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On The Menu with Ann and Peter Haigh


Sept 27 2020
Sep 27 • 83 min
Diverse Drinking: Sodas raising funds for Gorillas; Up to date Shrubs, Gold Medal winning Rums
Sept 20 2020
Sep 20 • 60 min
Pie Camp in Washington State and Online, A British Cocktail Expert and Broadcaster
Sept 13 2020
Sep 13 • 78 min
New Cookbooks add new Elements for Entertaining; Brunch; Dinner; Life altogether deliciously
Sept 06 2020
Sep 6 • 74 min
Very Special Delivery; Lobster from Maine, Smoked Salmon from WA, AI grown Veggies in Pittsburgh
Aug 30 2020
Aug 30 • 90 min
Three Cookbooks with exciting new Viewpoints; Israeli, Oregon Farm to Table, Great American
Aug 23 2020
Aug 23 • 94 min
Spicy several ways; Mexican-Chicano; Special Sauce for a Good Cause; Reviving Native Bison+Berries
Aug 16 2020
Aug 16 • 88 min
Magic Ingredients; Creating with Koji; Best Olive Oils available in US: Sun Dried and Jerk Tomatoes
Aug 09 2020
Aug 9 • 69 min
3 New Cookbooks with a message; Quick-Quicker, Table with Friends, Fairground Specials
Aug 02 2020
Aug 2 • 68 min
A Journey in Jewish Food, an online course; Lamb like Wagyu; Wagyu from Vermont
July 26 2020
Jul 26 • 70 min
Beverage Business Today –Tariffs on Europe Wines, Creating US Pinot Noir, Kombucha
July 19 2020
Jul 19 • 76 min
Grains and Snacks from around the World to Your Table – Fonio, Fava, Sorghum
July 12 2020
Jul 12 • 97 min
Different Viewpoints From Celebrities in the world of Bourbon, Vodka and More, Happy Birthday Ann
July 05 2020
Jul 5 • 56 min
Sublime Taste Sensations; English Style Preserves; Fab Granola; Oomph Flavor Enhancers
June 28 2020
Jun 28 • 69 min
Italy’s Sweet Island; A Tuscan Boutique Hotel and Cooking School; Worldwide Sauce Recipes
June 21 2020
Jun 21 • 85 min
American Cheese from Farmstead to Pandemic; Soup Gastrophilanthropy; Almond-based Yogurt
June 14 2020
Jun 14 • 77 min
News and Views about the Food Business – A Report and a Newsletter; Gourmet Beef on Doorstep
June 7 2020
Jun 7 • 68 min
Delicious, Innovative, Taste Sensations; Instant Savory; Uniquely Sweet; Spicy Tastes in Tubes
May 31 2020
May 31 • 77 min
A Wine Girl-Lady Sommelier; An Oregon Winemaker Explains; Multi-Generational Spanish Winemaking
May 17 2020
May 17 • 77 min
Today’s Global Food Culture, Grillmaster Secrets; Agrihood - Beyond Farm-to-Table , CSAs, etc
May 10 2020
May 10 • 67 min
Local Hero Feeds Pendemic Needy, Golden Pastries from Americas Heartland, Simple Beautiful Food
May 03 2020
May 3 • 74 min
Feeding New Orleans during Pandemic, Cooking in The Hamptons and the Berkshires
Apr 26 2020
Apr 26 • 77 min
Changing Business Models; Giant Ohio Veggie Farm; Exotic Frozen Seafood; Livestream Wine Tasting
Apr 19 2020
Apr 19 • 60 min
Drink Your Troubles Away: Bourbon from Nevada, Vodka from Oregon, Rum from PR
Apr 12 2020
Apr 12 • 72 min
Responding to the Food Shortage, Innovative Food Storage, Mercury-free Fish
Apr 05 2020
Apr 5 • 64 min
One Very Sweet Episode; Legacy of Maida Heatter; Defining Chocolate; Gourmet Toffee from MI
