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The show that's dedicated to helping aspiring home cooks grow their skills and confidence in the kitchen so they can start cooking up memories with their family and friends. Whether you want to learn to cook or just need some simple food inspiration, we will cover recipes, kitchen tools, and interviews with experts to help you on your home cooking journey! On Twitter at @TKCpodcast /Facebook at facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast / Instagram at https://instagram.com/kitchencounterpodcast

The show that's dedicated to helping aspiring home cooks grow their skills and confidence in the kitchen so they can start cooking up memories with their family and friends. Whether you want to learn to cook or just need some simple food inspiration, we will cover recipes, kitchen tools, and interviews with experts to help you on your home cooking journey! On Twitter at @TKCpodcast /Facebook at facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast / Instagram at https://instagram.com/kitchencounterpodcast

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Salem, OR

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The show that's dedicated to helping aspiring home cooks grow their skills and confidence in the kitchen so they can start cooking up memories with their family and friends. Whether you want to learn to cook or just need some simple food inspiration, we will cover recipes, kitchen tools, and interviews with experts to help you on your home cooking journey! On Twitter at @TKCpodcast /Facebook at facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast / Instagram at https://instagram.com/kitchencounterpodcast

Twitter:

@TKCpodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

7 Tips for Grilling Chicken

6/30/2020
Grilling season in nigh upon us. Let's turn our attention to that most finicky of grill fare: chicken. Versatile and popular but easy to mess up, chicken takes more TLC than say, your average burger or hot dog. Today I'm sharing seven tips to make your chicken grilling adventures more successful. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/161 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:23:22

Let's Cook: Chicken Marsala

6/8/2020
Welcome back to the kitchen! Today I am doing a live cook-through of Chicken Marsala. This version is easy and quick, and you can even pull it off on a weeknight if you have the ingredients on hand. Is it perfectly authentic? Nah. Is it damn tasty? Yep. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/160 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com

Duration:00:34:09

Basics of Bread

5/12/2020
Friend of the show Sander Camps stops by to talk about how to set yourself up for success when it comes to baking bread. Sander shares some great tips and also talks about his journey to switch careers and become a baker. Listen to the episode for all sorts of great tips and insight on baking up some awesome bread in your home kitchen. Then head to the links in the show notes and check out some great baking resources. For complete show notes on this episode, visit...

Duration:00:43:35

Sweet, Savory, Social with Risa Magid Boyer

5/5/2020
Chef Risa Magid Boyer stops by the show to talk about baking sweet treats at home! As owner and operator of Vanillamore, Chef Risa is the perfect person to share some pastry baking wisdom. In this conversation we talk about everything from essential tools and techniques for beginning bakers, getting over the "I can't bake" mindset, marshmallows, and more! For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/158 Connect with the show at: Facebook:...

Duration:00:34:51

Let's Cook: Shrimp Etouffee

4/19/2020
I was craving some Cajun comfort food so I decided to tackle a favorite for this Let’s Cook episode: Shrimp Etouffee. Don’t let the roux-making step intimidate you; I’ll walk you through it! Sourcing (or making) the shrimp stock will likely be the most difficult part of this recipe. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/157 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email:...

Duration:00:36:01

Your Starter Kitchen with Lisa Chernick

4/18/2020
Today on the show I welcome Lisa Chernick, author of “Your Starter Kitchen: The Definitive Beginner’s Guide to Stocking, Organizing, and Cooking in Your Kitchen.” We had a great conversation about her new book, some ideas to find good equipment without a big budget, tips for new home cooks, our favorite kitchen gear, and more. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/156 Connect with the show at: Facebook:...

Duration:00:34:10

Stay at Home Cooking

4/18/2020
My brother Randy stopped by the show to swap some easy recipes to prepare while being stuck at home. Since we were both under a "stay at home" order due to COVID-19, we had nothing better to do! For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/155 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com

Duration:00:32:33

Smorgasbord April 2020

4/2/2020
Who is ready for a little smorgasbord? Today I tackle some listener questions, talk about the proper way to wash your fruits and veggies, and share a little of the improvised cooking I did over the weekend. Be sure to listen to the full episode for all the details. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/154 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email:...

