Co-authors Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson describe the inspiration behind their new offering, "The Campout Cookbook". Then, inspired by her guests, Dara compiles a list of the top-five campout/campfire/bonfire recipes.
Local chef/restaurant owner Alex Roberts (Alma, Brasa) talks about cooking and his venture into the hotel business. Michelle Bautista, manager of the Gordon Ramsey Pub & Grill shares more about Gamay wine.
Culinary expert Justin Chapple talks about his new cookbook that strives to make those times in the kitchen much simpler and more enjoyable. Author Jenn Segal discusses her first cookbook detailing cooking for the family. Plus, the use of chicken from this week's guests is the inspiration for Dara top-five recipes.
Authors Michael Karns and Lisa Golden Schroeder come to the studio to talk about the world of wild mushrooms and how they factor in cuisine. Plus, Dara takes you Twitter questions in her "Ask Me Anything" segment.
Texas barbecue is legendary, and the state capital of Austin has its own take on that. Author Paula Forbes describes what we can expect in her new offering, "The Austin Cookbook". Lucie Amundson of Locally Laid talks about those Easter eggs. Dara reveals her top pea recipes.
The Women Chefs & Restaurateurs National Conference will be in the Twin Cities next month. Dara previews it with the organization's executive director, Kristen Lee-Charlson, and Chef Shack co-owner Carrie Summer. Plus, Dara describes her top pork loin recipes.
Dara broadcasts from the Cambria Gallery on 7th this week. She talks with Cathy Maes (executive director of Loaves and Fishes MN) about the joy of charity and giving. Restaurant owner Jared Brewington previews his new spot, Funky Grits. Taste of the NFL founder/CEO Wayne Kostroski previews the annual event coming up on Saturday night.
It's been 26 years since Taste of the NFL launched here in the Twin Cities. Founder/CEO Wayne Kostroski tells us what it means to bring the event "back home" for Super Bowl LII. Plus, Dara offers up some top avocado recipes (and 1 horrible one).
What was food and food preparation like during Colonial times? Author Rae Katherine Eighmey talks about the palettes of people in Benjamin Franklin's time. Plus, Philadelphia chef Jack McDavid talks the NFL's Kick Hunger Challenge ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship Game.
How do faith and food go together? Author Lia Huber describes her new memoir regarding both topics and their role in her journey. Chef David Fhima explains his role in the NFL Kick Hunger Challenge. Plus, Dara shares her top chicken soup recipes.