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Episode 142: Let's Get Real...And Sharp. And Blunt!

On this special edition of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson sits in with fellow HRN host Erica Wides for the latest edition of Let's Get Real. So, tune in to this mash-up we call "Sharp and Blunt" for some Foodiness-fueled banter and chat!

Duration: 00:40:53

Episode 139: America's Favorite Bird

This week on Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily is joined by Emelyn Rude, author of the book Tastes Like Chicken: A History of America's Favorite Bird. Emelyn Rude has been a food writer for TIME and Vice, and media manager for some of New York City’s most acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs. She is a contributor to National Geographic’s "The Plate" and is a National Geographic Young Explorer.

Duration: 00:34:29

Episode 138: Chef Leticia's Brazilian Kitchen

This week on Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson is joined in the studio by Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, author of The Brazilian Kitchen and My Rio de Janeiro. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Leticia moved to New York in 1997 and studied Culinary and Pastry Arts at the French Culinary Institute (currently called International Culinary Center). She continued her training cooking at legendary New York restaurants such as Le Cirque 2000, La Grenouille, La Caravelle and Payard Patisserie...

Duration: 00:33:02

Episode 137: The Troll Cookbook

This week on Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily is joined in the studio by Karima Cammell and Clint Marsh, the authors of The Troll Cookbook: A Taste of Something Different: Simple Foods Any Troll Can Make. The book is filled with creative ways to prepare and share meals using simple, seasonal foods and classic techniques. Food lore breaks down basic ingredients such as grains, beans, root vegetables, and eggs, and shows how to turn them into mouthwatering meals using more than 180 recipes and...

Duration: 00:31:02

Episode 136: Pure Food with Kurt Beecher Dammeier

This week on Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson returns to the host chair to speak with Kurt Beecher Dammeier of Sugar Mountain, a food company which also operates the Beecher's Pure Food Kids Foundation, a non-profit funded by 1% of sales from Beecher's, Bennett's, Pasta & Co, and Maximus / Minimus. Aimed at educating people about the prevalence of food additives and their possible health risks, Pure Food Kids is about giving people the tools they need to make healthy eating choices for...

Duration: 00:31:02

Episode 135: Summer Entertaining with Katie Shrout and April Wachtel

This week on Sharp & Hot, Allison Hamlin takes over hosting duties once again, and is joined in the studio by wine consultant Katie Shrout and cocktail and spirits instructor April Wachtel. Tune in for some expert advice on summer entertaining!

Duration: 00:34:22

Episode 134: Meat on the Side with Nikki Dinki

This week on Sharp & Hot, Heritage Radio alum Allison Hamlin sits in for Chef Emily Peterson to speak with Nikki Dinki, author of Meat on the Side. Nikki is a chef, TV host, cookbook author, blogger, radio host, recipe developer, professional voice over artist and terrace gardener. As the name of her new cookbook implies, she cooks mostly "Meat on the Side," which focuses on veggies, making them unique and the star of the plate.

Duration: 00:37:39

Episode 126: Food Words with Cathy Erway

This week on Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily is joined in the studio by fellow HRN host Cathy Erway, who recently moderated the "Food in Fiction" panel at the Food Book Fair. Tune in to hear them discuss the current state of food media, including getting credit for recipe writing, "selling out" to become an Instagram star, and more. Plus, Emily's brother Joe brings his perspective as a fiction writer.

Duration: 00:31:00

Episode 124: NYC Hot Sauce Expo and Ida Blue

In the first half of this week's episode of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily is joined in the studio by fellow Heritage Radio host Jimmy Carbone and Hell's Kitchen Hot Sauce owner Ron Menin to chat about the upcoming NYC Hot Sauce Expo on April 23rd and 24th, and to sample a variety of hot sauces live on the air. After the break, singer Ida Blue delivers a live in-studio performance that is not to be missed!

Duration: 00:38:31

Episode 123: Emy Kane of Mobile Kitchen Classroom

On this week's episode of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily is joined in the studio by Emy Kane of Mobile Kitchen Classroom. Mobile Kitchen Classroom is a high school program that empowers the next generation of Food Citizens – individuals that understand that their food choices have a meaningful impact and are empowered to advocate for change. Mobile Kitchen Classroom engages students by making connections between food and issues that they care about – culture, the environment, and power. Mobile...

