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June 2, 2016 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.

May 31, 2016 4 Comments

How A Cheese Factory Can Change A Colorado Landscape

Farmers change what they grow, expand their herds, and buy new land, changing the surrounding landscape.

May 19, 2016 Comment

Seasonal Ingredients And How To Use Them

As local produce makes its way into stores and farmers markets, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst wants to know: What’s in season?

May 16, 2016 2 Comments

In Portland, Curried Tofu With A Side Of Kale Chips

Restaurants in Portland have catered to a unique demand from customers, focused on local and sustainable food.

May 10, 2016 14 Comments

The Science And Culture Of Picky Eating

Food preferences are hyper personal, but scientists have tried to figure out why some people have food aversions.

May 3, 2016 3 Comments

A Guide To Herbs For Your Garden And Table

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says herbs are a must-have for would-be gardeners and cooks.

April 22, 2016 Comment

Favorite Passover Recipes From Chef Kathy Gunst

Our resident chef shares recipes for spiced charoset, pavlova (flourless meringue cake) and chicken soup.

April 19, 2016 13 Comments

Harlem Voters Are Ready For The New York Primary

Robin Young spoke with a number of voters as they attended Sunday gospel services and dined out at the famous soul restaurant Sylvia’s.

April 14, 2016 15 Comments

How To Make Really Good Pizza At Home

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst shares recipes for two kinds of pizza dough and three different pizzas.

April 8, 2016 3 Comments

Farming By The Numbers

The latest tech start-up boom is not coming from Silicon Valley. It’s in the Midwest.

April 7, 2016 Comment

New Genetically Engineered Pigs Bred To Fight Disease

Researchers in Kansas and Missouri recently developed pigs resistant to a deadly virus that costs the U.S. pork industry millions annually.

April 6, 2016 4 Comments

Zingerman’s Offers Sandwiches And A Unique Business Strategy

Employees at the store have access to data about the company and each staff member had the chance to purchase the first shares of company stock.

April 1, 2016 28 Comments

Fact And Fiction About Monsanto

Following our interview with Monsanto’s CEO, NPR’s Dan Charles joins us to dig into some of the claims he made.

March 21, 2016 4 Comments

Main Course Salads To Segue Into Spring

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst combines warm and cold elements and winter and spring ingredients.

March 18, 2016 6 Comments

Coke Hopes Designer Milk Will Offset Soda’s Decline

Coca-Cola is partnering with a dairy cooperative to distribute high-protein, high-calcium, low-sugar, lactose-free milk.

March 14, 2016 2 Comments

Why Waffle House Has Its Own Record Label

Even when the songs aren’t explicitly about food, they manage to work Waffle House into their lyrics.

March 10, 2016 Comment

Is McDonald’s Liable For Labor Violations At Franchise Stores?

Some franchise stores are accused of violations such as firing workers who participated in strikes calling for a $15 minimum wage.

March 8, 2016 2 Comments

Baklava And Politics Are On The Menu At Dearborn Cafe

In a bakery founded by a Lebanese immigrant, we sit down with three members of the city’s large Arab-American community.

March 3, 2016 Comment

Are Recipes Ever Truly Original?

Can a person really claim a recipe as his or her own? Our resident chef weighs in – and shares two recipes.

March 3, 2016 5 Comments

Shake Shack Takes Its Upscale Burgers Around The World

Some compare Shake Shack’s rapid global expansion to what Starbucks did with coffee. We speak with CEO Randy Garutti.

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June 6 Comment

Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.