Mar 29 2020
Mar 29 • 70 min
Aspects of the Pandemic – small, local Butterjoint; Jamison Farm Lamb; Felidia by Lidia
Mar 22 2020
Mar 22 • 89 min
Latest On the Virus; Ethical Meat Updated; A Chuckwagon for 21st Century; Harvie: a Hi-Tech CSA
Mar 15 2020
Mar 15 • 68 min
Thoughts about the Virus, Women in Food, Camellia Beans, A Remarkable Collection of Mexican Cookbooks
Mar 08 2020
Mar 8 • 70 min
IACP in Pittsburgh June 27-29; Top Irish Chef’s Irish Cookbook; Greek Food in Greece and US
Mar 01 2020
Mar 1 • 63 min
How Sweet they Are – Special Occasion Chocolates; How to Reduce Sugar Intake; Bread based on Beer
Feb 23 2020
Feb 23 • 65 min
SPICY - Exciting Spices from Vietnam; Pickles and Sauerkraut from California; BBQ Rubs Sauce Jerky
Feb 16 2020
Feb 16 • 68 min
A Real Mixed Bag, Cuisine from Laos; Gourmet Popcorn from TX; Ready to Drink Cocktails
Feb 09 2020
Feb 9 • 75 min
Ladies with Great Stories; Rage Baking, Good Meals Found, Cheese Forever
Feb 02 2020
Feb 2 • 70 min
Mexico City Dining, Amazing One-pot Meals, Japanese BBQ Sauce and its Interesting Story
Jan 26 2020
Jan 26 • 61 min
Unusual Spices and Flavors; Power Spicing, Bacon Jam; Purple Tea from the Mountains of Kenya
Jan 19 2020
Jan 19 • 66 min
Shuks and Israeli Home Cooking; Reimagined Kosher recipes; THE Culinary Sharpeners
Jan 12 2020
Jan 12 • 66 min
Menus that made History, Charleston SC’s Ultimate Foodie, Revival of a Phila
Jan 05 2020
Jan 5 • 68 min
Joanne Chang’s New Book; How to prepare and cook with Tea; An Electric Kettle for Perfect Tea
Dec 29 2019
Dec 29, 2019 • 63 min
More Beverages Galore; Natural Wines, Scotland’s Best Gin, Moonshine History
Dec 22 2019
Dec 22, 2019 • 67 min
Beverages Galore; Superb Rums, Rogue Spirits, Historic Bourbons at Auction
Dec 15 2019
Dec 15, 2019 • 73 min
Hospitality Industry 2020 Forecast; Vive La France - Rustic French Cooking, French Goat Cheeses
Dec 08 2019
Dec 8, 2019 • 68 min
3 New Cookbooks to Treasure. Joy of Cooking; 365 Everyday; Pasta Grannies
Dec 01 2019
Dec 1, 2019 • 64 min
How To Do Food-Wine-Sound by Season; Lateral Cooking; Definitive History of Pickles with Recipes
Nov 24 2019
Nov 24, 2019 • 70 min
A Star Yong Black Chef; Outstanding Cookbooks - Food Artisans of Japan; The Food of Sichuan
Nov 17 2019
Nov 17, 2019 • 61 min
Farewell FOTE 2019, Galway, 3rd Episode; Italian in Galway; Southern Italian Cooking
Nov 10 2019
Nov 10, 2019 • 66 min
Food on the Edge 2019, Galway, Ireland, 2nd of 3 Episodes Covering this Food Symposium
Nov 03 2019
Nov 3, 2019 • 67 min
Food on the Edge 2019, Galway, Ireland, 1st of 3 Episodes Covering this Food Symposium
Oct 27 2019
Oct 27, 2019 • 71 min
Arabic Food of Mediterranean; Wok-based Cooking; Seasonal with a Difference
Oct 20 2019
Oct 20, 2019 • 67 min
Living Bread; An Unusual Taste of the South; “True Blue” Gin from Canada
Oct 13 2019
Oct 13, 2019 • 66 min
Sweet AND Savory – Steak-Cake together; Everything Stuffed; Macaroons Re-invented
Oct 06 2019
Oct 6, 2019 • 71 min
International; FOTE 2019; Slow Fermentation Vinegars; Sicilian Capers; Brazilian Exotics
