Chef Jack Bishop on 'The Science of Good Cooking'

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Tamari Greens, Miso Yams: Chef Gives Vegans Multicultural Flavor

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For Many, Christmas Morning Means Beloved Breakfasts

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Father Leo On How To 'Spice Up' Married Life

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When Life Gives You Snow, Make Snow Cream

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Cookbook author Marilynn Brass says eating Virginia Lima's traditional Portuguese Sweet Bread is like biting into a cloud. Andy Ryan hide caption

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A Sweet Bread, A Wash Basin And A Shot Of Whiskey

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Called a boyo or bulema, this Turkish-style pastry was traditionally made for the Jewish Shabbat. Today, boyos are mostly reserved for holidays like Hanukkah. Deena Prichep for NPR hide caption

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At Hanukkah, Pastry Reminds Portland Jews Of Their Mediterranean Roots

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Listener Laurie Pavlos' father, Richard Voigt, with her great-grandparents Frederick and Ethel Rickmeyer. Frederick documented many of his wife's recipes by hand in the early 1900s. Courtesy of Laurie Pavlos hide caption

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In A Family's Lost Cookie, Lots Of Love, And Molasses

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This Hanukkah lamp, made in Italy in the 19th century, depicts Judith holding a sword in one hand and the severed head of Holofernes in the other. The Jewish Museum, New York / Art Resource, NY hide caption

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This copper engraving from approximately 1700 depicts the condition of the English prisoners at the hands of the Dutch. In the 1660s, Cornell University's Eric Tagliacozzo says, the conflict and competition for the spice trade came to a head. "The Dutch decapitated a number of English merchants who were also in the Spice Islands trying to profit from the trade." WikiCommons hide caption

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No Innocent Spice: The Secret Story Of Nutmeg, Life And Death

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A Thanksgiving Menu That Goes Back To The Roots

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