My Conversation With Lindsay-Jean Hard, Author Of Cooking with Scraps: Turn Your Peels, Cores, Rinds, And Stems Into Delicious Meals

Click Here To Listen Lindsay-Jean Hard "A whole new way to celebrate ingredients that have long been wasted. Lindsay-Jean is a master of efficiency and we’re inspired to follow her lead!” —Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, cofounders of Food52 In 85 innovative recipes, Lindsay-Jean Hard—who writes the “Cooking with Scraps” column for Food52—shows just how delicious and surprising the all-too-often-discarded parts of food can be, transforming what might be considered trash into culinary treasure. Here’s how to put those seeds, stems, tops, rinds to good use for more delicious (and more frugal) cooking: Carrot greens—bright, fresh, and packed with flavor—make a zesty pesto. Water from canned beans behaves just like egg whites, perfect for vegan [...]

My Conversation With Jack Bishop, Author Of Tasting Italy

Click Here To Listen Jack Bishop-Tasting Italy The experts at America's Test Kitchen and National Geographic bring Italy's magnificent cuisine, culture, and landscapes--and 100 authentic regional recipes--right to your kitchen. Featuring 100 innovative, kitchen-tested recipes, 300 gorgeous color photographs, and 30 maps, this illustrated guide takes you on a captivating journey through the rich history of Italian cuisine, region by region. Rich excerpts feature the origins of celebrated cheeses, the nuances of different wine growing regions, the best farmer's markets in Venice, and more. Intriguing prose illuminates key ingredients, from olive oil and how it's made to the various pasta shapes of Northern Italy. In every region, the food experts at America's Test Kitchen bring [...]

My Conversation With Dick Cantrell Author Of Brewing Eclectic IPA: Pushing the Boundaries of India Pale Ale

Click Here To Listen Dick Cantrell Craft beer's most popular style, India Pale Ale, is experiencing a flavor revolution. Brewers are using a wide range of flavors to push the boundaries of the style, from cocoa nibs to coffee, fruits to vegetables, spices, herbs, and even wood – brewers are using a wide range of flavors to push the boundaries of the style. Explore the ways creative ingredients are being used in brewing these highly-hopped beers and try your own version using 24 recipes for contemporary IPAs designed by one of the country's top brewers.

My Conversation With Liza Gershman, Author Of Cuban Flavor: Exploring The Island’s Unique Places, People, And Cuisine

Click Here To Listen Liza Gershman A lush journey through Cuba, its paladars, and its flavorful cuisine For Cubans, food is a complex story―a tapestry of love and loss woven so deeply into their culture that it goes well beyond that of history or sustenance. Gershman, who’s love affair with Cuba began long before her first visit, takes you along on a photojournalistic journey through the streets of Cuba and its paladares through her stunning photographs of the country’s glorious sights, the lively people, and, of course, the amazing variety of food. Much more than a cookbook, Cuban Flavor is an introduction to a revolutionary era of Cuban cuisine: a new frontier. Growth and transition [...]

My Conversation With Celebrity Chef Zipora Einav, Author Of Recipe For A Delicious Life: Discover The Perfect Blend Of Food & Music To Stimulate Your Appetite For Lasting Health, Harmony & Joy!

Click Here To Listen Chef Zipora Einav Chef Zipora’s first book, Recipe for A Delicious Life, shares interesting anecdotes and adventures of her time traveling the world as a private chef, favorite recipes of her celebrity clients and a unique perspective of how music impacts the mood of a chef during food preparation.

My Conversation With Frank Costantini, Author Of Italian Moms: Something Old, Something New: 150 Family Recipes

Click Here To Listen Frank Costantini “The best reason of all to say ‘Mamma mia!’” —Booklist (starred review) “Costantini presents these hearty, approachable recipes with sincerity and grace.” —Publishers Weekly “Costantini blends recipes and memoir to brilliant effect.” —Library Journal In her second cookbook, Elisa Costantini not only illuminates Italian cuisine through 150 homestyle recipes, she offers a loving celebration of food, family, and culture. Elisa Costantini once again shares her vision of Italian home cooking. In this sequel to her bestselling debut cookbook, Italian Moms: Spreading Their Art to Every Table, she serves up more than 150 recipes: some are influenced by her childhood in Abruzzo and others are reinvented classic dishes that pay [...]

My Conversation With Dan Whalen, Author Of Tots!: 50 Tot-ally Awesome Recipes From Totchos To Sweet Po-tot-o Pie

Click Here To Listen Dan Whalen It’s a fact: Americans love tots, and last year consumed 3.5 billion of them. And not just at home. From fast-food joints to high-end restaurants, chefs are joining the tot trend, serving exotically spiced tots or fun mash-ups like Totchos, with tots replacing the corn chips in nachos. But now, prepare for TOT-al domination! Created by mad-genius food blogger Dan Whalen, Tots! elevates the friendly little tater to its place in the culinary spotlight. This irresistible cookbook with a nubby tot-texture on the cover offers 50 delicious, playful, and surprising recipes for snacks, appetizers, inspired main dishes, and inspired sides, even desserts. (Yes, you could create an entire tot-centric [...]

My Conversation With Kamin Mohammadi, Author Of Bella Figura: How To Live, Love, And Eat The Italian Way

Click Here To Listen Kamin Mohammadi One woman's story of finding beauty, and herself--and a practical guide to living a better life, the Italian way! Kamin Mohammadi, a magazine editor in London, should have been on top of the world. But after heartbreak and loneliness, the stress of her "dream life" was ruining her physical and mental health. Gifted a ticket to freedom--a redundancy package and the offer of a friend's apartment in Florence--Kamin took a giant leap. It did not take her long to notice how differently her new Italian neighbors approached life: enjoying themselves, taking their time to eat and drink, taking their lives at a deliberately slower pace. Filled with wonderful characters--from [...]