Margaret’s Blog - Upfront and Personal

Follow Margaret with her up close and personal stories of her life, events and the adventures she has with her friends and family.

Margaret's Blog - Upfront and Personal

Follow Margaret with her up close and personal stories of her life, events and the adventures she has with her friends and family.

Queen of the Coop: Lisa Steele

Did you know that around 10 million in the United States are raising chickens? Lisa Steel, a fifth-generation chicken keeper and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, has a new cookbook The Fresh Eggs Daily Cookbook: Over 100 Fabulous Recipes to Use Eggs in Unexpected Ways. In this podcast, you will learn about the benefits of…
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Truffles and Tribulations – Today’s Catch: Pike Place Fish Market

Ready for some fish and tips? Tune in to this week’s show with Anders Miller, one of the Pike Place Fish guys. Anyone for grunts and grits? Discover some great recipes from their cookbook, In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys What are your favorite seafood recipes?.

Truffles and Tribulations – Culinary Arts and the Community

Today’s show pairs cuisine with the arts and the community. Sample Chef Elinor’s delicious recipes for stuffed cabbage, meatballs with curry sauce and stuffed peppers. She will be at The Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier on March 16 at 6:30 to demonstrate her unique preparation of Mediterranean Sole. Discover how Curt’s Cafe…

Truffles and Tribulations – Spicing it up with The Spice House

A bit of Za’atar or maybe a pinch of Vulcan Fire Salt? Discover exotic flavors as we explore the world of spice on today’s show with Patty Erd of The Spice House ( What is your favorite spice?.

Truffles and Tribulations – Desserts and Brunch with Chef Gale Gand

Chef Gale Gand is a nationally acclaimed pastry chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, television personality, teacher, entrepreneur and mother. She has baked with Julia Child, hosted “Sweet Dreams” on the Food Network, written seven cookbooks, judged “Top Chef,” and even created a root beer. Tune in for delicious tidbits from Chef Gale to bring “joy and…

Truffles and Tribulations – How to Remodel Your Kitchen

Thinking about renovating your kitchen? Expert Scott Prestangen of Parallel Architecture has some great advice and tips to make the job less expensive and more eco-friendly..

Truffles and Tribulations – Sweetness in Seattle with Chef Tom Douglas

James Beard award winning chef and restaurateur, Chef Tom Douglas shares some “sweetness in Seattle” from his New York Times Best Seller, The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook. Sample his famous coconut cream pie and Nora Ephron’s favorite peanut butter sandwich cookie. Savor Chef Tom’s insights into how to make tasty memories for the family in your…

Truffles and Tribulations – Chef Norman Van Aken’s Culinary Fusion: James Beard and Jimmy Buffett

Grab a slice of key lime pie and enjoy a delicious show with James Beard award winning Chef Norman Van Aken. Savor his recipes from My Key West Kitchen along with a side of fun stories about friendship and adventures with Chef Charlie Trotter, Chef Emeril Lagasse, Jimmy Buffett and Chef Art Smith. Impress your…

Truffles and Tribulations – Secrets of the Best Chefs

Do you want to learn how to cook like one of the best chefs in the U.S.? The Amateur Gourmet aka Adam Roberts will tell you how. Adam cooked his way across the country for a year in kitchens alongside some of your favorite chefs. On today’s show, Adam shares recipes, tips and culinary adventures…

Truffles and Tribulations – “Tart It Up!” with Chef Eric Lanlard

Roll up your sleeves and grab the flour! Tune in and “Tart It Up” with Chef Eric Lanlard aka Cake Boy Learn tips and techniques to perfect your pastry from this Master Patissier. Enjoy delicious recipes for sweet and savory tarts and pies from Chef Eric’s latest book “Tart It Up.”.