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Faith Middleton Food Schmooze

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Rank #73 in Food category

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Food
Health & Fitness
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Listen to the Faith Middleton Food Schmooze on WNPR radio Thursdays at 3pm and 9pm, and Saturdays at noon.

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Listen to the Faith Middleton Food Schmooze on WNPR radio Thursdays at 3pm and 9pm, and Saturdays at noon.

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48 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Fearless Foodies!

By Katie Joy B. - Jul 02 2019
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A talented host, fascinating guests, and engaging chat make the Food Schmooze podcast a MUST listen! Even if you're not a foodie, you're sure to enjoy the conversation! Thanks for putting out such a great show Faith - keep up the great work!

Food schmooze is great

By Nickname85839 - Jan 13 2016
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Great show, I love Anthony as the cocktail correspondent!

iTunes Ratings

48 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
8
2
2
2

Fearless Foodies!

By Katie Joy B. - Jul 02 2019
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A talented host, fascinating guests, and engaging chat make the Food Schmooze podcast a MUST listen! Even if you're not a foodie, you're sure to enjoy the conversation! Thanks for putting out such a great show Faith - keep up the great work!

Food schmooze is great

By Nickname85839 - Jan 13 2016
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Great show, I love Anthony as the cocktail correspondent!
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Faith Middleton Food Schmooze

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Listen to the Faith Middleton Food Schmooze on WNPR radio Thursdays at 3pm and 9pm, and Saturdays at noon.

Rank #1: Brain Food: Strategies and Recipes for Optimum Brain Health

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A neuroscientist who is also a nutritionist, Dr. Lisa Mosconi, shares fascinating research along with strategies and recipes for eating for optimum brain health. Studies are beginning to show that it IS possible to improve memory and prevent cognitive decline—at any age—and it starts with what you eat.

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Apr 26 2018

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Rank #2: Recipes & Ideas for Weeknight Dinners on the Fly

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Here’s the scenario: It’s a busy weeknight—you can’t stop at the market on your way home. What are you making for dinner? This week, we’re musing about our favorite weeknight meals pulled together from what’s in the fridge, cabinets, and pantry. Are you well-stocked with rice, beans, canned tomatoes, and spices? Do you have a great tomato sauce you can turn into three different meals? If not, we’ve got a recipe for you! Cookbook author Pam Anderson joins the party with her updated classic, How to Cook Without a Book. Plus, we’re sharing Domaine La Font de Notre Dame, a beautiful $20 red wine from the Rhône region of France. And Faith discovers that One-Ingredient Ice Cream recipe online.  

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Mar 21 2019

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Rank #3: Ina Garten Helps You Cook Like a Pro at Home

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New York Times bestselling author and host of Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, returns to The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze® to dish about her latest cookbook, Cook Like a Pro. Nobody throws a dinner party like Ina, so along with recipes you know will work, Ina shares all the tips and tricks she’s learned over the years from masters in the food world for feeding and entertaining friends and family. You don’t have to be a chef to create dishes that impress. Cook with confidence! Ina’s got your back. Plus, we share news about local foodie events and sip a $20 Prosecco you’ll want on your holiday table.   

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Oct 30 2018

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Rank #4: Session Cocktails & Crispy Baked Polenta Fries

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Author Drew Lazor joins the party to talk about the hot trend in cool cocktails (and his book): Session Cocktails—low-proof drinks to sip and celebrate with friends throughout an evening. Drew shares recipes for cocktail legend Dale DeGroff’s Watermelon Cooler (so perfect for right now), Pimm’s Cup, and everybody’s favorite frosty wine, Frosé. Plus, Faith shares her method for making crispy polenta fries, Alex Province shares his grilled quail with mole sauce, and Mark Raymond pours a rich white wine from the Côtes du Rhône region in France. We loved it.  

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Jul 18 2018

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Rank #5: The Food Schmooze® Celebrates Cinco de Mayo MONTH with a Live Audience

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Faith and the gang party with a live audience and declare it “Cinco de Mayo Month.” That means spicy chicken quesadillas and a special bubbly margarita. Food legend Jane Stern, of Roadfood fame, joins the fun with hilarious stories about her food adventures across America. We’ll also talk sandwiches—grilled cheese and bacon among them—and sip our new favorite rosé (back in stock in our region!). Cocktail contributor Anthony DeSerio explains why tequila is all the rage and tells you what to look for when you buy your next bottle. Vamos a celebrar!

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May 10 2018

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Rank #6: Local Brews from Half Full, Top Food Trucks, David Tanis & More

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Faith and the gang muse over the Top 100 food trucks in the country and share info about Stephen Fries's culinary walking tour in New Haven. We sip local beers from Half Full Brewery, and cookbook author David Tanis shares simple recipes for flank steak, stuffed peppers, and perfectly steamed asparagus.

