EPISODE 46 | April 29, 2014

Meet the Amazing Cider Man

Today Megan and Tricia talk with the founder of Virtue Cider, Greg Hall. Brewmaster turned cider maker, Greg is producing…

EPISODE 45 | April 21, 2014

ManBQue

Welcome into the secret society call ManBQue. That right, it is men and barbecue. That’s it. Nothing more. Just a…

EPISODE 44 | April 14, 2014

Memories of Family and Food

You gotta love a good memoir. Add the food angle and it gets even better. We No Chefs (Megan and…

EPISODE 43 | March 31, 2014

Dinner Parties

What if you threw a dinner party every night? Well, that’s what Megan and Tricia’s guest, Anne Boninsegna and her…

EPISODE 42 | March 24, 2014

Everything I Needed to Know I Learned From Meal Sharing

Your mother always taught you to share. She just may have not taught you about a cool way to do…

EPISODE 41 | March 17, 2014

The seeds….someone save the seeds!

Megan and Tricia talk to Grant Olsen the community program manager for Seed Savers Exchange, seedsavers.org. Seed Savers Exchange is…

EPISODE 40 | March 3, 2014

The Next Big Thing from Appalachia

The next big thing — and its coming from Appalachia! Can’t help but want to know her, right? Her name…

EPISODE 39 | February 24, 2014

Slow Cooking with the Crockpot Whisperer

Ahhh, the crockpot. We all have one, and maybe even use it to make soup, or beans…or just to keep…

EPISODE 38 | February 17, 2014

Don’t Shrub Me the Wrong Way

This week on No Chefs Allowed, the sisters put on their mad scientist hats with guest Annie Williams, a curator…

EPISODE 37 | February 10, 2014

Bring on the Screaming Husbands!

On today’s episode of No Chefs Allowed, Megan and Tricia talk with retro-blogger Dr. Bobb. Dr. Bobb has a passion…

EPISODE 36 | February 3, 2014

Keep on Truckin’: Korean Street Food

Meet Laura Lee, food truck owner of Ajumama (named in homage to women and mothers everywhere). On this episode, hear…

EPISODE 35 | January 27, 2014

Alaskan Fishing

“You do what? Spend summers on your fishing boat in Alaska? And then ship your catch to the Midwest? Really?”…

EPISODE 34 | January 23, 2014

Food Swapping

On this week’s edition of No Chefs Allowed, the sisters get ready for National Soup Swap Day, January 24th, with…

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Making Sausage with Unicorns

Meet Lance Avery, founder and inventor of Big Fork Bacon Sausage. This guy has taken bacon – good quality bacon…

EPISODE 32 | January 8, 2014

Happy New Year!

Tonight, Megan and Tricia talk about the best No Chefs Allowed moments of 2013. Tune in to hear the sisters…

EPISODE 31 | December 16, 2013

A Year of Pies

What could be easier than pie? That’s what the sisters are going to get to the bottom of with the…

EPISODE 30 | December 10, 2013

The Rutabaga Show

Its that time of year- rutabaga curling season! Meet Steve Sierigk, the founder of the International Rutabaga Curling World Championship….

EPISODE 29 | December 2, 2013

Children in the Kitchen with Ali Banks

Meet Ali Banks. She loves teaching kids to cook. Her current job as a cooking instructor at Sur La Table…

EPISODE 28 | November 25, 2013

Bakeless Sweets

Sweets on the stove! This week on No Chefs Allowed, the sisters look into classic desserts like pudding, panna cotta,…

EPISODE 27 | November 18, 2013

The Food Film Festival

The Food Film Festival is coming back to Chicago this week! No Chefs Allowed speaks with George Motz, the founder…

EPISODE 26 | November 12, 2013

Heritage Turkeys

This week on No Chefs Allowed, Heritage turkey hero Frank Reese talks with Megan and Tricia today as they begin…

EPISODE 25 | November 4, 2013

Markets with Jonathan Bardzik

The sisters want to finish strong! With only a couple weeks left for most Midwest farmer’s markets, they bring on…

EPISODE 24 | October 28, 2013

Retro Dinner Diva

Nothing says retro better than a bubbly casserole in the oven. Join sisters Megan and Tricia as they talk with…

