Food Schmooze

The Faith Middleton Show
12:14 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Food Schmooze: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter

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When blogger Jennifer Reese lost her job, she began a series of food-related experiments. Economizing by making her own peanut butter, pita bread, and yogurt, she found that “doing it yourself” doesn’t always cost less or taste better. 

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:14 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Food Schmooze: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:59 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Food Schmooze: Third Annual Cocktails Special

Jonathan McNicol

Today, it's our third annual cocktails special. Jonathan mixes up a Mtn Dewdriver. Faith whips up a recipe for an instant sangria sort of a red wine cocktail. And Mark Raymond stops by to show us how to make some, ya know… REAL cocktails. Plus music galore!

All in advance of the 3rd Annual Food Schmooze Martini Competition coming up on June 27 in Farmington, CT.

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:59 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Food Schmooze: Third Annual Cocktails Special

Jonathan McNicol

Today, it's our third annual cocktails special. Jonathan mixes up a Mtn Dewdriver. Faith whips up a recipe for an instant sangria sort of a red wine cocktail. And Mark Raymond stops by to show us how to make some, ya know… REAL cocktails. Plus music galore!

All in advance of the 3rd Annual Food Schmooze Martini Competition coming up on June 27 in Farmington.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:18 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Food Schmooze: The Recipe Girl Cookbook

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:18 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Food Schmooze: The Recipe Girl Cookbook

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:34 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Food Schmooze: Third Annual Cocktails Special

Jonathan McNicol

Today, it's our third annual cocktails special. Jonathan mixes up a Mtn Dewdriver. Faith whips up a recipe for an instant sangria sort of a red wine cocktail. And Mark Raymond stops by to show us how to make some, ya know… REAL cocktails. Plus music galore!

All in advance of the 3rd Annual Food Schmooze Martini Competition coming up on June 27 in Farmington, CT.

Join us!

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:47 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Food Schmooze: Food 52

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Powered by a thriving online community and edited by noted food writers Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, Food52.com spotlights the best recipes from talented home cooks all over the world. Their new book, The Food52 Cookbook, Volume 2, features seventy-five of the latest community favorites. Hesser, formerly the food editor of The New York Times Magazine, joins the Food Schmooze gang to talk Food52.

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:48 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Food Schmooze: Jacques Pépin's New Complete Techniques

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:48 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Food Schmooze: Jacques Pépin's New Complete Techniques

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:21 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Food Schmooze: Cupcakes, Candy Bars, Cookies, and Crazy Good Italian

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The four Cs: Cupcakes, Candy bars, Cookies… and sugar Comas! The Food Schmooze gang tries cupcakes from Mr. D’s in Wallingford, CT. Our candy correspondent Katharine Weber joins us to talk candy bars with Susie Norris, co-author of Hand-Crafted Candy Bars. And Faith discovers a cuckoo cookie concoction. PLUS, Mike Isabella joins us for a look at his new cookbook, Crazy Good Italian.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:12 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Food Schmooze: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:42 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Food Schmooze: Sodium Girl's Limitless Low-Sodium Cookbook

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:21 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Food Schmooze: One Pot Wonders

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From slow cooked stews to quick stir-fries to easy skillet dinners, the one-pot meal is a worldwide staple. Across continents and cultures, everyone appreciates the simplicity and fuss-free nature of a meal made in one vessel, whether it's a wok, a pot, or a casserole dish. Famed cookbook author and food authority Clifford A. Wright joins the Food Schmooze gang to present the world's favorite one-pot meals.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:21 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Food Schmooze: One Pot Wonders

Nate Steiner/flickr creative commons

From slow cooked stews to quick stir-fries to easy skillet dinners, the one-pot meal is a worldwide staple. Across continents and cultures, everyone appreciates the simplicity and fuss-free nature of a meal made in one vessel, whether it's a wok, a pot, or a casserole dish. Famed cookbook author and food authority Clifford A. Wright joins the Food Schmooze gang to present the world's favorite one-pot meals.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:22 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Food Schmooze: Comfort & Spice and Cindy's Supper Club

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:22 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Food Schmooze: Comfort & Spice and Cindy's Supper Club

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:54 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Food Schmooze: The Fresh & Green Table and Lard

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Join the Food Schmooze gang for a look at… Lard! No, really. Stick with us on this one. Lard is a good, healthful cooking fat, and we’ll go over the science that says so. PLUS, a whole slew of recipes from Grit magazine’s new cookbook, Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother’s Secret Ingredient.

