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Cooking in Prison

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Prison food, as you might guess, is terrible.

So inmates improvise better meals, stealing basil from the therapy garden to make pesto and soaking macaroni in water to create dough for dumplings.

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Recipe: Coolhaus’ Fried Chicken and Waffles Ice Cream

Posted July 10, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week on the show, we talk with the Coolhaus ladies, Natasha Case and Freya Estreller, about their wild ice cream flavors – like Fried Chicken and Waffles Ice Cream, which comes with a cayenne-spiced caramel.

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A Superbug In the Food Supply?

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With antibiotic-resistant bacteria a growing concern around the world, American and Canadian authorities regularly analyze a handful of food products – mostly commercial meats – for contaminants.

But University of Saskatchewan professor Joel Rubin wondered about all the foods that don’t receive testing.

A package of squid gave him – and us – something to worry about.

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Music to Cook By: Mavis Staples – I Like the Things About Me

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Every week, Good Food’s Music Supervisor Gary Mecija suggests a song to cook by.

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Music to Cook By: JHAS – Pain Au Chocolat

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Every week, Good Food’s Music Supervisor Gary Mecija suggests a song to cook by.

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Music to Cook By: Free N Losh – Where Do They Go?

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What’s a Vegan to Eat During Passover?

Posted April 11, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Say the words “vegan Passover” and seder menu options shrink considerably.

But Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz says that people celebrating a vegan Passover – and their hosts at the seder table – should not fear.

“If one prepares properly for Passover and thinks creatively, then everything is possible,” he says.

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A Passover Meal to Agree On

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An old maxim says that if you survey two Jews, you’ll get three opinions. And American Judaism has produced a diverse, and sometimes contradicting, range of teachings. But there is one small, blue booklet nearly everyone seems to read – the Maxwell House Haggadah.

Introduced in 1923 by an advertiser hoping to sell coffee to the Jewish community, over 50 million copies have circulated.

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Music to Cook By: Mo’ Horizons – Cowboy Bossa

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Music to Cook By: Emily King – Distance

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