Let's Get Real

Description

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.

Tags

No tags available

Let's Get Real

Erica Wides
81 Let's Get Real - Episode 54 - Jews Don't Control the Media, Foodiness Does2013-01-22 18:18:48
Listen
Listen
82 Let's Get Real - Episode 53 - Omega 3's Come From Fish, Not Cookies2013-01-08 19:17:59
Listen
Listen
83 Let's Get Real - Episode 52 - The End Is Near (Again) And You Better Get Used To Eating People And Protein Bars2012-12-18 19:13:50
Listen
Listen
84 Let's Get Real - Episode 51 - Foodiness Reeducation Camp, Part 22012-12-11 11:05:55
Listen
Listen
85 Let's Get Real - Episode 50 - Foodiness Reeducation Camp, Part 12012-12-04 19:20:30
Listen
Listen
86 Let's Get Real - Episode 49 - Thanksgiving is Fake Enough Without Eating Tofu Turkey2012-11-21 10:16:27
Listen
Listen
87 Let's Get Real - Episode 48 - Christopher Howell of Cain Vineyard & Winery2012-11-13 19:21:14
Listen
Listen

Let's Get Real - Episode 48 - Christopher Howell of Cain Vineyard & Winery

How does "foodiness" relate to wine? Friend of the show and sponsor of the network, Christopher Howell of Cain Vineyard & Winery in Napa Valley joins Erica Wides for this week's episode of "Let's Get Real". Learn what goes into making "real" wine - from fermentation to "organic" or "biodynamic" grapes and everything in between. Chris and Erica discuss scale of production, ingredient labeling, regulation, and authenticity as they relate to wine - and dispel many common myths. Get real about what's in your glass on this week's episode of Let's Get Real! This program has been sponsored by HeritageRadioNetwork.org. "The real funny thing about wine is that even if you are the size of coca cola everybody wants to trade on the idea of Mom & Pops in the vineyards crushing grapes." [12:00] "Some of the smallest scale wines are the highest controlled. It's all about needing to be known." [20:00] "The idea that there should be no control and no thought would imply that there's no cooking in the kitchen!." [24:00] "Natural wine is wine's contribution to the raw food world." [25:00] "In order for wine to be real - the key is going to be providence." [27:00] "If you think the wine is trying to be cool - perhaps it's the least likely to be something that hasn't been manipulated." [30:00] -- Christopher Howell on Let's Get Real…read more

88 Let's Get Real - Episode 46 - If Diets Worked Kirstie Alley Would Stay Thin2012-10-16 19:18:00
Listen
Listen
89 Let's Get Real - Episode 45 - Coffee Aroma From the Can Is As Natural As New-Car Smell2012-10-09 19:33:26
Listen
Listen
90 Let's Get Real - Episode 44 - His And Her's Are For Hassidic Weddings and Antiperspirant2012-10-02 19:38:29
Listen
Listen
91 Let's Get Real - Episode 43 - I Told You Show2012-09-25 20:01:29
Listen
Listen
92 Let's Get Real - Episode 42 - Freedom Fries Ain't Free2012-09-19 12:11:46
Listen
Listen
93 Let's Get Real - Episode 41 - Friends Don't Let Friends Grill Tofu Hot Dogs on Labor Day2012-08-28 19:36:24
Listen
Listen
94 Let's Get Real - Episode 40 - You Can't Have Your Cheesecake-Flavored Yogurt and Eat It, Too2012-08-14 18:45:37
Listen
Listen
95 Let's Get Real - Episode 39 - Choosy "Mommies" Don't Choose Jif2012-08-07 19:34:34
Listen
Listen
96 Let's Get Real - Episode 38 - You Can't Have a Proustian Fruit Moment with a Grape Gummy2012-07-18 13:43:38
Listen
Listen
97 Let's Get Real - Episode 37 - Eat Chicken, Not Fingers2012-07-10 19:43:34
Listen
Listen
98 Let's Get Real - Episode 36 - Ketchup is OK, It's Finding Something to Put It on That's the Problem2012-06-19 19:38:13
Listen
Listen
99 Let's Get Real - Episode 35 - Believe in Butter2012-06-12 19:33:44
Listen
Listen
100 Let's Get Real - Episode 34 - The End is Near...What's for Dinner?2012-06-05 18:48:54
Listen
Listen