Food Schmooze

The Faith Middleton Show
9:36 am
Wed October 12, 2011

Food Schmooze: Fine Cooking In Season

Elle-Epp

Fine Cooking in Season: Your Guide to Choosing and Preparing the Season's Best

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:07 am
Wed October 5, 2011

Food Schmooze: Jacques Pépin Talks About His New Cookbook, Essential Pépin

NellieMcS

Essential Pepin: More Than 700 All-Time Favorites from My Life in Food

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The Faith Middleton Show
8:41 pm
Wed September 28, 2011

Food Schmooze: Off The Menu

Welcome Enterprises

Off the Menu: Staff Meals from America's Top Restaurantsby Marissa Guggiana

Baby Back Ribs with Barbecue Sauce

Chef Jay Swift feels everyone should have a barbecue sauce of their own devising. Grocery-store shelves are full of them, but I never find one that hits just the right spot for me. In my estimation, they are often too sweet. If you need a starting point for your recipe, let this be it. Swift’s sauce—with its complexity, and its balance of sweet, spice, tart, and heat—stands up to any barbecue cut.

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The Faith Middleton Show
8:25 am
Wed September 21, 2011

Food Schmooze: Chef Tyler Anderson Of The Copper Beach Inn; Make-Ahead Meals Made

Forrest Tanaka

Make-Ahead Meals Made Healthy: Exceptionally Delicious and Nutritious Freezer-Friendly Recipes You Can Prepare in Advance and Enjoy at a Moment's Notice

Cook the best, most nutritious food for your family and save time and money with this mega-delicious guide to preparing meals you can fix-and-freeze now and enjoy any night of your crazy-busy week!

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:15 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

Food Schmooze: Patricia Wells, Salad As A Meal

NatalieMaynor

Recipes from 
Salad as a Meal: Healthy Main-Dish Salads for Every Season

by Patricia Wells

Bar de la Croix Rouge Assiette Saint-Germain4 SERVINGS

4 thin slices Multigrain Sourdough Bread, toasted

1 tablespoon salted butter

1 tablespoon Homemade Mayonnaise

24 ultra- thin slices rare roast beef

2 handfuls of soft salad greens

Creamy Lemon- Mustard Dressing (see below)

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:37 am
Tue September 6, 2011

Food Schmooze: Indian Cuisine; Fast Breads

Prasad Chirnomula

Today we're sampling the regional cuisine of India with Chef Prasad Chirnomula. Plus 50 easy and delicious fast bread recipes.

Fast Breads: 50 Recipes for Easy, Delicious Bread

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The Faith Middleton Show
3:49 pm
Tue August 30, 2011

Food Schmooze: Secrets Of The Sommeliers; Quiches, Kugels And Couscous

Alex Ranaldi

Secrets of the Sommeliers: How to Think and Drink Like the World's Top Wine Professionals

A fascinating exploration of the inside world of sommeliers, sharing their unique perspectives, extensive expertise, and best stories.

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:25 pm
Tue August 23, 2011

Food Schmooze: Comfortable In The Kitchen; Cooking With Healthy Girl

epSos.de

The Blue Jean chef: Comfortable in the Kitchen By Meredith Laurence

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The Faith Middleton Show
7:22 am
Wed August 17, 2011

Food Schmooze: Quick & Kosher; One Big Table

Joseph DeLeo

Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes

Five years after her wedding, Jamie Geller is juggling a career and running a busy household - and she still has no time to cook! 

As her family and career rapidly grew, Jamie set out to learn how to cook with children around, how to cook meals that kids would eat (while not boring adult family and guests) and how to do it all without losing her cool.

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The Faith Middleton Show
4:20 pm
Wed August 10, 2011

Food Schmooze: Clinton Street Baking Company Cookbook; The Improvisational Cook;

stu_spivack

Clinton St. Baking Company Cookbook: Breakfast, Brunch and Beyond from New York's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurant

The Clinton St. Baking Company is one of the hottest brunch spots in a city obsessed with brunch. A tiny thirty-two-seat eatery on Manhattan's trendy Lower East Side, the restaurant draws long lines of customers who come from far and wide to sample fresh-baked goods, hearty omelets, sugar-cured bacon, and light-as-air pancakes with maple butter.

