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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. Every week, Cathy is joined by authors of books that you just want to eat up -- from colorful cookbooks to food memoirs to exposes on the food industry, it's all meaty topic for discussion. Tune in to learn what's new and happening in the world of food through its literature.

Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out In New York. Every week, Cathy is joined by authors of books that you just want to eat up -- from colorful cookbooks to food memoirs to exposes on the food industry, it's all meaty topic for discussion. Tune in to learn what's new and happening in the world of food through its literature.

Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Description:

Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out In New York. Every week, Cathy is joined by authors of books that you just want to eat up -- from colorful cookbooks to food memoirs to exposes on the food industry, it's all meaty topic for discussion. Tune in to learn what's new and happening in the world of food through its literature.

Twitter:

@CathyErway

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Kitchen Remix with Charlotte Druckman

5/17/2020
Cathy calls up Charlotte Druckman, food writer and cookbook author whose latest book is Kitchen Remix: 75 Recipes for Making the Most of Your Ingredients. Hear how the book's themes of resourcefulness strikes a chord with home cooks during quarantine, and learn a few simple tricks you can do at home. Also discussed is Women in Food, an anthology of essays and anecdotes by women in the food world, which Druckman edited. Photo Courtesy of Penguin Random House. Eat Your Words is powered by...

Duration:00:48:47

My Korea by Hooni Kim

4/26/2020
Cathy dials up Hooni Kim, chef-owner of Danji, a Korean tapas restaurant in Midtown Manhattan, to talk about his new cookbook, My Korea: Traditional Flavors, Modern Recipes. Hooni shares the state of business right now due to COVID-19 and discusses the possible future of the restaurant industry, as well as his own unique perspective on Korean cooking. Eat Your Words is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:39:21

Alpine Cooking

4/24/2020
Cathy is joined on the phone by Meredith Erickson, author of Alpine Cooking. Meredith has co-authored several cookbooks, including Joe Beef and Kristin Kish Cooking, and she shares why she wrote Alpine Cooking over the course of 6 years of research and traveling throughout the Alps. Find out why this region has continued to fascinate so many with its beautiful landscape, rich history and incredible food. Eat Your Words is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:33:07

The Hamptons Cookbook

4/12/2020
Cathy welcomes back Hillary Davis, author of French Comfort Food, French Desserts, and her most recent cookbook, The Hamptons Kitchen, co-authored by Stacy Dermont, who also joins us on the line. We talk about how the Hamptons has become associated with a certain rustic-chic lifestyle and cuisine based on seafood and fresh produce—and how easily this can translate to home kitchens anywhere. Eat Your Words is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:32:42

LeCorbuffet by Esther Choi

4/5/2020
Cathy calls up Esther Choi, author of LeCorbuffet: Edible Art and Design Classics. Photo Courtesy of Prestel Eat Your Words is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:37:39

Chop Suey Nation

3/15/2020
Cathy dials up Ann Hui, author of Chop Suey Nation, a history of Chinese Canadian food. Photo Courtesy of Douglas and McIntyre. Eat Your Words is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:37:38

Start Simple

3/8/2020
Cathy is joined in the studio by Lukas Volger, whose latest book is called Start Simple. Photo Courtesy of Harper Collins. Eat Your Words is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:31:15

Rage Baking with Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alford

2/16/2020
Co-authors and veteran women in food media, Kathy Gunst and Katherine Alford join Cathy in the station to discuss the new book they co-authored. Gunst explains how the idea for the book was spawned while watching the confirmation trial of Justice Kavanaugh. The authors discuss the contributors that are featured throughout this unique collection that's part cookbook, part essay anthology, and all about this political moment in time. Image Courtesy of Ten Speed Press Eat Your Words is...

Duration:00:32:44

Darra Goldstein on Beyond the North Wind

2/9/2020
Veteran cookbook author Darra Goldstein visits the studio to chat about her scholarly new book on Russian cuisine, Beyond the North Wind. Image Courtesy of Ten Speed Press. Eat Your Words is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:28:13

Episode 377: Indian-ish with Priya Krishna

6/23/2019
This week, Cathy invites Priya Krishna to the studio for a chat about her latest book, Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from A Modern American Family, which she co-wrote with her mother, Ritu Krishna. Priya cuts to the chase about why her mom's cooking is considered American, and why this cookbook should be seen as an American rather than Indian cookbook. She also shares some background stories on the making of many of her mom's classic dishes, like roti pizza, impossibly fluffy pancakes using...

Duration:00:33:13

Episode 376: Midcentury Kitchen

6/9/2019
Today, Cathy is joined in the studio by Sarah Archer, a contributor to Slate, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, and more, on her latest book exploring The Midcentury Kitchen. What does the design of our kitchens say about our society? Sarah tells us about some of the pioneering women behind the advancements of the modern kitchen, the innovations—and corporations—who became involved in selling it to the public, and ultimately, how the physical design of the space that we cook in affects how...

