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Hot Grease

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Hot Grease is a food culture radio show where the American South and your local food intersects. As host, Nicole A. Taylor reminds people what's great about food: reclaiming culinary traditions & celebrations, cooking at home and eating as a political act. Her show highlights the rising leaders in the good food world, from chefs to bloggers to urban gardeners.

Hot Grease is a food culture radio show where the American South and your local food intersects. As host, Nicole A. Taylor reminds people what's great about food: reclaiming culinary traditions & celebrations, cooking at home and eating as a political act. Her show highlights the rising leaders in the good food world, from chefs to bloggers to urban gardeners.
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New York, NY

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Hot Grease is a food culture radio show where the American South and your local food intersects. As host, Nicole A. Taylor reminds people what's great about food: reclaiming culinary traditions & celebrations, cooking at home and eating as a political act. Her show highlights the rising leaders in the good food world, from chefs to bloggers to urban gardeners.

Language:

English

Contact:

BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Hot Grease - Episode 162 - Soul Food & de Porres Dinner Series

8/26/2013
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Nicole Taylor is demystifying soul food on this week's edition of Hot Grease! Nicole is joined via the phone lines by soul food scholar and author Adrian Miller! Learn the etymology of the term "soul food", and what distinguishes the cuisine from others influenced by West African food culture. Why is soul food so disparaged in food media? Learn how Adrian uses food to create dialogues around the issue of race. Later, Danielle Bell of de Porres dinner series stops by the studio to talk...

Duration:00:34:16

Episode 162: Soul Food & de Porres Dinner Series

8/26/2013
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Nicole Taylor is demystifying soul food on this week’s edition of Hot Grease! Nicole is joined via the phone lines...

Duration:00:34:16

Hot Grease - Episode 161 - The Vendy Awards & Passages Wines

8/19/2013
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Nicole Taylor previews the upcoming Vendy Awards on this week's edition of Hot Grease. Helena Tubis, Managing Director of The Vendy Awards, stops by to share a little bit of Vendy history and the Street Vendor Project. Food writer Siobhan Wallace joins Nicole and Helena to talk about her catalogue of wonderful street food stories recipes in her book, New York a la Cart. Christine Chebli of NYC's Toum Food Truck talks about the explosion of high quality street food in the city, and how her...

Duration:00:33:35

Episode 161: The Vendy Awards & Passages Wines

8/19/2013
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Nicole Taylor previews the upcoming Vendy Awards on this week’s edition of Hot Grease. Helena Tubis, Managing Director of The...

Duration:00:33:35

Hot Grease - Episode 160 - AFROPUNK Festival & Evan George

8/12/2013
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The AFROPUNK Festival is coming up very soon here in New York City, and host Nicole Taylor is here in the studio with Lauren Cannon and Jocelyn Cooper to talk about its roots, mission, and life of the festival weekend, filled good music and great vibes. Described by the New York Times as “the most multicultural festival in the US,” the word AFROPUNK itself has become synonymous with open-minded, non-conforming and unconventional, placing the institution at the epicenter of urban culture...

Duration:00:36:03

Episode 160: AFROPUNK Festival & Evan George

8/12/2013
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The AFROPUNK Festival is coming up very soon here in New York City, and host Nicole Taylor is here in...

Duration:00:36:03

Hot Grease - Episode 159 - Emily G's Jams

8/5/2013
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This week on Hot Grease, Nicole digs back into hot summer foods with the return of Hot Grease's "Food Headlines". Nicole is joined by Simone Johnson to get the scoop on s'mores variations and the FDA's recent gluten-free discussions. Tune in and hear more farming headlines, and learn about food security in the Caribbean. Later, Nicole chats with Emily Myers of Emily G's Jams. Find out how some Southern traditions like having "bottles on the table" inspired Emily to make hot pepper sauces...

Duration:00:25:40

Episode 159: Emily G’s Jams

8/5/2013
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This week on Hot Grease, Nicole digs back into hot summer foods with the return of Hot Grease’s “Food Headlines”....