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:09 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Food Schmooze: Beach Picnics; The Domaine Chandon Cookbook; The Frankies Spuntino

Thomas Ricker

The Domaine Chandon Cookbook: Recipes from Etoile Restaurant

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:42 am
Wed July 27, 2011

Food Schmooze: Farmer's Markets; The Beer Trials

Marc Smith

Beer Trials: America's Most Popular Beers Blind-tasted and Rated by a Panel

The essential guide to the world's most popular beers, The Beer Trials features brutally honest ratings, full-page reviews, and photos of the 250 most popular beers in the world, based only on brown-bag blind tasting. The Beer Trials also includes a complete reference to the major beer styles, flavors, and regions.

• The essential reference for anyone who enjoys drinking beer

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The Faith Middleton Show
1:58 pm
Tue July 12, 2011

Food Schmooze: Fresh From Maine; Fast, Fresh And Green

Ben Griffith

Fresh From Maine: Recipes and Stories from the State's Best Chefs

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:43 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

Food Schmooze: Tex Mex On The Grill And The Meat-Lovers Meatless Cookbook

Mike McCune

Learn how to cook real Tex Mex on the grill, and the Meat-Lovers Meatless Cookbook. We have you covered if you're looking for great summer recipes.

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The Faith Middleton Show
8:53 am
Wed June 29, 2011

Food Schmooze: The Winning Martini And Watermelon Salad With Feta And Mint

Find out who won The Food Schmooze Martini Competition, creating the state's official martini. And hear the play-by-play at the event as it unfolded. plus Karen Lee's tips on great cooking.

 Bloodless Mary  House made Vegetable Vodka Infusion
(All vegetables preferably local for ultimate flavor)
3 bottles of Crop Organic Vodka
2 cucumbers
4 large carrots
1 head of celery
1 pound of tomatoes
15-20 pepperoncinis

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The Faith Middleton Show
7:57 am
Tue June 28, 2011

Food Schmooze: Beat This!

In a book that has become a classic for its unique combination of irresistible recipes and hilarious prose, Ann Hodgman throws down a gauntlet that no self-respecting cook can ignore: here are more than 100 recipes for popular dishes she guarantees to be better than anyone else's.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:05 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Food Schmooze: High Flavor, Low Labor: Reinventing Weeknight Cooking

Here's the answer if you have a busy life, and a family to feed. Or maybe you're just into what's extremely delicious and easy. Join Faith Middleton for the temptations of High Flavor, Low Labor, one of the best cookbooks around. 

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The Faith Middleton Show
11:20 am
Wed June 15, 2011

Food Schmooze: Karen Lee's Marinade For Fish

Glenn Fleishman

Karen Lee’s Marinade

For one pound of fish

2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

½ teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

A few sprigs of fresh rosemary, tarragon or thyme

Marinate no more than 2 hours.

Baste the fish in the marinade a few times during those 2 hours.

Heat a grill for 10 minutes if it is a gas grill. If it is a charcoal grill, then just let the fire burn down for 20 or so minutes.

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The Faith Middleton Show
6:28 am
Wed June 1, 2011

Food Schmooze: The Versatile Summer Sauce

joana hard

Summer favorites - Pesto sauce, fish coated with chopped nuts, ratatouille and homemade sangria. Plus, an East Hampton restaurant recommendation.

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The Food Schmooze
6:28 am
Wed June 1, 2011

The Versatile Summer Sauce

joana hard

Summer favorites - Pesto sauce, fish coated with chopped nuts, ratatouille and homemade sangria. Plus, an East Hampton restaurant recommendation.

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Arts/Culture
10:26 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

The Sriracha Cookbook

Receive a copy of this cookbook as our thank you when you make a contribution to help support WNPR and The Faith Middleton Show.

Food writer and trained chef Randy Clemens presents 50 palate-expanding recipes that make the most of Sriracha’s savory punch, such as:Spicy Ceviche, Honey-Sriracha Glazed Buffalo Wings, Bacon-Sriracha Cornbread, the Ultimate Sriracha Burger, Peach-Sriracha Sorbet, and more.

