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Food

For more food and recipes visit Seasoned
  • Summertime is the time when we crave healthy, juicy, cooling foods. . .and the fresher, the better! This week on Seasoned, we’re celebrating the foods of summer and talking with local author, Terry Walters. Her latest book is Eat Clean Live Well. We also head to the West End Farmers’ Market in Hartford and talk to the farmers, bakers, and shoppers about what to eat right now.
  • We usually talk with people who are famous for their cooking. This week on Seasoned, we talk to a local celebrity who’s famous for his eating. Unconventional food critic Daym Drops (Daymon Patterson) is our guest for this week’s live show. We talk to Daym about his new Netflix show Fresh Fried & Crispy and compare notes on the best fast food in the state.
  • Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey in Weston explains how honeybees make honey through amazing coordination and communication. Plus, learn about Huneebee Project in New Haven, where the beekeepers are industrious teenagers. And, a local bartender shares a Bee’s Knees cocktail.
  • One of our favorite parts of making Seasoned is YOU, our listeners. Once a month, we open up the phone lines and talk with you about food stuff you’re passionate about: local pizza, apple picking, barbecue, breweries, ice cream. This week, we look back at fun and informative moments from a year of live call-in shows. You really do give the best recommendations. And you ask great questions, too.
  • Come along with us on one of our favorite day trips! It’s feeding time at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. We talk to zoo educators and animal experts about what our furry, scaly, and feathered friends are eating. We meet an Eastern hellbender, two highly intelligent river otters, and a gorgeous macaw named Newton.
  • Do you ever look back on something you did and wonder, “Why did I do that?” Meet people who’ve robbed gas stations, abused lab animals, and sent death…
  • We’re sharing ideas and inspiration for celebratory food for outdoor gatherings. Martie Duncan, of Food Network fame talks with us about ways to take the party outside. Plus, we tour the Hummel Bros. hot dog factory and talk to Miki Sudo, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ.
  • Connecticut loves its local ice cream! Eliza Florian, owner of Grassroots Ice Cream in Granby, joins us for a live show celebrating everybody’s favorite frozen summer dessert and listeners shout-out their favorite shops.
  • It's a special, Juneteenth (observed)-observing, Thursday edition of The Nose.First: The lack of Afro-Latinx actors in the movie version of In the Heights…
  • Summer is here! Now, what to drink? Sommelier Erin Swain shares her top rosé picks and Robert Simonson of the New York Times explains the allure of mezcal and shares recipes from his new book, Mezcal + Tequila Cocktails. Plus, Chef Plum tastes the award-winning gin at Fifth State Distillery, because a G&T is always a summer classic.