Jay Bentley's technique for Cast Iron Roasted Half Chicken involves cooking a whole chicken between two very hot and heavy pans. Courtesy of Lynn Donaldson hide caption

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Prepare To Get Hot And Heavy With This Chicken Recipe

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Nigella Lawson is a British food writer and one of Morning Edition's go-to cooking experts. Hugo Burnand/Hilsinger Mendelson East hide caption

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Nigella Lawson Helps Listener Cook Her Eclectic Cupboard

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Matt Lee (left) and Ted Lee (right) grew up in Charleston, S.C. After leaving the South as young adults, they founded a mail-order food company, The Lee Bros. Boiled Peanut Catalogue. They have written two previous cookbooks of Southern cuisine. Squire Fox/Clarkson Potter hide caption

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A 'Charleston Kitchen' Full Of Foraged And Forgotten Foods

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"Tea-Time at the Masters" is a popular Junior League of Augusta cookbook first published in 1977. It's now in its 17th reprint. Courtesy of The Association of Junior Leagues International hide caption

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Bill Smith's Atlantic Beach Pie is based on a recipe for lemon pie, a staple of the North Carolina coast. Courtesy of Katie Workman hide caption

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A North Carolina Pie That Elicits An 'Oh My God' Response

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Young soybeans, often known as edamame, are firmer than peas. Cookbook author Fuchsia Dunlop says they make an easy and delicious dinner when stir-fried. Courtesy of Chris Terry hide caption

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A Simple Chinese Twist On Young Soybeans

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Spicing Up Your Easter Or Passover Meal

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Marshmallow eggs made with homemade flavored sugar are a colorful treat at Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery in Beverly Hills, Calif. To make them, pipe homemade marshmallow into hollow plastic eggs (see recipe, below). Doriane Raiman for NPR hide caption

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Homemade Peeps, And More Easter Treats, A La Thomas Keller

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Tuscany's sweet spinach pie is a dish that's often associated with Easter and spring. Courtesy of Pinella Orgiana hide caption

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Tuscan Pie A Sweet Springtime Take On Spinach

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