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Kitchen objects with a story. Listen at your own whisk

Consider all the stuff in your kitchen. There’s at least ONE thing in there with a story behind it, right?

Today’s episode features conversations with eleven people about the stories behind their special kitchen utensil or appliance.

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GUESTS: 

  • Susan Jane Bigelow of Enfield, Connecticut, has a very special spoon
  • Emily and Kevin Tracy of Windsor, Connecticut, have a utensil set that Emily borrowed long-term from an airline
  • Joy Braddock from West Hartford loves her spatulas
  • Debra Walsh from West Hartford, Connecticut, inherited a rolling pin that does more than flatten dough
  • Amanda Delaura of Manchester, Connecticut, walked a mile in heels with her KitchenAid mixer
  • Josh Lewis of New York, New York, cherishes his coveted veggie peeler
  • Cureen Blake of Hartford, Connecticut inherited tools to make Bammies 
  • James Hines is the Co-Owner of Cookshop Plus in West Hartford. He has a hand-me-down that is much loved, yet rarely used
  • Lois Lee is the Director of the Chinese American Planning Council in Flushing, NY, whose double boiler is in the Tenement Museum 
  • Susan Jacobsen of Tyler, Minnesota, has a rare Rullepølse Press
  • Raquel V. Reyes of Miami, Florida, is the author of The Caribbean Kitchen Mystery Series. She has a precious cookbook that is simultaneously lost and found

Jessica Severin de Martinez and Catie Talarski contributed to this show, with help from our interns, Michayla Savitt and Sara Gasparotto.

Chion Wolf is the host of the radio show and podcast 'Audacious' on Connecticut Public.
Jessica Severin de Martinez is a producer of 'Audacious,' hosted by Chion Wolf.
Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.
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