Duration:00:33:18

Episode 375: Aloha Kitchen

5/5/2019
To kick off the spring/summer season of Heritage Radio Network, Cathy calls up Alana Kysar, author of Aloha Kitchen: Recipes from Hawai'i. Alana is a food blogger who was born and raised in Hawai'i, and grew homesick for the food of her home state the minute she left for college. Alana shares her initial fears of writing a cookbook that attempts to explain the cuisine of her home comprehensively, and how she wanted to convey a sense of "aloha," a guiding principle of friendliness and...

Duration:00:33:00

Episode 374: Family by Hetty McKinnon

4/14/2019
For the spring season finale of Eat Your Words, Cathy is joined in the studio by Hetty McKinnon, author of three cookbooks, the founder of the local salad-delivery business Arthur Street Kitchen, and the founder of Peddler, a multicultural food journal. Hetty shares why she focused on the broad theme of family for this cookbook, and how it's a vegetarian cookbook geared towards everyday family meals. Hetty also talks about how her cooking is inspired by the memories and crafty tricks of her...

Duration:00:34:32

Episode 373: Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won't Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It

4/7/2019
Cathy is joined on the line with Sarah Bowen, Joslyn Brenton and Sinikka Elliot, co-authors of Pressure Cooker, which takes a good, hard look at the realities of home cooking for many working mothers. The authors completed a five-year study where they interviewed over 150 women in North Carolina, and share their findings in this book. They find that much of the cooking advice of modern-day food gurus such as Michael Pollan or Jamie Oliver isn't relevant or realistic for many who would...

Duration:00:38:54

Episode 372: Vietnamese Food Any Day

3/31/2019
Cathy welcomes Andrea Nguyen back to the show to talk about her latest cookbook, Vietnamese Food Any Day. Andrea explains how she was inspired to write this book looking back on her fondness for grocery shopping—and how her family would improvise with ingredients they found in the US rather than what they were used to cooking with in Vietnam, and making delicious adaptations with them. Andrea welcomes everyone to learn a few Vietnamese techniques and dishes and have fun with them. Cathy and...

Duration:00:34:03

Episode 371: Where Cooking Begins with Carla Lalli Music

3/24/2019
Cathy is joined in the station with Carla Lalli Music, Food Director of Bon Appetit magazine who recently published her first cookbook: Where Cooking Begins. Carla describes how she came up with the theme of her book—food shopping and how to make it work for your lifestyle—and how she turned that philosophy into a cookbook with more than 70 recipes and half-dozen techniques. Carla challenges the wisdom of shopping for all your ingredients for the week on the weekend and advocates for a more...

Duration:00:32:21

Episode 370: Grits: A Cultural and Culinary Journey Through the South

3/17/2019
Today, Cathy is joined on the phone by Erin Byers Murray, a Nashville-based food writer and recipient of the Les Dames d'Escoffier MFK Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing, whose latest book is all about Grits. Erin shares how she came to the topic, after having lived away from the South, where she was born, for much of her life. She wanted to explore the changing culinary culture of the South and found grits to be a rich topic that is held very near and dear to many Southerners....

Duration:00:32:29

Episode 369: The Food of Swatow and the Teochew Diaspora

3/3/2019
On today's episode, Cathy is joined in-studio by Diana Zheng, author of the cookbook Jia!: The Food of Swatow and the Teochew Diaspora. This region of Southern China, commonly called Teoswa, is home to a delicious and distinct cuisine, yet not many have heard of it outside of China. Diana shares her revelations in learning about the food of her heritage, and how the culture has spread to parts of Southeast Asia. Distinct traces of Teoswa cuisine can be found in Vietnamese, Singaporean and...

Duration:00:32:29

Episode 368: The Fat Kitchen

2/24/2019
In this episode, Cathy dials up Andrea Chesman, veteran cookbook author who has written many books on back-to-the-land cooking topics. Andrea's latest book not only tells the story of how animal fats has been wrongly maligned through slick marketing and corporate interests in the US, but also how to use it in the everyday home through 100 recipes. She goes over the basics of rendering fat from chicken, how to store it, and how to use it for amazingly crispy kale chips. She also tells us what...

Duration:00:39:45

Episode 367: Provisions: The Roots of Caribbean Cooking

2/17/2019
Cathy is joined on the phone by Michelle and Suzanne Rousseau, restauranteurs of the Kingston, Jamaica-based Summerhouse at The Liguanea Club and authors of two cookbooks on Caribbean cookery. Their latest, Provisions, centers on vegetarian recipes based on hearty, starchy ground roots—the traditional cookery of their ancestors. The sisters talk about learning about their great-grandmother Martha, who was a pioneering female restaurant owner in Jamaica who developed the most delectable...

Duration:00:34:01