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A Maryland Woman Gets Wild In The Kitchen

We learn how to identify the local wild plants that can add new flavors to your cooking.

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Restaurants Give Ramen The Gourmet Treatment

Ramen is the food that nourished countless Americans through college all-nighters. Now local restaurants are transforming it in to haute cuisine.

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The Golden Era Of D.C. Dining, Or An Age Of Terror?

With the rash of recent restaurant closings in the region, we explore the changing face of D.C.'s restaurant scene, and learn what it takes for restaurants to survive and thrive as the District comes in to its own as a national culinary capital.

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In Lean Times, Creative Bakers Turn To Desperation Pies

Vinegar pie and green tomato pie don't usually top the list of America's favorite sweets. But in Depression-era America, these and other desperation pies that survive today showed off home cooks' ingenuity.
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Former Refugee Is Cambodia's New 'Burger King'

There is perhaps nothing more American than flipping burgers on the Fourth of July — even if the burgers are being flipped in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A Cambodian-American who fled the Killing Fields of his country more than 30 years ago has returned and opened his own Burger House.
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KCRW Celebrates Summer With A Pie A Day

Evan Kleiman, host of Good Food on member station KCRW, came up with the idea to make a daily pie four years ago, and has been doing it every year since. Her project for this summer kicks off Thursday and goes through the first week of September.
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Down Home With The Neelys For A 4th Of July BBQ

Food Network stars Pat and Gina Neely first met at the age of 15. It was a boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back 10 years later kind of story. But the fairy tale didn't end there. Host Michel Martin gets the secrets behind the Neelys' famous barbeque dishes, popular books and cooking show, and their passion-filled marriage.

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