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:26 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

Food Schmooze: The Sriracha Cookbook

Receive a copy of this cookbook as our thank you when you make a contribution to help support WNPR and The Faith Middleton Show.

Food writer and trained chef Randy Clemens presents 50 palate-expanding recipes that make the most of Sriracha’s savory punch, such as:Spicy Ceviche, Honey-Sriracha Glazed Buffalo Wings, Bacon-Sriracha Cornbread, the Ultimate Sriracha Burger, Peach-Sriracha Sorbet, and more.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:06 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Food Schmooze: High Protein Almond Flour, a Superfood?

Elana Amsterdam is back on The Food Schmooze.  Her book of recipes using high protein almond flour in place of white flour was a hit with us and our regular Food Schmooze listeners. So we invited Elana to join us again to talk about some of her recipe ideas.

We'll tell you all about why blanched almond flour is considered a superfood by some; how it differs from white wheat flour and how it registers on the glycemic index.

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The Faith Middleton Show
2:04 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Food Schmooze: The Weekly Supper Club

Anybody who minds an obscenity or two in their cookbooks will want to skip this one.  The rest of you, I bet I have your undivided attention.  

The cookbook in question is called Forking Fantastic.  Obviously you've got to be a little polite on the cover to get it into bookstores.  Also, obscenities in a cookbook, this is a growth opportunity for book burners everywhere.

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The Faith Middleton Show
8:39 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Food Schmooze: Mr. Sunday's Soup

Salmon Chowder

Serves 6

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:21 am
Wed May 11, 2011

Food Schmooze: Just Married and Cooking

creative commons, wikioticsIan

Italian Sausage Pitas with Feta and Watercress

serves 4

1/2 red onion, very thinly sliced  

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

6 pieces italian sausage (hot or sweet)

1 bunch watercress, tough stems removed

5 oz feta cheese, crumbled

2 tablespoons mint leaves, torn

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 pitas with pocket

Combine the sliced onions and red wine vinegar in a large bowl. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes while you prepare the remaining ingredients.

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The Faith Middleton Show
10:01 pm
Tue May 3, 2011

Food Schmooze: Persian Food Bursting With Flavor

These rich, exotic recipes showcase the special heritage of the Persian community and introduce every cook to the spices and flavors unique to Persian cooking.

My Favorite Baked Salmon

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The Faith Middleton Show
12:25 pm
Sat April 30, 2011

Food Schmooze: Martinis Galore

tara hunt/flickr creative commons

Calling All Martini Lovers...
The Food Schmooze Wants YOUR Help! YOU be the judge!

You're invited to The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze Martini Competition.

Sample every type of martini imaginable, and vote for the best--which will be declared Connecticut's Official Martini!

Thursday, June 23rd at 6 p.m.
At the Marquee, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT

Tickets: $75 per person
Call 860-275-7540 for tickets

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:57 am
Wed April 20, 2011

Food Schmooze: Beat This!

In a book that has become a classic for its unique combination of irresistible recipes and hilarious prose, Ann Hodgman throws down a gauntlet that no self-respecting cook can ignore: here are more than 100 recipes for popular dishes she guarantees to be better than anyone else's.

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The Faith Middleton Show
9:26 pm
Wed April 6, 2011

Food Schmooze: The Veggie Burger Challenge

creative commons, Steve Snodgrass

Faith Middleton’s Indian Veggie Burgers

1 – 14 oz. can Chick Peas drained and chopped

1 – 14 oz. can Lentils drained and chopped

1/2 Cup Brown Rice cooked well and drained

1 small Red Pepper diced

1 small Green Pepper diced

6 Green Beans sliced thin

1 Cup Red Onion diced

1/2 Cup Mushrooms diced

1/2 Cup Corn frozen

1/2 Cup Carrots shredded

1/2 Cup Walnuts toasted and chopped

1 Tb Curry

1 Tb Kosher Salt

1/4 tsp. Black Pepper

2 tsp. Hot Sauce

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