Thursday, July 18, 2024

Kiss the Cookbook #3 - Our favorites part 2

John and Jeni talk about more of their favorite cookbooks. Here are the books covered:

 

Mexico: The Cookbook - by Margarita Carrillo Arronte (Author), Fiamma Piacentini (Photographer)

https://a.co/d/cUs07J5

 

Momofuku: A Cookbook - by David Chang (Author), Peter Meehan (Author)

https://a.co/d/eYUZqSH

 

My Korea: Traditional Flavors, Modern Recipes -by Hooni Kim (Author)

https://a.co/d/4za8F9R

 

Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto [A Cookbook] - by Aaron Franklin (Author), Jordan Mackay (Author)

https://a.co/d/3CUisl8

 

Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home -by Ina Garten (Author), Quentin Bacon (Photographer)

https://a.co/d/fqo8Czv

 

My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method -by Jim Lahey (Author), Rick Flaste

https://a.co/d/fqgqRXP

 

Don't actually buy these books off of Amazon, look them up, write it down and go to your local bookstore and get them. You'll be happy you did. 

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

A Talk with Mumtaz Mustafa and Laura Klynstra, Authors of the Cookbook Gather and Graze!!!

John has a fun convo with Mumtaz Mustafa and Laura Klynstra, authors of the wonderful cookbook Gather and Graze. They talk about their travel, cooking and friendship that led to the creation of this easy-to-use cookbook. From the design and photos to the incredible recipes and menus, you won't want to miss this. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, June 27, 2024

Food News: The local Hooters is gone, Michelin guide Shenanigans, The McAtlas, and Stuffed Nuggets!!!

John and Evan talk about the best food news stories of the week. Stories about the Baltimore Hooters leaving for a good reason, the Michelin Guide makes you pay, a guy wrote a huge McDonalds book and theres a nugget company making a thing wwe thought should have been made a while ago. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Kiss the Cookbook #3 - Our favorites part 1

John and Jeni talk about some of their all-time favorite cookbooks including tomes on Jewish cuisine, charcuterie creation and easy ways to figure out ratios for cooking. Listen in to this part 1 for the beginning of what we hope will be an informing series. Thanks for listening. 



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Thursday, June 6, 2024

A Conversation with Jay Reifel, Author of A History of the World in Ten Dinners

John talks with Jay Reifel, co-author of the incredible book A History of the World in Ten Dinners. John and Jay talk about the book, which is part history book, part cookbook and all entertaining. From Garum and Laser (the plant) to cookbook poetry and historical chef's technical advancements they cover as much as they can. Tune in and find out about what it took to create the magical creature that is the Cockathrice and what exactly a Cockathrice is. Thanks for listening!!! 



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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Food News: Mayo Botulism, Kid's Peanut Allergies, RIP Morgan Spulock, Spicy Fries and a 50 count Nugget Bucket!!!

John and Evan talk about what they've eaten and what they're cooking before going into this week's food news. Mayo Botulism, Kid's Peanut Allergies, RIP Morgan Spulock, Spicy Fries and a 50 count Nugget Bucket. Thanks for listening!!



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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Catch up and Cook Books!!!

John and Jeni talk about what they're cooking, where they're eating and get onto the topic of what makes a good cook book and what some of their most-used cookbooks are. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, May 16, 2024

The Sin Eaters!!!

John explains the macabre history of the Sin Eaters from ye old jolly England. It weird and creepy and we know you love that kind of thing so you're welcome. Thanks for listening!!



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Thursday, May 9, 2024

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Max Lents of The Baltimore Spirits Company

John has a chat with Max Lents, one of the founders of the incredible Baltimroe Spirits Company. They talk about what it was like getting the distillery up and running, how Max found his passion and why there is a barrel of something-that-shall-not-be-named lurking in the aging room. They also talk about their favorite products (gin, rye, brandy, punch) from the distillery and what John learned at a tasting there. Thanks for listening!!

 

Find the Baltimore Spirits company at:

 

Website: Baltimore's Distillery – Baltimore Spirits Co.

