Susan Tannewitz-Karnes grew up eating Mrs. Lawrence every Christmas. The tea cake was so beloved that Tannewitz-Karnes and her siblings would argue over who received more than their fair share. Courtesy of Susan Tannewitz-Karnes hide caption

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Chef Jay Bentley makes his pork schnitzel with panko instead of the more traditional bread crumbs. He gets his pork from growers who raise heritage-style pigs that are allowed to forage outside. Courtesy of Jay Bentley hide caption

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Chef Sang Yoon prepares a dish at the Top Chef Masters Season 5 Premiere Tasting Event. The rise of competition cooking shows has quickly overtaken the traditional, how-to style of cooking television. Evan Agostini/Chase Sapphire Preferred/AP Images hide caption

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Kreplach, a special Jewish holiday dish that can be made essentially out of leftovers. Courtesy of Caren Alpert hide caption

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The Dutch Haven restaurant and gift shop in Ronks, Pa. Color postcard, circa 1955. Courtesy of University of Pennsylvania Press hide caption

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The facade of Noma in Copenhagen. More than 60 diners complained of nausea and diarrhea after eating at the widely acclaimed restaurant last month. Dresling Jens/AP hide caption

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