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Countdown to Thanksgiving: Delicious Side Dishes and A New Way to Open Oysters

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We have easy recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes, including roasted lemon broccoli and twice baked crispy pecan sweet potatoes. Plus, don't miss the video of Faith using the Aw Shucks!™  oyster opening device.

And we talk with Mark Kurlansky about his new cookbook International Night. ?It's based on a tradition he and his daughter Talia  have of making meals from around the globe for Friday night dinners. We tried the recipe for Sicilian swordfish. Delicious! 

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  • Larry Schneider is the inventor of the Aw Shucks!™ oyster opener.
  • Chris Propseri is the chef and owner of Metro BisRestaurant in Simsbury, Connecticut.
  • Mark Kurlansky is the author of International Night: A Father and Daughter Cook Their Way Around the World.
  • Alex Province is a wine expert, food enthusiast and regular contributor. 

Lori Mack and Jonathan McNicol contributed to this show.

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