Sep 29 2019
Sep 29, 2019 • 67 min
Wines for the High Holidays, An unusual Wine Story, Herb Teas and Tonics, Melon Beet Juices
Sep 22 2019
Sep 22, 2019 • 65 min
Three Very Different Cookbooks Describe New Ways to Work with Spices to create Exciting New Tastes
Sep 15 2019
Sep 15, 2019 • 60 min
Ice Cream – You Scream – we all Scream; Two Historic IC Makers; and Empressa Preserves “to die for”
Sep 08 2019
Sep 8, 2019 • 63 min
Cheese and More Cheese, from West and Mid-West; The Queen of Mid-West Cuisine-her story
Sep 01 2019
Sep 1, 2019 • 68 min
Nibbles and Snacks; Effie’s Homemade; Argentine Alfajores; Frozen Flatbreads; Broccoli Crust Pizza
Aug 25 2019
Aug 25, 2019 • 77 min
German Cookware now in USA, Classic Kitchen Design 1940-70, A Fine Restaurant Garden
Aug 13 2019
Aug 18, 2019 • 74 min
Savory a Bit Sweet; Spice Blends from 1860s; Inspired by Gran; Delhi not Deli; Maple Amok in VT
Aug 11 2019
Aug 11, 2019 • 60 min
Italian-inspired Plates and Platters, Sicilian Products from Bonolio, Neopolitan Pizzas in USA
Aug 04 2019
Aug 4, 2019 • 69 min
Recent Variations in Cookbook themes; A Vineyard Larder from CA; Appalachian Roots; All About Peaches
July 28 2019
Jul 28, 2019 • 61 min
Love Chickpeas and Hummus? Here’s a whole episode dedicated to this Versatile Bean. Then and now
July 21 2019
Jul 21, 2019 • 71 min
Top Chocolate from a 6 SOFI Winner, from Switzerland via KC-MO; Fine Ice-Cream Recipes from UK
July 14 2019
Jul 14, 2019 • 68 min
Pittsburgh Chef, Great Life Story; How Your Home Kitchen Can Claim No Crumbs; Slow Ferment Vinegars
July 07 2019
Jul 7, 2019 • 69 min
Home Cooking with a Difference; Vietnamese Daily; Mod Asian-Tokyo to Texas; EveryDay Cooking at Home
June 30 2019
Jun 30, 2019 • 67 min
Cheers!! John Wayne’s Own Bourbon; Somrus Cream Liqueur, Indian Style; Definitive Cocktail Recipes
June 23 2019
Jun 23, 2019 • 66 min
Veggies: Abra Berens, Chef-Farmer; Hetty McKinnon, Peddler Journal; Andy Reichgut, Vegs Made Great
June 16 2019
Jun 16, 2019 • 69 min
An All-American Episode; Cabot Creamery Cheese;i Sitka Wild Alaskan Salmon; Beef Jerky Outlet
June 09 2019
Jun 9, 2019 • 60 min
RIP Leah Chase; US Entry to SA Wine Cup; 412 Food Rescue Kitchen; Cookbook Tribute to Immigrants
June 02 2019
Jun 2, 2019 • 67 min
Purveyors of Special Beverages, Gino on Prosecco, Joe on Gin, Mike on Rum - Bhutanese wine to come
May 26 2019
May 26, 2019 • 70 min
Pollan Family-Mostly Plants, Gene Baur-no Meat, Farm Sanctuary, Watkins Glen; Ika Cohen. Choc, Tel Aviv
May 19 2019
May 19, 2019 • 71 min
Isaac Toups, Chasing the Gator: Will Horowitz, Salt Smoke Time; Weber’s Ultimate Grilling
May 12 2019
May 12, 2019 • 63 min
Mixed Bag! Foraging LA’s Eastside; Preserving-Food in Jars; Filipino Cuisine in NYC
May 05 2019
May 5, 2019 • 65 min
Amiamo Italia!! Matteo Frescobaldi, Florence, Laudemio EVOO; Elizabeth Minchilli, Rome, The Italian Table; Rosario Safina, Bronx, Organic Truffle Products
Apr 28 2019
Apr 28, 2019 • 69 min
Patrick Bennett-Port and Madeira; Cameron Hughes-Negociant; Janet Fletcher-CA Wine Country.
