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Death's Door Juniper Harvest

9/12/2018
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Every September, 50-plus bartenders from around the country (and beyond) gather on Washington Island to fight prickly juniper bushes for their dark purple berries. This month marks the 11th annual Juniper Harvest Festival, hosted by Death's Door Distillery. The juniper they harvest will be a primary ingredient in the company's gin.

Duration:00:26:30

Farming in the rain

9/5/2018
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This week on the podcast, Sprouting Acres farmer Andy Watson and host Lindsay Christians talk about farming in the rain, why the drop in CSA memberships might have an upside, and how consumers can help farmers like him when they're under a cloud.

Duration:00:20:46

Big beers, small scale

8/29/2018
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Giant Jones marries craft beer with local and organic ingredients to make "big beer for everyone."

Duration:00:25:45

Seed to Kitchen

8/22/2018
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An agriculture professor and graduate student with the UW-Madison sit down with Lindsay to talk about Seed to Kitchen, a program that builds connections between plant breeders, farmers and chefs.

Duration:00:22:50

CSA 2.0

8/15/2018
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Christy McKenzie describes her meal kit/ take-home dinner/ cafe business, Pasture & Plenty, as "CSA 2.0." Pasture & Plenty opened softly a few weeks ago on Madison's near west side. Now open as a cafe with Wednesday dinners and special wine pairing events, Pasture & Plenty works with some 30 local farms and ranches -- a full-time job in itself.

Duration:00:22:42

Food in a paper boat

8/8/2018
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This week on the podcast, Osteria Papavero owner Francesco Mangano talks about the joys and challenges of making food for a festival -- food that's good, quick, interesting and most importantly, fits in a little paper boat.

Duration:00:16:18

Drink coffee, change the world

8/1/2018
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Vicky Franchino is on a mission: Meet the doers and thinkers of Madison, drink coffee with them, and write about it.

Duration:00:14:03

The Great Taste

7/25/2018
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Lindsay is taking a well-deserved break from the podcasting studio this month, so we're bringing you some of our favorite episodes from the past year. Today: Revisiting the Great Taste of the Midwest.

Duration:00:19:50

Come for the beer, stay for the food

7/18/2018
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Lindsay's out for the month, so four of her colleagues decided to pitch in by eating oodles of brewery food in Madison, and then chatting all about it in the studio.

Duration:00:18:32

Creating a cafe that's a music venue

7/11/2018
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With Crescendo Espresso Bar + Music Cafe, Cait Sirianni wants to create a space where coffee and live music share equal footing.

Duration:00:19:53

Sound design in restaurants

7/4/2018
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Linday's on vacation, so this week we're bringing you one of our favorite episodes from the past year. Jake Morrison, a sound designer, talks about the acoustics of restaurants, from kitchen clamor to music to air conditioning.

Duration:00:20:55

Writing to chew on

6/28/2018
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Novelist Michelle Wildgen, author of "You're Not You," "But Not For Long" and "Bread and Butter," takes inspiration from the food scene around her. She's an editor at the literary magazine Tin House and an educator, working at the Madison Writers' Studio to help people translate their sensory experiences into compelling prose. This week on the podcast, Lindsay talks with Michelle about what makes food writing meaningful and memorable.

Duration:00:27:59

Pops for the people

6/20/2018
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With flavors like rhubarb ginger, cucumber mint with lime, and raspberry basil, Chrysalis Pops is doing some creative and delicious things with frozen treats. Chrysalis, which vends at Madison area farmers' markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays and has ramped up its wholesale and event work, serves clients who are re-entering the workforce after challenges related to mental health. Max Licker, operations manager at Chrysalis, joins Lindsay Christians on the podcast this week.

Duration:00:20:02

Large Batch Scratch

6/13/2018
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Chef Katie Wyer left the big city for the Spring Green river valley seeking to make creative "large batch scratch" food for as many people as she could. She hosts pizza nights and curry nights in Spring Green, all the while keeping the grab-and-go cooler at Arcadia Books stocked for staff and visitors to American Players Theatre. As APT kicks off this weekend, host Lindsay Christians talks to Katie about what's new this year in her beloved river town.

Duration:00:24:23

Vines and lava

6/6/2018
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Bob Hemauer went to Sicily and came back with some beautiful wines and some great stories. Inspired by winemakers like Arianna Occhipinti and Chiara Vigo of Fattorie Romeo del Castello, Bob discovered some extraordinary wines in the path of Mount Etna, an active volcano.

Duration:00:23:13

Hahri Can Cook

5/30/2018
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Korean American cook Hahri Shin grew up in a Japanese restaurant in Philadelphia and rediscovered his culinary roots while living in Los Angeles. Now he's in Madison, trying to connect with the local food scene by hosting Korean American supper club pop-ups at his home -- all the while receiving dialysis three times a week and waiting for a kidney transplant. This week on the podcast, it's kimchi, bratwurst and no more avocados (at least not for Hahri).

Duration:00:18:55

Cali-Wisco Mashup

5/15/2018
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Rob Thomas rarely goes back a second time for the items in his notorious "weird food" column, Yeah, I Ate That. But the burgrito, a well-done burger and french fries wrapped up in a tortilla with orange chipotle sauce, intrigued him enough to try twice. This week on the podcast, Rob and Lindsay talk about this and other culinary mashups.

Duration:00:17:27

Beard Awards and bar burgers

5/2/2018
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It's a restaurant episode this week on The Corner Table, as host Lindsay Christians chats with Isthmus writer Kyle Nabilcy about who might win Best Chef: Midwest(a Milwaukee versus Minneapolis showdown this year). Find out which nights to look for scalloped potatoes and loose meat sandwiches on local menus, and how Kyle narrowed down a long list of the best bar burgers in Madison.

Duration:00:21:14

Cart culture

4/25/2018
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65 food carts applied to the City of Madison's review process last fall, angling for a prime spot on the Capitol Square or the UW-Madison campus. On this week's podcast, street vending coordinator Meghan Blake-Horst talks about training for food cart reviewers and some exciting new carts this season, including Nani (Chinese), Caracas Arepas (Venezuelan) and a daytime slot for Marimar on Wheels (Mexican).

Duration:00:18:33

Flip it, melt it, win a trophy

4/18/2018
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For the past several years, Abby Becker, Cap Times city/county reporter, and her boyfriend Scott Girard have thrown their cheeseheads in the ring at the Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Competition in Dodgeville. Abby joins Lindsay on the podcast this week to give an insider's look into competitive sandwich making. This year's event is set for Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out grilledcheesewisconsin.com for more.

Duration:00:15:03