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Hot Grease is a food culture radio show where the American South and your local food intersects. As host, Nicole A. Taylor reminds people what's great about food: reclaiming culinary traditions & celebrations, cooking at home and eating as a political act. Her show highlights the rising leaders in the good food world, from chefs to bloggers to urban gardeners.
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Georgia native Nicole A. Taylor has been an artisan candy maker, an activist, and a social media maven, and is currently the host of Hot Grease, a progressive food culture radio program on Heritage Radio Network. A member of Food Systems Network NYC, Southern Foodways Alliance, NOFA-NY, Flip the Table Youth Council Mentor, and a frequent panelist at New York City food events. Nicole worked as a community outreach consultant for the Brooklyn Food Coalition, raised funds for the Urban Justice Center through the Vendy Awards and now is an instructor for a GED & internship program that weaves in urban farming. She is featured in America I Am: Pass it Down Cookbook and is a principal at NAT Media.
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Hot Grease - Episode 149 - Generous Table & the Unofficial Start or Summer
Learn the 'ins and outs' of hosting on this week's episode of Hot Grease. Nicole Taylor is joined in the studio by Heather Christos, author of the recent Heather Christo's Generous Table. Tune into this episode to learn how to host a fabulous dinner with limited resources. Hear about Heather's life in Seattle, and why the climate provides such a bountiful harvest. Nicole heads South with Heather to talk bourbon and liquor tastings; hear what cocktails Heather suggests in her book! Later, Nicole calls Shell Harris, co-author of Skinny Smoothies, to talk about healthy, nutrient-rich beverages for the summer. Hear why some prefer drinking smoothies to juices, and find out what fruits to blends for a balanced diet! This program has been sponsored by Whole Foods. Thanks to The California Honeydrops for today's music.
"I try to create comprehensive menus with seasonally-appropriate ingredients because it makes it cheap and tasty, and it's just so easy." [7:00]
-- Heather Christo on Hot Grease…read more