Apr 21 2019
Apr 21, 2019 • 64 min
Cheesy; Paula Lambert, Mozzarella Company; Tomas Pergola, Cheddies ; Claudia Lucero. Dairy Free
Apr 14 2019
Apr 14, 2019 • 69 min
Christian Frangiadis - Jean-Paul Kissel, Spork; Richard Bertinet, Bakery, Bath Susie Norris Food-Gypsy
Apr 07 2019
Apr 7, 2019 • 63 min
Martina McBride mixes in the Kitchen, Mark Bittman likewise 100 ways. Elizabeth Heiskell revives South Living Partys
Mar 31 2019
Mar 31, 2019 • 64 min
Craig Davis, BA to LHR starts April 3; South in Italy and USA with Katie Parla, Bruce Moffett
Mar 24 2019
Mar 24, 2019 • 62 min
Alice Feiring on how Bedrock influences Wine; Young, Exciting Young Distilleries in Columbus and Pittsburgh – Watershed and Kingfly
Mar 17 2019
Mar 17, 2019 • 63 min
In Celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, an Episode Devoted to Irish Food and Drink. Darina Allen of Ballymaloe Cooking School, near Cork; Ross Lewis, Chef-Proprietor, Chapter One, Dublin; Phil Duff, Spokespserson and Whiskey Historian, Castle Knappogue.
Mar 10 2019
Mar 10, 2019 • 63 min
Three Great New Books Take us through the Meal. Ellen KIng, Hewn Bakery Evanston, Heritage Baking, Sarah Armour, Tripton VT, The Fat Kitchen; Odette Williams, Brooklyn, Simply Cake
Mar 03 2019
Mar 3, 2019 • 62 min
A Mixed Bag; Michael Crupain. What to Eat When; Chef Todd Richards, Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution, http://richardssouthernfried.com/, Kim Cassar: All Kosher Food and Drink Imported from Italy, http://www.tuscaninifoods.com.
Feb 24 2019
Feb 24, 2019 • 77 min
Three Very Different Viewpoints on How to Grow and How to Eat Your Veggies
Feb 17 2019
Feb 17, 2019 • 75 min
Kat Kinsman, Senior Editor, Food and Wine, http://tart.org/kat/about-kat-kinsman/ Extra Krispy - Breakfast; Ethan Frisch and Ori Zohar, Founders, Burlap and Barrel, Exotic Spices and a Unique Business Model, https://www.burlapandbarrel.com/; Karen…
Feb 10 2019
Feb 10, 2019 • 71 min
Big Pots and What Goes in them; Bruce Weinstein + Mark Scarbrough, http://www.bruceandmark.com/ The Instant Pot Bible; Naz Deravian, http://bottomofthepot.com/, Bottom of the Pot; Georgeanne Brennan, http://georgeannebrennan.com/ French Beans.
Feb 03 2019
Feb 3, 2019 • 57 min
Bubbles and Sweets; Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day. Greg Dooty, Vineyard Brands, Birmingham AL, http://vineyardbrands.com/main.aspx, Sparkling Vines, from Cava to Champagne (especially Rose/Pink); Daryush Parsi, Founder, Pajama Sweets, Dallas TX,…
Jan 27 2019
Jan 27, 2019 • 66 min
Unusual Cookbooks Reflecting Unusual Life Stories. Meredith Erickson, Joe Beef, Montreal; Naomi Nachman, Woodmere NY (Australia born), kosher.com; Guillermo Pernot, Cuba Libre Restaurants, Philadelphia, Atlantic City and DC
Jan 20 2019
Jan 20, 2019 • 68 min
Simple, uncomplicated Cooking – Top Chefs and Cookbook Authors Share their Recipes and Secrets. Christopher Kimball, Chef-Owner, Milk Street, Boston MA, www.177milkstreet.com, Milk Street Tuesday Nights; Anita Lo, Award-wining Chef, NYC,…
Jan 13 2019
Jan 13, 2019 • 77 min
An “all-beverage” episode to start the New Year. Jim Laughren, Certified Wine Educator, http://jimlaughren.com, 50 Ways to Love Wine More; Jason Gorski, Winemaker, Delille Cellars D2, Woodinville WA, https://www.delillecellars.com/; Ben Robinson,…
Jan 06 2019
Jan 6, 2019 • 67 min
Andrew Freeman, AF and Co, 2019 Trends Report for Dining and Hospitality San Francisco, www.afandco.com; Keith Martin, Elysian Fields “Pure Bred” pasture-raised Lamb, Waynesburg PA, https://purebredlamb.com/; Jacques Dahan, Chocolate Boxes with Jingles,…
Dec 30 2018
Dec 30, 2018 • 70 min
