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The Crucial Issue of Surface-Area-to-Volume Ratio of Ice Cubes (AUDIO)

Ice should be constructed and deployed with the same consideration you'd give to any other beverage ingredient. I explained why, and how, on NPR the other day. Click through to hear and read the segment. More

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NPR: The Tragedy of the Pina Colada, and How to Redeem It (AUDIO)

On NPR I talked about daiquiris and pina coladas, and to offer ways in which both of this unpleasant beverages can be improved. Click through to listen to the segment or read the transcript, then try the recipe! More

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Deepak Chopra Teaches Us How to Experience Total Pizza Awareness (AUDIO)

On NPR today, I discussed the benefits and pitfalls of eating alone, with some help from Deepak Chopra. He makes a distinction between eating alone and "in solitude," and offers advice on how to get the most out of the experience. More

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Sporkful on NPR: How to Eat Well (Or At Least Not So Poorly) in a War Zone

In a preview of next week's episode of The Sporkful, I joined NPR's Rachel Martin on Weekend Edition to talk about eating in a war zone. Listen to the segment here and learn more about what's coming up on this special episode. More