Blog Host and Editor, The Salt, NPR
Family Cook and Chief Bottlewasher. Founding Blog Host of NPR's James Beard award winning food blog, The Salt.
cnet.com — Think you know what's in your grocery cart? Think again. Or use the Buycott app to check. (Credit: Buycott) Supermarkets are labyrinthine behemoths laid out in a convenient linear fashion. So where's the maze? On the supermarket shelves, of course. Food products galore stare back at us, silently appealing to our penchants for sugar, salt, and fat.
wamu.org — A fire on a train at the Silver Spring Metro shut down service on the Red Line between Takoma and Forest Glen during rush hour on Tuesday evening. Witness Megan Miner describes what she saw: "I saw a fire start on the tracks.
npr.org — News flash: Whoopie pies are not indigenous Pennsylvania Dutch food, no matter what the tourist traps say. Nor are the seafood bisque, chili, roast beef, and other dishes crowding the steam tables at tourist restaurants in Lancaster County, Pa. Instead, how about some gumbis, a casserole of shredded cabbage, meat, dried fruit and onions?
theatlantic.com — NPR staffer Susan Stamberg in her office in 1979 (Barry Thumma/Reuters) What makes NPR reporters' names so particularly mellifluous? There's that pleasing alliteration--Allison Aubrey, Louisa Lim, Carl Kassell, Susan Stamberg. And it's hard to match those mouth-filling double-barrelled names. Think Ofeibia Quist-Arcton, Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson, Chana Joffe-Walt, Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, Dina Temple-Raston, Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
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