Facebook: Facebook

Instagram: The Baltimore Spirits Company (@baltspiritsco) • Instagram photos and videos

Twitter: X (twitter.com)



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Thursday, April 18, 2024

Rouxde Food Stories #2: Lamprey Pies and the British Monarchy

John regales with the connection of lamrey pis, the british monarcy and it's connection to The USA, the Great Lakes and more importanly, Michigan. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, April 11, 2024

World Wide Weiners #1 - Norway

John and Jeni have a cozy catch up before diving into the Land of the Midnight Sun and sampling some Norwegian Hot Dogs.

From a standard Pølse med Brød with mustard and ketchup from a gas station to a Grillpølse with French fried onions and shrimp salad (yes, shrimp salad) after a night of drinking we give a rundown of Norway's national love affair with hot dogs. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, March 21, 2024

Pate 2: Electric Moose-a-loo!!!

John and Jeni talk about what makes a pate a pate. They talk about the styles (Pate, Terrines, Galantine or Ballotine, Roulades or Mousselines) and how they are made. We also talk about how to garnish them along with what we cooked this week. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, March 14, 2024

Rouxde Food Stories #1: The Great Beer Flood of London

This week John tells the story of the 1814 great beer flood of London. Its a horrificly porter-soaked tale of incompetence, classism and death. Content warning: This story involves the death of children and a disdain for poor people. Thanks for listening. 



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Thursday, March 7, 2024

Food News: Food tubes, Beavers for Lent, Best Snacks Per State, Grilled cheese Soup and AI Veggie Hotdogs?

John and Evan go through the news that's fit to eat. This week we cover Subway's dessert tubes, aligators and other creatures being fair game for lent, a terrible list of the favorite snack food per state, Campbells makes a suspect soup and Oscar Meyer gets in bed with vegan AI brands (I still don't know what that means). Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Pates, Terrines and Forcemeats Part 1!

John and Jeni, after much talk about whatthey've been cooking, give an overview on pates, terrines and forcemeats. They touch base on the basic and what they are. Next time they'll go into detail about the preparations, techniques and recipes. Thanks for listening!!!



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Friday, February 16, 2024

Food News: Million Dollar Burger, Finnish Burger Bummers, Choco Taco Triumph and Eating Fried Toothpicks???!!

John and Evan catch up on what they've been cooking and eating before talking about Burger King's new burger contest (make the AI burger!), Finland's embrace of the well=done burger, Taco Bell ressurecting the Chaco Taco and South Koreans eating deep fried toothpicks. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Valentine's Day foods and fun!!

John and Jeni talk Valentine's Day cooking, how best to celebrate with food, and what we're cooking. We then give a history of the holiday and the origins of Valentine's Day chocolates and cards! Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, February 1, 2024

A Houser Family Food Fight!!!

John has his wife Leana and his son Crosby on to talk about their favorite and least favorite foods. There is also talk about how hard it is to plan meals ahead of time and Crosby's love for Takis. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, January 25, 2024

Food News: Pasta - Good, How to Properly Eat Snow,RIP Fruit Stripe Gum and a Tea Controversy in England!!

John and Evan get to the food news after a brief video game corner and talk of cooking in snowstorms and for playoff football gaes. Food news topics inclue a scientific study proving pasta makes you feel better, How to properly eat snow, the death of Fruit Stripe gum, free chicken wings if the Baltimore Ravens win the Super Bowl and an American scientist and author made the English mad about how to serve tea. Thanks for listening!



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Thursday, January 18, 2024

Winter Comfort Foods!!!

John and Jeni talk about the foods that make them feel like they're wearing comfy sweaters in the middle of winter. From a thick chili to a rib sticking braised beef cheek they cover all of the dishes, recipes and techniques that'll make you want to start making lasagne and wishing it was a snow day! Thanks for listening!



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Thursday, January 11, 2024

Chef Sebastian Sweeney!!!

John talks with Chef Sebastian Sweeney. Sebastian is the chef for a fraternity house and cooks for a house full of young men every weekday while school is in session. The discussion covers what his days are like, what say he has in the menu and how the guys he cooks for deal with the variety of cuisine prepared for them on a daily basis. Thanks for listening!!!



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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Food News: Potatoes aren't a Vegetable, Cheap Costco Wine (if you're rich) and 2024 food predictions

John and Evan catch up on New Years eve dinners, eating at the same korean restaurant, dry january vs dampuary and then hit the news items of potatoes being reclassified, cheap ( to rich people) Costco wine, and food trend predicitions for 2024 (spoiler: they're crazy and ridiculous). Thanks for watching!!



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