Food for Thought With Nancy Leson And Dick Stein

Food for Thought With Nancy Leson And Dick Stein

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"Food for Thought" with Seattle Times restaurant critic and columnist Nancy Leson airs Wednesdays on KPLU. Her slice-of-life food commentaries air the third Wednesday of each month; on subsequent Wednesdays she joins Midday Jazz host Dick Stein for a tasty Q&A.More from Food for Thought With Nancy Leson And Dick Stein »

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Food for Thought: Asian Restaurants Spell Romance For Nance

Leson here, holding the quill for Stein. Like me – and unlike the millions of Americans who celebrate Valentine's Day (or as Stein calls it, "National...

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Food for Thought: Hollah for Challah

When Nancy Leson told me the kind of seeds she'd sprinkled on the challah she baked, I immediately dropped a dime on her to the Bread Police. Wounded s...

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Food for Thought: Microwaves; Your Home Nuclear Option

This week's "Food for Thought" opens with audio from a vintage Kitchen of the Future short ("Plastics in all their colorful, functional, and beautiful v...

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Food for Thought: Crispiest Chicken Skin Ever

In this week's "Food for Thought," Nancy Leson and I share a couple of recipes we love for shatteringly crisp chicken skin and neither calls for a deep ...

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Food For Thought: The Great Eggplant Parmigiana Smackdown

Gluttonous minds must think alike. Nancy Leson and I just discovered that independently and on the same day we'd both jonsed for Eggplant Parmigiana – o...

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Food For Thought: The Cookbook Nancy Leson Says You've Got To Zahav

Nancy Leson says it's "My new favorite cookbook. I just got my hands on it a couple of weeks ago and I can't stop cooking out of it." Nance adds that...

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Food for Thought: 2015 Recipe Round-Up

Pastrami topped the list of our favorite recipes for 2015. Who knew a regular person could make great pastrami at home? And who would ever have expected...

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Food for Thought: A Couple Of Real Fruitcakes Over Here

After decades of, well, fruitless requests from her husband Mac, Nancy Leson has finally baked him a homemade cake. And this one has plenty of fruit.

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Food For Thought: Seattle Area Cooking Classes

I started cooking at an early age, with the goal of learning to make at home all the things we could then get only at restaurants. This I did by reading...

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Food For Thought: Four New Cookbooks To Gift Or Get

Nancy Leson calls me J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's fanboy. I admit it; I love this guy! He's so, so... scientific. In this week's Food For Thought, Nance and I...

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