The Culinary Institute of America http://wamc.org en Cinco De Mayo Cocktails http://wamc.org/post/cinco-de-mayo-cocktails <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>It’s time for another Cinco de mayo segment and another great guest from the <a href="http://www.ciachef.edu">Culinary Institute of American</a> in Hyde Park!</p><p>Douglass Miller is an Associate Professor in Hospitality and Service Management - and a bit of a cocktail expert.</p><p>He joins us now to teach us about some celebratory drinks!</p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89699 at http://wamc.org Cinco De Mayo Cocktails What Is Cinco De Mayo? http://wamc.org/post/what-cinco-de-mayo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Cinco de Mayo has become a big deal in the U.S. in recent years. But it is not a major holiday in Mexico. It is the commemoration of a Mexican military victory over France.</p><p>It was actually a marketing push by Corona beer that created the Cinco de Mayo we know today, filled with parties, food and, of course, lots of drink. St. Patrick's Day has a similar disconnect between the holiday in the home country and the way it is celebrated in America.</p><p>Here now to speak about how the U.S. appropriates ethnic and cultural holidays from other countries are <a href="http://www.ciachef.edu/">Culinary Institute of America</a> Professors Beth Forrest and Deirdre Murphy.</p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 14:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89696 at http://wamc.org What Is Cinco De Mayo? Food Friday Recipe : Black Bean and Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini http://wamc.org/post/food-friday-recipe-black-bean-and-quinoa-stuffed-zucchini <p>Tune in to <a href="http://wamc.org/topic/food-friday">Food Friday</a> this week, when CIA nutrition instructor, registered dietician and chef Jennifer Stack will join us in the studio to talk about veggies and staying healthy on a vegetarian diet!</p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:53:40 +0000 Jennifer Stack & The Culinary Institute of America 81047 at http://wamc.org Food Friday Recipe : Black Bean and Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini Ideas Matter: Christmas In Our Culture http://wamc.org/post/ideas-matter-christmas-our-culture <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today in our ongoing </span><a href="http://www.wamc.org/term/ideas-matter" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Ideas Matter: Checking in with the Public Humanities</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> series, we bring you two outstanding public humanists, and we’ll discuss the idea of Christmas as one feasting holiday among others, enjoyed as a religious and not-so-religious holiday by many.</span></p><p>We’re talking about Christmas’ role in our culture.</p><p>Joining us – both from the <a href="http://www.ciachef.edu/newyork/">Culinary Institute of American</a> in Hyde Park, NY are Beth Forrest Associate Professor of Liberal Arts and Deirdre Murphy, Professor of Liberal Arts.</p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 80310 at http://wamc.org Ideas Matter: Christmas In Our Culture Dutchess Elections Board To Register Students http://wamc.org/post/dutchess-elections-board-register-students <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – College students in Dutchess County may now vote so long as they register and need not provide specific information about which dormitory they live.</p><p>Last fall, Republican Elections Commissioner Erik Haight refused to register students if they did not list their specific college address. Democrat Commissioner Frances Knapp challenged that in court and the judge ruled they could vote.</p><p>The initial case involved student registrations from Marist, The Culinary Institute of America and Bard College.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 12:08:51 +0000 Hank Gross 65177 at http://wamc.org Dutchess Elections Board To Register Students