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'The Four Top': Cynthia Nims | Kerry Newberry | Diane Morgan


Have you heard about the bivalve everyone is buzzing about, the Olympia oyster? What exactly is an "organic" fish farm? And how are Dungeness crab fishermen fighting Big Oil to solve the problem of climate change?

Here Are Martha Stewart's Tips For Hosting A Terrific New Year's Eve


Ice balls melt slowly and impress everyone. Provide toothbrushes and bathrobes for overnight guests. And if your budget is tight, mac and cheese and a bottle of good wine can go a very long way.

You Can Eat Like Johnny Cash — Thanks To A Cookbook From Country Music's First Family


The son of country music legends Johnny Cash and June Carter has compiled a book of Southern recipes handed down in his family through the years.

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Like Moths To A Flame: Why Modern-Day Guests Always Gather In The Kitchen

Holiday season is party season. Hosts decorate their homes with trees, flowers, and candles in the windows to make them cozy and festive. Yet so many parties end up in the kitchen. Why?

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Let Them Eat Gateau And (Calmly) Discuss Veganism In Portland

Can any of us describe veganism in Portland? Maybe we should start by nibbling Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Gateau from a new cookbook with local ties.


'Saveur' Magazine Examines How The Feast Of The 7 Fishes Started

David Greene talks to Stacy Adimando, executive editor at Saveur magazine, about the history of the feast of the seven fishes — an Italian-American tradition served on Christmas Eve.

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Save The Leftovers, Save The Planet? New Cookbook Tackles Food Waste

“Scraps, Peels and Stems” is full of insights, strategies and tips to help manage food waste in daily life, plus simple, enticing recipes for quick gratification.

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Have A Question About Hosting New Year's Eve? Martha Stewart Could Help You!

Send us your hosting dilemmas and challenges and we may put your question to the queen of hosting, Martha Stewart, for an upcoming on-air segment.

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On Netflix, Chef Samin Nosrat Goes Global To Demystify 'Salt Fat Acid Heat'

In her four-part show, James Beard award-winning food writer and chef Samin Nosrat travels the globe, talking to home chefs to learn more about the four essentials of great food.

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'The Four Top': Miles Hassell | Mea Hassell | Lissa Kane | Sarah Bowen Shea

As we head into the holiday season, we prep for the overeating and lazy days off by discussing a healthy lifestyle on location at Root Whole Body in Portland's Slabtown neighborhood.

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Get Ready, Clam Diggers: It's Chowder Time

Now that the cold weather has arrived, it’s clam chowder season.

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Cranberry Relish: The NPR Recipe That Divides Thanksgiving Tables

It's the Friday before Thanksgiving, which means it's time for the annual recitation of Mama Stamberg's cranberry relish. Love it or hate it? Listeners weigh in.

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Turkey And Tamales: People Of Color Share Their Multicultural Thanksgivings

For many immigrant families, Thanksgiving is a time to take part in an American tradition, but it's also a great excuse to gather and eat the foods of their culture with friends and family.


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