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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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Nicole Taylor is soaking up the summer with some more ice cream and a little bit of booze. On this week's episode of Hot Grease, Nicole invites Crista Freeman of Phin & Phebes Ice Cream into the studio to talk about her ice cream memories, growing up in Florida, and how Phin & Phebes blends their flavors. Does Crista come from an ice cream-making background? Eric Prum from Mason Shaker is back, and this time he brings along his partner, Josh Williams! Hear about Mason Shaker's newest cocktail list project! Hear how Mason Shaker has been making bar products using products like leather and canvas. Finally, the whole cast samples some of Phin & Phebes selections! Thanks to our sponsor, Whole Foods. Thanks to The California Honeydrops for today's music.
"Most of the flavors are inspired by things that we eat." [9:05]
"People are taking a step back and wanting to make a premium ice cream and experiment with it." [11:00]
-- Crista Freeman on Hot Grease
"Neither Eric nor I are bartenders; we just love making cocktails and making them for friends." [20:00]
-- Josh Williams on Hot Grease…read more