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7:24am

Wed January 5, 2011
Food for Thought

Making mochi to ring in the year

Nancy Leson

It's the first Food for Thought of 2011, so Nancy and Dick put the spotlight on a little morsel associated with the start of a new year from the Japanese tradition: Mochi making.  

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4:18pm

Wed December 29, 2010
Food for Thought

Cooking in a power outage

Gary Davis/KPLU

A lot of folks around these parts lately have become experts at cooking during a power outage. A listener asked Nancy and Dick to offer their own tips on making do when the juice shuts off.  

This week's Food for Thought makes sure your covered when the lights go out. 

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9:48am

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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4:54am

Wed December 8, 2010
Food for Thought

Waiting for a table

Heather W. / Yelp.com

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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11:28am

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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6:02am

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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5:20pm

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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