Today´s show takes us to cooking schools - from the famed Cordon Bleu to a British adventure in steak and kidney pie. Bobby Flay stops by to talk about his Southwestern philosophy. A sensory psychologist tells us what happens to our sense of smell and taste as we age, and how we can make eating more pleasurable for the elderly. Then, from the garden to the plate with cardoons and seakale. Plus Gourmet editor Bruce Haney with his memories of childhood meals in London, and much more. [Broadcast Date: April 3, 2008] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/080403/rt_chef_080403_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Are you the James Bond of cooking gadgets? On today´s show, we´ll find out what´s new and also discover new uses for old tools. We start by talking to David Joachim about grilling whole hog and some unusual ways to cook poultry. We get an expert´s advice on building an outdoor kitchen with lots of new ´´toys´´. Later in the show, James Peterson reveals the secrets to buying and cooking shrimp. Then: encouraging kids to play with kitchen gadgets can get them cooking, plus one recipe that makes a hundred different desserts. Also, two new food movies hit the silver screen, and much more. [Broadcast Date: August 9, 2007] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/070809/rt_chef_070809_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Women are making a mark in the culinary arts. So, since March is Women´s History Month, we´ll highlight some of these women and their contributions. Of course, when you think women and food, Julia Child comes to mind. We´ll talk to Julia´s long-time editor and her nephew about her career and success on TV. Then, Rozanne Gold was the first chef at Mayor Koch´s Gracie Mansion in the 70s. We´ll hear how she cooked for diplomats, dignitaries, and celebs. We´ll also have surprising statistics on heart disease, the history of the kitchen, and tips from Anne Willan on French country cooking. Lari Robling guest hosts for Chef Jim Coleman. [Broadcast Date: March 20, 2008] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/080320/rt_chef_080320_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Recipes from Top Female Chefs If you like to host dinner parties then you need Recipes from Top Female Chefs. Four very famous ladies who have elevated cooking to an art form have created the perfect menus for your next party. Whether you´re hosting a casual gathering with kids on the guest list, a backyard barbeque, or something sophisticated, you can impress your guests with the recipes here. You know her and love her from the Food Network show Iron Chef America. Anne Burrell can cook with the best and she offers up a sumptuous but simple feast you can throw together while the Focaccia bread is rising. Her kid friendly menu is the perfect meal to serve when the neighbors come over for a ´´play date.´´ New York best-selling author and celebrity chef, Devin Alexander, is a champion for healthy but delicious food to combat obesity. Her menu is so downright decadent (double chocolate brownie anyone?) that your guests will never know they are eating healthy. Shhh. If you want to take the party outside, let the host of Simply Delicioso, Ingrid Hoffman, show you what to make. While your guests are marveling over the zesty and refreshing watermelon lime spritzers, tantalize their taste buds with the scent of grilled pork and pineapple skewers. She even offers a stylish way to serve this backyard feast that will wow your dinner guests. Finally, take things up a notch or two with recipes from Gabrielle Hamilton, the owner of the famous New York eatery Prune. She´s been published in the New Yorker, Bon Appetit, and Food and Wine Magazine, just to name a few. Her tangerine date-tartlets with buttermilk whip cream and tangerine granita will make your tongue swoon. Her milk punch is definitely not for kids, either, with a bit of black rum to keep it strictly an adult beverage. Are you interested in my audiobook? Click buy and immerse yourself 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kathy Vogel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087658/bk_acx0_087658_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Oscar Night! All the fun, glamour, and glitz of the silver screen. Plus, movie menus and entertaining without the fuss. Join Chef Jim Coleman with our tribute to the Academy Awards. A film historian gives us some insights on food in the silent film era, and we take a listen to our favorite food flicks. And, if you are preparing an Oscar Night party, get some tips from Chef Interrupted,Melissa Clark´s new book that helps home cooks create the star-chef recipes. But before the movies and the Oscars, there was Opera - we´ll find out how stage food is made. Plus the new red meat - buffalo. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/060223/rt_chef_060223_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
TV cooking shows. What´s your favorite? On today´s show we´ll take a look at the evolution of celebrity chefs and food on the tube. We´ll talk to historian Kathleen Collins about early shows and what´s happening on the screen today. Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio gives us a behind-the-scenes look at this successful reality cooking show. Marcus Samuelsson stops by to talk about a special Swedish custom this time of year - and you´ll hear his reluctant singing debut! Also, rating Big Apple eateries, a recipe from Seinfeld´s Soup Nazi, and what´s Graham Kerr galloping to today? Plus much more. [Broadcast Date: October 2, 2009] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/091001/rt_chef_091001_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Food is one of the most enduring of the arts - everyone eats and if you´ve ever put a piece of parsley on steak or a birthday candle on a cake, you´ve added style! Today, we´ll talk to artists, writers and chefs about the art of food. New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik discusses cooking and writing. Christopher Hirsheimer recalls the food styling revolution of the eighties while Chris Styler tells you how to put style on your own plate at home. Plus, learn how to be an improvisational cook and our nutritionist weighs in on some nutritional myths. [Broadcast Date: February 28, 2008] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/080228/rt_chef_080228_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Want to have more fun and less stress in the kitchen? We´ve got some ideas! Learn the art of potluck. Also, how to include the kids when you entertain. Mark Bittman tells everything about vegetarian meals. Later, our nutritionist gives you advice on what to do when you over-do. And our sommelier, Maureen Petrosky, offers a great no-fat dessert. Plus Chef Tom Douglas on cooking Seattle style at home, and we´ll play the last supper chef game. [Broadcast Date: November 27, 2008] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/081127/rt_chef_081127_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There´s nothing like getting in the kitchen to cure mid-winter blues. Homemade stocks and soups are great to put away in the freezer for when you don´t feel like cooking in warmer weather. And long simmering steams the windows up a bit and adds a welcoming aroma to the house. Today´s show features Michael Ruhlman on stocks and Grace Parisi on sauces. We´ll also talk to Danny Meyer about being a restaurateur. Also, the history and fate of one of the most popular fruits. Plus seven tips to a longer and healthier life. [Broadcast Date: February 21, 2008] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/chef/080221/rt_chef_080221_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.