Food Friday: Finger Food For The Holidays, American Snack Habits, Federal Court Strikes Down Portion Of Affordable Care Act

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With the winter holidays in full swing, we focus on festive hors d’ouevres and other smaller dishes to serve or bring to gatherings. Then we discuss why American’s snacking habit has grown significantly over the last several decades. And we talk about the future of the Affordable Care Act.

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Creative Holiday Appetizers

    Appetizers might not be the centerpiece of a holiday meal, but giving them a unique spin can get people talking. We talk about some recipes and the etiquette around what to bring when someone else is hosting.

  • Federal Court Strikes Down Portion Of Affordable Care Act

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans agreed with a lower court decision that the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional after Congress removed the tax penalty associated with the law. We’ll talk to a political scientist about the ruling and how it could impact the ACA moving forward.

  • America Loves To Snack

    The percentage of people who say they snack more than three times a day rose more than 40% from the 1970s to 2010, according to the Wall Street Journal. We talk about snacking habits and why they’ve changed with our guest.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Lori Skelton Guest
  • Philip Rocco Guest
  • Emily Contois Guest

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