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Garlic - Episode 23

Aug 11, 2019
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This week, host Jeff Lockwood heads to Synergy Gardens, home of the Alaska Garlic Project, to talk to Lori Jenkins about everything garlic.  Planting, harvesting, curing and, of course, cooking.  Jeff fires up the grill for flank steak with snail butter and grilled potato salad with garlic oil vinaigrette. 

First aired 08/11/19.

Mustard Greens - Episode 22

Aug 4, 2019
Pickled mustard greens
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On this week's Check the Pantry, host Jeff Lockwood talks mustard greens from the garden to the fermenting crock, and has his first experience with the Chinese pickle ya cai while making the Sichuan classic dan dan noodles.  Produced by KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska. 

First aired 08/04/19.

Juniper - Episode 21

Jul 28, 2019
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Check the Pantry goes evergreen this week.  The Grog Shop's Patrick Driscoll leads a collection of gin lovers and haters featuring Grady Avant, Mel Strydom, and Pat Ahern through several different gins and gin cocktails, and host Jeff Lockwood makes a juniper-enhanced sauce soubise and a salmon and juniper sausage. 

Gin provided by the Grog Shop.  Produced by KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.

Lettuce - Episode 20

Jul 21, 2019
Lettuce
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Jeff Lockwood visits Carey Restino at Homer Hilltop Farm to learn all about growing lettuce from a small-scale farmer's  perspective, and makes a Caesar salad with Teri Robl. 

First aired 07/21/19.

Mussels - Episode 18

May 23, 2019
Mussels
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It's field trip time.  Host Jeff Lockwood heads to the shellfish farm Glacier Point Seafood for a lesson in mussel aquaculture from Greg and Weatherly Bates, and tries a couple of different ways to use leftover mussels.  Produced at KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  First aired 05/23/19. 

Rhubarb - Episode 17

May 9, 2019
Rhubarb
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On this episode of Check the Pantry, Jeff Lockwood and Teri Robl try to figure out what, besides pie, to do with all the rhubarb that takes over Homer in the early spring, and Patrick Driscoll waxes enthusiastic about its possibilities as a beverage flavor.

Recorded at the studios of KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  First aired 05/09/19. 

Eggs - Episode 16

May 2, 2019
Three eggs in a nest
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Eggs are so central to cooking that we take them for granted.  Jeff Lockwood tries to remedy that by making omelets and custards with AJ's head chef John Brown and Alice's kitchen manager Adriane Huff.  Partially recorded at Station Twelve.  First aired 05/02/19.

Sheep
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On this week's Check the Pantry, host Jeff Lockwood creates a three-course springtime meal from a single lamb chop, and the Grog Shop's Patrick Driscoll talks about choosing a wine pairing to go along with the dinner. 

Produced at the studios of KBBI AM 890 in Homer Alaska.  Additional recording at the Grog Shop and at Station Twelve.  First aired 04/25/19.

planting asparagus
Lori Jenkins / Synergy Gardens

The quintessential spring vegetable is asparagus, so host Jeff Lockwood heads to Synergy Gardens for a tour of asparagus beds old and new with Lori Jenkins.  Jeff makes three classic emulsified sauces for asparagus, and Patrick Driscoll talks about the challenge that is finding something to drink with it. 

Recorded at Synergy Gardens and the KBBI studios in Homer, Alaska and first aired 04/18/19.

Ham - Episode 13

Apr 11, 2019
Tasso
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Check the Pantry's spring season begins with a show about ham.  Jeff Lockwood and Teri Robl go through cooking hams large and small and how to use the leftovers.  They're joined for a bit by Skip Clary, all the way from Hungary, where he's surrounded by pork and wine. 

Recorded in Homer Alaska on April 11, 2019 at the studios of KBBI AM 890, with additional recording at Station Twelve

chocolate making
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Join Jeff Lockwood and Evangelina Briggs from Homer Truffle Company  on Valentine's Day for a discussion of chocolate.  Mousse to mole, talk about tempering, flavors and ganache, and how cocoa butter is like a yoga class.  Patrick Driscoll from the Grog Shop talks about beverage pairings with chocolate desserts. 

Recorded at Homer Truffle Company's factory and in the studio of KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska on 02/14/19. 

Lemons - Episode 11

Feb 7, 2019
Preserving lemons
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Jeff Lockwood talks sweet and savory uses of lemons with Alice's kitchen manager Adriane Huff.  Plus, they come up with a three-course winter meal in which each course uses the sunny citrus.  Recorded at the KBBI studios in Homer, Alaska on February 7, 2019.

Offal - Episode 10

Jan 31, 2019
Haggis, Neeps, and Tatties
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Jeff Lockwood and Fresh Catch Cafe's Harrison McHenry talk about the nasty bits - offal in all its forms.  Liver, kidney, heads and feet.  Plus, Jeff makes a haggis for Burns Night and recites "Address to the Haggis" at Kharacters.  Recorded at KBBI AM 890 and Kharacters Alaskan Bar in Homer, Alaska on 01/31/19. 

Red Wine - Episode 9

Jan 24, 2019
Wine glasses
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Jeff Lockwood learns how to read a wine label from Skip Clary, and they taste representative wines from the US and France to understand why some wines go better with food.  Recorded at the Grog Shop and at the studios of KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska on 01/24/19. 

Beef Tenderloin
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Host Jeff Lockwood and head chef at AJ's Steakhouse John Brown cover the psoas major of the cow, the beef tenderloin, from breaking it down to cooking it up.  Recorded at the studios of KBBI AM 890 and at AJ's in Homer, Alaska on 01/17/19.

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