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Women Can't Make Sushi, And Other Fishy Myths, Busted

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sushi is supposed to be eaten at room temperature and right after it's made. So why are we buying out of the cold case at the supermarket? And where are all the female sushi chefs?

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Nose-to-Tail Eating

Friday, September 19, 2014

Find out the philosophy behind using the whole animal and how to prepare organ meats, pig's feet, tongue and more.

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Around The World In 8 Hospital Meals

Friday, September 19, 2014

From tasty tempura to gross gruel, hospital meals across the globe vary wildly. Highbrow institutions in China and India have long served top-notch food. U.S. hospitals are starting to follow suit.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Ample Hills Creamery's "Barclays Gridlock"

Friday, September 19, 2014

If you're stuck in traffic, you may as well be eating homemade ice cream.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What Do Astronauts Eat?

Friday, September 19, 2014

A food scientist explains how to prepare special food for space travelers.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Restaurant Etiquette, Ice Cream, What Astronauts Eat

Friday, September 19, 2014

Philip Galanes gives advice on of eating out. Food science and making food for astronauts. Recipes from Brooklyn’s Ample Hills Creamery. Please Explain nose-to-tail eating.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Ample Hills Creamery's "The Munchies"

Friday, September 19, 2014

The perfect ice cream for a late night freezer raid. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Ample Hills Creamery's "I Want To Marry This!"

Friday, September 19, 2014

Keep your spouse away from this maple ice cream with pieces of chocolate covered bacon bark. 

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Sweet: Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme Pump Up Pledge On Palm Oil

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Two major doughnut chains have bowed to consumer pressure to better police their palm oil purchases. Environmentalists say it's a win for consumers, trees and animals.

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All Things Considered

The Secret To This Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pork Is In The (Soy) Sauce

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Although it's a common Chinese dish, hongshao rou (red-braised pork) can be tricky to master. The key is to use two different types of soy sauce — light and dark.

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Morning Edition

From Coffee To Chicory To Beer, 'Bitter' Flavor Can Be Addictive

Thursday, September 18, 2014

If you don't think you like bitter foods, try them again. Jennifer McLagan, the author of Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, is on a mission to change hearts and minds.

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All Things Considered

Diet Soda May Alter Our Gut Microbes And Raise The Risk Of Diabetes

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

There's a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.

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Want To Learn About The Scientific Method? Go Bake Some Cookies

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

How one woman's quest to bring you the scientific method has resulted in a blog project chock-full of chocolate chip cookie experiments. Wear your oven mitt and bring a glass of milk.

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PRI's The World

You might want extra life insurance before trying some of the recipes in this cookbook

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Since 1991, the Ig Nobel prizes have been awarded, tongue firmly in cheek, to researchers whose work "first makes you laugh, then makes you think." The theme of this year's Ig Nobel ceremony? Food. And with that, we have this review of the Ig Nobel Cookbook, Volume I.

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Mistura Food Fest Gives Peruvian Cuisine A Chance To Shine

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Every September, top chefs from around the world gather to celebrate the diversity of Peruvian cuisine. But not everyone is convinced the food boom is the answer to the country's historic challenges.

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All Things Considered

Edible Packaging? Retailers Not Quite Ready To Ditch The Wrapper

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

To reduce waste, some enterprising companies are trying to roll out products that make the package part of the snack — edible packaging. But selling it to the retail market is trickier than it seems.

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All Things Considered

Thanks To Nutella, The World Needs More Hazelnuts

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Nutella, launched 50 years ago, has turned into a global phenomenon, boosting demand for hazelnuts. Now producers are looking beyond Turkey's north coast, where most of these nuts are grown.

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A Scientist's Journey From Beer To Microbiology To Bourbon-Making

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

When his home-brew tasted bad, a college student decided to pursue microbiology. After more than a decade as a scientist, he's going back to brewing — but this time, he's moving up to bourbon.

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All Things Considered

'Language Of Food' Reveals Mysteries Of Menu Words And Ketchup

Monday, September 15, 2014

Linguist Dan Jurafsky uncovers the fishy origins of ketchup and how it forces us to rethink global history. He also teaches us how to read a menu to figure out how much a restaurant may charge.

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Sandwich Monday: Lay's Cappuccino Potato Chips

Monday, September 15, 2014

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the new cappuccino-flavored potato chips from Lay's. They sound gross, but are they gross? We'll just go ahead and tell you: Yes they are.

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