cooking http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Almond Joy: St. Louis Foodies Celebrate The History, Lore And Nutrition Of A Superfood http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/almond-joy-st-louis-foodies-celebrate-history-lore-and-nutrition-superfood <p>St. Louis foodies Barbara Bryant and Betsy Fentress have been at it again, blending food history and healthful facts with luscious recipes and gracious hospitality. Their new book -- <a href="http://cookwithalmonds.com"><em>Almonds: Recipes, History, Culture</em> </a>(2014 Gibbs Smith) -- is an ode to one of nature’s finest treats.</p><p>Did you know, for example, that almonds are a “superfood” packed with protein, Vitamin E and magnesium?</p><p>Or, that the teen-aged Leonardo da Vinci sculpted figures of marzipan, a paste of almonds and sugar?</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:23:39 +0000 Mary Delach Leonard 35282 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Almond Joy: St. Louis Foodies Celebrate The History, Lore And Nutrition Of A Superfood Missouri Bed & Breakfast Owner Publishes Book On Her Culinary Roots http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-bed-breakfast-owner-publishes-book-her-culinary-roots <p>As a chef, culinary writer and restaurant owner, Karen Mitcham-Stoeckley has made a career out of food. Currently, she is the co-owner of Eagle’s Nest Inn and Winery and Josephine’s Bakery in Louisiana, Mo.</p><p>Cooking is also part of her family heritage, but it wasn’t until a year and a half ago that she was able to discover more. &nbsp;The result is “A Culinary Legacy: From Escoffier to Today,” a book that is part narrative, part history, and part cookbook.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:25:15 +0000 Camille Phillips 34078 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Bed & Breakfast Owner Publishes Book On Her Culinary Roots Mo Rocca On St. Louis, His Career, And His Cooking Show http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-rocca-st-louis-his-career-and-his-cooking-show <p>Today&#39;s broadcast of an interview with Mo Rocca is an excerpt from an <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nprcbsthe-cooking-channel-discussion-mo-rocca-his-multiple-professional-hats" target="_blank">earlier interview</a>. The initial interview was prempted by President Obama&#39;s speech on Syria.</p><p>With the new season of Rocca&#39;s cooking show starting next week, we took the opportunity to broadcast segments you might have missed earlier and highlight the details of the show.</p><p><strong>Related Event</strong></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:20:22 +0000 Camille Phillips 30229 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo Rocca On St. Louis, His Career, And His Cooking Show Summer cooking tips from 'America's Test Kitchen' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/summer-cooking-tips-americas-test-kitchen Tired of regular old hamburgers and hot dogs for July 4?<p>You're in luck. On Tuesday's <em>Fresh Air</em>, Jack Bishop and Bridget Lancaster from <a href="http://www.americastestkitchen.com/" target="_blank">America's Test Kitchen</a> join Terry Gross to highlight some of their favorite grilling techniques and summer recipes — everything from meats to vegetables to, yes, even desserts.<p>Bishop and Lancaster have been grilling for years. Wed, 04 Jul 2012 16:08:40 +0000 4044 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Summer cooking tips from 'America's Test Kitchen' Cicadas. Love 'em. Hate 'em. Eat 'em? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cicadas-love-em-hate-em-eat-em <p>(Have a cicada sighting to report? Share it with us on our interactive map - photos and videos welcome, too!)</p> <p>Billions of periodical cicadas have emerged over the past few weeks in more than a dozen states across the Southeast and Midwest.</p> <p>The emergence of the “Great Southern Brood” of 13-year periodical cicadas has created a food bonanza for predators.</p> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:30:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 1425 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cicadas. Love 'em. Hate 'em. Eat 'em?