food

Jefferson Monthly Feature
9:25 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Beer In The State Of Jefferson

Of the dozens of communities that share what JPR has to offer, many of them have their own breweries as well.

Oregon Beer. Those two words incite a lot of enthusiasm among beer lovers, seemingly the world over. Right here at home, Jefferson Public Radio’s signal is flung far and wide in the State of Jefferson, a land inhabited by a multitude of independent thinkers and a preponderance of beer-loving folks. As we know, southern Oregon is a diverse territory, with much to offer in the realm of food, wine, public radio, and for the purposes of this article, beer. But where does one begin when talking about what is known as Oregon beer? And what about northern California beer for that matter?

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Jefferson Exchange | January 10, 2014 | 8:30
10:36 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Having Fun With Fermentation

Sauerkraut, Russian style.
Credit Wikimedia

Kylie Christenson walks us into preparing food through fermentation.

How many times have you left food in the fridge and found it MUCH later, turned into a "science experiment?"

It's true, if you leave food lying around, it turns into something else. 

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Jefferson Exchange | December 23, 2013
10:19 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Eating "Anything That Moves"

Credit Penguin Books

Dana Goodyear describes the foods we're now eating and the ways we're preparing them in "Anything That Moves."

Remember a while back when we interviewed the author of a cookbook for bugs? 

Let's pick up that discussion once again, because interest in the subject is picking up momentum. 

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Jefferson Exchange | December 12, 2013
11:05 am
Thu December 12, 2013

A Food Angel And An e-Chiever

Pamala Joy surrounded by the fruits of her labors.
Credit Ashlandfoodangels.org

Pamela Joy, with Ashland Food Angels is collecting food to help feed low income families in the Rogue Valley.

Thousands of pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables and other food items are staying out of the trash and going straight to people in need, thanks to the help of one Ashland woman.

Pamala Joy, Director of the Ashland Food Angels, collects food from markets and bakeries around the Rogue Valley to help feed low income families.

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Jefferson Exchange | September 19, 2013
5:03 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Rogue Valley Food Projects On The Grow

Credit Ashland Food Project

Paul Giancarlo and Jane Maynard discuss how the Food Project works.

Donations to food banks tend to run higher during the holiday season.

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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.
Credit Chroniclebooks.com

Lolis Eric Elie walks us through his New Orleans neighborhood, the TV show "Treme," and the wonderful cuisine of NOLA.

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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