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NPRThursday, September 14, 2023
Michele Norris explores the family kitchen in her new podcast, Your Mama's Kitchen.
Why does everyone end up in the kitchen at gatherings? Is it the smells? The warmth? The bottle of champagne chilling in the fridge, just begging to be popped?
Whatever it is (probably the champagne), the kitchen is the heart of the home for families of all kinds.
Journalist, writer and former host of All Things Considered, Michele Norris, is exploring the significance of the family kitchen in her new podcast, Your Mama's Kitchen.
Norris asks her guests like former first lady Michelle Obama, CBS Mornings host Gayle King and actor Matthew Broderick about their mother's kitchens — what they remember, what they learned there and what it means to them.
What is it? The family kitchen.
First, let's hear about the kitchen Norris grew up in:
Want more on food? Listen to the Consider This episode on how the hot dog eating contest became an American tradition.
In the podcast, former first lady Michelle Obama talks about how her family didn't have a lot of money and were careful about how much food they bought, but despite that the kitchen was a warm and secure place.
What do the kids have to say?
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