Cooking Surprises. Dorie Greenspan, NYC and Paris, https://doriegreenspan.com/, Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook; Julia Turshen, Hudson Valley NY, http://www.juliaturshen.com/ and www.equityatthetable.com, Now and Again: Go to Recipes, Inspired Menus +…
Dec 23 2018
Dec 23, 2018 • 63 min
How Spicy would you like it? Kanchan Koya, Brooklyn; https://www.spicespicebaby.com, Spice Spice Baby: 100 Recipes with Healing Spices for your Family Table; Nik Sharma, Oakland CA, http://www.abrowntable.com/about/; Season: 100 Recipes for Big Flavors;…
Dec 16 2018
Dec 16, 2018 • 68 min
An American Food Icon makes Jam and British Food Authors cover Sourdough Bread and BIG Vegetarian Food. Joyce Goldstein, San Francisco, https://joycegoldstein.com, Jam Session: A Food Preserving Handbook; Vanessa Kimbell, Owner, The Sourdough School,…
Dec 09 2018
Dec 9, 2018 • 68 min
Stories from the Farm and the Kitchen, and a very special Program linking Food Suppliers and Needy Consumers. Sukey and John Jamison, Lamb Farmers and Suppliers, Latrobe PA, https://www.jamisonfarm.com/, Coyotes in the Pasture and Wolves at the Door; Ann…
Dec 02 2018
Dec 2, 2018 • 75 min
Viva Italia, how to Eat and Drink like a native Italian. Mary Ann Esposito of Ciao Italia, https://www.ciaoitalia.com/; Julia della Croce, America’s Test Kitchen in collaboration with National Geographic, http://www.juliadellacroce.com/ ;Matt…
Nov 25 2018
Nov 25, 2018 • 69 min
Old Friends and New in Galway for Food on the Edge 2018. Matt Orlando, Chef-Owner, Amass, Copenhagen, https://amassrestaurant.com/; Enda McEvoy, Chef-Partner, Loam, Galway, https://loamgalway.com/; Jess Murphy, Chef-Partner, Kai, Galway,…
Nov 18 2018
Nov 18, 2018 • 64 min
Globetrotters of Food and Drink OTM met at Food on the Edge 2018, Sasu Laukkonen, Chef-Owner, Ora, Helsinki Finland, http://orarestaurant.fi/en/home/; Duncan Welgemoed, Chef-Owner, Africola, Adelaide Australia, https://www.africola.com.au/; Julie Dupouy,…
Nov 11 2018
Nov 11, 2018 • 67 min
British Michelin-Starred Chefs at Food on the Edge in Galway. Clare Smyth, Chef-Owner, Core by Clare Smith, 2 Stars within one year of opening, London, https://www.corebyclaresmyth.com/; Nathan Outlaw, Chef-Owner, Port Isaac Cornwall,…
Nov 04 2018
Nov 4, 2018 • 60 min
Christian Frangiadis, Chef Owner and Sean Enright, GM, Spork, Spork Pit, Pittsburgh, www.sporkpittsburgh.com, https://sporkpit.flywheelsites.com, Special offerings for Thanksgiving, Whole Pig Roasts, etc; OTM “crosses the sea to Ireland”, for Food on the…
Oct 28 2018
Oct 28, 2018 • 70 min
The Mediterranean Diet and its Secrets; two places where you can get The Best of the Important Ingredients, Susie Theodorou, Food Stylist, London (Greek Cypriot Ethnicity), http://www.susietheodorou.com, Mediterranean: Naturally Nutritious Recipes from…
Oct 21 2018
Oct 21, 2018 • 67 min
A Drinking Man’s (and Drinking Woman’s) Program, Landmark Bars and the Story of Wine. Jurgen Lijcops, Bar BurBure, Antwerp Belgium, www.barburbure.be, 150 Bars you need to Visit before You Die; Charles Schumann, Founder, The American Bar, Munich Germany.…
Oct 14 2018
Oct 14, 2018 • 65 min
A Genuine “Mixed Bag, J P McMahon, Founder and Convenor, Food on the Edge, https://foodontheedge.ie/what-is-fote, Galway Ireland; also Chef-Partner, Aniar, http://aniarrestaurant.ie; Nicole Blum, Cidermaker, Carr’s Ciderhouse, Hadley MA.…
Oct 07 2018
Oct 7, 2018 • 71 min
Up, Up and Away. Three Chefs tell their stories and recipes about Places that are High or Far Away: Marla Meredith, Telluride CO, https://marlameridith.com, High Alpine Cuisine; Nevada Berg, Numedal Norway, http://www.northwildkitchen.com, North Wild…
