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April 22, 2016 Comment

Favorite Passover Recipes From Chef Kathy Gunst

Our resident chef shares recipes for spiced charoset, pavlova (flourless meringue cake) and chicken soup.

April 19, 2016 13 Comments

Harlem Voters Are Ready For The New York Primary

Robin Young spoke with a number of voters as they attended Sunday gospel services and dined out at the famous soul restaurant Sylvia’s.

April 14, 2016 15 Comments

How To Make Really Good Pizza At Home

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst shares recipes for two kinds of pizza dough and three different pizzas.

April 8, 2016 3 Comments

Farming By The Numbers

The latest tech start-up boom is not coming from Silicon Valley. It’s in the Midwest.

April 7, 2016 Comment

New Genetically Engineered Pigs Bred To Fight Disease

Researchers in Kansas and Missouri recently developed pigs resistant to a deadly virus that costs the U.S. pork industry millions annually.

April 6, 2016 4 Comments

Zingerman’s Offers Sandwiches And A Unique Business Strategy

Employees at the store have access to data about the company and each staff member had the chance to purchase the first shares of company stock.

April 1, 2016 28 Comments

Fact And Fiction About Monsanto

Following our interview with Monsanto’s CEO, NPR’s Dan Charles joins us to dig into some of the claims he made.

March 21, 2016 4 Comments

Main Course Salads To Segue Into Spring

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst combines warm and cold elements and winter and spring ingredients.

March 18, 2016 6 Comments

Coke Hopes Designer Milk Will Offset Soda’s Decline

Coca-Cola is partnering with a dairy cooperative to distribute high-protein, high-calcium, low-sugar, lactose-free milk.

March 14, 2016 2 Comments

Why Waffle House Has Its Own Record Label

Even when the songs aren’t explicitly about food, they manage to work Waffle House into their lyrics.

March 10, 2016 Comment

Is McDonald’s Liable For Labor Violations At Franchise Stores?

Some franchise stores are accused of violations such as firing workers who participated in strikes calling for a $15 minimum wage.

March 8, 2016 2 Comments

Baklava And Politics Are On The Menu At Dearborn Cafe

In a bakery founded by a Lebanese immigrant, we sit down with three members of the city’s large Arab-American community.

March 3, 2016 Comment

Are Recipes Ever Truly Original?

Can a person really claim a recipe as his or her own? Our resident chef weighs in – and shares two recipes.

March 3, 2016 5 Comments

Shake Shack Takes Its Upscale Burgers Around The World

Some compare Shake Shack’s rapid global expansion to what Starbucks did with coffee. We speak with CEO Randy Garutti.

February 29, 2016 Comment

Geothermal Greenhouse Grows Citrus In Nebraska Winter

In the Midwest, some creative growers have been tapping into the Earth’s own internal heat to warm greenhouses.

February 25, 2016 102 Comments

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Talks GMOs And Ethanol

Tom Vilsack heads a department that oversees a wide swath of government programs, including food safety and food stamps.

February 16, 2016 7 Comments

Sweet And Savory Pancake Recipes From Kathy Gunst

Our resident chef shares recipes including lemon-ricotta pancakes and cheese-and-herb crepes.

February 16, 2016 2 Comments

Arizona Pecan Boom Fueled by International Demand

Many farmers are planting thousands of new acres, banking that the trend of high demand and prices will stick around.

February 12, 2016 Comment

Missouri Chocolate Maker Raises Awareness Of Cocoa Farmers’ Plight

Shawn Askinosie’s chocolate bars feature photographs of farmers who grow the beans that make his chocolate.

February 10, 2016 13 Comments

California Crab Fishermen Struggling, As Algae Blooms

Regulators indefinitely delayed the season for Dungeness crab for the first time ever, due to the huge algae bloom off the coast.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

April 27 26 Comments

Economist: NAFTA Benefits Economy Despite Job Losses

Gordon Hanson explains his research on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and why he still supports it.

April 27 12 Comments

HBO CEO Talks ‘Game Of Thrones’ And The Future Of Streaming

Richard Plepler discusses how the company is going after millennials and what he sees as the future of HBO and television.

April 26 4 Comments

How A City With 446 Bridges Deals With Infrastructure

Pittsburgh has more bridges than even Venice, Italy, but at least 20 are now labeled "structurally deficient."

April 26 2 Comments

Trump's State Chair Woos Unbound Delegates In Pennsylvania

The state has one of the most unique methods of assigning delegates. The GOP winner gets only 17 of 71 delegates.