Spanish Style Filipino Cocido

Spanish Style Filipino Cocido

JUMP TO RECIPE Spanish-style Filipino Cocido is a dish from Betty Ann Quirino’s childhood. The ingredients were easily accessible in their new country and it provided comfort and familiarity to her family in a new and foreign country.  photo credit: Betty Ann...
Kamayan Feasts aka No Forks Given

Kamayan Feasts aka No Forks Given

JUMP TO RECIPE Yana Gilbuena gives us permission to dispense with our forks, reach across the table, and engage with diners we’ve never met. FULL TRANSCRIPTION Yana Gilbuena: It’s a joyful thing to be dining together. How often do we get to dine with strangers...
Apple Strudel & Birth Mothers

Apple Strudel & Birth Mothers

What do apple strudel and birth mothers have in common? Listen to Carol’s story of German heritage, crazy coincidences, and the connection between two women’s passion for cooking. JUMP TO RECIPE FULL TRANSCRIPTION Carol Klinker:  I would say cooking is my...
Fried Chicken and Lunch Counters

Fried Chicken and Lunch Counters

Listen as Judy recalls memories of a grandma who ran a local lunch counter, food memories of growing up in small Western Montana town, and her recollections of one of her favorite recipes, her Grandma Kennedy’s Fried Chicken. JUMP TO RECIPE FULL TRANSCRIPTION Judy Van...
Pot Roast in Sour Cream and Theme Parties

Pot Roast in Sour Cream and Theme Parties

Hippies, theme parties, and a pot roast recipe that may leave your perplexed. JUMP TO RECIPE FULL TRANSCRIPTION Amanda Cushman: I think dinner is a special thing. I love it. Leigh Olson: I suppose that this is a statement that you would expect from a private chef and...
Wild Cranberries and Apron Strings

Wild Cranberries and Apron Strings

Listen as my Auntie Kay tells her story of a scary foraging trip into wild marshlands, farm life, and treasured kitchen gadgets. FULL TRANSCRIPTION Kay Scherting: And you know what food do, Leigh? They’re memories. It’s not just food that you eat. Leigh...