Duration: 00:27:04

Episode 122: Salt of the Earth, Salt of the Sea

On this week's episode of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily is joined in the studio by Heritage Radio Network's own Allison Hamlin, who just returned from a retreat in Colombia. Tune in to hear them discuss getting away, letting down your guard, and being ok with it. After the break, they answer a listener question about which kind of salts to use, and when.

Duration: 00:32:53

Episode 120: Food Festivals and Bad Habits

On this week's episode of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson is joined in the studio by Heritage Radio's own Jack Inslee and Allison Hamlin to debrief after their recent trip to the Charleston Wine + Food Festival (spoiler alert: clam chowder poutine). After the break, they share some personal experiences with willpower and cravings.

Duration: 00:34:09

Episode 119: Cassoulet All Day!

On this week's episode of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson is joined in the studio by Peter Hoffman & Mike Laarhoven of Back Forty West. This Sunday, March 6th, Back Forty West is hosting its annual Cassoulet Festival, featuring five chefs, five takes on pork and beans at their best, plenty of rustic red wines, winter greens, and a citrus sorbet to keep everyone’s palates refreshed.

Duration: 00:32:53

Episode 118: Lentil Underground author Liz Carlisle

On this week’s episode of Sharp & Hot, Chef Emily Peterson welcomes guest Liz Carlisle, author of Lentil Underground. The book tells the story of David Oien, who leads a thriving movement of organic farmers working with heirloom seeds and biologically diverse, sustainable farm systems, in defiance of corporate agribusiness.

Duration: 00:28:56

Episode 117: Victory Garden Gelato and Evening Hymns

This week on a new episode of Sharp & Hot, host Chef Emily Peterson chats with the founder of Victory Garden's goat milk ice cream, Sophia Brittan. She is also joined by the band Evening Hymns, straight out of the great north, as they play some real "evening hymns."

Duration: 00:35:49

Episode 116: If Passion Isn’t Enough, Then What?

Jennifer Leuzzi, Host of Tech Bites, joins Emily Peterson for an in-depth conversation on passion. They answer an incredibly powerful and personal listener letter and tackle issues from career advice to fast food nostalgia.

Duration: 00:41:23

Episode 115: Sam Sifton, Ida Blue & Binky Griptite

On a jam-packed episode of Sharp andamp; Hot Emily Peterson is first joined by the legendary Sam Sifton, national editor of The New York Times, that newspaper’s former restaurant critic, and a food columnist for the Sunday Times Magazine. Later in the show, Ida Blue andamp; Binky Griptite perform some live songs in anticipation of their upcoming gig at The Bitter End. Lets be straight. The New York Times has made a serious commitment to food journalism as a service to its readers and users...

Duration: 00:36:52

Episode 114: Brooklyn Bread Lab

Find out about the Brooklyn Bread Lab on this weeks episode of Sharp andamp; Hot. Emily Peterson is joined by team behind The Brooklyn Bread Lab, a pop-up test kitchen devoted to the final food frontier: grain. Bread’s gotten a bad rap, and they want to change that. So they’re making breads, pastas, and pizza the old-fashioned way in the heart of Bushwick. Everything they make is 100% from scratch, made with responsibly sourced whole grains and nutrient-rich flour that’s milled to order,...

Duration: 00:30:48

Episode 113: Chef Sarah Gavigan

What do the music industry and ramen have in common? Tune in to this weeks episode of Sharp andamp; Hot as Chef Emily welcomes Sarah Gavigan to the studio talking how she went from licensing music in LA to cooking in Nashville for a living. Sharing how eating ramen had always brought so much joy, paired with the subsequent lack of ramen in the Nashville area, Sarah decided to dedicate herself to learning the craft of making traditional ramen. After testing recipes with friends, she started...

Duration: 00:29:28

Episode 112: A Vegetarian Drinks Bone Broth

This week on Sharp andamp; Hot, a vegetarian drinks bone broth! Our very own Allison Hamlin, Deputy Director of Heritage Radio Network, takes the challenge and comes out a changed woman. Other topics included in the show are Jacks decision to drop breakfast and Emilys 6-minute plank dreams. Its a good one!

Duration: 00:36:44

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