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Rosenthal’s is infectious, which makes joining him on his adventures an absolute joy. Whether he’s grinning from ear to ear after chowing down on a local delicacy or delighting in an especially witty verbal sparring partner, Rosenthal makes you feel like you’re part of the fun. And just try to get the jazzy theme song out of your head after your feel-good binge, I dare you. Salt Fat Acid Heat is based on James Beard Award-winning author Samin Nosrat.

The Puritans got modern American cuisine off to a bad start. But the food writer and critic says subsequent immigrants have helped create a culture where food is appreciated. Perfectly chewy, crispy, caramelly, buttery, soft, and exactly as over-the-top as you need them to be. Rather than improvising, it’s important to run any questions by a veterinary nutritionist.

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