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A podcast for practical kitchens
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United States

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A podcast for practical kitchens

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@zora

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English


Episodes

RERUN Episode 17: Salade Nicoise

7/9/2019
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This week, I make a salad that is the perfect summer meal: easy to put together, little heat required, not heavy but still nourishing. ***PLEASE NOTE: Due to some tech problems, the egg boiling in this episode does not happen … Continue reading →

Duration:00:19:23

RERUN Episode 16: Recipe Decoder: Butter

7/2/2019
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This week, I talk about that magical ingredient, butter–salted vs. unsalted, various types, when to use a lot, when to use a little…. Butter is one of those great ingredients that makes a lot of things taste sensational, but people … Continue reading →

Duration:00:07:49

RERUN Episode 15: Spaghetti with Lemon and Basil, with Wilted Arugula with Pine Nuts

6/25/2019
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This week, I make an easy, summery pasta dish, plus arugula that’s a nice variation from the usual salad. It all comes together very quickly, and doesn’t heat up the kitchen much–great when the weather is hot. Shopping list 1 … Continue reading →

Duration:00:27:45

RERUN Episode 14: New Mexico Red Chile Sauce

6/18/2019
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This week, by special request from a fellow New Mexican, I cook up a batch of the distinctive red chile sauce used all over everything in New Mexico. New Mexico Red Chile Sauce I usually eat this on scrambled or … Continue reading →

Duration:00:14:33

RERUN Episode 13: Sloppy Joes and Green Salad with Radishes, Avocado and Creamy Basil Dressing

6/11/2019
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This week, it’s that old-school standby, sloppy joes. On good crusty bread with an interesting side salad, it makes a very easy, very satisfying dinner. Shopping list Butter Crusty sourdough bread Ground beef (1 lb. for 4 people) 1 medium … Continue reading →

Duration:00:27:41

RERUN Episode 12: Recipe Decoder: Zesting, Folding and Deglazing

6/5/2019
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This week, I talk about three very common terms that have a particular meaning in recipes, but–because they’re so common–are rarely thoroughly explained. Listen to hear what zest, fold and deglaze mean. (Episode 11 was a video; you can see … Continue reading →

Duration:00:10:48

RERUN Episode 10: Date-and-Cinnamon Bulgur Pilaf, Quick-Pickled Green Beans, and Macerated Strawberries

5/28/2019
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This week, I make an easy pilaf with Middle Eastern flavors: dates and cinnamon, plus salty feta. Green beans pickled with dill and garlic are on the side, and for dessert, we have a quick trick for making strawberries taste … Continue reading →

Duration:00:30:49

RERUN Episode 9: Asparagus Omelet and Watercress Salad

5/21/2019
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This week, I make a very quick omelet for dinner, along with the simplest of all side salads–just pick a good tasty green, and let that do all the work for you. The omelet filling is only a suggestion–it’s really … Continue reading →

Duration:00:17:50

RERUN Episode 7: Pad Thai and Cucumber Salad

5/14/2019
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This week, I demonstrate the relative ease with which you can make this takeout staple for your own sweet self. Absolutely no wok required! The shopping list might look a little daunting, but all the odd stuff will keep in … Continue reading →

Duration:00:40:52

RERUN Episode 6: Recipe Decoder: Coconut Bread Pudding

5/7/2019
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This week, I read through a recipe a friend brought me. She had eaten the dish and gotten the recipe, but it seemed very complicated. In this episode, I go through line by line to see where shortcuts can be … Continue reading →

Duration:00:13:31

RERUN Episode 5: Arroz con Pollo, Fennel-Orange Salad and Raspberry Clafoutis

4/30/2019
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This week, I make a hearty dinner of Arroz con Pollo–saffron rice with chicken–with a crunchy fennel salad on the side. And there’s time to make dessert: an eggy, fruity clafoutis with raspberries. Shopping list Chicken thighs Rice (short- or … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:05

RERUN Episode 4: Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs with Guest Peter “The Egg Whisperer”

4/26/2019
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This week: Just in time for (Greek) Easter, esteemed egg expert Peter (er, my husband) cooks the perfect hard-boiled egg in real time. Use this episode as your own egg timer at home! Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Almost anything benefits from … Continue reading →

Duration:00:08:26

RERUN Episode 3: Recipe Decoder: Browning, Caramelizing and Sauteing

4/16/2019
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This week, I talk about the differences in three overlapping terms used frequently in recipes, and discuss what exactly you should do when a recipe says to brown, saute or caramelize something. Just a quick summary: sauteing does not mean … Continue reading →

Duration:00:08:27

RERUN Episode 1 – 2: Pasta with yogurt, caramelized onions and bacon, plus green salad and homemade dressing

4/9/2019
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Step-by-step podcast for cooking an easy weeknight meal of pasta, yogurt and caramelized onions, with a green salad and homemade vinaigrette. Continue reading →

Duration:00:52:26

Episode 26: Chicken Noodle Soup with Chipotle Pesto, plus Baked Sweet Potatoes

12/6/2009
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This week, it’s a menu for winter doldrums. I’m nursing a light cold with some chicken soup–and adding chipotle chiles and garlic for extra health-giving kick. On the side: a baked sweet potato, packed with vitamin C. Shopping list 2 … Continue reading →

Duration:00:38:53

Episode 25: Butternut-Squash Risotto and Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Anchovies and Garlic

11/15/2009
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This week, we cook a little risotto–it’s not as complicated or as fussy as you think. And it’s a very adaptable dish. On the side, we roast up some wee brussels sprouts and douse them in garlic and anchovies–what’s not … Continue reading →

Duration:00:44:57

Episode 24: Mmmm, Meatloaf with Pan-Roasted Half-Potatoes and Pan-Fried Dandelion Greens with Cheese

11/1/2009
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This week, it’s a really tasty version of the much-maligned meatloaf, along with some delicate little potatoes and some sturdy greens. It’s a very meat-and-potatoes kind of dinner, but satisfying nonetheless. And you can make a delicious cold meatloaf sandwich … Continue reading →

Duration:00:40:12

Episode 23: Allegedly Cuban Sweet-Potato Soup, plus Celery Root and Apple Slaw

10/18/2009
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This week, I make a hearty soup that mixes kale, sweet potatoes and sausage–interesting spices give it a semi-Caribbean flavor. On the side, celery root and apple–both in season now–make an easy, refreshing slaw. Click to play this episode in … Continue reading →

Duration:00:34:17

Episode 22: Sorta-Pasta all’Amatriciana with Quickest Kale

10/4/2009
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This week, I make perhaps my most standard standby pasta, a mix of onions, tomatoes and bacon–great year-round, and totally doable with just pantry items. On the side, I boil a bit of kale and dress it up with chili … Continue reading →

Duration:00:30:18

Episode 21: Indian-Spiced Fish Tagine and Sweet-Hot Carrots

9/20/2009
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This week, I make a fish tagine–essentially, fish cooked in a stewpot–with spices from a favorite Indian recipe. On the side: carrots with cinnamon, honey and red pepper…and some potatoes that take a damn long time to cook. Click to … Continue reading →

Duration:00:32:27