Duration:00:25:40

Hot Grease - Episode 158 - Sweet Chick & The New Persian Kitchen

7/29/2013
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Fried chicken, waffles, and Persian desserts - what a way to celebrate summer! This week on Hot Grease, Nicole Taylor is joined in the studio by Jon Seymour, co-owner of Williamsburg's Sweet Chick. Tune into this episode to hear Nicole and John talk about the origins of chicken and waffles. Is it a Southern dish, or a New York tradition? Learn about some of the vegetarian options on Sweet Chick's menu, and hear John talk about growing up in Yorkville and the life of a native New Yorker....

Duration:00:32:25

Episode 158: Sweet Chick & The New Persian Kitchen

7/29/2013
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Fried chicken, waffles, and Persian desserts – what a way to celebrate summer! This week on Hot Grease, Nicole Taylor...

Duration:00:32:25

Hot Grease - Episode 157 - Phin & Phebes, Mason Shaker

7/22/2013
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Nicole Taylor is soaking up the summer with some more ice cream and a little bit of booze. On this week's episode of Hot Grease, Nicole invites Crista Freeman of Phin & Phebes Ice Cream into the studio to talk about her ice cream memories, growing up in Florida, and how Phin & Phebes blends their flavors. Does Crista come from an ice cream-making background? Eric Prum from Mason Shaker is back, and this time he brings along his partner, Josh Williams! Hear about Mason Shaker's newest...

Duration:00:35:37

Episode 157: Phin & Phebes, Mason Shaker

7/22/2013
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Nicole Taylor is soaking up the summer with some more ice cream and a little bit of booze. On this...

Duration:00:35:37

Hot Grease - Episode 155 - Malcolm Livingston II & Taharka Brothers

7/8/2013
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Pastry chef Malcolm Livingston II has been digging dessert since his childhood in the Bronx. This week on Hot Grease, Nicole Taylor invites Malcolm in the studio to share some of his ice cream memories in honor of National Ice Cream Month. Tune in to hear Malcolm recall stories of chasing down Mr. Softee trucks, and the taste of his father's cookies. Hear about the inspiration for his desserts at wd~50, and what tunes he listens to in the kitchen. Learn about Malcolm's collaborative...

Duration:00:34:21

Episode 155: Malcolm Livingston II & Taharka Brothers

7/8/2013
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Pastry chef Malcolm Livingston II has been digging dessert since his childhood in the Bronx. This week on Hot Grease,...

Duration:00:34:21

Hot Grease - Episode 154 - Nicole's Fourth of July Summer Recap

7/1/2013
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Tune into this "best of" edition of Hot Grease to hear Nicole Taylor talk with some of her favorite summertime food folks! Tune in to hear Curtis Brown talk about North Carolina barbecue, the Asheville food scene, and creasy green salads! Rodney Scott of Scott's Barbecue discusses whole hog barbecue, and why he never gets sick of the grill or the smoker. John Schlimm is here for the vegetarians and vegans; find out what meatless grilling options are available! Nicole wraps up the program...

Duration:00:23:47

Episode 154: Nicole’s Fourth of July Summer Recap

7/1/2013
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Tune into this “best of” edition of Hot Grease to hear Nicole Taylor talk with some of her favorite summertime...

Duration:00:23:47

Hot Grease - Episode 153 - The Evolution of The Joy of Cooking

6/24/2013
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Everybody knows about The Joy Of Cooking, but few know the generational nature of the popular cookbook. Tune in to this week's episode of Hot Grease and hear from the fourth generation of editors for the iconic book, Megan Scott & John Becker. They explain how the nature of publishing has changed over four generations and what they do to continue improving The Joy Of Cooking and introduce it to new audiences far and wide. This program was sponsored by White Oak Pastures. Music provided...

Duration:00:22:16

Episode 153: The Evolution of The Joy of Cooking

6/24/2013
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Everybody knows about The Joy Of Cooking, but few know the generational nature of the popular cookbook. Tune in to...

Duration:00:22:16

Hot Grease - Episode 152 - Pie Corps

6/17/2013
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You think you know pie? Discover Pie Corps on this week's episode of Hot Grease, as Nicole Taylor is joined by Cheryl Perry and Felipa Lopez, the women behind Pie Corps, a savory & sweet hand made pie company in Brooklyn. Hear what makes their pieunique, as they discuss their savory and sweet pies, and explain why savory sometimes escapes the American palate. Find out how they went from a stand in the New Amsterdam Market to a shop in Greenpoint, and hear about some of the new delicious...

Duration:00:21:28