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Maktak

May 17, 2020
Maktak
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Jeff Lockwood speaks to Alice Qannik Glenn, host of the podcast Coffee and Quaq, about maktak, one of the central foods of the Iñupiat of the North Slope.  From whaling in sealskin boats to how to eat maktak in Florida, Alice covers just about anything you might want to know about eating the bowhead whale. 

Produced at KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  First aired 05/17/20.

White Wine

Apr 19, 2020
White Wine
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Jeff Lockwood is joined by The Grog Shop's Skip Clary for a chat about white wine that's aimed at going beyond the Big Three - Napa chardonnay, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, and Pinot Grigio.  From what to drink with Halibut Olympia to what the height of Spanish farmers means for Albariño cultivation, it's an overview of what can happen to grape juice if you strain the skins out immediately.

Produced at KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  First aired 04/19/2020.

Moose - Episode 35

Feb 16, 2020
Moose
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Teri Robl picks the topic on this week's Check the Pantry, and Teri wants to talk about moose!  She brings her friend Nancy Wise into the kitchen at Station Twelve, and Nancy's son Cody Wise talks with Jeff Lockwood about hunting the animal.  Plus, all you ever wanted to know about Swedish møøse management!

Produced at KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  First aired 02/16/20. 

Coriander - Episode 34

Feb 2, 2020
Curry Spices
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This week on Check the Pantry, host Jeff Lockwood goes into the kitchen with an authentic English person, John Cottingham, to learn about the use of coriander and other spices in Anglo-Indian curries, as well as the saga of Beaver Dave. 

Produced by KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  First aired February 2, 2020.

Red Beans - Episode 33

Jan 26, 2020
Red Beans
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On this week's Check the Pantry, host Jeff Lockwood makes a pot of red beans and rice.  Since Jeff took the easy route, guest Teri Robl digs into her culinary bag of tricks to come up with something else to do with red beans....

Produced at KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  Partially recorded at Station Twelve. First aired 01/26/20.

Sourdough - Episode 32

Jan 19, 2020
Sourdough loaf
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On this week's Check the Pantry, Jeff Lockwood sits down with Fresh Catch Cafe's Harrison McHenry for a conversation about sourdough, from creating a starter to baking a loaf. 

Produced at the KBBI studios in Homer, Alaska.  First aired January 19, 2020.

Pork Loin - Episode 31

Jan 12, 2020
Pork Loin
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Check the Pantry takes a road trip to Soldotna to meet Vincent and Jessica Johnson at the Schnitzel Bomber to talk about schnitzel and spaetzle. Plus, host Jeff Lockwood roasts a pork loin using the once-common technique of larding. 

Produced at the KBBI studios in Homer, Alaska.  First aired 01/12/20. 

Filé - Episode 25

Oct 20, 2019
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Filé powder, the dried and ground leaves of the sassafras tree, is a major ingredient in the classic South Louisiana dish gumbo. Host Jeff Lockwood walks Adriane Huff through her first Cajun gumbo, and makes up a batch of smoked sausage to go into it. 

Partially recorded at Station Twelve.

Produced by KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.

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.

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