Sept 30 2018
Sep 30, 2018 • 59 min
Today we talk about two iconic and mindful product lines for stylishly processing food and drink: Marie Vavassori-Fundis, Peugeot, Mills and Spices, Wine Opener, Paris, France, http://www.peugeot-saveurs.com, April Strogen, Capresso, Electric Kettles and…
Sept 23 2018
Sep 23, 2018 • 65 min
Three Southern (USA) perspectives: Kathleen Purvis, Journalist and Blogger, Charlottte Observer and http://kathleenpurvis.com/blog/, Distilling the South: A Guide to Southern Craft Liquors; Perre Coleman Magness, Memphis TN,…
Sept 16 2018
Sep 16, 2018 • 66 min
“Spice is Nice” – OTM gets great Insight on how to use Spices in Your Kitchen: Harneet Bawega, Devina Smith and Nirmal Save, Spice Flavor Combinations from the Famous Gunpowder Restaurant, London UK, http://www.gunpowderlondon.com, Gunpowder: Explosive…
Sept 09 2018
Sep 9, 2018 • 79 min
Rum, the Original Distilled Beverage, is making a Big Comeback. OTM interviews the Author of a Definitive Book, plus three producers of today’s new Style Rums: Wayne Curtis, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic, http://wayne-curtis.squarespace.com/about, And…
Sept 02 2018
Sep 2, 2018 • 58 min
Pittsburgh Area Chefs “Gather” at a Farm Dinner benefiting The Bradley Center, plus insights into cooking fish and perspectives re Seaweed: Tony Verdream, Executive Chef, Pines Tavern, Gibsonia PA, http://www.thepinestavern.com, and participating Chef in…
August 26 2018
Aug 26, 2018 • 64 min
What’s going on in the Kitchen? Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, Owners, MediaEats, https://www.mediaeats.com/, The Kitchen Short Cut Bible: More than 200 Recipes to make Real Food Real Fast; Ann Mah, Food and Travel Writer, Washington DC and Paris,…
August 19 2018
Aug 19, 2018 • 64 min
Some Foods and their Stories: Robert Schuler, Director of Public Relations, Melissa’s Produce, Los Angeles, https://www.melissas.com; Vivianna Karamanis, Hellenic Farms, Greece and Roselle NJ, http://www.hellenicfarms.com; Leslie Bullock, Owner, Cat…
August 12 2018
Aug 12, 2018 • 72 min
Translating Traditional International Cuisine into Exciting Modern Dishes and Flavors: Jonah Miller and Nate Adler, Partners, Huertas Kitchen and Bar, NYC, www.huertasnyc.com; The New Spanish: Bites Feasts and Drinks; Katrin Bjork, Blogger, Hudson Valley…
August 05 2018
Aug 5, 2018 • 64 min
Cheese, Cheese and More Cheese. OTM covers the American Cheese Society Conference and Awards event, recently held in our home city of Pittsburgh. Cheesemakers at the Event, and some of the USA’s Best we met by phone ahead of the Show: David Jablons,…
Jul 29 2018
Jul 29, 2018 • 70 min
Re Drinks: Fred Minnick, Liquor Afficianado, The Definitive Reference on Mead, Louisville KY, https://www.fredminnick.com, Mead: The Libations, Legends and Lore of History’s Oldest Drink; Jordan Silbert, Inventor and Founder, QDrinks Spectacular Mixers,…
Jul 22 2018
Jul 22, 2018 • 60 min
Two Fabulous Restaurants in Barcelona: Chef-Partner Eduard Xatruch, Disfrutar, http://www.disfrutarbarcelona.com; Chef-Partner Raul Balam, Sous Chef Murlo and Maitre’D Federico, Moments at The Mandarin Oriental,…
Jul 08 2018
Jul 8, 2018 • 61 min
On the Menu continues several weeks coverage of Spain’s Culinary scene and World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards—A Week in Bilbao/San Sebastian and another in Barcelona. Listen to: Elena Arzak, Chef-Partner, Arzak, San Sebastian, https://www.arzak.es; Joana…
Jul 01 2018
Jul 1, 2018 • 63 min
On the Menu starts several weeks coverage of Spain’s Culinary Delights and the World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, “Basque Style”—a week in Bilbao-San Sebastian and another in Barcelona. Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy,…
