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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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Episode 317: This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

On this week's episode of Eat Your Words, Cathy is joined by journalist Ted Genoways, an acclaimed journalist and author of The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food. A contributing editor at Mother Jones, the New Republic, and Pacific Standard, he is the winner of a National Press Club Award and the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, and is a two-time James Beard Foundation Award finalist. He has received fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation. In...

Duration: 00:34:42

Episode 316: Acid Trip

On the season finale of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined in the studio by fellow HRN host Michael Harlan Turkell, whose first book, Acid Trip, is out this week! The book is a journey through the world of vinegar, and includes recipes from chefs Daniel Boulud, Barbara Lynch, Michael Anthony, April Bloomfield, Massimo Bottura, Sean Brock, and more. Tune in to learn about the depth of flavors in this seemingly simple ingredient, and how balancing acidity in a dish is just as...

Duration: 00:31:58

Episode 315: The Fisherman's Wife

This week on Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined in the studio by Stephanie Villani, owner of Blue Moon Fish in Mattituck, Long Island, and co-author of The Fisherman's Wife: Sustainable Recipes and Salty Stories. Also joining is Stephanie's co-author, Kevin Bay.

Duration: 00:42:52

Episode 314: What She Ate

On an all new episode of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined in the studio by Laura Shapiro, a culinary historian and James Beard Journalism Award-winning author. Her forthcoming book, What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories, is a culinary biography of six famous women, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Eva Braun.

Duration: 00:40:30

Episode 313: No One Eats Alone

This week on Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined by sociologist Michael Carolan, author of the book No One Eats Alone, which looks at how injecting empathy into our foodscapes is key to equitable, sustainable food. He argues that we need to change our relationship with food by getting to know the people who grow, pick, slaughter, breed, transport, package, invent, cook, fortify, market, and sell what we eat.

Duration: 00:40:01

Episode 312: Showdown Comfort Food

On an all new episode of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined in the studio by Jenn De La Vega, a private chef, caterer, food stylist, and community manager based in Brooklyn, NY. She runs the blog Randwiches (random sandwiches), is the editor at large of the Put A Egg On It food zine, and the author of the new cookbook Showdown Comfort Food.

Duration: 00:38:40

Episode 311: Scents & Flavors: Syrian Cookbook

On this week's episode of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined by Charles Perry, a culinary historian who has written widely on cooking in the medieval Middle East. He is the editor and translator of Scents and Flavors: A Syrian Cookbook (Library of Arabic Literature), a popular 13th-century Syrian cookbook.

Duration: 00:39:20

Episode 310: Mastering Stocks & Broths

This week on Eat Your Words, Cathy is joined in the studio by Rachael Mamane, the chef and owner of Brooklyn Bouillon, a value-added product company that explores ways to minimize agricultural food waste while providing a staple product to home cooks across New York State. She is also the author of Mastering Stocks and Broths: A Comprehensive Culinary Approach Using Traditional Techniques and No-Waste Methods, a comprehensive culinary guide to this foundation of good cooking.

Duration: 00:30:14

Episode 307: All About Eggs

On an all new episode of Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is joined by Rachel Khong of Lucky Peach magazine to talk about one of the most important foods in the world: eggs! Rachel and the editors of Lucky Peach have laid it all out in their new All About Eggs cookbook, a veritable egg-cyclopedia of recipes and preparations for this incredible, edible food item.

Duration: 00:33:04

Episode 250: Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook

American shoppers are collectively responsible for more wasted food than farmers, grocery stores, or any other part of the food-supply...

Duration: 00:30:58

Episode 248: Generation YUM

There are roughly 80 million Millennials in America. According to research by BBDO, half of them identify as “foodies,” and...

Duration: 00:24:23

Episode 247: The Food Lab

Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that’s perfectly medium-rare from edge to...

Duration: 00:27:38

Episode 246: Laws of Cooking

Rebel with a culinary cause, Justin Warner, sits down with Cathy Erway this week on Eat Your Words chatting his...

Duration: 00:31:42

Episode 245: Up South Cookin’

This week on Eat Your Words, Cathy Erway welcomes Heritage Radio Network alum, Nicole Taylor, to the show. Talking Nicole’s...

Duration: 00:31:31

Episode 244: Pawpaw: America’s Forgotten Fruit

The largest edible fruit native to the United States tastes like a cross between a banana and a mango… any...

Duration: 00:29:58

Episode 243: V is for Vegetables

World-renowned NYC chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern and Untitled joins Cathy Erway on today’s episode of Eat Your Wordsfor...

Duration: 00:32:41

Episode 242: Nora Poullion

My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Todayis a wonderfully engaging account from the...

Duration: 00:31:14

Episode 241: Essential Chinese Cuisine

This week on Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is in studio with Kian Lam Kho, author of the brand...

Duration: 00:32:39

Episode 240: The French Oven

Bonjour! This week on Eat Your Words, host Cathy Erway is taking listeners to France along with guest Hillary Davis,...

Duration: 00:33:17

Episode 239: Einkorn

The only wheat in existence that has never been hybridized or modified, einkorn grew thousands of years ago in the...

Duration: 00:28:39

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