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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Tama Matsuoka Wong's Fried Chicken with Za’atar

Friday, September 05, 2014

These chicken nuggets are crisp and dry, as opposed to greasy, with a subtle blend of flavors. If you want more heat, add Korean or spicy pepper powder.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

On What Planet Is Whole Foods the Cheaper Option?

Friday, September 05, 2014

An expensive planet, presumably. A new report from Bloomberg found that a basket of groceries at a Manhattan Whole Foods was cheaper than at least four other Manhattan grocery chains.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Food Fridays Returns!

Friday, September 05, 2014

Food Fridays are back! Find out where to get some of the best NYC foods. Chef Tony Geraci talks about transforming school lunch. How to forage. Please Explain is all about rice.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Transforming School Lunch and Changing Lives

Friday, September 05, 2014

Tony Geraci radically changed the school lunch systems in Baltimore and Memphis, using fresh, local foods and getting kids on the farm and in the kitchen.

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Morning Edition

Across The Country, Fast-Food Workers Rally For $15-An-Hour Pay

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Union organizers say workers need a liveable wage and that the campaign to win them is gaining momentum, but the industry says higher wages would increase the cost of fast food.

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All Things Considered

Chill Out, Pie-Makers. There's No Butter Shortage Looming

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Butter prices are at their highest levels in years, and supplies are low. But it's not because Americans suddenly discovered that fat isn't evil. It's because other countries love our butter, too.

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On The Media

The Chopsticks Of The Future

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Chinese company Baidu is developing "smart chopsticks" that will tell you what's in your food. And they're actually pretty cool.
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The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Whatever your pleasure — crispy, soft, gooey or nicely tanned — it's easy to customize the classic Nestle Toll House chocolate chip cookie. Just follow these expert tips.

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Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation

Thursday, September 04, 2014

As NATO discusses the crisis in Ukraine this week, Russia's ban on Western imports of fresh food marches on. For now, Moscow's grocery shelves are still stocked, and citizens are stoic.

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Morning Edition

Hankering For A Hot Dog? Try The 66-Pound Hot Dog Sundae

Thursday, September 04, 2014

After making a 100-pound burger, Epic Meal Time, a Canadian YouTube show, moved on to encased meats. It created the hefty sundae to honor the Inland Empire 66ers, a minor league baseball team.

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The Takeaway

GMO-Related Lobbying Skyrockets

Thursday, September 04, 2014

When it comes to the debate over genetically modified foods in America, the crux of the conversation now hinges on the question of to label or not to label.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Surviving a Massacre, a Gift to NATO, and a Kennedy's Return to Vietnam

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Takeaway explores the story of an ISIS massacre and the lone survivor who got away, NATO's relevance in the world, and Rory Kennedy weighs in on her new documentary about Vietnam.

All Things Considered

Perdue Says Its Hatching Chicks Are Off Antibiotics

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Perdue Farms, one of the country's largest suppliers of chicken meat, says its hatcheries are working better now without antibiotics. Public health advocates call it "a big step" forward.

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Millions Struggle To Get Enough To Eat Despite Jobs Returning

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The number of food insecure Americans did not decline between 2012 and 2013, according to the USDA. And the level of food insecurity remains much higher than it was before the recession.

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The Takeaway

The GMO Debate: Listeners Respond

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Yesterday we had a conversation centering around the GMO debate. Many of you were listening closely, and The Takeaway got tons of comments and phone calls in response to the segment.

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Locusts Eat The Crops Of Madagascar — And Each Other, Too

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

We know next to nothing about the red locusts that are swarming over Madagascar. But we do know they destroy crops, a plan is needed to fight them, and eating them is a bad idea.

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New Tech City

Ana and Mia: How Eating Disorders Evolved Online

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

This is the story of one lonely young girl who used the Internet to get better at starving herself behind her family's back, and the online moment that changed her course to recovery. 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Power Play, Revisiting GMOs, and Comfortable Airplane Seats

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The Takeaway explores the extremism of ISIS, how the ACA has changed the landscape for those with serious illnesses, and who's to blame for the torture of reclining airline seats.

New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.

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Fresh Air

Want To Dine Out? You May Need To Buy Tickets — Or Bid On A Table

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Some of the nation's restaurants are using technology to make diners commit before their night out. It's convenient for the restaurant and customer — and it may pry people away from old habits.

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