Summer´s done and it´s back to school. We´ll start packing lunches - a pediatrician gives us some healthy tips. But what do you do when the nest empties and there are no more lunches - or dinners - to make? Find out how to manage the Empty Nest kitchen. We get a lesson from the Monell Institute on smell and memory. And, we meet a woman keeping Syrian Jewish traditions alive in a new homeland. Also, Faith Willinger on life in Italy, Princess Diana´s personal chef, and his recipes and memories. [Broadcast Date: September 6, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070906/rt_chef_070906_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Today we´re mixing it up with ingredients! Russ Parsons gives us the low down on picking and storing some great summer produce. We´ll also discover the lesser known Asian cuisine - food from the Philipines. Find out why wasabi isn´t really wasabi, plus what goes on in a Martha Stewart test kitchen. Later we´ll meet a couple who spent a year eating only what was available within a 100 miles - and they stayed married to each other after all that! Sheila Lukins celebrates 25 years of The Silver Palate. Also, our sommelier, Maureen Petrosky, on pairing wine with summer salads, Chef Coleman´s favorite ingredient, and much more [Broadcast Date: August 30, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070830/rt_chef_070830_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mother´s Day is one of the busiest days in the restaurant industry. Everybody wants to do something special for the mom in their life, but many chefs agree: you might be better off cooking at home! How about a special picnic? We´ll hear about recipes that travel well and discuss what kinds of gear you need. Our guest is Jennifer Barry, one of the authors of Festive Picnics. Later, we´ll chat with Greek restaurateur George Kyrtatas, whose mother taught him how to run a successful restaurant. We´ll also visit a bistro that celebrates mom´s cooking every day of the year and discuss women´s history in connection with food. (Original Airdate: May 2004) [Broadcast Date: May 3, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070503/rt_chef_070503_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Food sustains, nurtures and defines us. No matter where you are from, chances are there is a regional dish! Today, we´ll look at food and community beginning with Matt and Ted Lee and their book,The Lee Brothers´ Southern Cookbook. Then, restaurateur Danny Meyer weighs in on how a restaurant can build community. We´ll also visit with ex-pats looking for a taste of home in gardens. Also, the meditative chef; a farm and winery in Tuscany; and Melissa Clark´s tips for fitting into that skinny black dress. [Broadcast Date: March 1, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070301/rt_chef_070301_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sultry summer nights! Today´s Chef´s Table is all about cooling down and enjoying the season´s flavors. Discover heirloom tomatoes, go fishing with the frying pan, and learn about oysters in Manhattan. We´ll find out how ice furthered the popularity of the cocktail. Later, our sommelier, Maureen Petrosky, gives us the best summertime sips. Molly O´Neil gives us Mostly True - her memoir about food and baseball. Plus a hot club in Miami, food trivia, and the recipe of the week. [Broadcast Date: July 26, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070726/rt_chef_070726_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Food has its own fashion. And star chefs find food fads can be as fickle as the music charts. On today´s show we´ll talk Chef Chardon about kitchen hip hop, then visit with Gael Greene about life with the trendsetters. Find out what´s new in Swiss chocolates and see how the slow cooker is coming back for the second - make that third or fourth - time. Plus, some unusual holidays, a girls-only club and a return to a college fad. We´ll give you all you need to know to be with the in-crowd! [Broadcast Date: August 23, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070823/rt_chef_070823_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What´s your obsession? For some, it´s career; others have an insatiable curiosity, and some just can´t stop thinking about their favorite dish. We´ll discover some interesting stories that might not be true obsessions but sure come close! Farmer Jon gives us the real dirt on making a life on a farm. British bad-boy chef Marco Pierre White divulges why he was obsessed with being the youngest to earn three Michelin stars. David Pasternak and Ed Levine talk about fish at Esca; we´ll also get some advice on choosing beer and hear from a dad who committed to a permanent dinner date with the kids. Plus dieting tips, Gulf Coast oysters, and what´s really in your snack food. [Broadcast Date: July 19, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070719/rt_chef_070719_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Some worthy things just have a bad reputation. On today´s show we re-evaluate bad reputation stories: pig pens are a mess; tequila gives you a killer hangover; and tofu tastes like nothing. Often, you can make a silk purse out of a sow´s ear. For instance, Sy Montgomery talks about her amazing pet pig. Mr. Cutlets talks about a pig of a whole other kind - a smuggled ham. Taste a fine Tequila made with classical music, discover organic hot dogs, and take a trip to our archives for an interview with the original bad boy chef, Anthony Bourdain. (Original Airdate: 7/15/06) [Broadcast Date: July 12, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070712/rt_chef_070712_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Depending on where you live and the weather, it´s Cherry Blossom Festival time - a good time to focus on Japanese culture. We begin in a Japanese home kitchen with Elizabeth Andoh, author of Washoku. Then it´s off to Tokyo, a city that offers some of the most unexpected sights, from a woman dressed in a kimono buying a burger at McDonald´s to lavish department stores. Chef´s Table correspondent Scott Haas takes us tableside in one of Tokyo´s restaurants. We´ll visit with a student of tea ceremony and learn the art of dressing in a kimono. Plus tea, sake, and more. (Original Airdate: 4/20/06) [Broadcast Date: April 12, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070412/rt_chef_070412_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
On today´s show we´re raiding the pantry! We´ll learn everything from the pantry´s history to organizing and stocking your own larder. And, we´ll examine the foods that we eat when we are by ourselves. Also, there´s news from the almond groves. Plus, how to stock a heart-healthy pantry, tips to make healthy grains a habit, and much more. [Broadcast Date: September 13, 2007] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070913/rt_chef_070913_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.