Cooking

Jefferson Exchange | November 10, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Mon November 10, 2014

To The Kitchen With The Fermentistas

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You too can become a fermentista.  It is not a misspelling, the term is fermentista, not "feminista". 

A fermentista is an artist of vegetable fermentation, according to Kirsten Shockey and Christopher Schockey. 

They are Applegate Valley farmers and the creators of the fermentista website... and now, the authors of the cookbook "Fermented Vegetables." 

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Jefferson Exchange | July 10, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Food "Straight From The Earth"

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So maybe you're not a big vegetable enthusiast. 

But this time of year, there's just so much good produce to be had, as gardens large and small begin delivering their wares. 

It's a great time to get up to speed on recipes Straight From The Earth. 

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Jefferson Exchange | July 3, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

When The Food Is Truly "Done"

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Your dinner plan was perfect… good foods, a good mix of flavors, and all healthy to boot. 

But then it just didn't turn out right. 

The food was either over- or under-done. 

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Jefferson Exchange | June 26, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Break-Making For The Brand-New Baker

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Maybe you like the IDEA of baking your own bread, but find the process daunting. 

We may have just the thing for you, a book on baking bread for beginners, Josey Baker Bread

Josey Baker is a former science teacher; with a name like his, he might have been destined to make bread, and he does. 

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Jefferson Exchange | June 25, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Don't Eat It, Juice It!

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If your kitchen counter is getting crowded, yours may be one of the many homes that now contains a juicer. 

Sales of the devices ballooned over the last several years, giving consumers a way to pulverize foods into drinks. 

Chef/author/instructor Robin Asbell hopes it's not a fad. 

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Jefferson Exchange | November 27, 2013
10:35 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Before The Big Meal, Wine And Cheese

Just in time for Thanksgiving, a chat on food… or two, come to think of it. 

We'll certainly have the wine and cheese courses covered, as we visit with Melanie Wanger, the author of Hello Wine. 

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Jefferson Exchange | October 11, 2013
10:21 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Keeping The Heat In The Kitchen Where It Belongs

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When outdoor cooking season arrives, we get the standard warnings about barbecue safety.

Now that the weather has most of us cooking indoors again, we'll hear about the things to keep in mind as we heat food under the roof. 

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Jefferson Exchange | September 10, 2013
7:54 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Treme In A Hot Skillet

HBO series and New Orleans cuisine come together in Treme.
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The TV series "Treme" on HBO portrays life in New Orleans, which is heavily flavored by the unique local cuisine.  A companion book, called Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans, lays out New Orleans recipes from a number of chefs, from Crispy Kale to Sweet Potato Turnovers.     Staff writer, story editor and book author Lolis Eric Elie joins us to talk about the appeal of the city, the neighborhood, the series... and the food.  Oh, the food.

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