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The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential

Help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of "The Splendid Table," will be available to answer listener questions throughout the live, two-hour program. Past shows have included a cross-country trucker cooking his Thanksgiving dinner on the manifold and a panicked first-time cook who didn't realize a turkey needs to be thawed.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 22

Forget a white Christmas. This week, you can see an art exhibit and musical that explode with color.

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Nuns On The Ranch Give A Heavenly Twist To Beef

At a Colorado ranch run by Benedictine nuns, prayer and farming go hand in hand. "We have kind of a corner on the market" for grass-fed beef, says one sister. "People just kind of believe in it."
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Treasury Nomination Sparks Fight Among Democrats

When Congress returns in 2015, it will consider the nomination of Antonio Weiss to be undersecretary of Treasury for domestic finance. The nomination is causing a fight within the Democratic Party.
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What's Hot In Tech Gifts This Year?

David Greene finds out from Jacqui Cheng, editor-in-chief of Wirecutter, a tech shopping blog, about which gifts are in demand. She's tracks what gizmos and gadgets are popular with readers.