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Historian and author Adrian Miller has studied how food can be weaponized to create stereotypes and stigmatize certain communities.

from Good Food

The Carpathian Mountains are an imposing presence in Romania’s landscape. It intertwines many cultures to create a distinct cuisine.

from Good Food

Chef Sami Tamimi is a partner of the   Ottolenghi   empire in London. Tamimi discusses salads and dips that complement summer grilling.

Creamy dips and herby salads are perfect sides for al fresco dining

Chef Sami Tamimi is a partner of the Ottolenghi empire in London. Tamimi discusses salads and dips that complement summer grilling.

from Good Food

History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.

Alex Halberstadt: "Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning"

History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.

from Bookworm

Eatonville was the first all-Black city to be incorporated into the state of Florida.

The food of famed folklorist Zora Neale Hurston

Eatonville was the first all-Black city to be incorporated into the state of Florida.

from Good Food

“  The Negro Motorist Green Book  ” was considered the "Bible of Black Travel," a guide that clued African Americans into safe roadside stops during Jim Crow.

‘The Green Book’ mapped safe spaces for Black travelers. This documentarian visited 5,000 of them

“ The Negro Motorist Green Book ” was considered the "Bible of Black Travel," a guide that clued African Americans into safe roadside stops during Jim Crow.

from Good Food

Ninety-five percent of America’s farmers are white.   Natasha Bowens   left a job as a public health advocate in Washington, D.C.

Challenging the status quo of America’s agrarian identity

Ninety-five percent of America’s farmers are white. Natasha Bowens left a job as a public health advocate in Washington, D.C.

from Good Food

One of the nation's most distinctive and varied regional cuisines comes from the American South.

‘The Jemima Code’ reveals little-known culinary legacies of Black men and women

One of the nation's most distinctive and varied regional cuisines comes from the American South.

from Good Food

John C.   Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

John Fremont played a key role in California becoming a state

John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Scott Spencer’s new novel, “  An Ocean Without a Shore,”   is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.

Scott Spencer: “An Ocean Without a Shore”

Scott Spencer’s new novel, “ An Ocean Without a Shore,”  is about a life seeped in unfulfilled desires.

from Bookworm

During the coronavirus pandemic, people seem to be doing more puzzles, including jigsaws, crosswords, and the New York Times’ Spelling Bee.

Crossword puzzles uphold tradition while keeping up with the times

During the coronavirus pandemic, people seem to be doing more puzzles, including jigsaws, crosswords, and the New York Times’ Spelling Bee.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Grilling is part of Southeast Asian home cooking repertoire, according to cookbook author Leela Punyaratabandhu.

Southeast Asian home cooking: Skewering with herbs on the grill

Grilling is part of Southeast Asian home cooking repertoire, according to cookbook author Leela Punyaratabandhu.

from Good Food

“Dishoom” is a Bollywood term — when the hero lands a punch on the villain’s face. It’s the equivalent of “Pow!”

Grilling marinades from London’s beloved Indian restaurant

“Dishoom” is a Bollywood term — when the hero lands a punch on the villain’s face. It’s the equivalent of “Pow!”

from Good Food

Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.

Brit Bennett: The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.

from Bookworm

“Will He Go? Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020" is a new book by Amherst College Law Professor Lawrence Douglas.

New book envisions what could happen if Trump loses reelection and refuses to concede

“Will He Go? Trump and the Looming Election Meltdown in 2020" is a new book by Amherst College Law Professor Lawrence Douglas.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mohammed bin Salman (known across the world by his initials, MBS) is the de-facto leader of Saudi Arabia. His father, King Salman, is 84 and not in the best of health.

How Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman rose to power in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Salman (known across the world by his initials, MBS) is the de-facto leader of Saudi Arabia. His father, King Salman, is 84 and not in the best of health.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Casey Schreiner is out with the new book called “Discovering Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide.” He talks about the park’s history and gives recommendations for the least-crowded trails.

Why Griffith Park was meant to be a ‘safety valve for city life’

Casey Schreiner is out with the new book called “Discovering Griffith Park: A Local’s Guide.” He talks about the park’s history and gives recommendations for the least-crowded trails.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The co-producer of Bookworm, Shawn Michael Sullivan, was able to rebroadcast one of his favorite shows, between Michael Silverblatt and Horacio Castellanos Moya, regarding …

Horacio Castellanos Moya: Senselessness

The co-producer of Bookworm, Shawn Michael Sullivan, was able to rebroadcast one of his favorite shows, between Michael Silverblatt and Horacio Castellanos Moya, regarding …

from Bookworm

When   Klancy Miller   published, “  Cooking Solo  ,” 31 million Americans were living alone, a statistic marking more single than married people in the U.S.

Fatigued by cooking? Bake and freeze the cookie dough

When Klancy Miller published, “ Cooking Solo ,” 31 million Americans were living alone, a statistic marking more single than married people in the U.S.

from Good Food

Fowzia Karimi speaks about the art of the novel, and designing Above Us the Milky Way.

Fowzia Karimi: Above Us the Milky Way

Fowzia Karimi speaks about the art of the novel, and designing Above Us the Milky Way.

from Bookworm