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Food reporter Priya Krishna joins to discuss her new cookbook and preview an event at The CT Forum. Samad Gardens Initiative teaches newbie gardeners how to grow food, and Mercado Popular is a CSA grocery improving access to fresh food in Hartford.

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This is the moment we’ve been waiting for—thick- cut, beefy rib eye steaks grilled to medium-rare perfection and slathered with a house-made garlic butter.
Crunchy, juicy raw sugar snaps, frilly napa cabbage, and crisp, sharp radishes tossed in an herby, creamy, and slightly spicy dressing make this slaw a craveable side dish for fish or chicken—or all on its own.
This simple yet satisfying pasta dish requires no cooking (aside from the pasta), making it quick to throw together.

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Connecticut Garden Journal is a weekly program hosted by horticulturalist Charlie Nardozzi.

All Things We're Cooking from NPR - Your family recipes and the stories behind them
Left: Miriam Armendariz Piccolo with her mother, Genoveva. Right: the finished picadillo.
Miriam Armendariz Piccolo
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After her mother died, using tips from her aunts, Miriam Piccolo re-created a dish that tastes like home to her. Coming home from school to this meal meant that her mom had been thinking about her.

Hosted by award-winning food journalist Francis Lam, The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone.
  • 804: Summer Reading with Aimee Nezhukumatathil author of Bite By Bite & Sara B. Franklin author of The Editor
    This week, we’ve got suggestions to start your summer reading list. First, we sit down with bestselling author and poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil to talk about her upbringing and the nature of her poetry. She writes about her parent’s gardens and their food, and how she carries her childhood experiences with her today. Her latest book is Bite By Bite: Nourishments and Jamborees. Then, we learn about the life and legacy of the iconic book editor Judith Jones through her biographer Sara B. Franklin. Sara documented Judith’s amazing journey from her first job at a publishing house to transforming the cookbook industry at large. Plus, we hear from Judith herself from an interview we did several years ago with our former host, Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Sara B. Franklin’s book is The Editor: How Publishing Legend Judith Jones Shaped Culture in America.Broadcast dates for this episode:May 24, 2024 (originally aired)Your support is a special ingredient in helping to make The Splendid Table. Donate today
  • 748: Dr. Jessica B. Harris
    This week, we’re spending an hour with Culinary Historian Dr. Jessica B. Harris. We talk about her start in food writing, how she started making connections between what she ate in Africa and what she ate in America, learn about one of her greatest influences, her mother who she calls her “culinary secret weapon”, and hear the many different ways she studied food, from reading Columbus’ journal to her experiences as a travel editor. She is the author of twelve books including, Iron Pots and Wooden Spoon: Africa’s Gifts to New World Cooking, her memoir, My Soul Looks Back, and High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America.Broadcast dates for this episode:January 7, 2022 (originally aired)January 27, 2023 (rebroadcast)May 17, 2024 (rebroadcast)


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