Turkey, An American Story
This week on A Taste of the Past, host Linda Pelaccio is feeling festive, talking the history of the turkey with food historian Andrew Smith. Teaching food history at the New School in NYC, he is also the author of numerous books and hundreds of articles on food and history.
Chef Emily Peterson opens the phone lines on this week's edition of Sharp & Hot to answer listener Thanksgiving questions! Tune in to this program to hear Emily give some tips on cooking the perfect bird and stuffing. How do you remove burnt cranberry sauce from your favorite pot?
Stuffed Mushrooms with Sean DeTore
In this episode of Sharp & Hot, Emily Peterson walks her friend Sean DeTore through the preparation of a recipe for stuffed mushrooms. The host of a podcast called "The Mixtape", Sean also enjoys a side hobby of making piÃ±atas. Emily also offers a great cooling tip just before the break!
Fried Chicken: Tracing the African Roots with Michael Twitty
On today's episode of A Taste of the Past, host Linda Pelaccio talks about the huge craze that surrounds fried foods: fried chicken! The guest on today's show is Michael Twitty, culinary historian of African and African American foods. What makes each fried chicken dish so special?