Jun 24 2018
Jun 24, 2018 • 63 min
Kathy Lund, CEO High Plains Bison, Denver CO, www.highplainsbison.com, and National Bison Association, www.bisoncentral.com; Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton, Owners, The Canal House, Milford NJ, www.thecanalhouse.com, What’s new at The Canal…
Jun 17 2018
Jun 17, 2018 • 63 min
World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards is only 48 hours away. Tune in at https://www.finedininglovers.com/tag/50-best-restaurants. Then today’s OTM program - Cheese, Wine and a Guide to NYC “watering holes”. Nora Weiser, Executive Director, American Cheese…
Jun 10 2018
Jun 10, 2018 • 70 min
Big Flavors, Ancient and Modern, Cuisines of Different Countries and Cultures. Joan Nathan, Author and Journalist, Washington DC, www.joannathan.com, King Solomon’s Table; Chef Hari Nayak, Café Spice, Indian, Prepared Meals, 2018 winner of Gold Sofi…
Jun 03 2018
Jun 3, 2018 • 55 min
Two Great Ladies of the culinary world share life experiences, history and kitchen secrets: Chef and Food Writer Anissa Helou, London, UK and Trapani, Sicily, http://www.anissas.com, Feast: Food of the Islamic World; Chef-Restaurateur, TV Personality and…
May 27 2018
May 27, 2018 • 67 min
The Scoop on the 2018 World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards: William Drew of William Reed Business Media, Founders and Organizers. Now in its 16th Year, the 50Best will run in Spain’s Basque Country, June 17-19…
May 20 2018
May 20, 2018 • 67 min
Looking South—first, delicious traditions of The South USA, then reinvigorating vital Agrarian Roots in Georgia; and, finally, a Dietary Marvel to know about from “South of the Border:” Virginia Willis, Author and Journalist, Atlanta GA,…
May 13 2018
May 13, 2018 • 66 min
The 2018 James Beard Awards – some new themes and, as always, exciting winners. Then, listen to a woman who founded a successful career in Cheese, and one with the ultimate expertise in Pressure Cooking: Michele Buster, Founder, Forever Cheese, Long…
May 06 2018
May 6, 2018 • 71 min
This week we’re in an Imbibing State of Mind. First, Michter’s, founded in 18th Century Pennsylvania, is back in a big way with a 10-Year-aged Bourbon. Next, an American ”Italophile” explains that country’s Cocktail Culture. Finally, who knew about Wine…
Apr 29 2018
Apr 29, 2018 • 57 min
Gearing up for the 2018 James Beard Awards, including conversations with two finalists, pplus an Indispensable Resource cataloging Chef’s’ “little black books.” This year’s James Beard Awards return to Chicago, May 7. We chat about what these awards are…
Apr 22 2018
Apr 22, 2018 • 61 min
Books to really cook from: Justin Chapple of Mad Genius Tips, http://www.justinchapple.com/, Just Cook It; Siri Daly, http://siriouslydelicious.blogspot.com/, Siriously Delicious: 100 Nutritious (and not so Nutritious) Simple Recipes for Real Home Cooks;…
Apr 15 2018
Apr 15, 2018 • 61 min
Don’t forget to File your Tax Return by Monday. Alison Clare Steingold, Los Angeles, https://alisonsteingold.contently.com/, The LA Cookbook: Recipes from the Best Restaurants Bakeries and Bars in Los Angeles; Georgeanne Brennan,…
Apr 08 2018
Apr 8, 2018 • 60 min
Great Books on how to Cook with greater variety, plus a Mexican-American Success Story you can emulate in Your Kitchen: Alison Roman, Brooklyn NY, https://www.alisoneroman.com/about/, Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes; Jenn Segal, Blogger, Potomac MD,…
Apr 01 2018
Apr 1, 2018 • 58 min
