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Milk Street Radio: Love, War and Slow Noodles

Chantha Nguon, co-author of “Slow Noodles,” shares her story of survival as a Cambodian refugee. Also this week: We learn about the world’s first fast-food chain from Kansas City reporter Mackenzie Martin, and Alex Aïnouz ranks the best pastas at the grocery store. https://www.177milkstreet.com/radio/love-war-and-slow-noodles-how-chantha-nguon-survived-the-khmer-rouge

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Milk Street Radio: Pro Secrets of Homemade Pasta

Missy Robbins, chef and founder of Lilia and Misi in Brooklyn, teaches a masterclass in making pasta at home—she explains why her noodle recipes include a copious number of egg yolks, why she often leaves salt out, and her secret to cacio e pepe. Plus, Romy Gill takes us on…

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Mozzarella in Carrozza from “Italian Snacking” by Anna Francese Gass

I made these tasty crispy shallow fried ooey gooey cheesy sandwiches while I was at the family farm with The Husband. Big hit!!! You must check out this new cookbook. It will up your entertaining game.

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Milk Street Radio: Kyle MacLachlan Gets Serious about Wine

If you’ve turned on your TV in the last 30 years, you’ve seen Kyle MacLachlan: Think “Twin Peaks,” “Sex and the City” and “Desperate Housewives.” But when he’s not starring in Hollywood, he’s wandering vineyards in Washington. This week, MacLachlan joins us for memories from the set of “Blue Velvet,”…

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Milk Street Radio: Spearfishing for Dinner

Valentine Thomas goes spearfishing—though she calls it ocean hunting. She dives in without a tank—up to 170 feet deep—and holds her breath for minutes at a time. Today, she tells us about her best and scariest deep-sea adventures and her favorite ways to eat fish. Plus, Roger Horowitz explains how…

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Milk Street Radio: Harold McGee Answers Food’s Big Mysteries

Food science expert Harold McGee helps us separate food science fact from fiction and explains our most profound questions about taste and smell. Why do oysters taste like cucumbers? Is there such a thing as the smell of raspberries? McGee has the answers! Plus, we learn about 30-foot longevity noodles…

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Come Join Me at a Wine and Food Pairing Dinner on April 18!

Get Tickets Now Join New Hampshire PBS and me for a Mediterranean feast at LaBelle Winery in Amherst, New Hampshire. LaBelle Winery’s Executive Chef Justin Bernatchez will be preparing a menu based on my recipes which will be paired with special wines selected by Founder and Winemaker Amy LaBelle. And bonus! — all ticket holders become New…

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Milk Street Radio: José Andrés Feeds the World

José Andrés returns to tell us how he feeds millions with World Central Kitchen. Plus, he reveals his secret ingredient for chicken stock and his special method for cooking eggs. Also on this week’s show: silversmith Andreas Fabian takes an artist’s look at spoons and “spoonness”; Grant Barrett and Martha…

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Milk Street Radio: The Automat – The Amazing Story of America’s 5-Cent Cafeteria

Photo credit: Lawrence Fried 1951 Before McDonald’s or KFC, there was the Horn and Hardart Automat—a cafeteria-style restaurant where you could buy everything from creamed spinach to lemon meringue. This week, filmmaker Lisa Hurwitz tells us the story of the rise and fall of the Automat—with a little help from…

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The Best New Restaurants in NYC – from the Condé Nast Traveler Editors.

My old work alma mater, Condé Nast, (which owned Gourmet Magazine) has put out a handy new list of hot New York City Restaurants by Condé Nast Traveler which I recommend you check out: “Looking for the best new restaurants in New York City? You won’t have to look hard.…

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Milk Street Radio: Getting to Know Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver has been on your TV for over 20 years, but how well do you really know him? This week, Jamie Oliver returns to Milk Street Radio and we get up close and personal! Plus, flavor scientist Arielle Johnson shares the unexpected ways she uses prosciutto and olives; J.…

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I am featured in the “Cool Beans” newsletter this week!

