Recipe: Carbonara

Elizabeth Minchilli’s new book, Eating Rome: Living the Good Life in the Eternal City, offers advice on where to find the city’s best eats, from pasta to gelato. If a trip to Italy isn’t in the cards she also shares recipes for her Roman favorites, like this one for carbonara.

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Water for Bison Fundraising Campaign

Ken and Kathy Lindner abandoned corporate America to follow their dream – raising heritage bison naturally, sustainably and with respect. Today, their farm is threatened to collapse due to a broken well. Learn more about the campaign to save the Lindner Family Farm here.

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In Search of Roti – A Trip to New York’s Little Guyana

If they offer it at all, most Indian restaurants have banished the thick, doughy flatbread called roti to the nether pages of their menus, in favor of its lighter, more popular cousin, naan. But in Trinidad and Guyana, roti reigns. It’s more than just a starch to soak up your curry – it’s a point of national pride. South Asians brought roti with them to the West Indies when they arrived as indentured servants in the mid 1800s. Since then, the bread has made another migration – from Port-of-Spain and Georgetown, up to West Indian kitchens and restaurants of Queens, New York.

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David Sedaris Says He Wants a Lid on His Pie

A few weeks ago author David Sedaris stopped by KCRW to discuss his latest book Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls with Bookworm host Michael Silverblatt. After the interview, Silverblatt – the eternal foodie – asked Sedaris about his favorite pie. Listen below as he shares his love of berry pies and lattice crusts…

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