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March 10, 2006 One day we'll have a recipe from Janete. She's working as a driver for Kragen Auto and hasn't had the time to write it up for us. Meanwhile, Susan Howard, who translated for Janete in the story, and is from Goiânia, shared two of her recipes. Go forth and cook.
March 4, 2005 Born in 1901, Cleora Butler learned to cook from her mother, Martha Thomas. Their home in North Tulsa, Okla., was a favorite destination for Cab Calloway and other black musicians and entertainers, who often ate in private homes when traveling through the segregated South and Southwest. Here we offer her signature recipe, Baked Fudge.
December 24, 2004 John and Anne Patterson from Baltimore, Md., share their recipe for Czechoslovakian Moon Cookies. We hope that you can honor their request that those who make these Czechoslovakian Moon Cookies do so with one purpose in mind -- to give them to others as a token of generosity and thanks.
December 24, 2004 Jay Allison sends us his mother, Barbara Allison's, Eggnog recipe: "There were eggnog recipes descended from both sides of my family, and the recipes warred every Christmas," Jay Allison says. "I don't think anyone ever wins a war like that."
December 24, 2004 Angelo Garro has a tradition of celebrating Christmas Eve with his friends by preparing a Seven Fish Dinner. The Greeks brought this dish to Sicily when they colonized the island. The Seven Fish Dinner has become a southern Italian tradition from Naples. It consists of seven courses of fish prepared in various ways. Here is a recipe for one course.
December 24, 2004 In much of the American South, eating black-eyed peas is thought to bring a year filled with luck. So as not to leave you luckless in the upcoming year, here's a recipe from listeners Karen Rhodes and Robert Weiner, who host a New Year's party each year and prepare this dish.
December 17, 2004 In addition to raising grass-fed beef, the Apples raise grass-fed lamb. Chickens on the Apple Family Farm are raised without the use of chemicals, hormones or unnecessary antibiotics. Debbie Apple shares her recipe for Grilled Lamb Chops with a Honey Glaze.
December 10, 2004 The following recipes, used courtesy of author Paula K. McKenna, are from Ships of the Great Lakes Cookbook, a collection of more than 400 recipes from the galleys of the great ships that sail the Great Lakes.
December 3, 2004 Master hunter and forager Angelo Garro shares his recipes for wild fennel cakes -- a springtime specialty -- Sicilian poached eggs and his own porcini pasta.
November 19, 2004 Nobody can seem to remember who first opened Angel's Market on a San Francisco street corner nearly 100 years ago. But everyone in the neighborhood knows George and Alice, who have owned Angel's for the last decade. Kate Volkman reports.
November 18, 2004 These recipes are all from the unfinished Mississippi portion of the "America Eats" project. John T. Edge, director of the Southern Folkways Alliance at the University of Mississippi, unearthed them for Hidden Kitchen's producer Jamie York. Some of the recipes did not carry attribution information; nobody knows who wrote them.
November 12, 2004 Native Harvest organic wild rice is distinct from "paddy" or commercially available rice. The rice is a highly textured, uneven grain, medium brown in color and with a nutty smell. The following recipes for wild rice are from Native Harvest.
November 5, 2004 The Puckerbrush Potluck honors the late solicitor general of Iowa, Bess Osenbaugh. Each year, two women attorney's groups sponsor a food competition at the Iowa State Fair. Entries are judged not just on taste, but on the stories behind each dish — and how it has helped bring people together. Entrants share their stories and recipes here.
November 5, 2004 The folks from the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn in Owensboro -- "a Kentucky tradition" -- provide their thoughts on the origins of burgoo and share their special recipes for Moonlite burgoo and mutton dip.
October 29, 2004 Alice Witt ran the Hill Top Inn Restaurant in Mayo, Md., which she and her husband built in the 1930s. This is her recipe for Crab Soup, passed down through the family to her granddaughter, Mae Bissett, mother of candidate Phil Bissett. Bissett is running for county commissioner of Anne Arundel County.
October 29, 2004 This political season, the Los Angeles-based restaurant Chapalita catered a get-out-the-vote block party in the city's Lincoln Heights neighborhood. Chef Juan Gomez shares his recipes for Juan's Special Rice and Juan's Green Salsa.
October 22, 2004 Public radio listener John Wheeler first clued the Hidden Kitchens Team into the hidden kitchens of NASCAR. Wheeler is the chef for the Target Chip Ganassi Racing Team. He shares his recipes for pasta pomodoro di zanardi.
October 22, 2004 Ken Enck, owner of Enck's Custom Catering, feeds many NASCAR teams. Below is his recipe for ham balls, courtesy of Ken's mother, Ann Enck, who calls the meal "excellent for Thanksgiving." The Enck family catering business in Lanchester, Pa., feeds about a thousand people a year on Thanksgiving Day. Ham balls are always on the menu.
October 22, 2004 The NASCAR Racing Wives Auxiliary is a benevolent fund for injured members of the NASCAR community. It's an impressive group of ladies formed by the wives of drivers, crews and sponsors. They share recipes from the 1964-1989 25th-anniversary issue of the Racing Wives Auxiliary cookbook.
October 15, 2004 Lydia Mendoza, queen of Tejano music, began her legendary career singing in the plazas of downtown San Antonio with the chili queens in the 1930s. During The Kitchen Sisters' recent interview with her, Mendoza shared her time-honored recipes for some traditional dishes and her secret for chiles rellenos. These are her recipes, in her words.
October 15, 2004 A modern-day recipe for barbacoa, a dish traditional to South Texas made from meat byproducts from a cow's head and other parts. More contemporary recipes for barbacoa often use lamb and are prepared in steamers.
October 15, 2004 From the research library of the Institute of Texan Cultures comes this chili queen recipe (slightly updated for shopping convenience).
October 8, 2004 Pat Sherman lived in single-room occupancies (SROs) for a long time. She now works as the program coordinator of the walk-in center at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. Below, in her own words, is her recipe for "Hidden Beans & Rice."
October 8, 2004 It should come as no surprise to our NPR listeners that when we asked George Foreman, former heavyweight champion of the world, for his favorite recipes he said, "Give me a grill and plate." Here, Foreman shares his recipes for grilled salmon and grilled "Sir-Loin" steak.
October 1, 2004 Cornelia Lambert called the Hidden Kitchens Hotline tell us how her grandmother, Ruby, turned her legendary cooking into a local fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity. Ruby Blackburn Lambert offers her recipe for Persimmon Pudding.
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