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:54 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Food Schmooze: The Fresh and Green Table and Lard

Steve Snodgrass/flickr creative commons

Join the Food Schmooze gang for a look at… Lard! No, really. Stick with us on this one. Lard is a good, healthful cooking fat, and we’ll go over the science that says so. PLUS, a whole slew of recipes from Grit magazine’s new cookbook, Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother’s Secret Ingredient.

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:27 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Food Schmooze: Corned Beef and Cabbage Sandwiches

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This week, the Food Schmooze gang gets you ready for spring and for St. Patrick's Day. We've got a modern take on corned beef and cabbage—sandwiches. We've got a great tip for organizing your fridge that'll lead you toward healthy foods rather than processed junk. Plus: a shortcut for making steel-cut oatmeal in ten minutes—apple cinnamon or cranberry orange.

The Faith Middleton Show
5:25 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Food Schmooze: Chris Prosperi's Fish Tacos

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CHRIS PROSPERI'S FISH TACOS

For the Salsa

3 medium tomatoes about 8 ounces each
1 jalapeño
3 cloves garlic
1 8 ounce white onion
1/2 bunch cilantro about 2 ounces

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:34 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Food Schmooze: Lidia's Favorite Recipes

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Lidia Bastianich—one of the most beloved chefs and authors in America—presents her most accessible and affordable cookbook to date, a gathering of the recipes that have become her go-to meals for her very own family. Lidia joins the Food Schmooze gang to talk Lidia's Favorite Recipes—the best, the most comforting, and the most delicious dishes in her repertoire.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:13 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Food Schmooze: Roots

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On this week's Schmooze, we look at root vegetables—from the familiar (beets, carrots, potatoes) to the unfamiliar (jicama, salsify, malanga) to the practically unheard of (cassava, galangal, crosnes)—with an author of the new cookbook, Roots. From Andean tubers and burdock to yams and yuca, we'll look at recipes for salads, soups, side dishes, main courses, drinks, and desserts that bring out the earthy goodness of each and every one of these intriguing vegetables.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:46 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Food Schmooze: Dinner—A Love Story

Jonathan McNicol photo

Inspired by her beloved blog, Jenny Rosenstrach’s Dinner: A Love Story is many wonderful things: a memoir, a love story, a practical how-to guide for strengthening family bonds by making the most of dinnertime, and a compendium of magnificent, palate-pleasing recipes. Jenny joins the Food Schmooze gang to tell the unforgettable story of her transformation from enthusiastic kitchen novice to family dinnertime doyen—and to revel in the delectable dishes in Dinner.

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:04 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Food Schmooze: The Mediterranean Slow Cooker

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First it was The Italian Slow Cooker. Then The French Slow Cooker. Now Michele Scicolone returns to The Food Schmooze with her new book, The Mediterranean Slow Cooker. With the combination of tradition, innovation, and ease that have made her recipes so popular, Scicolone gathers intriguing dishes from every corner of the Mediterranean and streamlines them for the slow cooker.

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:14 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Food Schmooze: Pad Thai And The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

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 Chris Prosperi's Pad Thai recipe

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:46 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Food Schmooze: Grain Mains

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:01 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Food Schmooze: A History of Connecticut Food

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What is Connecticut food? Which crops, livestock and seafood have shaped the complex cuisines that its people have cherished for more than four centuries? From familiar comforts like chicken potpie and fried oysters to curious concoctions like Grape-Nuts pudding and steamed cheeseburgers, Connecticut's food history is long and varied. Eric D. Lehman and Amy Nawrocki, authors of A History of Connecticut Food, join us on The Food Schmooze.

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:36 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Food Schmooze: Burgers, Bourbon And Soup

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Today we talk burgers, bourbon and soup. It's the usual crowd plus our special guests from Plan B Burger Bar.

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:31 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Food Schmooze: Authors of Bite Me and Pig

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Pork every which way, from the book Pig. Plus two sisters create inventive dinner party recipes explained in their book, Bite Me.

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