Liz Wluka, Director of Sports Nutrition at UConn, describes how athletes fuel performance with food. Liz debunks common food myths to help us all make better informed choices. Plus, conversations with athletes Stevie Brown and Bianca Belair (left). Stevie is a former NFL player-turned-professional trainer, and Bianca is a superstar in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Stick your nose outside this weekend, and you’ll likely smell burgers, steak, chicken or ribs cooking in backyards everywhere. This week: We’re live and taking your calls about cooking with fire. Christian Stevenson (aka DJ BBQ), is our guest. He’s the author of Fire Food: The Ultimate BBQ Cookbook and The Burger Book.
Lori Cochran-Dougall offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Westport Farmers’ Market and we stroll through the Durham Farmers’ Market as their season kicks off. A local farmer describes market day prep and we talk to Connecticut’s commissioner of the Department of Agriculture about what to expect this year—and what to look forward to.
We love a story that begins with a meatball. Connecticut chef Anna Francese Gass describes how her mission to recreate the recipes of her Italian mother turned into a cookbook documenting the heritage recipes of dozens of immigrant women. Plus, we catch up with the women of Sanctuary Kitchen in New Haven.
Marina Marchese of Red Bee Honey in Weston explains how honeybees make honey through amazing coordination and communication. Plus, learn about Huneebee Project in New Haven, where the beekeepers are industrious teenagers. And, a local bartender shares a Bee’s Knees cocktail.