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The Leonard Lopate Show

Eating Around the World on Your Metrocard: Georgia

Friday, September 12, 2014

We kick off a new series showcasing the wide variety of international cuisines found in New York City with a look at the food of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.

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From Cotton Candy To Cat Pee: Decoding Tasting Notes In Honey

Friday, September 12, 2014

A California researcher wants to give honey the same nuanced flavor vocabulary as wine and coffee. The flavor wheel she and her testers created is certainly a conversation starter.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Century of Selling Essential Italian Foods in Little Italy

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lou Di Palo, great-grandson of the founder of Di Palo's, shares the history of the landmark store and a lifetime of wisdom about Italian food.

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Food Is Cheap, At Least Compared With 4 Years Ago

Friday, September 12, 2014

Global food prices are at a four-year low because of good harvests in the U.S., Europe and China. But food still costs more than it did in the 1990s, even accounting for inflation.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Food Friday: Young Local Farmers, an Old Family Store

Friday, September 12, 2014

It's Food Friday! Three local farmers talk about the business of farming. The history of Di Palo’s in Little Italy. Georgian food in NYC. Please Explain on  raw food diets.

Why The U.S. Chills Its Eggs And Most Of The World Doesn't

Thursday, September 11, 2014

In many countries, eggs aren't refrigerated and they're still considered safe to eat. But in the U.S., we have to chill them, because we've washed away the cuticle that protects them from bacteria.

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Morning Edition

La. Shrimpers Complain Low Prices Aren't Worth Their Effort

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Hundreds of Louisiana shrimping boats are docked this week, their nets dry. Shrimpers want more money for their catch. Current prices barely allow them to cover their fuel bills.

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The Comeback Of The Endangered Colorado Orange, An Apple

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Colorado Orange is no orange; it is an apple, with a unique texture and citrus taste. There's a new effort to bring it and other endangered Colorado apples back from the brink of extinction.

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The Sporkful

This Is The Sound Of Good Chocolate

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Trust us: you can tell a chocolate's quality by the sound it makes when you break it. Listen for examples of good vs. bad chocolate bars.
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Morning Edition

Americans Renew Their Love For Butter

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Butter is back. But the increased demand is not the reason for recent price hikes. (This piece initially aired on Sept. 6, 2014 on Weekend Edition Saturday).

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Tax Breaks May Turn San Francisco's Vacant Lots Into Urban Farms

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

San Francisco is one of many U.S. cities rolling out incentives to grow food on unused land. But some San Franciscans argue that land should be used to address the acute affordable housing shortage.

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PRI's The World

A book of recipes connects brothers to their Austrian heritage

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Ben and Ed Robson didn't know much about their cultural background until they discovered a family recipe book. That inspired the brothers to start their own restaurant.

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The Sporkful

Listen To Your Chocolate--It Can Tell You How Good It Is

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Dan learns what listening to chocolate can tell you about it, how our brains play tricks on our tongues, and why charging more for wine can make it taste better. 

All Things Considered

Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?

Monday, September 08, 2014

This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.

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Sandwich Monday: Arby's Meat Mountain

Monday, September 08, 2014

Avert your eyes, vegetarians, because for this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the infamous new sandwich from Arby's: The Meat Mountain.

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All Things Considered

Chick-Fil-A Founder Credited His Success To Christian Principles

Monday, September 08, 2014

The founder of the popular Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, S. Truett Cathy, died on Monday at the age of 93. Cathy was as well-known for his chicken sandwich as for his Christian values.

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Healthy Food? Huddle House Won't Be Serving That Anytime Soon

Monday, September 08, 2014

Huddle House says its customers don't want healthy options or calorie counts. But by defying healthy trends, the chain seems increasingly — and unapologetically — out of step with the competition.

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Features

Apple or...Apple? A Quiz

Monday, September 08, 2014

Waiting in line at the Apple store and waiting in line for an apple actually look exactly the same.

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Better With Butter? Here's Why Americans Are Consuming More.

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Cholesterol worries have waned as margarine's trans-fats became the new bogeyman, leading more Americans back to the real deal.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

325: Home Fermentation 101: Easy, Safe and Fun

Friday, September 05, 2014

This week, we explore the benefits of fermented foods with culinary author, fermentation revivalist, and DIY food activist Sandor Katz. We’ll be tasting prosciutto, and we’ll speak with food writer Adam Gopnik about a new food law in France, Fait a la Maison. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make an easy weeknight meal, Garlic Pasta. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions. www.americastestkitchen.com/radio

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