Farmers Market Minute
8:00 am
Sat June 2, 2012

Cookbook Swap at the Farmers Market

With farmers market tables piled high, watch the produce fly. These are peak season weeks crying out for fun in the kitchen. But, if the fresh aroma of peaches, blueberries and basil is not enough to inspire you to cook, consider next Saturday’s annual cookbook swap.

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Notes from New Orleans
5:00 am
Fri June 1, 2012

The Many Hats of Chef Johnny Blancher

The desire to source food locally has caused many restaurants to reevaluate how they do business. That's just one of the reasons why a local chef has transformed a patch of land across from his establishment into an urban farmstead. On this week's Notes from New Orleans we'll hear how farming is just one of the many responsibilities juggled by Johnny Blancher.

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Where Y'Eat
4:07 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Borgne on the Bayou

Goat cheese a la plancha from Borgne.
Ian McNulty WWNO

A new restaurant explores the impact of Spain’s Canary Islands on Louisiana, while keeping things unmistakably local.

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Louisiana Eats!
3:45 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

Eating Locally at Home and at Restaurants

On this week's show we'll hear about the growing urge to eat local. Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko talk about their new book and how they practice its ideologies on their farm. Plus Dickie Brennan discusses the initiatives he's taken to source duck locally for restaurants in the New Orleans area.

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Farmers Market Minute
2:00 pm
Sat May 26, 2012

Eula Mae Doré

Eula Mae Doré.

At the Saturday morning market in the New Orleans Warehouse District, festivities centered around the launch of the 2012 wooden token. At market, this is how shoppers convert plastic credit and debit currencies into market money. Last year, the market converted almost $400,000 in wooden coins.

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Where Y'Eat
4:04 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Where Y'Eat: When NOLA Says "Opa!"

Greek Festival New Orleans

Traditional food prepared by devoted home cooks sets the table for a toga party on the bayou at Greek Fest.

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Louisiana Eats!
6:04 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Every Hand Helps

Listen as we celebrate Memorial Day with Navy culinary specialists from around the world and visit the Victory Garden at the National World War II Museum.

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Food Research
2:32 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Psychology professor's research relates food to moral identities

Professor Kendall J. Eskine.
Loyola University

Exposure to organic foods can influence moral thinking and doing, according to a new study from Loyola University.

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Farmers Market Minute
8:00 am
Sat May 19, 2012

A blossom in hand…

I noticed this morning at market a most welcome site: squash blossoms for sale.

I don’t know whether you grow vegetables. I do. Well, let me correct myself: I try to. Mostly, I seem to raise snails. Yes, I too have tried to grow squash. Unfortunately, the squash borers appear to be in cahoots with my snails. They eat them before I can.

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Where Y'Eat
4:16 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Where Y'Eat: Exploring Salt-Baked Seafood at Kim Son

Salt-baked tofu at Kim Son.
Ian McNulty WWNO

The "salt-baked" dishes at a Gretna Vietnamese restaurant are neither baked, nor particularly salty, but they sure are delicious.

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