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Thanksgiving Troubleshooting, Apple Shaved Ice, Mulled Wine

Keep calm and cook on this Thanksgiving. Judith Dern gives tips for how to make this year's meal flawless. Mulled wine and an apple dessert with Daniel Orr.

I think it’s about pleasing people. It’s getting people around the table. You have this great conviviality. And if you have really good food and you invite the right people, they’re your adoring fans forever.

Judith Dern of All Recipes talks Thanksgiving with us today… How to salvage an under-cooked pie crust, catering to your guests’ dietary needs, updating family traditions. We cover a variety of topics to get you ready for the big meal.

Two recipes, both with similar flavor profiles — mulled wine and spiced apple cider granita.

And from Harvest Public Media, how all the players in today’s food debates are using science to bolster their claims.

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Consumers Often Lost In Middle Of Scientific Food Battles


Both sides of the GMO food debate like to claim science supports what they’re saying, and that leaves consumers in a bit of a bind.

Thanksgiving Q&A: Keep Calm And Cook On


We asked our Twitter followers what worries them most about cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Judith Dern of Allrecipes is here to calm our nerves.

Warm Wine With Mulling Spices And Honey

warm wine with mulling spices and honey

Pick up a bottle of your favorite local red wine and make this yummy warm drink.

Spiced Apple Cider Granita

spiced apple cider granita

Hold onto fall for just a little bit longer with this dessert recipe. It's like an icy mulled apple cider.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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