food

The Faith Middleton Show
2:13 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Dr. Ruth and the Authors of The Best Things You Can Eat

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Five words: Dr. Ruth is our guest.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:47 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Food Schmooze: Food52

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Powered by a thriving online community and edited by noted food writers Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, Food52.com spotlights the best recipes from talented home cooks all over the world. Their new book, The Food52 Cookbook, Volume 2, features seventy-five of the latest community favorites. Hesser, formerly the food editor of The New York Times Magazine, joins the Food Schmooze gang to talk Food52.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:47 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Food Schmooze: Food 52

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Powered by a thriving online community and edited by noted food writers Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, Food52.com spotlights the best recipes from talented home cooks all over the world. Their new book, The Food52 Cookbook, Volume 2, features seventy-five of the latest community favorites. Hesser, formerly the food editor of The New York Times Magazine, joins the Food Schmooze gang to talk Food52.

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News
4:54 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Seaweed And The Sound

Jan Ellen Spiegel

For the last decade or so, Connecticut’s fishermen and shellfishermen have weathered a nearly non-stop storm of difficulties;  some related to climate change; some from pollution.

One fisherman who has had enough is embarking on a new enterprise that many hope will help to save or create jobs on Long Island Sound, and clean it up.

Brendan Smith is looking at a long rope covered with slimy, green, wet seaweed. He’s hoisted it high against a deep blue sky above Long Island Sound in the Thimble Islands.

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History
3:31 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Lobsters and Oysters and Clams

As the weather warms up this spring, so does the lure of the open road, and all that comes with it- scenic views, the ocean breeze along the coast, and everyone’s favorite road food!  While it may not be warm enough to go for a swim in Long Island Sound, it is perfect weather for a stop at one of the popular seafood restaurants that dot the Connecticut coast.

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The Colin McEnroe Show
3:10 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

To Serve Man: Cannibalism In History, Pop Culture, And Nature

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Two cannibals are eating, and one of them says, "I don't like my mother in law," and the other one says: "So just eat the noodles."

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The Colin McEnroe Show
3:10 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

To Serve Man: Cannibalism In History, Pop Culture, And Nature

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Two cannibals are eating, and one of them says, "I don't like my mother in law," and the other one says: "So just eat the noodles."

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Business
3:07 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Connecticut Farms Are Thriving

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:53 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Politics, Burgers & Beer: May 14, 2013

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Rich Hanley joins Faith for Politics, Burgers & Beer. They’ll talk issues, arguments, budgets, controversies, news, Obama, Malloy, Washington, Hartford, and other people and places with names. There’s plenty to talk about… and you should join the conversation! Call in: 203 776-WNPR.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:53 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Politics, Burgers & Beer: May 14, 2013

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Rich Hanley joins Faith for Politics, Burgers & Beer. They’ll talk issues, arguments, budgets, controversies, news, Obama, Malloy, Washington, Hartford, and other people and places with names. There’s plenty to talk about… and you should join the conversation! Call in: 203 776-WNPR.

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Where We Live
11:03 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Labeling GMOs and Toxic Chemicals in Connecticut

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Vegetables that are genetically modified to resist pests have become a part of our daily diet, whether we like it or not. Several states have been considering legislation that would require the labeling of GMO products, but Connecticut could be the first to pass such a law. Opponents of the bill say there’s no health risk, and a law like this would pass on higher prices to consumers.

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News
10:57 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Subway, Labor Officials Collaborate to Tackle Violations

Connecticut based fast food giant Subway is cooperating with regulators in an effort to end labor law violations among its thousands of franchise outlets. WNPR's Harriet Jones reports.

 

Milford-based sandwich chain Subway has the highest number of restaurants in the world, surpassing even McDonalds. But in an organization that big, controlling what happens in each independent business can be difficult.

 

"We noticed a pattern of violations among Subway franchises."

 

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Food Regulation
10:57 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Subway, Labor Officials Collaborate to Tackle Violations

Connecticut based fast food giant Subway is cooperating with regulators in an effort to end labor law violations among its thousands of franchise outlets. 

