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Last week I blogged about Ottawa’s newest pro team, the Redblacks. As best I can tell, that name has nothing to do with the type of controversy associated with teams like the Washington Redskins. (Although one reader pointed out on a Facebook...
So here we are. Glorious summer is here and it’s time for cookouts, barbecues and picnics.  If you’re hosting a crowd for the holiday, you’ve probably already got your menu planned. But what to bring if you’re invited to...
I don’t follow directions well. I didn’t tell NCPR this at my interview last spring, but I’m coming clean: when I’m in the kitchen, I do as I please. While cooking is about improvisation, baking is more like chemistry, and I...
Happy summer, all! This week marked the solstice and the official start to the BEST SEASON OF THE YEAR for food. Our office kitchen for the last few days has been full of strawberries, and our own Ellen Rocco has already made up her first batch of...
Now that kale has become mainstream, it’s time for a new food movement. The Ugly Food movement has been around since 2008. *sniff* I can’t believe you didn’t know about it! It’s really popular in Europe. Here’s the deal...

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Jul 30, 2014 — A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
Jul 30, 2014 — The tiny European country of Moldova isn't known for much of anything, and especially not its wine. But its winemakers are trying to find new export markets and overcome their post-Soviet reputation.
Jul 30, 2014 — Scientists are trying to raise prized bluefin tuna completely in captivity. An experiment at a Baltimore university is the first successful attempt in North America.
Jul 29, 2014 — The National Labor Relations Board has found that McDonald's shares responsibility for working conditions at its franchised restaurants. The company will fight the ruling.
Jul 29, 2014 — Sardines and other small, oily fish are some of the most nutritious in the sea. Now there's another reason to eat them: Fishermen use a lot less fuel to catch them than many other kinds of seafood.
 

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Local Flavors: Todd Moe keeps it homegrown in this series focused on eating locally, and on sustainable agriculture and gardening.
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Watertown Schools Fight Hunger with "Empty Bowls"
the "Empty Bowls" program, which began sixteen years ago in Michigan and has grown nationwide in scope. 1,700 clay bowls that were made over the last few months at schools in Jefferson County will raise thousands of dollars for hunger relief.
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The New Potsdam Co-op Bakery
The Potsdam Food Coop's new wood-fired brick oven is producing crunchy, chewy sourdough and wholewheat breads. Todd Moe talks with the Coop's baker, Chris Affrey.

Food Programs at NCPR

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Home Cooking: Canning and Preserving

Produced by Steve Gotcher and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Festival

Produced by Beverly Hickman and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: Brier Hill Bullhead Feed

Produced by Beverly Hickman and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: Maple Syrup

Produced by Beverly Hickman and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: St. Joseph's Feast

Produced by Steve Gotcher and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: St. Vasilios Pastry Festival

Produced by Beverly Hickman and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: Passover Seder

Produced by Beverly Hickman and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: Southern Cooking

Produced by Lamar Bliss and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: Hungarian Food Traditions

Produced by Beverly Hickman and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

Home Cooking: Shore Dinner

Produced by Lamar Bliss and Varrick Chittenden for Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and North Country Public Radio.  Go to full article

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