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After coloring, styling and photographing the rice, chef and food stylist Caitlin Levin made coconut rice. "It taste the same," she says. Henry Hargreaves hide caption

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The mortar and pestle can be found in kitchens around the world, including Thailand. In the United States, chef Tanasapamon Rohman uses the tool to grind up chili paste and pulverize rice at her Thai restaurant. Jessical Spengler/Flickr hide caption

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Real Chefs Grind It With A Mortar And Pestle

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Julia Child's reassembled Thanksgiving turkey. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Comfort And Joy: Making The 'Morning Edition' Julia Child Thanksgiving

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Chef Jose Garces' quinoa soup. Jason Varney hide caption

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A Dash Of Latin Flavor On The Thanksgiving Table

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Thanksgiving gets a lift from kimchi, the fermented cabbage found on the Korean table. TheDeliciousLife/Flickr.com hide caption

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Wake Up Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes With A Touch Of Kimchi

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Classic tuna noodle casserole is an often maligned yet much beloved hot dish. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Tuna Noodle Casserole, A Hot Dish In Need Of An Update, Gets One

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An inspector checks a wheel of Reggiano cheese at the Parmigiano-Reggiano storehouse in Bibbiano, Italy. Earthquakes rocked the region, sending the cheese toppling. Marco Vasini/AP hide caption

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For The Love Of Cheese, Diners Unite In Italy

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Five savory cupcakes: Chicken potpie, lasagna, grilled cheese, mac n' cheese and the Thanksgiving leftovers. Courtesy of @LisaSKim hide caption

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Beef Heart: An Unexpected Meal That Spans Generations

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