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Apr 12 2018

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Rank #7: Food Network Star Giada De Laurentiis Shares Recipes & More

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Food Network superstar and bestselling cookbook author Giada De Laurentiis speaks from the heart in this fun show recorded on location in Madison, CT. Giada shares recipes for Cacio e Pepe, Grilled Scallops with Prosciutto, and Grilled Chicken Involtini. Plus, Faith shares information about the food and wine trip she's leading this fall through the undiscovered South—Puglia—home to some of Italy’s best food, wine, architecture, art and views.  

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May 17 2018

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Rank #8: Healthy Pasta (Special Fundraising Show)

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Sexy, skinny, smart. You immediately think pasta, right? You will after this special edition of the show. Lidia Bastianich's children, Joe Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali,  join the party for a discussion of their book, Healthy Pasta

The post Healthy Pasta (Special Fundraising Show) appeared first on Faith Middleton's Food Schmooze.

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Feb 09 2018

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Rank #9: Remix: Giada De Laurentiis + We Go Corn Crazy

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This week: a blended show. Food Network superstar and bestselling cookbook author Giada De Laurentiis speaks from the heart in our first two segments for a show we recorded on location in Madison, CT. Giada shares recipes for Cacio e Pepe, Grilled Scallops with Prosciutto, and Grilled Chicken Involtini. Then, Faith and her food buddies round out the show by going corn crazy. What are you making with fresh corn right now that’s a little out of the ordinary? Share it with us!

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Aug 01 2018

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Rank #10: Grilling with Mark Bittman + Pure Ice Cream from New Haven

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Just in time for the 4th of July: Mark Bittman joins the party with tips and recipes from his new book, How to Grill Everything. Think: the perfect steak, a whole chicken, and veggie “stacks.” Chris Prosperi introduces us to a sparkling rosé in a can (and we loved it!). Plus, Netta Hadari—a New Haven local—makes phenomenal ice cream from pure ingredients. Netta’s business, an ice cream cart (peddled around on a tricycle), is called What Is Real? Ice Cream. We’ll take a triple scoop!  

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Jun 27 2018

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Rank #11: Rosé by the Box, Basque Fest & Best Uses for Baking Soda

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We’ve got the inside scoop on the Basque Festival happening in New London, CT on June 23. Alex Province introduces us to a boxed wine we love, and we talk about the million uses for baking soda with Suzy Scherr, the author of the new book, The Baking Soda Companion (cooking, cleaning, and more)! If you haven’t been to Olives and Oil in New Haven yet, GO! We had a phenomenal lunch—and cocktail—and we’re eager to tell you all about it.

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May 24 2018

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Rank #12: Best Burgers in CT & Beyond

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What makes burgers so irresistible? Faith and the gang muse over the perfect burger, from the nuances in beef, to the ratio of toppings, to the types of buns. Burger love abounds. We’ll share your regional recommendations and talk to Josh Welch, a cattle farmer who also co-owns Graze Burgers, a farm-to-bun burger restaurant in Westerly, Rhode Island. Faith asks the executive chef of 1000 North (one of Michael Jordan’s restaurants) exactly what’s in the best burger she’s ever had, and we’ll share the new vintage of a red wine that pairs as well with burgers as French fries.

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Mar 14 2019

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Rank #13: Waste Less Food in 2019: Cooking with Scraps

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This week Faith discovers the joy that is a red wine and smoked salmon pairing. It shouldn’t work, but it does. Plus Lindsay-Jean Hard, the author of the excellent cookbook, Cooking with Scraps explains how home cooks can turn peels, cores, rinds, stems, and more into delicious meals. Lindsay-Jean inspires the gang to share their best tips for putting food scraps to good use. Don’t throw those broccoli stems away! Faith also talks to Patrick Byrne, Director of Development at Family Life Education in Hartford. Patrick introduces The Louise Earle Loomis Children’s Wellness Center. The center aims to combat obesity, particularly among minority populations, in the greater Hartford area. Let’s cheer our neighbors on!

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Jan 03 2019

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Rank #14: Justin Chapple’s Chocolate-Peanut Pie & More Recipes from Just Cook It!

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One of the best cookbooks Faith’s cooked from this year, Just Cook It! by Food & Wine’s Justin Chapple is a home cook’s dream. Justin shares his recipes for Roasted Carrot & Avocado Panzanella, Classic Meatloaf Sandwiches with Tomato Jam, and Chocolate-Peanut Pie. Oh, boy. Plus, wine discoveries from Napa Valley and Spain. Faith’s favorite, Museum Reserva, has a new vintage available! Both wines are great with grilled foods and available in our region.

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Jul 05 2018

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Rank #15: Lidia Bastianich Shares Her American Dream

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Think you know everything there is to know about cookbook author, restaurateur, and PBS-favorite Lidia Bastianich? This week, Lidia joins Faith for an intimate conversation about her childhood in Italy—part of which was spent in a refugee camp—and her amazing life in America focused around food and family. Lidia’s memoir, My American Dream, is a story of resilience and gratitude. You won’t want to miss this uplifting hour of radio.

