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Thursday, May 26, 2011
Chef Kathy Gunst's Best BBQ sauce, slathered on chicken. (Anna Miller/Here & Now)

Memorial Day means time to haul out the grill, and turn to Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Irish soda bread that's made in America is but a distant cousin to the real thing. (photo by: Jesse Costa)

Many Irish-Americans dust off their cherished Irish soda bread recipes on St. Patrick’s Day. But it turns out that the bread many Americans consider Irish soda bread is really just a distant cousin of the real thing.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Here & Now’s Pop culture critic, Renee Graham, and resident chef, Kathy Gunst, share their music and food picks for the New Year.

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Friday, December 24, 2010
Farfalette Dolci, or “sweet bows,” are an Easter tradition in Italy, but for the family of Here & Now producer Lynn Menegon they’ve become a Christmas tradition.

Farfalette Dolci, or “sweet bows,” are eaten on Easter in Italy, but for the family of Here & Now producer Lynn Menegon they’ve become a Christmas favorite. Lynn’s 80 year-old, Italian-born mother Lea shows us how to make these crunchy confections.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Resident chef Kathy Gunst says her favorite cookbooks of the year were unusually long. We’ve excerpted the best recipes, including pork roast with lychees and blood orange marmalade.

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Friday, December 17, 2010
(from “One Big Table: A Portrait Of American Cooking," by Molly O'Neill)

Former PBS host Molly O’Neill traveled the country collecting family recipes for ten years. She’s featured hundreds of them in her new book, “One Big Table.” You can find recipes for the original deviled egg, truffled potato, cinnamon halibut, Robin Young’s mother’s tuna casserole and more here.

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Sunday, November 21, 2010
Carrot Whoopie Pies from Phil Hughes' Black Bean Cafe in Rollinsford, NH.

From carrot cake whoopie pies to butternut squash gratin, H&N resident chef Kathy Gunst shares some out of the box recipes.

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Foodie Mark Bittman says becoming a part-time vegan helped him lose 35 pounds. He shares vegan and vegan-inspired recipes.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Kashk-o-bedemjan, a Persian eggplant dish. (Karyn Miller-Medzon/WBUR)

A new book details parts of the immigrant experience and the foods they cook to stay connected to their homelands.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Check out Here & Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst’s favorite end of summer recipes and canning tips.

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Monday, September 6, 2010
(Kevin Sullivan/Here & Now.)

As summer ends, Here & Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst explores New England’s favorite summer food, fresh Maine lobster, and shares her simple, yet scrumptious lobster recipes.

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Friday, July 2, 2010
Kathy Gunst whips up some refreshing pea lettuce soup.

Watch Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst whip up a refreshing, summer soup with produce fresh from her garden.

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Friday, May 28, 2010

A recipe from Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst’s for Greek-style chicken salad.

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Here and Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst lugs in her favorite cookbooks of the year. They include “Gourmet Today” from Ruth Reichl, and books from chefs David Chang, Michael Psilakis, Barbara Lynch and others.

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Though Portugal was once a major global power, today its cuisine isn’t as well known as Italian or Spanish fare. In his new cookbook, food writer David Leite tries to change that by showing how classic Portuguese recipes have been updated and changed by flavors from around the world.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Kathy Gunst takes us to the kitchen to spice up our winter cooking.

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