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Eat Your Words

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Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out in New York. By fielding your phone calls, Catchy is an invaluable ally in your quest to woo that special someone with a delicious, memorable (and affordable) meal. Dating experts, sexologists, food personalities, advocates, cooks, artists, entertainers, and anyone who has felt their heart soar or break beside two plates and some silverware will join Cathy in her quest to help you be loved and stuffed.

Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out in New York. By fielding your phone calls, Catchy is an invaluable ally in your quest to woo that special someone with a delicious, memorable (and affordable) meal. Dating experts, sexologists, food personalities, advocates, cooks, artists, entertainers, and anyone who has felt their heart soar or break beside two plates and some silverware will join Cathy in her quest to help you be loved and stuffed.
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Brooklyn, NY

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Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out in New York. By fielding your phone calls, Catchy is an invaluable ally in your quest to woo that special someone with a delicious, memorable (and affordable) meal. Dating experts, sexologists, food personalities, advocates, cooks, artists, entertainers, and anyone who has felt their heart soar or break beside two plates and some silverware will join Cathy in her quest to help you be loved and stuffed.

Twitter:

@CathyErway

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Episode 358: The Culinary History of Taipei

11/11/2018
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A packed house in the station! Cathy is joined by the co-authors of The Culinary History of Taipei, Katy Hui-wen Hung and Steven Crooks, as well as the owners of the nearby Taiwanese American restaurant, Win Son, Josh Ku and Trigg Brown, to discuss the fascinating evolution of Taiwanese food.

Duration:00:33:02

Episode 357: How to Eat A Peach

11/4/2018
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Award-winning British food writer Diana Henry returns to Eat Your Words to discuss her latest cookbook, How to Eat A Peach, and much more. Hear Diana and Cathy talk about how fun it is to create a menu for a dinner, even if it only exists in your head. And hear Diana share what food writers have inspired her the most, and how food writing was her second career. Award-winning British food writer [Diana Henry][1] returns to Eat Your Words to discuss her latest cookbook, [How to Eat A...

Duration:00:36:59

Episode 356: Cooking With Scraps

10/28/2018
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This week, Cathy chats with Lindsay-Jean Hard, author of Cooking With Scraps: Turn Your Peels, Cores, Rinds, and Stems into Delicious Meals. Lindsay-Jean shares how she began writing a column on the same topic for Food52, and how, before that, she was inspired to use all parts of vegetables after joining a CSA while living in Japan. Lindsay-Jean shares some incredible cooking advice for everyday scraps like banana peels, broccoli stems, cheese rinds, and much more.

Duration:00:21:51

Episode 355: North Wild Kitchen

10/21/2018
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This week, Cathy dials out to Norway to talk to Nevada Berg, author of the Norwegian cookbook, North Wild Kitchen, and the award winning blog of the same name.

Duration:00:33:54

Episode 354: Jello-O Girls

10/14/2018
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In today's episode, Cathy speaks with Allie Rowbottom, the author of the harrowing memoir, Jell-O Girls: A Family History. As an heir to the Jell-O fortune, Allie writes about her family's unique story as well as the cultural history of an iconic American product, and how it has shaped the lives of women in her family as well as America as a whole. Allie tells us about the history of Jell-O, from an elite European dessert to a democratizing, inexpensive product sold to American housewives...

Duration:00:34:04

Episode 353: Season

10/7/2018
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On today's episode, Cathy calls Nik Sharma, the award-winning blogger of A Brown Table, to talk about his first cookbook, Season. Nik shares his story on how he began writing about and photographing food, and why he named his blog A Brown Table. He also encourages readers and home cooks to not be afraid to try new flavors and techniques in their everyday cooking, because you'll only learn from every failure.

Duration:00:36:10

Episode 352: Nourished Planet

9/30/2018
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This week Cathy catches up with Danielle Nierenberg, founder & president of Food Tank, a nonprofit organization focused on building a healthy, safe, global food system, and the book she edited Nourished Planet: Sustainability in the Global Food System. She talks about how farmers in North America can learn from the valuable solutions being applied to agriculture in developing countries. And also, how food waste is one low-hanging fruit issue that everyone can join the fight to solve. Hear...

Duration:00:26:13

Episode 351: Wild Adventure Cookbook

9/23/2018
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Tasmania comes to Brooklyn this week, as Cathy is joined in the studio by Sarah Glover and Luisa Brimble, the author and photographer of Wild Adventure Cookbook. Glover is a chef based in Tasmania who, after becoming frustrated working indoors, has made it her forte to cook in the wild—at beaches, forests, and anywhere outdoors, using simple ingredients and tools found in the wild. She teamed up with photographer Luisa Brimble for this cookbook, which was shot entirely outside, capturing the...

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 350: The Bread and Salt Between Us

9/16/2018
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This week Cathy is joined by Mayada Anjari, author of The Bread and Salt Between Us: Recipes and Stories from a Syrian Refugee's Kitchen, and the book's coauthor Jenn Sit and interpreter Dalia El-Newehy. Mayada shares her family's journey from Syria to Jordan to, finally, the United States, due to the Syrian Civil War. She also tells how cooking for fundraiser dinners at her sponsor church in Jersey City led to the idea for this cookbook. Hear how she makes Kibbeh, or meat-filled...

