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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121 Let's Get Real - Episode 13 - Soup Doesn't Come From Cans2011-12-06 20:13:38
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122 Let's Get Real - Episode 12 - Food Is Supposed to Go Bad2011-11-29 19:33:31
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123 Let's Get Real - Episode 11 - If It Comes In Bottle Don't Drink It2011-11-22 19:20:55
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124 Let's Get Real - Episode 10 - We're Meant To Eat Meat2011-11-15 19:16:47
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125 Let's Get Real - Episode 9 - Eat Fruit, Not 'Fruit' Bars2011-11-08 21:30:17
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126 Let's Get Real - Episode 8 - Veggie Packing Peanuts2011-11-01 19:18:01
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127 Let's Get Real - Episode 7 - There's No Such Thing As Whole Grain Cap'n Crunch2011-10-26 11:10:50
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128 Let's Get Real - Episode 6 - Non Organic Milk = Gonads Gone Wild2011-10-18 19:52:07
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129 Let's Get Real - Episode 5 - Cage Free, Schmage Free2011-10-12 15:33:13
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130 Let's Get Real - Episode 4 - Meet Your Meat2011-10-04 19:15:58
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131 Why We Cook - Episode 61 - Insipid Puffballs2011-09-30 19:21:08
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132 Why We Cook - Episode 68 - Sucrose Fructose Galactose Dextrose2011-09-30 04:38:39
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133 Why We Cook - Episode 76 - The Wildest of Yeasts2011-09-30 04:25:55
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134 Why We Cook - Episode 56 - The Fabulous Niblets2011-09-30 04:11:04
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135 Why We Cook - Episode 84 - Your Own Private Exodus2011-09-30 03:49:45
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136 Why We Cook - Episode 89 - The Lost Weekend2011-09-30 03:35:11
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137 Why We Cook - Episode 98 - Hello, Goodbye2011-09-30 02:57:51
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138 Let's Get Real - Episode 3 - Strawberries In Winter: The Taste of Disappointment2011-09-28 00:36:31
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139 Let's Get Real - Episode 2 - An Inconvenient Food2011-09-20 19:08:14
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140 Let's Get Real - Episode 1 - Let's Get Real Premiere2011-09-13 19:08:23
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Let's Get Real - Episode 1 - Let's Get Real Premiere

This week brings the exciting inaugural episode of Erica Wides's new show Let's Get Real so turn on your AC because the kitchen is about to get real hot. Back in the day you knew the difference between junk food (candy) and food (vegetables); between food that we knew what it was (apples) and food that we didn’t want to know (Twinkies). This is where Erica comes in each week to 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. This special first episode is brought to you by The Hearst Ranch.…read more