Food

August 8, 2014 | NPR · Guests at the U.S.-Africa Summit were served beef with a Moroccan spice blend. We asked food mavens Marcus Samuelsson and Paula Wolfert to share their recipes. So now you can dine like a diplomat!
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Goat — it’s the other red meat! And it’s easy to mess up. Kenyan-born Kevin Onyona reveals the secrets to a tender yet hearty stew: You’ve got to break down that meat, and you’ve got to give it love.
 

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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition host Renee Montagne talks to America’s Test Kitchen’s Chris Kimball about foods that are easier than you’d guess to make at home. Fresh Nutella or kale chips, anyone?
 

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July 4, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s Renee Montagne visited Coolhaus Ice Cream Shop in Southern California to find out what architecture and frozen desserts have in common, and how to stack up a mean ice cream sandwich.
 

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June 29, 2014 | NPR · Bake them, grill them, even smother them in chocolate. College students and food writers who count instant ramen noodles as a staple are devising all sorts of ways to make them healthier and tastier.
 

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June 12, 2014 | NPR · For those who love a green lawn, those pesky yellow flowers can be an eyesore. For Irish chef Darina Allen, they’re the key ingredient in a sweet, summertime treat.
 

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June 10, 2014 | NPR · Drawing on a history both savory and sweet, two sisters are reintroducing Caribbean cooking to the world beyond the islands. And they’d like to make one thing clear: It’s not just about jerk spice.
 

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May 28, 2014 | NPR · The co-founders of Cowgirl Creamery were among the first American cheesemakers to be recognized by the prestigious French cheese guild. So they know a thing or two about storing and using old cheese.
 

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May 14, 2014 | NPR · Whether it’s across town or across the ocean, moving is unsettling. But re-creating a meaningful meal — one that connects us to childhood, traditions or travels — can make us feel at home anywhere.
 

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May 9, 2014 | NPR · Skillingsboller: a $10 word for sweets that cost just 1 shilling. Chef and stylist Paul Lowe says these Norwegian cinnamon buns make for a golden — and gooey — gift on Mother’s Day.
 

 

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News

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A returned space capsule was opened to reveal frozen gecko remains inside, disappointing scientists. On the bright side, the fruit flies that were aboard made it.
 

September 2, 2014 | NPR · To learn more about the recent celebrity photo hack, Melissa Block speaks with Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University. They discuss how the photos might have been obtained.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · A database of every item the Pentagon has sent to local, state and federal authorities since 2006 sheds light on the massive scope, and evolution, of the 1033 program.
 

Arts & Life

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · For iPad users who are nostalgic for the clickety-clack of keystrokes and “ding!” of the carriage return, Hanks has created Hanx Writer, an app that simulates using a typewriter.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · Growing up, I knew two kinds of apples: red and green. Then I started dating an apple enthusiast and discovered we are in the midst of a rare apple renaissance.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · Also: the man who dug through John Updike’s trash; a new biography of Robin Williams.
 

Music

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · The instrumental hip-hop band’s third record is their first of completely original material.
 

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September 2, 2014 | NPR · “The music that I make can be related to anybody all over the world,” Sinkane’s Ahmed Gallab says of his uprooted life, which informs a masterful blend of R&B, shoegaze, African and country music.
 

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September 2, 2014 | WXPN · Chicago folk artist Crow Moses is a veteran of sorts in his city’s music scene, but the name might not be familiar.
 

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