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Jul 12 2018

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Rank #16: Riffs on Corned Beef and Cabbage, Plus Melissa Clark [Rebroadcast]

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New York Times columnist and food writer extraordinaire Melissa Clark joins the party to share recipes from her new cookbook Dinner: Changing the Game, and Chris Prosperi shares a recipe for Corned Beef and Cabbage with a twist. The gang brainstorms additional spins on that St. Patrick’s Day classic and dreams up tasty fillings for baked potatoes. Alex Province introduces us to an organic Burgundy from Rully, and we taste a lactose-free hard cheese from Lithuania. It’s called Dziugas and it’s imported by a Connecticut company.

Aired: March 9, 2017

CONTRIBUTORS AND GUESTS:
• Chris Prosperi — chef/owner, Métro Bis in Simsbury, Conn.
• Alex Province — wine expert
• Mark Raymond — wine expert
• Melissa Clark — author of Dinner: Changing the Game

MUSIC:
• “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Justin Timberlake
• “Irish Celebration,” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
• “Beans and Cornbread,” Louis Jordan and The Tympany Five
• “Best Friend,” Queen
• “She Sets the City on Fire,” Gavin DeGraw
• “Everybody Eats When They Come to My House,” Cab Calloway

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Mar 15 2018

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Rank #17: The Instant Pot Bible: Recipes & Strategies for Every Model

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You asked for it, and we’ve got it for you: a Food Schmooze® hour dedicated to the Instant Pot sensation. Why have home cooks put their slow cookers aside and jumped on the Instant Pot bandwagon? (Even Faith has one now!). Bruce Weinstein, co-author of the blockbuster cookbook, The Instant Pot Bible, explains why Instant Pots have staying power and shares recipes for every size and model of Instant Pot. If you have an Instant Pot, do not miss the chance to get a copy of The Instant Pot Bible and support The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze® at the same time. For a gift of $6 a month or a one-time gift of $72 to Connecticut Public Radio, we will send you The Instant Pot Bible. With 350 recipes for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and desserts, you’ll never be at a loss for what to cook in your Instant Pot again. You may even be inspired to get an Instant Pot, if you’re not one of the five million people worldwide who already have one.  

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Apr 18 2019

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Rank #18: Smashed Cheeseburgers, Three Fantastic Wines & More

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Alex Province makes smashed cheeseburgers at home for a crowd with a clever hack, and Faith and the gang taste three phenomenal wines (all available in our region!) from the portfolio of Rosenthal Wine Merchants. Plus, neuroscientist Rachel Herz shares findings from her fascinating book, Why You Eat What You Eat. We’re also sharing our thoughts on “massaged kale” and revealing the brand of Basmati rice Cooks Illustrated magazine declares best. This week’s shout-outs: Story and Soil Coffee and Capital Ice Cream. If you haven’t been to the Frog Hollow neighborhood in Hartford to check them out yet, fix that.

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Sep 12 2018

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Rank #19: Best Chicken Wings, Plus Wine Pairings

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It’s our chicken wing fandango! Where are the best wings in our region? Let us know. Jim Welch, one of the chicken wing kings in our state, joins us for the whole hour—and with abandon—we dig in to buckets of excellent chicken wings from J. Timothy’s Taverne in Plainville. Jim explains why the Buffalo chicken wings from J. Timothy’s are among CT’s best year after year. Plus, the gang offers up all kinds of ways to flavor your wings at home (Think: mole, chimichurri, teriyaki, truffle salt. . .). Finally, everybody knows wings pair well with cold beer, but Alex Province and Mark Raymond share two interesting wine pairings you’ll want to try with wings: one fruity red and one extra-dry bubbly prosecco. Both enhance the spicy party goin’ on in your mouth when you tuck in to a platter (or bucket!) of wings. As a bonus, Faith shares tips about which smoked salmon is best to buy and a surprising appliance that’ll dry your chicken (whole or breast) so that it crisps up beautifully in the oven.

Aired: March 2, 2017

CONTRIBUTORS AND GUESTS: 
• Chris Prosperi — chef/owner, Métro Bis in Simsbury, Conn.
• Alex Province — wine expert
• Mark Raymond — wine expert
• Jim Welch — co-owner of J. Timothy's Taverne in Plainville, CT

MUSIC:
• “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Justin Timberlake
• “Wind Beneath My Wings,” Bette Midler
• “Beans and Cornbread,” Louis Jordan and The Tympany Five
• “On The Wings of Love,” Jeffrey Osborn
• “Chicken Tonight,” Daft Cluck
• “Everybody Eats When They Come to My House,” Cab Calloway

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Jan 24 2018

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Rank #20: The Buzz About Coffee (Rebroadcast)

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This is a show for coffee lovers. Where’s your favorite coffeehouse, and what makes a coffee shop great? This week, we’re listening back to Faith’s conversation with coffee expert Jordan Michelman. Jordan is the co-author of the book, The New Rules of Coffee: A Modern Guide for Everyone. Faith talks with Jordan about coffee’s history, legendary coffee shops, and coffee trends. Did you know old-school percolators and instant coffee are making a come-back? Grab a cup of coffee—your favorite mug makes a difference—and unwind while listening to this buzzed-up edition of The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze®.   

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Sep 04 2019

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