Thanksgiving http://wrkf.org en Thanksgivukkah: A Once In A Lifetime Celebration http://wrkf.org/post/thanksgivukkah-once-lifetime-celebration <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Soldiers feast on a traditional Thanksgiving supper during World War I. Thanksgiving and Hanukkah converge this year in an unlikely occurrence that won&#039;t happen for another 77,000 years. " data-attribution="Credit Creative Commons/U.S. Department of War" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wwno/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201311/Thanksgiving_USWarDept.jpg" alt="" /><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2013/11/Eats_112313.mp3" class="asset-audio">Click here to listen to this week&#039;s show.</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In honor of the incredibly rare occurrence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlapping, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisiana Eats!</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is building the perfect </span>Thanksgivukkah<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;holiday meal with caterers, cooks and bakers.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">First we'll speak with Bertha </span>Pichon<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a Creole woman who's been </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">the</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Kosher caterer in New Orleans for over forty years. The Kosher conversation continues with a chat about traditional&#160;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hanukkah cooking preparations with <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWdehRJOIkw" target="_blank">Mildred Covert</a>.&#160;</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Then we'll hear about some of Louisiana's favorite Thanksgiving dishes from Madeline Wright and the <a href="https://twitter.com/nolapieguy" target="_blank">NOLA Pie Guy</a>.</span><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:44:10 +0000 Poppy Tooker 19817 at http://wrkf.org Thanksgivukkah: A Once In A Lifetime Celebration Soul Food For Thanksgiving: Mac And Cheese, 'Red Drink,' And More http://wrkf.org/post/soul-food-thanksgiving-mac-and-cheese-red-drink-and-more Adrian Miller is a lawyer and former special assistant to President Clinton. After the president's second term, finding himself with extra time on his hands, he ended up spending the next decade or so researching soul food. "With the only qualifications of eating the food a lot, and cooking it some, I dove in," says Miller.<p>Getting past some stereotypes about soul food is one goal of his new book. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 17:09:00 +0000 editor 19074 at http://wrkf.org Soul Food For Thanksgiving: Mac And Cheese, 'Red Drink,' And More Cooking Tips for Your Thanksgiving Feast http://wrkf.org/post/cooking-tips-your-thanksgiving-feast <p></p><p>On this week's<em> Louisiana Eats! </em>we'll celebrate Thanksgiving by speaking with expert chefs, roasters, and bakers. First, <a href="http://mollystevenscooks.com/">Molly Stevens</a> provides us with tricks of the trade for roasting everything from vegetables to seafood. Then, <a href="http://serendipitynola.com/">Chef Chris DeBarr</a> and <a href="http://www.nolalocavore.org/#/">Lee Stafford</a> collaborate to serve a Thanksgiving meal made entirely from local foods available at the time of Louisiana's settlement. Plus, Poppy teaches us how to deep-fry a turkey and<a href="http://www.artofthepie.com/artofthepie/Welcome.html"> Kate McDermott</a> shares tips for baking pies.</p><p> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 19:21:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 2675 at http://wrkf.org James Tabor, Patty Christopher and Gino Gambino, Rebecca Costa http://wrkf.org/post/james-tabor-patty-christopher-and-gino-gambino-rebecca-costa-0 <p>Jim talks with author and Biblical expert James Tabor about his book, "Paul and Jesus", about the apostle's influence in the development of Christianity.</p><p>Patty Christopher and Gino Gambino, a married couple who have lost over 300 pounds combined, discuss enjoying Thanksgiving without packing on pounds. Their book is, "The Real People's Guide To The HCG Diet."</p><p>Author and sociobiologist Rebecca Costa, on her book, "The Watchman's Rattle," about how genetics drives instinctive behaviors in us that influence practically everything.</p><p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:27:08 +0000 Jim Engster 2600 at http://wrkf.org James Tabor, Patty Christopher, Gino Gambino, Rebecca Costa http://wrkf.org/post/james-tabor-patty-christopher-gino-gambino-rebecca-costa <p>Author and Biblical expert James Tabor discusses his new book, "Paul and Jesus", about the apostle Paul's influence on the development of Christianity.</p><p>Patty Christopher and Gino Gambino, a married couple who've lost over 300 pounds combined, talk about enjoying Thanksgiving without packing on pounds. Their book is "The Real People's Guide To The HCG Diet".</p><p>Rebecca Costa on her book, "The Watchman's Rattle", about how genetics drives instinctive behaviors that affect almost everything.</p><p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:12:38 +0000 Jim Engster 2598 at http://wrkf.org