friday, September 26, 2014

Sushi has taken Russia by storm during Vladimir Putin's 12-year reign as president and prime minister. But Moscow's involvement in Ukraine is making it more difficult for Russians to get their sushi fix.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: America's Test Kitchen's Skillet Apple Crisp

Friday, September 26, 2014

This is the perfect dessert for apple-picking season. ATK recommends Golden Delicious apples in this recipe, but Honeycrisp or Braeburn apples also work well.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: America's Test Kitchen's Pumpkin Bread

Friday, September 26, 2014

Pumpkin bread made with cream cheese and buttermilk.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: America's Test Kitchen's Oven-Baked Buffalo Wings

Friday, September 26, 2014

For this barroom classic, ATK set out to ditch the deep fryer but still turn out wings that wouldn’t disappoint.

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Belgium Likes Underground Beer. No, Literally

Friday, September 26, 2014

The historic city of Bruges is getting a 2-mile-long underground beer pipeline. Too bad it's from brewery to factory, not brewery to your door.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Family Meals, Menus through History, Mercury in Fish

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jack Bishop from America’s Test Kitchen offers advice for making cooking family meals. The NYPL's “What’s on the Menu?” project. Polish food in Greenpoint. Mercury in fish.