Recipes http://www.kunc.org en Simple Summer Jam Session Calls For Strawberries And Sunshine http://www.kunc.org/post/simple-summer-jam-session-calls-strawberries-and-sunshine With the onset of summer comes also a bounty of strawberries. Add to those berries a bit of sugar and plenty of sunlight, and you have a strawberry jam recipe fit for the season's best mornings — with a slice of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/04/22/305653252/we-didnt-believe-in-artisanal-toast-until-we-made-our-own">good toast</a>, of course.<p>The recipe comes from <a href="http://www.foodnetwork.com/chefs/amy-thielen.html">Amy Thielen</a>, the host of Food Network's <em>Heartland Table,</em> but she got it from a familiar source. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:03:00 +0000 NPR Staff 58542 at http://www.kunc.org Simple Summer Jam Session Calls For Strawberries And Sunshine A Sweet Solution For Dandelions: Eat 'Em To Beat 'Em http://www.kunc.org/post/sweet-solution-dandelions-eat-em-beat-em When searching for ingredients to cook with, Irish chef Darina Allen sometimes has only to make a short trip — to her yard. There, she's sure to find a constellation of bright yellow dandelion flowers.<p>"Where other people see weeds, I see dinner!" she says.<p>Allen's the founder of the <a href="http://www.cookingisfun.ie/">Ballymaloe Cookery School</a> and an advocate of organic farming. She says that with a quick transplant from the yard to the kitchen, the humble dandelion might shed its bad rap.<p>"I think that everyone knows that dandelion leaves ... are edible," she says. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:03:00 +0000 NPR Staff 57678 at http://www.kunc.org A Sweet Solution For Dandelions: Eat 'Em To Beat 'Em Want Your Cheese To Age Gracefully? Cowgirl Creamery's Got Tips http://www.kunc.org/post/want-your-cheese-age-gracefully-cowgirl-creamerys-got-tips In the world of cheese, much like in the world of wine, the ultimate mark of success is acceptance by the French. Wed, 28 May 2014 07:30:00 +0000 NPR Staff 57060 at http://www.kunc.org Want Your Cheese To Age Gracefully? Cowgirl Creamery's Got Tips Freed From The Sidewalk Cart, This Sauerkraut Goes Global http://www.kunc.org/post/freed-sidewalk-cart-sauerkraut-goes-global Edward Lee thought he knew sauerkraut. The chef for the Louisville, Ky., restaurant 610 Magnolia, grew up in New York City, a place where sauerkraut means one thing: "sidewalk hot dog carts — cheap, bad, overboiled sauerkraut on top of awful kosher hot dogs," he says.<p>He loved it, as any native New Yorker might, but it was <em>sauerkraut --</em> boring, safe, standard.<p>Many years later, after Lee moved to Kentucky, he had a sauerkraut surprise at his then-fiance's house. Thu, 22 May 2014 20:54:00 +0000 NPR Staff 56859 at http://www.kunc.org Freed From The Sidewalk Cart, This Sauerkraut Goes Global Bake Bread Like A Pioneer In Appalachia ... With No Yeast http://www.kunc.org/post/bake-bread-pioneer-appalachia-no-yeast Growing up in West Virginia in the 1960s and '70s, Susan Brown would have a slice of salt rising bread, toasted, for Saturday morning breakfast. Her grandmother baked the bread with the mysterious and misleading name.<p>There's little or no salt in the recipe. No yeast, either. The bread rises because of bacteria in the potatoes or cornmeal and the flour that goes into the starter.<p>The taste is as distinctive as the recipe. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:00 +0000 55727 at http://www.kunc.org Bake Bread Like A Pioneer In Appalachia ... With No Yeast