Gluten-Free Guests For Thanksgiving? We've Got You Covered

It's like the start of a bad joke: a vegan, a gluten-free and a paleo walk into a bar — except it's your house, and they're gathered around the Thanksgiving table. Don't panic — we've got recipes.

Jazzy Vegetarian: 5 Ways To Veganize Your Thanksgiving Favorites

OPB | Nov. 25, 2014 midnight

Laura Theodore shares her tips for making traditional Thanksgiving dishes vegan with easy substitutions. Plus, get her recipes for Holiday Stuffing Casserole and Pumpkin Pie with Date-Nut Crust.

Culinary Institute's School For 'Foodpreneurs' To Cook Up Innovation

NPR | Nov. 17, 2014 3:05 p.m.

The Culinary Institute of America may be best known for churning out chefs. But its graduates are charting new career paths that require more business chops and it's launching a school to mentor them.

Freeze! Author Steven Johnson Explores How Clarence Birdseye Invented Frozen Food

OPB | Nov. 05, 2014 midnight

Frozen food is a multibillion-dollar market in the U.S. and around the world, and we have an unlikely fur trader to thank for it. Bestselling author Steven Johnson explores his legacy.

Meet Three Latina Entrepreneurs Inspired By Food, Culture & Tradition

OPB | Nov. 04, 2014 midnight

Three local entrepreneurs share the challenges and successes of running their own culinary businesses. Along the way they have received support from friends and family, as well as Hacienda CDC, a Latino-focused nonprofit.

Jazzy Vegetarian: Five Tips For 'Baking It' Vegan

OPB | Oct. 30, 2014 midnight

Baking a tasty vegan dessert can seem daunting, but a few smart substitutions make it a snap. Laura Theodore shares tips and her recipes for chocolate chip cookies and German chocolate cake.

A Boozy Parisian Pineapple That Tastes Like The Holidays

NPR |Nov. 28, 2014 2:44 p.m.

Dorie Greenspan struggled to recreate a friend's sweet dessert, but he just wouldn't divulge his secret. "It's nothing," he said. "It's so simple." Turns out, it is simple — once you have the recipe.

Good Luck Keeping Your Paws Off 'Mittens The Cat Cake'

NPR |Nov. 27, 2014 3:32 p.m.

The story behind Gesine Bullock-Prado's elaborate chocolate-marzipan-pumpkin mousse cake involves her late mother and a rescue cat named Mittens.

The Native American Side Of The Thanksgiving Menu

NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 9:37 a.m.

The first Thanksgiving was something of a joint venture between pilgrims and Native Americans. Chef Richard Hetzler shares a menu that celebrates the first settlers and the country's first tribes.

For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 7:32 a.m.

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and akutaq, or Eskimo ice cream – salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

Want A Calorie Count With That? FDA Issues New Rules For Restaurants

NPR |Nov. 25, 2014 10:11 a.m.

Years in the making, the new rules will require chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus. Even movie theaters and vending machines are covered.

Take A Bite Out Of Ringo: Giant Cookies Honor Pop Culture Icons

NPR |Nov. 25, 2014 9:13 a.m.

From Calvin and Hobbes to Fall Out Boy, two self-taught pastry pros specialize in hand-painted cookies of musicians and other cultural icons. Their creations seem almost too beautiful to eat. Almost.

Sandwich Monday: The Thanksgiving Hot Durkey

NPR |Nov. 24, 2014 1:28 p.m.

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we make our own holiday turkey — out of hot dogs.

Thanksgiving, Frozen: A 6-Day Guide To What To Cook Ahead, And When

NPR |Nov. 21, 2014 1:15 p.m.

You don't have to leave all the cooking for Thursday. We offer tips for getting most of the meal ready in advance so you can sleep in a little later on the big day.

The 3-Bird Turducken Has Nothing On This 17-Bird Royal Roast

NPR |Nov. 21, 2014 9:03 a.m.

The Frenchman who was the world's first restaurant critic launched the world's first serial food journal in 1803. To wow readers, he offered a recipe for for rôti sans pareil, the roast without equal.

Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish Put To The Test At Amish Market

NPR |Nov. 21, 2014 8:29 a.m.

A woman on the Eastern Shore of Maryland said she'd love to make and sell Susan Stamberg's mother-in-law's famous cranberry relish. Naturally, Stamberg had to inspect the operation and try it out.

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