Fringe medicine, Home fish fry

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Ginseng roots at a cleaning facility
This Dec. 15, 2009 photo shows ginseng roots at a ginseng-cleaning plant in Wausau. Wisconsin produces more than 90 percent of the nation’s ginseng crop, most of which gets exported to China. Ramde Dinesh/AP Photo

An author shares his new book looking at the history of fringe medical theories and why they continue to persist despite modern science. Then, this week’s edition of Food Friday is all about preparing a fish fry at home.

Featured in this Show

  • Why fringe medicine endures through centuries

    We talk to the author of a book about the history of fringe medicine and the dangers it still poses today.

  • Food Friday: Home Fish Fry

    Celebrating the season of Friday night fish fries, we talk about how to recreate the experience in our own kitchen with the owner and head chef of Mint Mark in Madison and The Muskellounge in Monona.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling Guest
  • Sean Pharr Guest

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