EPISODE 23 | October 21, 2013

Eat Retreat

This week Megan is at the 2013 Eat Retreat in the Finger Lakes region of NY. She brings with her…

EPISODE 22 | October 14, 2013

Shucked

You don’t always get the chance- or have the guts- to stop what you’re doing and make a change. Megan…

EPISODE 21 | October 7, 2013

Matt Timms & the Takedowns

We’re talking chili with that crazy Takedown guy, Matt Timms. In this show, Matt talks about his Takedown competitions across…

EPISODE 20 | September 30, 2013

Purple Asparagus

Meet a woman who is bringing delicious and nutritious food education to Chicago Public Schools. Her name is Melissa Graham-…

EPISODE 19 | September 23, 2013

Preserved Lemons

When life gives you lemons, call Southport Grocery! Meet Lisa Santos, owner of 10-year old Southport Grocery and Cafe. Lisa…

EPISODE 18 | September 16, 2013

Mark Klebeck Returns!

The sister are joined with their favorite doughnut-maker, Mark Klebeck from Top Pot Doughnuts. It’s Mark’s second time on the…

EPISODE 17 | September 10, 2013

Chef Good Guy

Join the sisters for ‘No Chefs Allowed… except Chef Good Guy’ show. Megan and Tricia discuss their love of chefs,…

EPISODE 16 | August 27, 2013

Real and Wonderful

Time to get out of dessert mode and back on track with some healthy food options. Today’s show is RAW….

EPISODE 15 | August 19, 2013

Bourbon 101

Although Megan might not need this class, Tricia is ready to take in everything their guest wants to teach her…

EPISODE 14 | August 12, 2013

Deena Prichep & Zucchini

Redeem the Zucchini! That is what we aim to do as we cook up dishes with the “fruit cake” of…

EPISODE 13 | August 5, 2013

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

The sisters of No Chefs Allowed are joined by a Columbus, Ohio hometown hero, Jeni Britton Bauer creator of Jeni’s…

EPISODE 12 | July 29, 2013

Outstanding in the Field

Taking farm-to-table to new heights, the sisters chat with Leah Scafe from Outstanding in the Field on this week’s episode…

EPISODE 11 | July 23, 2013

Opening (and Closing) a Restaurant

We’ve all dreamed of owning our own restaurant, right? Tricia and her family are opening their one-day restaurant in a…

EPISODE 10 | July 8, 2013

Condiments with The Mustard Girl

We’re talking condiments tonight with Megan and Tricia. Joining them is Jennifer Connor, The Mustard Girl. Tune in to hear…

EPISODE 9 | July 1, 2013

National Eat Beans Day with Mark Zedella

July 3rd is National Eat Beans Day, so the sisters get ready to participate with the help of The Duke…

EPISODE 8 | June 24, 2013

The Peterson Garden Project

The sisters cook with herbs tonight with special guest LaManda Joy founder of the Peterson Garden Project. She will help…

EPISODE 7 | June 17, 2013

Wine Recipes with Steve Patun

The sisters are talking with Steve Patun from Fine Wine Brokers in Chicago about incorporating the right wine into the…

EPISODE 6 | June 10, 2013

Scapes with Fred Thaxton

Scapes are the perfect excuse to explore your local farmer’s market now. The stem and flower of hard necked garlic…

EPISODE 5 | June 3, 2013

Soft Shell Crabs with Dirk Fucik

Tis the season for Soft Shell Crabs. Megan and Tricia are joined by Dirk Fucik of Dirk’s Fish Market in…

EPISODE 4 | May 27, 2013

Focaccia with Matt Swint

We’re baking focaccia on this week’s No Chefs Allowed. Megan and Tricia are joined by Matt Swint a man known…

EPISODE 3 | May 20, 2013

Tom Erd of The Spice House

Special guest, Tom Erd, from The Spice House in Chicago talks to Megan and Tricia about salt. What makes a…

EPISODE 2 | May 13, 2013

Go Gluten

The sisters go gluten free for the week while working with their May monthly challenge ingredient – Buckwheat. Megan makes…

EPISODE 1 | May 7, 2013

Bonjour Heritage Radio Network

‘Bonjour Heritage Radio Network’ marks the debut of No Chefs Allowed on HRN. Paul Humphrey joins from his food truck,…