Cook It At Home: Bonnie Morales' Herring Under A Fur Coat

Bonnie Morales, chef and owner of Kachka, demonstrates how to make a zakuski dish: herring under a fur coat, a colorful layered salad.

Non-Profit Coffee Company Looking To Share The Perfect Cup

OPB | July 17, 2014 midnight

A few months ago, Montana-based company Cup of Excellence opened offices in Portland with the aim of connecting with the city's rich coffee heritage.

Culinary Historian Michael Twitty On The Politics & Power Of Food

OPB | July 07, 2014 midnight

Michael Twitty studies the intersection of food, culture and history in the colonial and antebellum South. Find out what it was like to prepare a traditional Southern meal for the Time Team America archaeologists.

Jazzy Vegetarian: Spectacular Summer Salads

OPB | July 02, 2014 midnight

Nothing is more welcoming on a hot summer day than a freshly prepared salad. Try quick and healthy recipes for easy cucumber salad, red quinoa and avocado salad, and more.

Simple Tricks Can Tame The Taste Of Broccoli And Its Cousins

NPR | June 23, 2014 1:47 p.m.

The horrible memory of overcooked vegetables can and should be overcome, because yes, kale is really good for you. A cookbook author shares tips for making sure these veggies actually taste good, too.

Recipe: Strawberry Blueberry Pinot Noir Sangria

Statesman Journal | June 19, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Sangria's a great summer party satisfier, refreshing, fruity and easy to make in a large batch. Try this recipe for strawberry blueberry pinot noir sangria.

Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp

NPR | July 29, 2014 2:13 p.m.

Mackerel, herring and sardines are some of the most nutritious fish in the sea. Now there's another reason to eat them: Fishermen use a lot less fuel to catch them than many other kinds of seafood.

Sandwich Monday: The Korean Steak Sandwich

NPR | July 28, 2014 3:16 p.m.

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.

If Exercise Feels Like Work, Mindless Snacking May Follow

NPR | July 28, 2014 11:41 a.m.

The idea that sacrificing at the gym entitles us to a reward seems to be embedded in our collective thinking. Researchers set out to test how this affects how we eat after a workout.

For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet

NPR | July 28, 2014 8:13 a.m.

A group of men in New York are challenging the stereotype that eating meat signifies manliness. Instead, they say that manhood can be proven by protecting the planet, not dominating it.

Plot To Poison Famed French Wine Makes For Gripping (Pinot) Noir

NPR | July 26, 2014 1:18 p.m.

In Shadows in the Vineyard Maximillian Potter tells the true story of the legendary Romanée-Conti vineyard — and how it was held up for a 1 million euro ransom.

Key Chain Blood-Alcohol Testing May Make Quantified Drinking Easy

NPR | July 25, 2014 4:36 p.m.

Some of us now monitor our steps, sleep and calorie intake with wristbands and apps. So why not track blood alcohol levels? We explore the next frontier in the self-measurement movement.

The Weird, Underappreciated World Of Plastic Packaging

NPR | July 25, 2014 12:51 p.m.

So much of the food we eat these days is encased in plastic. And behind it is a whole lot of research and innovation. We dive into some of the materials that keep food fresh and portable.

When Do Chefs And Doctors Buy Generic?

NPR | July 25, 2014 9:41 a.m.

Experts are more likely than the general public to buy generic products — but not always. Here's a breakdown of which foods and drugs experts buy generic.

With Help From America's Test Kitchen, Why Buy When You Can DIY?

NPR | July 24, 2014 4:39 a.m.

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?

Soylent DIYers Sell Their Own Versions Of The Powdered Food

NPR | July 22, 2014 2:35 p.m.

Soylent, the offbeat meal replacement company, has built an online community of more than 18,000 users. But some are impatient to get their orders, so they're making and selling it themselves.

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