John Hodgman, left, presides over a live taping of the Judge John Hodgman podcast, as Jesse Thorn looks on. Liezl Estipona/Courtesy of Maximum Fun hide caption

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How to make dead fish look attractive? That's the challenge New York-based duo Shimon and Tammar Rothstein faced when they were hired to do the photography for famed French chef Eric Ripert's book On the Line. Photos by Shimon and Tammar, Courtesy of Shimon and Tammar hide caption

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Chuck Shelton in the cold room at Albemarle CiderWorks in Virginia, which makes sparkling alcoholic cider with some of the same apple varieties used by Thomas Jefferson. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Pastilla is made with honey, walnuts and shredded coconut and is served up in bite-sized logs. Courtesy of Monday Morning Cooking Club hide caption

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Turkeys sit in a barn in Sonoma, Calif. An estimated 46 million turkeys are cooked and eaten during Thanksgiving meals in the U.S. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Lilly Symer, 2, helps her mom, NPR reporter Allison Aubrey, make a walnut-based pie crust. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil with her grandmother, who taught her to make the Filipino dish lumpia, in 2009. Courtesy of Melanie Vanderlipe Ramil hide caption

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