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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.

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@CathyErway

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

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

Episode 338: Secrets of the Southern Table

5/6/2018
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In the summer season premiere of Eat Your Words, Cathy is joined in-studio by Virginia Willis, a James Beard-Award-winning author of 5 cookbooks, to discuss her latest: Secrets of the Southern Table. Virginia shares how much of a departure this book is from her rest, as she seeks to expose Southern cooking as the multicultural cuisine that it is. From Chinese immigrants to African ingredients cultivated by enslaved farmers, the diverse landscape and long growing season of the South has...

Duration:00:26:07

Episode 337: Something Old, Something New

4/15/2018
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In this week’s episode of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined by Tamar Adler, author of Something Old, Something New: Classic Recipes Revised. Tamar shares what she loves about vintage cookbooks: the physical artifacts, the poetry of cooking terms we no longer use, and the mystery of recipes without standardized measurements. Listen in to find inspiration in the history of home cooking.

Duration:00:37:23

Episode 335: A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism

3/25/2018
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In this week's episode of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined by activist Eric Holt-Giménez, author of A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism: Understanding the Political Economy of What We Eat. Drawing from classical and modern analyses, A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism introduces the reader to the history of our food system and to the basics of capitalism. In straightforward prose, Holt-Giménez explains the political economics of why—even as local, organic, and gourmet food have spread...

Duration:00:29:56

Episode 334: Eat Up: Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want

3/18/2018
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Host Cathy Erway is joined in the studio by Ruby Tandoh, author of the new book Eat Up: Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want. Eat Up is filled with sympathetic advice on everything from mental health to recipe ideas and baking tips. She dives into these issues and more, including the joy derived from Cadbury Creamsicles.

Duration:00:27:08

Episode 333: Eating From the Ground Up

3/11/2018
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Host Cathy Erway is joined in the studio by Alana Chernila, author of the new book Eating from the Ground Up: Recipes for Simple, Perfect Vegetables. With more than 100 versatile recipes, Eating from the Ground Up teaches you how to get the most out of your vegetables, just in time for farmers market season.

Duration:00:33:27

Episode 332: Stirring the Pot with Benjamin Franklin

3/4/2018
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On this week's episode of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined by historian Rae Katherine Eighmey, author of Stirring the Pot with Benjamin Franklin: A Founding Father's Culinary Adventures. In this remarkable work, Eighmey presents Franklin's delight and experimentation with food throughout his life. At age sixteen, he began dabbling in vegetarianism. Franklin is known for his scientific discoveries, including electricity and the lightning rod, and his curiosity and logical mind...

Duration:00:22:38