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 and you can share and donate the to film's Kickstarter here:

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!


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!

Interview with Adrianna!

Your host interviews her good friend Adriana, who hails from Mexico and just recently moved to Brooklyn by way of Portland. We talk about the distinct food cultures she's experienced in her life and travels, be it the culinary delights of the Pacific Northwest or the incredible tacos that can be found right here in the heart of Bushwick. We also discuss food favorites, her work as a former food stylist, personal chef, and cook book editor, and tfond family memories and recipes.

Episode 4!

Episode 4 is here! Listen for some summer staple recipes including popsicles, mint lemonade, and a hearty slaw, a strange interview about sandwiches, and a live call interview to a barbecue in Chicago! 

Episode 3

The third episode of Reciprocity Radio is here for your listening pleasure! I am joined by Cooper Wilhelm of Radio Free Brooklyn's own Into The Dark and we discuss his recipe for beer can chicken and the relationship between witchraft and recipes!

Episode 1

Here is the debut episode of Reciprocity Radio!