Duration:00:33:18

Episode 349: Joe DiStefano

9/9/2018
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Cathy is joined in-studio by veteran food writer Joe DiStefano and food photographer Clay Williams for the first episode of the fall '18 season. Their new book, 111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss, is a guide to the diverse delights of the borough, including a dizzying plethora of food that has made its 7 subway line known colloquially as the "International Express." From Tibetan momos to 4am Thai street hawker food, Uzbek kosher bakeries and Romanian charcuteries, hear why Queens...

Duration:00:33:15

Episode 348: Forage, Harvest, Feast

8/5/2018
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It's a wild world out there—for food. An avid forager, home cook, and garden designer, Marie has enjoyed gathering edibles from the wild since her childhood in South Africa. Incorporating wild herbs, berries and greens from the field was a natural extension of everyday cooking, as she was taught by her mother. Now, Marie has become an expert on foraging in the US, writing articles on the topic and publishing her second book, a comprehensive manual on commonly found wild edibles and recipes...

Duration:00:30:46

Episode 347: Killing It

7/29/2018
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This week, Cathy talks with Camas Davis, the founder of Portland Meat Collective, about her new memoir, Killing It. Camas discusses her decision to learn about the traditions of animal butchery in Southern France after losing her job as a food reporter, and becoming a teacher in whole animal butchery to better connect consumers & eaters with their food system. Camas says that her book is written precisely for those who are "faint of heart," and shares her transformation from a feminist...

Duration:00:30:40

Episode 346: Number One Chinese Restaurant

7/15/2018
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This week, hear from Lillian Li, author of the critically-acclaimed debut novel, Number One Chinese Restaurant. Centered around a multi-generational cast of characters in a Chinese restaurant in America, the novel weaves plots about family, love, and loss. Lillian tells Cathy about why it's exciting to be publishing a book about a topic that's such a fertile ground for narrative but hasn't been explored much yet - and why it's always important to see a Chinese waiter as human.

Duration:00:30:49

Episode 345: Turnip Greens & Tortillas

7/1/2018
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This week, Cathy talks with Eddie Hernandez, Executive Chef and co-owner of Taqueria Del Sol restaurants in the South, on his unique take on Mexican and Southern food. Eddie talks about his experience as an immigrant, working his way up from a dishwasher to line cook and learning English, and how his recipes reflect his open attitude toward learning and incorporating from cultures. He also shares some suggestions for low-cost menus perfect for summer parties.

Duration:00:29:47

Episode 344: Buttermilk Graffiti

6/17/2018
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On this Father's Day episode, Cathy is joined by Chef Edward Lee, the owner of 3 restaurants in Kentucky, culinary director of Succotash in Washington D.C., and author of the cookbook Smoke + Pickles. Edward pays tribute to the legacy of his friend Anthony Bourdain. And he talks about his memoir, Buttermilk Graffiti, which highlights new ethnic cuisines throughout America. Edward talks about how culinary appropriation is a natural byproduct of a cuisine's evolution, and how it's important...

Duration:00:32:27

Episode 343: Formerly Known as Food

6/10/2018
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This week, Cathy talks to Kristin Lawless, a Certified Nutrition Educator and author of Formerly Known as Food, about how vastly different our food today is from 75 years ago. From the role that industry has played in science and nutrition awareness, to recent studies on a vast category of chemicals in our diet known as endocrine disruptors, Kristin shares her surprising research on a number of key changes to food - and why it's so important to arm yourself with knowledge.

Duration:00:34:02

Episode 342: Coconuts & Collards

6/3/2018
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This week, Cathy sits down with Von Diaz, a radio producer and the author of Coconuts & Collards. Guided by generations of female survivors, Von breathes new life into the cuisine of Puerto Rico and the American South in her recipes, and shares their stories in this highly narrative book. Listen to their discussion on why food is the perfect focal point for storytelling, and the importance of diversity in today's food media.

Duration:00:31:57

Episode 341: Alaska From Scratch

5/27/2018
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Maya Wilson, is a cookbook author and food columnist living in Alaska. She is the author of the blog, and recently released cookbook, Alaska From Scratch. Maya and her family transplanted from California to Alaska. They sold almost everything they had and, with two suitcases per person, flew to our new home on Alaska’s gorgeous Kenai Peninsula. Starting over from scratch has been the adventure of a lifetime – life looks drastically different than it did before, in wonderful and exciting...

Duration:00:22:54

Episode 340: How to Grill Everything

5/20/2018
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This week Cathy is joined by veteran cookbook author and sustainable food advocate, Mark Bittman, to chat about his latest book How to Grill Everything. Mark looks back at a career in Food writing while sharing his simple tips and unexpected recipes to propel your summer barbecues.

Duration:00:30:05

Episode 339: Milk

5/13/2018
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This Mother's Day, Cathy is joined in-studio by Mark Kurlansky, best-selling author of 31 books including Salt and Cod. In his latest, Milk, Mark explores the ongoing debates around dairy consumption and production. Hear why this one food inspired so much disagreement throughout history.

Duration:00:29:29