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Wed December 22, 2010
Food for Thought

2010's best cookbooks include some local gems

Nancy Leson photo.

Picture your favorite cookbook, and how you have come to savor the experience of its splendor.  This week’s Food for Thought reveals new favorites that rank in that class, and Nancy and Dick are naming their top picks,   in time for Christmas.

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Wed December 15, 2010
Food for Thought

Nancy's French Adventures

Paul Stankavich/KPLU

Seattle Times Food Writer Nancy Leson is back from her KPLU Travel Club trip to Paris, where she ate…and ate…and, well, you get the idea.  

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Wed December 8, 2010
Food for Thought

Waiting for a table

Heather W. /

So how long would you be willing to stand on line for a table at a popular restaurant?  10 minutes?  A half hour?  Longer?  Not KPLU’s Dick Stein – as he tells Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson on today’s Food for Thought – which is ready for you right now.

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Wed December 1, 2010
Food For Thought

Following the Fish

Nancy Leson

Ever wonder how your favorite restaurants make sure they have the freshest seafood ready to serve to you? Dick and Nancy take you on a journey from the boat (and the airfreight cargo office) to the table, and follow one of the regions top seafood proprietors on this week's Food for Thought.

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Wed November 24, 2010
Food for Thought

Nancy's Thanksgiving Hotline

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson and Dick Stein usually get together at the KPLU studios each Tuesday to record Food for Thought -- but given Tuesday's hazardous driving conditions it seemed more prudent for Dick to just get Nancy on the phone for their Thanksgiving chat.

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Wed November 17, 2010
Food for Thought

Not mellow about Jell-O

Nancy Leson photo.

It shakes, it shimmies, sometimes it's got marshmallows in it. It's that wiggly dessert Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson recently rhapsodized about in her blog.  But KPLU's Dick Stein is a fellow who's not so mellow about Jell-O.

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Mon October 18, 2010
Food for Thought

Food for Thought: Those Good 'n Greasy Burgers

Photo by Gary Davis/KPLU

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson and KPLU's Dick Stein get good n' greasy as they attempt and fail to exercise ground beef control in this installment of Food for Thought.


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