Episode 48: Singing the Praises of Fall Baking

Andrea is staying cozy in the kitchen by baking sourdough bread with her new “old” starter. Passed on by a friend, the sourdough has traveled from Spain and has been through four generations of bakers! She loves the flavor and history it gives to her favorite no-knead, cast-iron bread. Meantime, Stefin reminds listeners that the […]

Episode 47: Nothing Says Fall Like a (Pumpkin) Donut

It’s October and Andrea is keeping cozy in the kitchen making homemade pantry items — granola, mayonnaise and a dried mushroom powder that’s perfect for sprinkling on eggs, veggies and popcorn. In London, Stefin is plowing through the six pounds (!) of wheat germ she (mistakenly) ordered with batches of granola and muffins. And both […]

Episode 45: Citrus Success

After a disastrous experience with an usually foolproof banana bread recipe, Andrea introduces a new mini-segment, Almost Edible. Warning: Do not eyeball bourbon or butter (especially when it’s $8.69 a pound!). English teatime favorite Lemon Drizzle Cake was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic. Andrea enjoyed this one-bowl loaf cake with its straightforward […]

Episode 42: Tray Bakes and Teatime

Since it’s back-to-school time, Andrea asks Stefin for some guidance with school lunch packing. Stefin’s top two tips: Use leftovers in a thermos, and pack it up the night before. (Also, and perhaps most crucially: Farm this chore out to your kid.) Andrea is proud of an original creation she recently whipped up: Marionberry Coconut […]