Kamayan Feasts aka No Forks Given

Kamayan Feasts aka No Forks Given

Yana Gilbuena gives us permission to dispense with our forks, reach across the table, and engage with diners we’ve never met. Yana Gilbuena: It's a joyful thing to be dining together. How often do we get to dine with strangers and get to know people through food by...

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Fried Chicken and Lunch Counters

Fried Chicken and Lunch Counters

Listen as Judy recalls memories of a grandma who ran a local lunch counter, food memories of growing up in small Western Montana town, and her recollections of one of her favorite recipes, her Grandma Kennedy’s Fried Chicken. Judy Van Leuven: Food connects you with...

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Persian Stew and Revolutions

Persian Stew and Revolutions

Listen as food blogger and cookbook author, Laura Bashar, shares memories Khoresteh Gormeh Sabzi, a Persian stew, with deep roots in her family’s heritage.

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Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

Traditions are handed down from generation to generation and often times the reason that something is done is "because that is the way we have always done it". This holds true for one ingredient in this recipe for Chicken and Dumplings. Matt: I love to read cookbooks...

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Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs are a celebratory, comforting thing. Nancy recalls a recipe she learned at her mother’s side before mental health concerns altered a mother-daughter relationship.

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Thelma’s Cinnamon Rolls

Thelma’s Cinnamon Rolls

Thelma’s recipe for easy cinnamon rolls with melted butter brushed on top creates a sweet treat whose origins include tall tales and cultural adaptions.

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