Let's Get Real

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Tuesdays at 1:00PM EST Theme song by Benjamin Kaplan On Let’s Get Real Chef Erica Wides walks you down the aisles of the surreal world of food, serving up a heaping dose of reality by separating the food from the foodiness so you can forage, hunt, gather, trap and fish for real food anywhere, even in a foodiness-filled mega market. Incisive, pragmatic, sarcastic, and an unrepentant know-it-all when it comes to anything food, on Let’s Get Real Chef Erica Wides does the job for you of sifting out everything that’s fake in the world of food – from “foodiness” marketing and cooking show shams to “health-halo green-washing” and annoying whole-food righteousness – so you never unknowingly chow down on carpeting again. Learn more at: www.letsgetrealshow.com As the host of Let's Get Real Chef Wides has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, BBC Radio 5, NPR, and Take Action News with David Shuster, and contributed to or been reported on in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Grist, Yahoo's Shine, Metro, C-Span and Food Republic, among others. A national media veteran, she has appeared on PBS's Stress Free Cooking, Martha Stewart Morning Living, the Food Network's Chopped and Top Five, and HSN TV; is a regular guest on NPR's All Things Considered; and is a featured culinary expert for About.com. Chef Wides was also a Chef Instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education for 15 years. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Heritage Radio Network. All Rights Reserved.

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21 Let's Get Real - Episode 118 - That Not-So-Fresh Feeling is REAL2015-01-06 18:34:13
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22 Let's Get Real - Episode 116 - I have a bone to pick with you2014-12-10 10:26:13
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23 Let's Get Real - Episode 115 - Sometimes..All I Need is the Air That I Breathe...and a Plain Yogurt2014-11-26 09:41:36
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24 Let's Get Real - Episode 113 - So This Cricket Walks Into a Bar...2014-11-19 16:43:28
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25 Let's Get Real - Episode 114 - And Lisa says...But we're in Idaho, just go dig one up!2014-11-18 19:30:10
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26 Let's Get Real - Episode 112 - Introducing...Blurred Lines flavored yogurt! Brought to you by Foodiness, Inc. with additional lyrics by Robin Thicke2014-11-04 16:40:01
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27 Let's Get Real - Episode 111 - Smell This!2014-10-14 17:25:02
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28 Let's Get Real - Episode 110 - A is for Apple, J is for Junk2014-10-07 13:48:13
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29 Let's Get Real - Episode 109 - Smells Like Pumpkin Spice Flavored Pumpkin Spice. Again2014-09-30 17:21:52
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30 Let's Get Real - Episode 108 - Eggplant is the Teddy Roosevelt of Vegetables2014-09-16 17:30:17
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31 Let's Get Real - Episode 92 - I Was a Child Cheeze Doodle Addict2014-09-16 12:48:58
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32 Let's Get Real - Episode 103 - A Collective Identity Crisis Is No Excuse for #Foodiness Crimes Against Nature2014-09-16 12:46:12
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33 Let's Get Real - Episode 107 - Rage, Rage Against the Dying of Fish2014-09-09 20:02:32
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34 Let's Get Real - Episode 105 - And if it's not made from cream, which comes from milk, which comes from a nipple, it's not butter, either!2014-08-19 17:48:56
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35 Let's Get Real - Episode 104 - And Robin says, "If it doesn't come from a nipple, it's not milk!"2014-08-12 17:45:16
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36 Let's Get Real - Episode 100 - Lil Baby LGR Turns 100 and Still Doesn't Eat Sh*t2014-07-16 10:33:33
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37 Let's Get Real - Episode 102 - Berries and the Bullsh*t2014-07-15 21:05:57
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38 Let's Get Real - Episode 101 - Big Brother Is Watching ... From Sleepaway Camp in New Hampshire2014-07-08 15:41:00
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39 Let's Get Real - Episode 99 - New Bold Funfetti is Neither Funner nor Fettier... please discuss2014-06-24 13:55:17
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Let's Get Real - Episode 99 - New Bold Funfetti is Neither Funner nor Fettier... please discuss

Erica Wides is back! After a much needed hiatus, Let's Get Real returns with haikus, swimming updates, Coca Cola Life and.... funfetti! Tune in as she reads the haiku contest entires on air and announces a winner, explores the greenwashing of America's favorite soda and wonders how funfetti got so bold. Tune in and hear about sprinkles for dogs, sweeting with Stevia and oh so much more. This program was brought to you by Fairway Market. "Coke is spinning itself now as a Green product in a green can. Green! The great signifier of all things good!" [16:00] "As if funfetti was fun or colorful enough - there's a new ad campaign for new colors - even funner... even fettier!" [22:00] "I came across a line of cake mixes... for dogs! With funfetti sprinkles icing and everything!" [23:00] --Erica Wides on Let's Get Real…read more

40 Let's Get Real - Episode 97 - "And Mel Says, It's Because You're Slow As Poop!"2014-05-20 19:03:23
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