All About Salt

This episode is all about specialty salts. We'll check-in with our experts on what's available, how salt affects our health and how to jump in and explore new ways of salting your foods. Got a comment after listening to this podcast? Use the comment section to let us know!

Cast Iron Cookware and Catfish

Dive into naturally raised catfish, along with the benefits and how-tos of cast iron cookware. We even tie the two together and offer up a delicious recipe for cooking catfish in a cast iron skillet.

The Buzz on Honey

Hear insights from a beekeeper with over 25 years of experience gathering honey. Understand the nutritional aspects of this natural sweetener and learn baking tips and simple recipes using honey.

All About Chocolate

Do we really need to say anything more? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, learn how cacoa is harvested and turned into chocolate, why we love chocolate so much, and how to make simple, sophisticated chocolate truffles.

All About Tea

Brian Keating, Tea Buyer and Blend Master for Allegro Coffee Company, reviews types of tea and brewing tips. Jody Villecco, one of our resident nutritionists, informs us of the nutritional aspects of tea while chef Alana Sugar shares some simple recipes using brewed tea as an ingredient.

New Year’s Entertaining and Holiday Green Mission Tips

Before celebrating New Year's, help make the holidays a little greener by following some simple tips from Lauren Thomas, our favorite green living enthusiast. Next, Devon Broglie, voted Texas' Best Sommelier for 2006, shares some wisdom for choosing the perfect Champagne or sparkling wine for your celebration. Michele DiPietro, New York City recipe developer, concludes the episode by cooking up a simple plan for feeding a crowd.

Holiday Episode #3: Exclusive Brie and Wine Pairings

We check-in with our favorite cheese expert, Cathy Strange, to hear what she has to say about the exclusive Isigny Ste. Mère Brie made in the lush Normandy region of France. Get holiday serving tips, along with some delightful wine pairing ideas for this rich, luscious cow’s milk cheese.

De-Stress Your Holidays

Jody Villecco, one of our resident nutritionists, reviews some simple tips for easing the stress of the holiday season. Also, our favorite specialty foods expert, Cathy Strange, has visions of Dalmatian Plum Spread, while Alana Sugar, a professional chef and nutritionist, has some tasty, homemade ideas for holiday gift giving.

Holiday Episode #2: Top Ten Wine and Cheese Pairings

Gain insight into our Top Ten Wines list and discover some amazing cheeses to pair with these special holiday wines.

Holiday Episode #1: Beaujolais Nouveau

Learn more the about Beaujolais Nouveau, the classic holiday wine, and an exclusive blue cows milk cheese that we’ve sourced from a small, artisanal producer located in the Rhone Alps in France.


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