Lost In The Supermarket

Your host talks about Kay Bozich Owen's Indie music cookbook, Lost in the Supermarket, and pairs tunes with recipes written by some of her favorite musicians. You can get your own copy of this unique cookbook here.

Return From Nashville

Your host recounts her trip down south to Nashville and talks about all the fun things to do down there, recipes that were inspired by the trip, and introduces a new section to ReciproctyRadio.com called Cookin' Kitchen Mixtapes. Check it out!

The Boss's Birthday

In this episode your host celebrates Bruce Springsteen's 69th birthday with a playlist of covers, a bit about instant coffee, waffles, and the Boss's own breakfast rituals. Tune in for good tunes and tips on how to make easy hash browns, a diner staple, at home!

Nashville Bound

Your host is about to embark on a week long trip to the Music Capital of America, Nashville. It's also the hot chicken capital, and a city as famous for its good food as it is for RCA studios and the many musicians who chased their dreams all the way there. We'll learn about hot chicken, talk biscuits, and hear some tunes from the artists who made the city famous for music!

Wrapping Up August

Your host starts us off with the late and great Aretha Franklin, and continues on to discuss pit fruits, aka Drupes, talks about the last harvests of summer, challenges herself to cook some new dishes, discusses the power and community of bake sales, and even shares a few poems with you as we wrap up August and head into the last moments of summer.

As mentioned in this episode, here are some videos of Ms. Franklin sharing her love for cooking with us all:

Vijay R. Nathan Guest Hosts with Anjali Bhargava

Vijay R. Nathan, host of Truth to Power on Radio Free Brooklyn, guest hosts for Amanda and interviews Anjali Bhargava. Anjali is the owner of Resilience Turmeric Elixir. Tune into this episode to hear all about her product, the many ways it can be used, the connection between philosophy, spirituality, and food, and even more about traditional Indian cooking.

Rosé

In this episode your host discusses everyone's favorite summer drink, Rosé! This episode covers the recent rise in popularity of this wine, as well as a bit of its history. You'll also hear all about perfect food pairings and from chefs the world over who, likewise, adore this pale pink aperitif

Pizza Tour!

Your host and her friends embarked on an epic journey to ride bikes and eat pizza in all five boroughs! Tune in to hear how far we made it, which slice was the best, and an incredibly entertaining interview with Sal, owner of Pugsley's pizza in the Bronx.

Negroni!

Your host delves into the history of this beloved summer cocktail and shares some great Italian tunes in the mean time. Join us for the first edition of Reciprocity Radio: Cocktail Hour!

St. Patrick's Day

Please enjoy some antique Guinness posters courtesy of Collectors Weekly

Social Media and Food

In this episode your host goes in depth about how social media has influenced the way we eat, cook, dine out, and even think about food!

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Presidents Day

Your host plays some patriotic soul and discusses the fascinating history between food and the White House. In this episode you'll hear about Presidents' favorite foods, Andrew Jackson's legendary wheel of cheese, all about the first beer brewed in the white house, and more!

Musical Cookbooks!

Your host is joined by Shane of Everybody Plays The Fool to discuss cookbooks and recipes written by musicians. We discuss our experiences making recipes by musicians like Paul McCartney and Leslie Feist, as well as talk favorite food songs, favorite food memories, and we even try Patti Labelle's famous Mac and Cheese live from the studio.

Matriarchs of Food Writing

Your host discusses some of her food and literary heroes and plays interviews with the women who pioneered food and cookbook writing. In this episode you'll hear interviews with Marcella Hazan, M.F.K. Fisher, and Julia Child.

Pink Drinks and More!

Your host celebrates Valentines Day with a brief history on Champagne coups, pink gin, and rosé wine! She also discusses the history of Valentines Day candies, a little bit about why chocolate makes our brains feel so good, and a brief list of naturally occurring aphrodisiacs found in everyday foods!

The Macaroon King

Your host is joined by film maker Elka Gould to discuss her upcoming documentary, The Macaroon King. This 2018 film follows Arnold Badner – the ‘Macaroon King’ as he struggles with changes at his Brooklyn Kosher for Passover Bakery. The film touches on issues of Jewish identity, family dynamics, small business owners, unions and labor in New York City. This cinema verite style documentary is an engaging and often funny view into a small corner of Brooklyn manufacturing.

We talk filmmaking, the connection between food and family, and share poems by Lisa Badner, Arnold's daughter.

Please check out MacaroonKingFilm.com and you can share and donate the to film's Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1144078771/the-macaroon-king-a-documentary-film

Christmas Eve

In this episode your host details some of her family's favorite holiday recipes, as well as share some wonderful traditional recipes from friends near and far. There's also a cocktail recipe, and a little bit about the history of why we leave cookies for Santa!

Thanksgroovy

Your host spins some Thanksgiving related tunes while sharing some of her family's traditional and secret holiday recipes.

Interview with George Bronos!

Your host interviews her friends George Bronos, who is currently working on a biodynamic farm in California. We talk about sustainable farming, agriculture, restaurant work, our dream pizzas, life outside of Brooklyn, and everything in between!