If someone asked for onions and green peppers fried into his hash browns, the crunchy grated spuds became "glorified." Amy Thielen shared a recipe for All Things Considered's Found Recipe series. Amy Thielen for NPR hide caption

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At Diner en Blanc ("Dinner in White"), people arrive dressed all in white. They bring their own food and, fittingly,” white wine. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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At the Te'amim — or Tastes — cooking camp in Jerusalem, kids learn how to make kubbeh hamusta, a popular regional dumpling from Kurdistan. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Microwave pralines are easier to make than stovetop pralines, and just as tasty. Ed Anderson/Chronicle Books hide caption

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