Memorial Day http://www.kplu.org en Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Food Network's Alton Brown http://www.kplu.org/post/clean-your-grill-and-other-hot-holiday-tips If there's one grilling tip to remember this Memorial Day weekend, it should be this: Flame is bad.<p>"Flame does nasty things to food," food historian and science guy <a href="http://altonbrown.com/">Alton Brown </a>tells NPR's Scott Simon in the kick-off segment of <em>Weekend Editio</em>n's "Taste of Summer" series.<p>"[Flame] makes <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2003/0509pollution.html">soot</a>, and it makes deposits of various chemicals that are not too good for us. Sat, 26 May 2012 19:02:53 +0000 5117 at http://www.kplu.org Clean Your Grill, And Other Hot Holiday Tips From Food Network's Alton Brown Seattle honors the fallen on Memorial Day http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-honors-fallen-memorial-day <p>Eric Ward. Jeffrey Starr. Jeremy Burris.</p><p>Those are just a few of the 141 soldiers from Washington state who have lost their lives in Iraq or Afghanistan. That&rsquo;s according to the Washington Post, which <a href="http://apps.washingtonpost.com/national/fallen/" target="_blank">compiles casualty statistics</a>. Memorial Day offers a chance to reflect on their sacrifice.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 21:51:32 +0000 Ashley Gross 5110 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle honors the fallen on Memorial Day Memorial Day http://www.kplu.org/post/memorial-day <p><strong>This week&rsquo;s show</strong> takes us from Gomer Pyle to Puffed Wheat cereal in the space of 3 minutes, and it&rsquo;s a twisted road between the two. In between we hear from The Andrews Sisters,&nbsp; Enrico Caruso and General George Patton.<br />Here are some interesting tidbits we found:&nbsp; Thu, 26 May 2011 11:30:00 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 1668 at http://www.kplu.org Memorial Day