Duration:00:32:57

March 2020 Show Update

3/26/2020
Hi Everyone. I wanted to take a few minutes to talk with you about the crazy times in which we find ourselves living, and how we are getting along here at Kitchen Counter Podcast HQ. Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com

Duration:00:11:36

Let's Cook: Colcannon

3/8/2020
Today we are tackling a traditional Irish peasant dish, colcannon. At its most simple this dish is made with potatoes, cream, butter, and cabbage or kale. We are adding in some garlic and leeks to round out the savory flavor. If you can make mashed potatoes and cook down vegetables in a saute pan you can master this dish. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/153 Connect with the show at: Facebook:...

Duration:00:28:43

Kitchen Questions February 2020

2/25/2020
Listen in as I address more listener questions! Topics include: For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/152 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com

Duration:00:31:33

Let's Cook: Semolina Gnocchi

2/9/2020
Join me in the kitchen as I make semolina gnocchi. Sometimes called Roman Gnocchi (gnocchi alla Romana) it's an easy dish to master. Rich and creamy, it's perfect for a first course and excellent served with a variety of sauces, or even all on its own. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/151 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com

Duration:00:35:33

Smorgasbord January 2020

1/26/2020
Talking points for the January 2020 Smorgasbord include: For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/150 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com

Duration:00:48:16

Five Tasks Your Instant Pot Makes Easy

1/12/2020
Instant Pots and other pressure cookers can make life so much easier for a home cook. You can find countless recipes online, but here are five basic uses for a pressure cooker that you can adapt to whatever recipe or cuisine you like! For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/149 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com

Duration:00:19:36

Let's Cook: Potatoes Au Gratin

12/16/2019
Potatoes Au Gratin are a luxurious and delicious side dish for your holiday and other winter gatherings. Although the dish can seem intimidating, it is relatively simple and achievable for all home cooks. If you can simmer cream, slice potatoes, and shred cheese, then you are well on the way to a fantastic gratin. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/148 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:36:49

Eight Tips for Surviving Holiday Hosting

11/17/2019
It's that time of year. Holiday get-togethers of all shapes and sizes are upon us. Are you hosting this year? Let's look at some tips to make your hosting duties lower stress and higher success. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/147 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com Leave a rating and review at:...

Duration:00:32:03

REPLAY: Ten Tips to Avoid Turkey Trauma

11/17/2019
With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, I thought it would be good to resurface an episode from 2017 on how to conquer that finicky holiday turkey. This is a REPLAY of episode 103: Ten Tips to Avoid Turkey Trauma. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/103 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com Leave a rating and review at:...

Duration:00:31:26

Creature from the Snack Lagoon

10/30/2019
Boo! It's time for the third annual Halloween special of the Kitchen Counter Podcast. What else can I say? Enjoy! For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/146 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com Leave a rating and review at: http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/itunes Available on Apple Podcasts and Google Play Music

Duration:00:56:00

Let's Cook: Pork Fried Rice

10/13/2019
Let's head back to the kitchen for another "live cooking" episode featuring everyone's favorite takeout staple: fried rice. For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/145 Connect with the show at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kitchencounterpodcast Twitter: @TKCpodcast Email: feedback@kitchencounterpodcast.com Leave a rating and review at: http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/itunes Available on Apple Podcasts and Google Play Music

Duration:00:31:37

Form, Function and Flavor

9/25/2019
I often get requests to talk about ingredient substitutions when it comes to cooking and baking. On one hand, that's a pretty easy ask, what with list upon list of ingredient substitutions on the internet. On the other hand, how can a home cook think about substituting or omitting ingredients, or changing recipes, from a more general perspective? For complete show notes on this episode, visit http://kitchencounterpodcast.com/144 Connect with the show at: Facebook:...

Duration:00:31:01