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The pretzel, known as a “Brezel” or “Brezn” in German, is not an ordinary pastry. It has a century-old history full of myths and stories. Where did...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 33:17
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Coffee is more than just a beverage – it can be a jumpstart to a day at work or a relaxing afternoon with friends. This episode explores the meanin...

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 15:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Remembering the dead through food - Teaching traditional food gathering techniques - Recording Native American food ways - Decolonizing your diet

Bought by KAZU, Interlochen Public Radio, and KZYX


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 3
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Remembering the dead through food - Teaching traditional food gathering techniques - Recording Native American food ways - Decolonizing your diet

Bought by KFAI, KKWE Niijii Radio, KAZU, KMUD, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
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The season of the Ghost Supper - Teaching traditional food gathering techniques - Recording Native American food ways

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KZYX, and KZMU Moab Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Helenboch, originally created by one of Georgia's first craft breweries, is getting a rebirth. Reported by Tim Dennis.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 13:26
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Despite its length and dietary restrictions, Passover is one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays. That's likely because Passover prompts ...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WNMU-FM, KWIT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Historian Mark Valeri examines the truths about the first Thanksgiving and the myths of American identity we have created around the event.

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
Caption: Paul J. Hintersteiner (left) and Debra Klaber (right)., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Longtime New Yorkers recall cooking and food shopping in NYC's bygone era of milk and ice delivery men, ice boxes, horse-drawn fruit and vegetable ...

  • Added: May 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:18
Caption: Paul J. Hintersteiner. , Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Paul J. Hintersteiner, of Washington Heights, Manhattan, describes food shopping and home cooking during his childhood in Yorkville's large German ...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2013
  • Length: 01:14
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An hour-long journey into the world of clandestine cooking, kitchen rituals and traditions. Tales of kitchens that suddenly pop up, kitchens that s...

Bought by KZYX, KPIK-LP, KOSU, WITF, KUNM and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 54:56
  • Purchases: 51
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Bonnie Sue Pokorny, 66, of Forest Hills, Queens, recalls her grandmother's stuffed cabbage. It's a dish she loves, but it's too difficult for her t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debra Klaber (right) and Paul J. Hintersteiner (left). , Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Debra Klaber, 60, of Washington Heights, Manhattan, recalls her mother's Eastern European baking traditions -- which she has passed down to her dau...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: :48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950., Credit: Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America.
Nurys Ortiz, 58, of Washington Heights, left the Dominican Republic ("DR") to work in a NYC factory when she was 17 years old. Ortiz started cooki...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Nancy Soong, 90, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, recalls the foods of her childhood in Hong Kong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Olga Colon., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Olga Colon, 86, of Manhattan's Lower East Side, arrived in New York City -- from Puerto Rico -- when she was 18 years old. Over the years Colon ma...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photograph from The Rice Bowl, NYC, 1950. , Credit: Photo courtesy of Marcella Dear, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
Christina Lam, 68, of Chinatown, Manhattan, grew up in Hong Kong and moved to New York to work in a garment factory on East Broadway. She recalls h...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hilda Baumol., Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Hilda Baumol, 89, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, recalls the automat and a memorable (and long-shuttered) New York City restaurant chain, Childs.

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Monte Malach. , Credit: Photo by Emon Hassan, courtesy of Narratively.
Monte Malach, 85, of Battery Park City, Manhattan, remembers a time when soda fountains occupied any busy street corner in New York City.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2013
  • Length: 01:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cheese & Culture
Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheese-maker throughout world history and by und...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 17:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Julia Child
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Willa Cather, John Steinbeck, and Julia Child: All loved to eat. Here's a Cather story about a priest who loved his food more t...

Bought by KZYX, WCAI / WNAN, KZYX, WXXI, WNPR and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2011
  • Length: 55:08
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Jul 04, 2008
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Wisconsin's crossroads cheesemakers are returning to their roots

  • Added: Nov 26, 2007
  • Length: 09:18
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A four-generation dairy farm family continues to care for cows

  • Added: Nov 26, 2007
  • Length: 10:28