 

Milford-based sandwich chain Subway has the highest number of restaurants in the world, surpassing even McDonalds. But in an organization that big, controlling what happens in each independent business can be difficult.

 

"We noticed a pattern of violations among Subway franchises."

 

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Farming
1:06 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Agriculture Chief Hopes Grants Boost "Locally Grown"

Sujata Srinivasan

The recent growth in farmer's markets in Connecticut speaks to the increasing popularity of locally grown food. Now the state's Department of Agriculture has big plans for Connecticut-grown produce to fuel the economy and create jobs.  

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:48 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Food Schmooze: Jacques Pépin's New Complete Techniques

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:48 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Food Schmooze: Jacques Pépin's New Complete Techniques

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The Colin McEnroe Show
2:58 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Living With Food Allergies

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The Colin McEnroe Show
2:58 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Living With Food Allergies

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No one can escape the issue of extreme food allergies. Maybe it's you who is allergic to peanuts, dairy, shellfish, citrus. Maybe it's your little son or daughter. Or maybe you don't have any allergies, but because you eat food, you find that other people's allergies affect your life. Are you ever asked to keep peanuts out of the snack you're bringing to school? Or to keep dairy out of the cake you made for the office birthday party?

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:21 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Food Schmooze: Cupcakes, Candy Bars, Cookies, and Crazy Good Italian

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The four Cs: Cupcakes, Candy bars, Cookies… and sugar Comas! The Food Schmooze gang tries cupcakes from Mr. D’s in Wallingford, CT. Our candy correspondent Katharine Weber joins us to talk candy bars with Susie Norris, co-author of Hand-Crafted Candy Bars. And Faith discovers a cuckoo cookie concoction. PLUS, Mike Isabella joins us for a look at his new cookbook, Crazy Good Italian.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:21 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Food Schmooze: Cupcakes, Candy Bars, Cookies, and Crazy Good Italian

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The four Cs: Cupcakes, Candy bars, Cookies… and sugar Comas! The Food Schmooze gang tries cupcakes from Mr. D’s in Wallingford, CT. Our candy correspondent Katharine Weber joins us to talk candy bars with Susie Norris, co-author of Hand-Crafted Candy Bars. And Faith discovers a cuckoo cookie concoction. PLUS, Mike Isabella joins us for a look at his new cookbook, Crazy Good Italian.

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Seafood
3:24 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Connecticut Shellfish Harvesters Warned Of Dangerous Bacteria

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News
12:28 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Locally Grown Food And School Cafeterias

Jan Ellen Spiegel

A recent report by the Governor’s Council for Agricultural Development recommends wider distribution of products from Connecticut’s farms. That includes getting more Connecticut-grown food into school cafeterias.

But schools have been trying to do that for nearly a decade and haven’t gotten too far.

Lunchroom server: "Did you want meat sauce or plain sauce?" "Meat sauce please."

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Healthy Lunches
12:28 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Locally Grown Food And School Cafeterias

Jan Ellen Spiegel

A recent report by the Governor’s Council for Agricultural Development recommends wider distribution of products from Connecticut’s farms. That includes getting more Connecticut-grown food into school cafeterias.

But schools have been trying to do that for nearly a decade and haven’t gotten too far.

Lunchroom server: "Did you want meat sauce or plain sauce?" "Meat sauce please."

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The Colin McEnroe Show
5:11 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Does Going 'All Natural' Keep Us Healthier?

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Two possible meaningful personal stories.

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The Colin McEnroe Show
5:11 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Does Going 'All Natural' Keep Us Healthier?

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Two possible meaningful personal stories.

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The Colin McEnroe Show
3:05 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

The Digestive System Gets No Respect

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:12 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Food Schmooze: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:12 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Food Schmooze: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:42 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Food Schmooze: Sodium Girl's Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:42 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Food Schmooze: Sodium Girl's Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook

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