Teri Knight welcomes back Beth Dooley on today’s 15 with the Author. Beth, a Minneapolis resident, is a James Beard Award winning cookbook author and she’s on the show with her latest “Sweet Nature – a cook’s guide to using honey and maple syrup”. Two natural sweeteners that do wonders for a number of dishes! The book is filled with incredible recipes, amazing photographs and some history of these two delicious sweeteners. Beth talks about the grading of syrup and what that means, the numerous types of honey and how to use it in cooking. Get her book here.
On today’s 15 with the Author,Teri Knight’s guest, Nik Sharma, invites us to his table filled with spices and fresh ingredients. He blends them with ease into a wonderful book called, “Season – Big Flavors, Beautiful Food”. This is far more than a cookbook, it’s a journey, his journey from India to America. He introduces us to his blended family and talks about how he brought the flavors and cooking techniques of India to America where he’s blended them into wonderful recipes. Sharma started sharing his cooking adventures in a blog called A Brown Table. He’s a charming interview and the recipes are well balanced for the home kitchen. Oh and those gorgeous photographs are also shot by Nik!
Better emotional health through better eating? Is it possible? According to Teri Knight’s guest today, Leslie Korn, it absolutely is. She is the author of “The Good Mood Kitchen – simple recipes and nutrition tips for emotional balance”. Dr. Korn is a Harvard Medical School-trained traumatologist specializing in mental health nutrition and integrative approaches to treating the mind and body. And for the record, bacon fat is good fat! drlesliekorn.com
It all began with celery. As a kid JuliaTurshen was obsessed with cooking, lucky for us, that continued. Julia is Teri Knight’s guest today on 15 with the Author, with her book “Small Victories, Recipes, Advice and hundreds of ideas for home cooking triumphs”. Julia is a writer and recipe developer who has coauthored cookbooks with Mario Batali and Gwyneth Paltrow. This book is not just a cookbook with recipes but really laid out to help the layperson become a good cook in their own right. And spin-offs too. There’s a great recipe for sweet potatoes with caramelized onions, just in time for Thanksgiving! julianturshen.com
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