As the long winter weather finally break, Tony and Chef Cindy take time to celebrate spring and all the exciting products that come along with the season. They invite two local chefs, Chris Amendola of Foraged and Steve Monnier of Chez Hugo Bisto, to share what they are looking forward to as the new season blooms.
Warmer weather and sunshine mean....Asparagus! Tony and Chef Cindy discuss what to look for when buying asparagus, best preparation techniques and recipes. They interview local producer Lisa Godfrey of Godfrey's Farm in Sudlersville, MD to get her insights on asparagus.
Ever wonder how to get the dinner you make at home tasting and looking as good as it does in your favorite restaurant? Tony and Chef Cindy talk about the equipment, products and techniques the pros use and how you can get similar results in your kitchen. And as we dive into Spring, Tony gives a quick update on some Rosé essentials.
This week, Tony and Chef Cindy take a look at having fun and cooking well on a budget. They’ll give ideas for some delicious egg dishes to all the way to Cindy’s one pot gumbo - with inexpensive wines to match.
This week, Chef Cindy gets a barrel full of wine info out of Tony. Everything from how long a wine should stay in the cellar to whether or not it should be decanted at the table. We also hear from Pepe Raventos from Raventos i Blanc, a sparkling wine producer in Catalonia. He tells us why his region makes such special Conca, and what they are doing to preserve the area’s rich historical and environmental value.
On this Pledge Drive edition of Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine, it’s a cocktail party! Tony and Chef Cindy share some ideas and recipes for the booze and food you need to keep your guests in high spirits. They will also give some tips on party logistics to keep the flow moving and easy to navigate so you spend less time worrying and more time enjoying relaxing with your friends and neighbors.
Tony and Chef Wolf take a 30,000 foot view of the last 20 years in the wine industry and learn about micro-distilling with Dwight Chew from James River Distillery. Plus, pineapple makes an appearance in this week's Chef Challenge.
This live edition of Foreman Wolf on Food and Wine is chock-full of your calls and emails. From a father who gifted his son too many canned artichokes, some advice for a great beef stock, how to approach a wild goose and much more. It’s Foreman and Wolf and you on WYPR!
How are those New Year’s resolutions going? We won’t ask if you’re still making it to the gym every morning. Enter the judgment-free zone! From exploring new types of drinks (Cognac, in particular!) to prioritizing travel, Tony and Chef Cindy take time to indulge in some guilty pleasure resolutions.
Artisanal. Local. Free Range. Small Batch. Our markets get saturated with these buzz words. Some of these trends reflect the smart progress we’ve made with our foods and some are just that, trends. Tony and Chef Cindy take a look at trends past and present as well as some predictions for the future - and how we should not always be concerned with what’s new as much as what’s good.
This week take the 30,000 foot view of the wine industry over the past 20 years. Tony and Chef Cindy discuss how production and tastes have changed and how those two have interacted with each other. We hear from Dwight Chew of James River Distillery in Richmond Virginia. Chew gives some perspective on how things have changed for the spirits industry. And, of course . . . a chefs challenge where Cindy has to tackle a pineapple.
As the weather begins to chill, Tony and Chef Cindy talk about soups and the challenge of matching them with wine. We hear from Eva Dehlinger of Dehlinger Winery about her favorite soup and wine pairings.