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Medieval Pork Pie A Hit In 'Morning Edition' Contest

NPR science editor Maria Godoy was inspired by the fantasy novel and HBO series Game of Thrones. The TV show also inspired the authors of A Feast of Fire and Ice, who found authentic medieval recipes for their cookbook.
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Cleaner, 'Greener' Cookstoves Need Better Marketing In Bangladesh

Despite decades of global efforts to get cleaner cookstoves to the poor in Bangladesh, very few have adopted them. A new study suggests talking more about the stoves' cheaper fuel costs and less about health hazards may help.
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Wake Up Vegan Meals With Indian Fare

The author of Vegan Indian Cooking: 140 Simple and Healthy Vegan Recipes touts the health benefits and tastiness of Indian spices. Americans seeking "more and more flavor ... just cannot get enough of Indian cuisine," says Anupy Singla.
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Pie-Making 101: How I Overcame My Fear Of Crumbling Crust

At the Culinary Institute of America, chef George Higgins teaches his students a foolproof method for making a flaky pie crust. It starts with 3 parts flour, 2 parts fat and 1 part liquid.
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In 'Sponge Candy Crescent,' Addicts Hoard 'Heaven'

During the long winter months on the eastern shore of Lake Erie, sponge candy is a mainstay. But the temperamental treat isn't available in hot weather, so to get their fix in the summer, fans have to plan in advance.
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America's Affection For Hometown Confections

If you're gaga for a Nut Goodie, we know just where you're coming from. In fact, the candy you love can say a lot about where you grew up. Americans rally around their regional treats, maybe because they take us back to a simpler, sweeter time.

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