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Bronx Baker Turns Dominican Cakes Into A Sweet American Dream

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

An immigrant who mastered the art of the Dominican-style cake is baking up a business in her New York City neighborhood. And she is spreading Caribbean culture along with her frosting.

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PRI's The World

Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons gets swallowed up by Burger King

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

As mom and apple pie are to America, so are Gordie Howe and Tim Hortons to Canada. But after being sold to Burger King, some Canadians are concerned the American company will bring unwelcome changes to the nation's favorite cup of joe.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Recipe: Melissa Clark's Upside Down Polenta Plum Cake

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A moist cake to make with the plums that are in season this summer.

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Morning Edition

Cereal Consumption Hurt By Grab-And-Go Foods

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Americans are consuming less cereal for breakfast, in part because of competition from restaurants. Americans are also seeking more protein for breakfast.

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Morning Edition

The 'Greening' Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers' Pockets

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Making the Most of Summer Fruit, Making a Documentary about Photographer Dorothea Lange

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Melissa Clark talks summer fruit. What makes Honda tick. A documentary about photographer Dorothea Lange. A lawsuit over the Fukushima disaster.

The Sporkful

An 11 Year Old Offers A Lesson in Hot Sauce

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Full disclosure: I’m a caliente wimp. But 11-year-old hot sauce enthusiast (and founding president of The Sporkful Junior Eaters Society) Nathaniel Goodyear thinks he can change that. 

Sandwich Monday: The Do-Rite Fried Chicken Doughnut Sandwich

Monday, August 25, 2014

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we go off menu at a doughnut and fried chicken shop, and get a fried-chicken-on-a-doughnut sandwich.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The True Paleo Diet's No Excuse to Eat Meat

Monday, August 25, 2014

Eating like your ancestors is fine—but cavemen didn't hunt at Whole Foods. We take a deeper look at the largely vegetarian history of Paleolithic diets from around the world.

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California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

Monday, August 25, 2014

It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.

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Morning Edition

Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

Monday, August 25, 2014

Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.

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Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.

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Hypoallergenic Nuts: A Solution To Nut Allergies?

Saturday, August 23, 2014

At present, no treatment exists for nut allergies, so researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have shifted their focus. Instead of treating people, they're trying to treat the nut.

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America's Test Kitchen Radio

324: The New Food Journalism: New Orleans Post Katrina

Friday, August 22, 2014

This week, we chat with Brett Anderson, the restaurant critic for The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. In the wake of Katrina, Brett had to turn to a whole new style of food journalism—a mix of food, politics, and cultural rebirth. We’ll find out what’s hot and what’s not in the world of kitchen gadgets, and we’ll investigate more top wine trends with expert Stephen Meuse. Then we’ll head into the test kitchen to learn how to make grilled shrimp burgers. And of course, we’ll be taking your calls to answer all of your cooking questions.

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All Things Considered

A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis

Friday, August 22, 2014

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.

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Nestle Nudges Its Suppliers To Improve Animal Welfare

Friday, August 22, 2014

The world's largest food company is requiring all of its suppliers of dairy, meat, poultry and egg products to comply with tighter animal welfare standards. Animal rights groups applaud the move.

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Morning Edition

Author And His Daughter Cook Around The World And You Can Too

Friday, August 22, 2014

Kelly McEvers talks to food writer Mark Kurlansky and his daughter Talia about their cookbook International Night, based on their tradition of cooking a meal every week from a different country.

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Can Quinoa Take Root On The 'Roof Of The World'?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Quinoa, once a homebody crop, crossed the Atlantic for the first time this century. Now the Food and Agriculture Organization has a hunch it can thrive in Central and Southwest Asia.

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Marketplace

What is a superfood?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A new study tries to define superfoods. Hint: it's more than just kale.

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California Drought Has Wild Salmon Competing With Almonds For Water

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Thousands of Chinook salmon are struggling to survive in the Klamath River, where waters are running dangerously low and warm. Cold reservoir water is instead going to farms in the Central Valley.

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