Photo by Liza Shoenfein “Cool Beans,” is a newsletter that explores the recipes, tips, and techniques you need to save the world from your kitchen—without going vegan. (They are featuring my go to quick weeknight meal: Broccoli Pasta.) Check out the newsletter – there is lots of valuable info in…

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Milk Street Radio: Pink Margarine?! America’s Greatest Food Fight

99% Invisible’s Chris Berube shares margarine’s secret history from Supreme Court battles to Eleanor Roosevelt’s advertising campaign—and why in some states you could only buy margarine that was dyed pink or black. Plus, we learn about snacks from around the world with Unsnackable’s Folu Akinkuotu; Dan Pashman tells us what…

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Come Join Me at a Special Dinner in Amherst New Hampshire!

Get Tickets Now Join New Hampshire PBS and me for a Mediterranean feast at LaBelle Winery in Amherst, New Hampshire. LaBelle Winery’s Executive Chef Justin Bernatchez will be preparing a menu based on my recipes which will be paired with special wines selected by Founder and Winemaker Amy LaBelle. And bonus! — all ticket…

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Milk Street Radio: 10 Biggest Food Lies

Tamar Haspel of the Washington Post is here to share 10 truths about food that nobody wants to believe. From diet soda to organic vegetables to farm-fresh eggs, nothing is sacred. Plus, Amanda Herbert brings us inside history’s wildest dinner parties; Adam Gopnik reveals what your drink of choice says…

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Milk Street Radio: 101 Thai Dishes to Cook Before You Die

This week: Jet Tila on Thai food. He tells us about real Thai sriracha, what it takes to make the world’s largest stir-fry and why working at his family’s market sometimes meant visiting the set of “Star Trek.” Plus, we explore the wild world of cooking manga with Deb Aoki;…

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The Cassoulet War is Back!

30+ participating chefs (including yours truly!) will serve up their best version of the iconic stew and we need you to vote for the People’s Choice cassoulet. Our esteemed panel of celebrity chefs will choose the Most Authentic and Most Daring cassoulets. Don’t miss this convivial event, complete with French…

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Milk Street Radio: All About Bees

Bees count, dream and even recognize you. Bees solve puzzles, have distinct personalities and play with balls like a puppy. Zoologist Lars Chittka reveals amazing new discoveries about the mind of a honeybee and what a bee’s consciousness means for us humans. Plus, we investigate the mysterious phenomenon of bee…

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Milk Street Radio: Nigella on Nigella

This week, we interview Nigella Lawson. We discuss what’s to love about brown food, what’s to hate about tasting menus and what everyone gets wrong about cooks. For Valentine’s Day, we explore the life of chocolatier Milton Hershey, make a decadent Dark Chocolate Terrine with Coffee and Cardamom, and take…

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My interview for the podcast “Friends of Anthony Bourdain,” went live this week!

The hosts, Emily Fedner, Fabrizio Villalpando,  and I discuss a million things including what the heck is going on in this photo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6fVBJ6hmG8

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Milk Street Radio: Desperately Seeking the Perfect Peach

Alice Waters thinks David Mas Masumoto’s peaches could change the world. Today, Masumoto shares his search for the perfect peach and the shocking family secret that changed the history of his farm. Plus, we chat with Nichole Accettola about Scandinavian baking, from cinnamon knots to rye bread, and we learn…

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“Kings from Queens: The Run-DMC Story” starts airing on Peacock on Feb 1

photo by Janette Beckman Here I am with The Husband at the premiere in NYC of the new 3-part documentary series on Peacock, “Kings from Queens:  The Run-DMC Story.”  (Bill was the crew’s publicist between 1984 and 1992.)  I highly recommend it.  It’s a great story, well told by Run…

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Milk Street Radio: Matty Matheson – Making “The Bear”

This week, we get inside the mind of Matty Matheson, actor and producer on the hit TV comedy “The Bear.” Matheson reveals his thoughts on internet stardom, what it takes to open five restaurants in two years and why “The Bear” stands alone in the food TV genre. Plus, we…

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My Favorite New Children’s Book!

“Leola Bakes in Paris,” combines two of my favorite things – biscuits and Paris! You must check it out for the aspiring young cooks in your family. You can find it on Amazon or order it directly from the author, Stephanie Dunlap. http://leolabakes.com

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