We wish Happy Easter and Passover to all On the Menu listeners around the world. A tribute to an Iconic Chef, who celebrated the Cooking of the American South; Who knew about Jelly Bean’s most popular flavors; plus Craft Cider and an Unusual Urban…
Mar 25 2018
Mar 25, 2018 • 60 min
Exotic, Award-winning Chocolate Bars, Milk made from Oats and a New Tea Taste Sensation: Brian Wallace, Founder and Partner, Endorfin Foods, Craft Chocolate Bars with Cardamone, Absinthe, Coconut Mylk and Sugar, Berkeley CA, www.endorfinfoods.com; Mike…
Mar 18 2018
Mar 18, 2018 • 59 min
A Definitive Tome on Spiritous Liquors, and Cocktail Mixers to rave about. Also Kosher Foods- not just for Passover: Richard Carleton Hacker, a True Expert on Spirits from around the world, Sherman Oaks CA, The Connoisseur’s Guide to Worldwide Spirits,…
Mar 11 2018
Mar 11, 2018 • 62 min
Fresh Ways with both Meat and Vegetables: Lee Clayton Roper, The Seasoned Kitchen, Denver CO, www.seasonedkitchen.com/, Fresh Tastes: From a Well-Seasoned Kitchen; Camas Davis, Founder, The Good Meat Project, Portland OR, www.thegoodmeatproject.com;…
Mar 04 2018
Mar 4, 2018 • 66 min
African PLUS Asian and American from NYC, a Fascinating new healthy ingredient, and Wine Advice for the Upcoming Passover. J J Johnson, former Chef, Minton’s, Harlem, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Johnson_(chef), Between Harlem and Heaven; Lisa…
Feb 25 2018
Feb 25, 2018 • 72 min
Meet a Pittsburgh-based James Beard Foundation Semi-Finalist for Outstanding Restauranteur, Take a New Look at Essential Sauces and Find a Fresh Approach to Cooking Vegan: Rick Deshantz, Founder and Partner, Deshantz Restaurant Group, Pittsburgh,…
Feb 18 2018
Feb 18, 2018 • 70 min
Honoring Chinese New Year, a fresh approach to Potluck Dinners, and Indian cooking tweaked American: Hsiao-Ching Chou. Food Journalist and Cooking Instructor, Seattle WA, www.mychinesesoulfood.com, Chinese Soul Food: A Friendly Guide for Homemade…
Feb 11 2018
Feb 11, 2018 • 67 min
This week – a Miscellany—a serial 2-Star British Chef, 5 Generations of Cheesemaking and a new bakery incubator in in Pittsburgh: Michael Wignall, embarking on a new Restaurant Venture after winning 2 Michelin Stars in Yorkshire, in Surrey and most…
Feb 04 2018
Feb 4, 2018 • 58 min
Healthy Eating and Drinking: Mark Stevens, Author and Film Director, New Orleans LA, Cooking with Spices: 100 Recipes for Blends, Marinades and Sauces from around the World; Lee White, Mendocino Teas, Tuber Tonic, Chai and Fine Teas,…
Jan 28 2018
Jan 28, 2018 • 66 min
120 Years of Artisanal Grappa Distillation, Farmed Snails, a Great Book about Charcuterie, and Wines from Australia’s Mornington Peninsula (in honor of the Australian Open Tennis Tournament ending today): Antonella and Elisabetta Nonino, Family Partners,…
Jan 21 2018
Jan 21, 2018 • 61 min
Baking with Metal Sheets, cooking with Woks and Special Treats – Belgian Chocolate and Napa Wines with a Southern Connection: Andris Lagsdin, Inventor of the Baking Steel, Boston MA, www.bakingsteel.com; Baking with Steel: The Revolutionary New Approach…
Jan 14 2018
Jan 14, 2018 • 68 min
Super Sauces and/or Simple Meals:James Patterson, Brooklyn, www.jimcooks.com, Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making 4th Edition; Vanessa Seder, Stonewall Kitchen, York Maine, http://www.vanessaseder.com/, Secret Sauces: Fresh and Modern Recipes…
Jan 07 2018
Jan 7, 2018 • 65 min
A Very Big Book, a Very Important Cause, a Great New Snack: Francisco Migoya, Research Chef, Modernist Cuisine Cooking Lab, Seattle WA, http://modernistcuisine.com/about-modernist-cuisine/the-cooking-lab/, Modernist Bread; Professor Sayed Azam-Ali, Chief…