Leisure & Lifestyle

Thanksgiving Cooking 101: Kitchen Gadgetry

Wednesday, Nov 24, 2010 at 12:44 p.m.

We haul out our little-used kitchen gadgets and get the inside scoop on what we really need to prepare a great meal from author Harold McGee.

Cooking with Spice

Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Many people equate spice with heat and shy away from unfamiliar flavors. We explore the spices that add flavor to your food--and boost your immune system too.

Sound Design with Fred Newman

Monday, Oct 18, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Thirty years ago, he traded a Harvard MBA for a career making unusual sounds with his mouth. His mother must have been thrilled. . .

Navigating Musical History with WAMU's Dick Spottswood

Thursday, Oct 14, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo sits down with longtime WAMU personality and Bluegrass Country host Dick Spottswood.

Weeknight Cooking Made Simple

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

In an era of take-out and fast food, we look at fresh ideas for putting a tasty, healthy, kid-friendly dinner on the table Monday through Friday.

Indie Artisans and "Crafty Bastards"

We meet the local artists and organizers behind the city's biggest craft fair.

Kojo In Your Community: Silver Spring

Wednesday, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

We head to Downtown Silver Spring, as "Kojo in Your Community" explores how different groups are using the newly revitalized downtown.

Skateboard Politics

We examine the local skating scene, and the contentious politics of a new skate park in Silver Spring.

Fall Travel

Thursday, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

It's harder to find cheap air fares these days, but hotel deals abound. Join Kojo for tips and trends for fall travelers.

Your Turn: An Anti-Teen Device

Wednesday, Sep 1, 2010 at 1:35 p.m.

Using technology to drive teens away from the Gallery Place Metro station.

Better Government Through Technology

We talk with the District's Chief Technology Officer about innovation and technology in local government.

Living Gluten-Free

Wednesday, Aug 25, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

It's one of the labels you see popping up on products in the supermarket: Gluten-Free. What the label means, and why some people are choosing to eliminate gluten from their diets.

Automating Language Translation: The Future of a Unified Internet?

Tuesday, Aug 24, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

With only 23% of web traffic currently Why it is so hard to teach a computer to accurately translate.

A Washington Original: Gene Weingarten

Monday, Aug 23, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post humorist Gene Weingarten on keeping capital readers amused for more than two decades.

Local Restaurant World Tour: Caribbean Cuisine

Wednesday, Jun 30, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

Our "Local Restaurant World Tour" continues with a trip to Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, and the other great cuisines of the Caribbean.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.