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Turkey Feels Pressure To Act On Syria

Turkish rhetoric has now escalated to the fullest, with Friday's call by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for Syrian president Bashar Assad to leave power. Turkey insists it won't move unilaterally, but pressure is building to protect civilian life in Syria. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.
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With Paula Deen, It's Not Really About The Pie

With Paula Deen, it's not really about the butter, the mayonnaise or the fried cheesecake. For fans, it's about that feeling that you're sitting around the kitchen table with a friend.
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Relax, Folks. It Really Is Honey After All

The honey on supermarket shelves is probably real honey, after all. But claims that illicit Chinese honey was being sneaked into the U.S. market reveal how quick we are to assume the worst about supermarket foods — and imports. Closer analysis reveals a more complex tale.
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Kitchen Tricks: Halving Cherry Tomatoes

On the program Wednesday, Saveur Magazine's Todd Coleman revealed a kitchen secret for peeling garlic cloves. On Thursday, his trick is quickly halving a handful of cherry tomatoes.
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Adam Gopnik: 'The Table Comes First'

What goes on the dining table has never mattered as much to our lives as what goes on around it, says Adam Gopnik, a staff writer for The New Yorker. Guest host John Donvan talks with Gopnik about his new book, The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food.
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Thanksgiving Abroad: How You Feast When Far From Home

How do Americans celebrate this national holiday when overseas? We put the question to our Facebook fans. Among the more than 1,200 responses: Turkey with all the fixings plus pasta in Villasanta, Italy; buying a small turkey for $60 in Katmandu, Nepal; and sharing dumplings with Czech friends in Prague.

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