Quick And Easy Cooking, Transforming The Chicken Industry, State Lawmakers Disagree Over GOP ‘Tougher On Crime’ Bills

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Cartons of eggs are displayed for sale.
In this May 14, 2008 photo, cartons of eggs are displayed for sale in the Union Square green market in New York. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo

We talk with an all-around internet food influencer about a new cookbook of recipes for quick yet delicious meals. We also learn about an effort to help chicken farmers get a leg up, while reforming the chicken industry itself. And we cover a proposed set of “Tougher on Crime” bills in the state legislation.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tieghan Gerard Guest
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Leah Garces Guest

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