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  • New study advocates cutting down on the salt
    A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that reducing salt in your diet could have as big an impact on health as quitting smoking or losing weight. Renowned nutritionist Marion Nestle joins Midmorning to discuss the link between salt and health and delve into the economic, social, and scientific reasons that we choose the foods we eat.Midmorning, January 29, 2010
  • Holiday cooking help from America's Test Kitchen
    If you're making last-minute butter runs to the grocery store, you are in the midst of a holiday baking frenzy. America's Test Kitchen's Christopher Kimball solves listener cooking conundrums. And he weighs in on a new food trend: the crowd-sourcing of recipes.Midmorning, December 18, 2009
  • Restaurants, food and wine
    Looking for a great restaurant for a holiday celebration? Or wine recommendations for a holiday party? Two local food writers provide tips for celebrating the season with food and drink.Midmorning, December 7, 2009
  • 'Born Round' author Frank Bruni
    In his new memoir, "Born Round," former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni chronicles his struggle with compulsive eating during a successful career that constantly brought him back to the source of his addiction.Midmorning, December 1, 2009
  • The Splendid Table takes over with Turkey Confidential
    Join Lynne Rosetto Kasper for two hours of live turkey triage, featuring Thanksgiving disaster stories and special guests such as Garrison Keilor.Midmorning, November 26, 2009
  • 'Culinary anthropology' with Andrew Zimmern
    On his hit Travel Channel series, Andrew Zimmern roams the world practicing what he calls "culinary anthropology," eating everything from giant flying ants to raw camel kidney. He says it's one of the best ways to discover what is most authentic about a culture.Midmorning, October 26, 2009
  • A restaurant critic on what's best to eat at home
    Former Chowhound "alpha dog" Jim Leff spent years searching for the most delicious food across the country. He still has opinions about restaurant fare, but his latest quest is for the meals that perfectly capture a sense of well-being.Midmorning, August 11, 2009
  • Summer fare for summer wines
    Splendid Table host Lynne Rosetto Kasper talks about her favorite food and wine pairings.Midmorning, July 24, 2009
  • Wines for the recession
    Although alcohol is generally recession-proof, many wine drinkers are now focusing on less expensive wines. Wine writer Ray Isle says there are more great wines than ever to be found under $20.Midmorning, July 24, 2009
  • Strawberry farms open for business this weekend
    The sweet scent of strawberries will be in the air, as strawberry patches around the region prepare to open for business this weekend.June 19, 2009
  • A great harvest of food movies screening in Minneapolis
    Hundreds of people are expected tonight and tomorrow at Minneapolis screenings of a new movie called "Fresh." It's the first of a string of movies due for release this summer about food, and the debate over its place in our lives.June 2, 2009
  • Minneapolis chef wins Best of Midwest honor
    Chef Tim McKee of La Belle Vie in Minneapolis won the "Best Chef: Midwest" award from the James Beard Foundation, considered the Oscars of the food world.May 5, 2009
  • Take-out, cheap eats, and fine dining
    Restaurants respond to a down economy with innovative dishes, weekend specials and even a few new business openings. The Twin Cities top food critics share their picks and favorite new dining strategies.Midmorning, March 31, 2009
  • Food safety: History and hysteria
    After a salmonella scare in produce, concerns about contaminants in infant formula have once again put food safety on the minds of American consumers. One journalist chronicles more treacherous times, and advises the best way to avoid contaminated food today.Midmorning, December 4, 2008
  • Turkey Confidential
    Splendid Table star Lynne Rossetto Kasper hosts Turkey Confidential--two hours of live culinary triage on the day you need it most--Thanksgiving. This is the day even non-cooks get in the kitchen. She'll be listening early with open lines for listener questions--anything goes!Midday, November 27, 2008

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