Faith Middleton Food Schmooze Get ideas for easy cooking and healthful living every week.
Faith Middleton Food Schmooze

Faith Middleton Food Schmooze

From Connecticut Public Radio

Get ideas for easy cooking and healthful living every week.

Most Recent Episodes

Best Burgers in CT & Beyond

Burger love abounds! We're sharing your top burger picks and talking to Josh Welch, a CT cattle farmer and co-owner of Graze Burgers, a farm-to-bun burger restaurant. It's an hour dedicated to everybody's favorite pub food. Don't miss it, or you'll be in a pickle.

Soda History, Plus Meals That Heal and Comfort

Faith and the gang talk to a soda historian about your favorite fizzy drink. You won't believe the wacky soda flavors available now! Bacon? Ranch Dressing? Poutine? Plus, we read listener letters and talk to two special women who build community through food.

Our Treasured Cookbooks + New Barbecue & Beergarten in New Haven

Barbeque. Brewery. Beergarten! The new Bear's Smokehouse in New Haven is officially open and co-owners Jamie "the Bear" MacDonald and Jason Sobocinski join the party to talk about their new year-round destination for BBQ and beer lovers. Plus, a recipe for southern jar bread and an homage to the treasured cookbooks we'll hold on to forever.

How to Order a Bottle of Wine in a Restaurant, Plus Bollyburgers (Rebroadcast)

Ordering a bottle of wine in a restaurant can be tricky. Our wine experts share their best tips and tricks. Plus, chef Prasad Chirnomula of West Hartford's INDIA joins the party, and we talk movies and recipes with Sri Rao, author of Bollywood Kitchen.

How to Order a Bottle of Wine in a Restaurant, Plus Bollyburgers (Rebroadcast)

The Canadian Butter Tart & Cocktail Recipes from Storied Bars of New York (Rebroadcast)

It's a love fest! This week: entrées that put you in the mood for love, and Faith and the gang discover Canada's famous butter tart. Plus, Delia Cabe tells us where you can find New York City's best literary pubs, cocktail bars, and taverns. It's all in her book, Storied Bars of New York: Where Literary Luminaries Go to Drink.

The Canadian Butter Tart & Cocktail Recipes from Storied Bars of New York (Rebroadcast)

Soup Swap: Soup Recipes to Make and Share (Rebroadcast)

Kathy Gunst shares recipes from her cookbook Soup Swap. Couldn't you go for some soup classics like Tomato Soup, French Onion Soup, and New England Clam Chowder right now? Kathy also tells you how to start a soup swap party of your own.

Best Guacamole & More From Chef Franco Camacho

Faith and the gang sip fresh margaritas with Franco Camacho, Executive Chef for both Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill and Shell & Bones Oyster Bar in New Haven. Franco shares tips for making awesome guacamole (just in time for the big game). Plus, our own Chris Prosperi shares Metro Bis news, and you'll find out the question Faith asks every server when she eats at a restaurant for the first time.

Local Hot Spots + Recipes that Celebrate New England (Rebroadcast)

Share your favorite local hot spots with us—and tell us what to order! Sip a lovely French wine we love, and get to know Matt Jennings. Matt's debut cookbook, Homegrown, celebrates the culinary traditions of New England.

Lidia Bastianich Shares Her American Dream (Rebroadcast)

Cookbook author, restaurateur, and PBS star Lidia Bastianich shares stories from her fascinating memoir, My American Dream: A Life in Love, Family, and Food.

Comfort Food + Recipes & Ideas for a Hygge Life (Rebroadcast)

Let's get cozy! We talk to chef Gunnar Karl Gíslasen and Jody Eddy about how to incorporate the Danish practice of Hygge into our everyday lives. Plus, we're bringing Soave—a crisp Italian white wine—back to your go-to wine list.

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