Exotic Pandemic Pantry Strategy: Fruit, Veggies, Seaweed

Robert Schueller, Director of Marketing, Melissa's Produce, Los Angeles, nation's largest range of Produce, https://www.melissas.com/, Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Pantry Boxes, Community Contributions, Nationwide Delivery; Lisa Scali, Director of Sales and Marketing, Oceans Balance, South Portland Maine, http://www.oceansbalance.com/who-we-are-1, Seaweeds and Seaweed-based Products.

Mostly - not all Chocolate: Artisan Bean- Bar, in Family for 40 years, NYC Awesome Cookies

For Sweets Mavens--especially chocoholics: Tom Rogan, Owner, Goodnow Farms, Sudbury MA, https://goodnowfarms.com, Ultimate Bean to Bar Chocolate and Cocoa Powder; Michael Pollock, Owner, Maggie Lyon Chocolatiers. Atlanta GA, https://www.maggielyon.com/, for 40 years; Susan Palmer, Little Red Kitchen Bakeshop; NYC, https://littleredkitchenbakeshop.com/; Cookies, Especially Cookie Pies.

Outstanding Liquid Specialties, from Wines, to Cocktails and Sauces

Laurent Drouhin, Domaine Drouhin, https://domainedrouhin.com/,  Dundee Hills OR, and domaine drouhin burgundy france; 2018 Chablis, Chorey les Beaune; Natalie Magliarini, Cocktail Designer, https://www.beautifulbooze.com/about-natalie-migliarini/ Beautiful Booze: Stylish Cocktails to make At Home; Nick Spencer, Spirit Sauces and Jolly Posh Foods, Hot Sauces and Marinades infused with Premium Liquor, https://spiritsauces.com/. Western Springs IL

Two Cookbooks about Italia Heritage a Tuscan Cooking School,a NYC Ristorante – RIP Cecelia Chiang

Teresa Lust. Author, Cooking School Owner in Piemonte Italy. http://teresalust.com/, A Blissful Feast: Culinary Adventures in Italy's Piedmont, Maremma and Le Marche; Donna Lennard, Partner, Il Buco and other Restaurants, NYC and Ibiza Spain, https://www.thecut.com/2019/12/in-her-shoes-il-bucos-donna-lennard.htmlIl Buco: Stories and Recipes; Also, Cecelia Chiang, Pioneer of authentic Chinese Cooking in USA, passed away at age 100, We replay our OTM interview with her from 2007, RIP wonderful Cecelia, https://www.aol.com/cecilia-chiang-chef-brought-real-034338962.html

Spice is Nice: Unique Specialty Peppercorns, Serious Rubs and Marinades, Worldwide Hot Sauces

Ori Zohar, Partner, Burlap and Barrel, Queens NY https://www.burlapandbarrel.com/collections/all, Ethically grown Spices from Around the World – this episode 4 Different Peppercorns; Jim Pachence CEO, The Serious Foodie, Bradenton FL, World-inspired Spice Rubs & Marinades, https://serious-foodie.com/; Brandon Clark, Clark and Hopkins, Artisan Pepper Sauces and Bloody Mary Mixes, https://clark-and-hopkins.myshopify.com/, Middleton VA,

Award-winning Wines from the Americas. North and South. With Distinctly Italian Roots

Trini Amador, Gracianna Wines, Healdsburg CA, https://www.gracianna.com/; Augusto Pestana, Business Director. Apex-Brazil, Sparkling Wines from Brazil, https://www.gobrazilwines.com/, Amaze. Miolo, Casa Perini, Garibaldi, Moet Chandon.

An Episode Dedicated to your Sweet-Tooth; Fruit Jams, Crispy Snacks, Chef made Chocolates

Laura O’Brien, Josephine’s Feast - Jams and Preserves, NYC and Long Island, https://josephinesfeast.com/; Roberta Intrater. Bert's Bites - Sweet Crunchy Snacks, Chevy Chase MD and SF,  https://www.bertsbites.com/.; Daniel Herskovic, Mayana Chocolate, Artisan Chef-Created Chocolates, Spooner WI, https://www.mayanachocolate.com/

Diverse Drinking: Sodas raising funds for Gorillas; Up to date Shrubs, Gold Medal winning Rums

Sara Stender Delaney, 3 Mountains Beverage – Silverback Carbonated Teas, Silverback Beverage, Ashville NC, https://silverbackbeverage.com//; Charlie Berkinshaw, Founder, Elements Shrubs and Shrub Sodas; Arlington VA, https://www.elementshrub.com/; Ian Burrell, International Spirits Ambassador,  Equiano Rum, Mauritius and Barbados, https://rumfest.co.uk/

Pie Camp in Washington State and Online, A Brit Cocktail Expert and Broadcaster

Kate McDermott, Pie Camp, Port Angeles WA, https://artofthepie.com/ Pie Camp; Olly Smith, Broadcaster and Author, https://www.ollysmith.com/, Fizz: 80 Joyful Cocktails and Mocktails for Every Occasion.

Very Special Delivery; Lobster from Maine, Smoked Salmon from WA, AI grown Veggies in Pittsburgh

Marianne Lacroix, Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative, Portland ME, info@lobsterfrommaine.com; Mike Mondello, Seabear, Anacortes WA, https://www.seabear.com/; Chris Cerveny, Head of Grow Research and Development, Fifth Season Fresh, Artificial Intelligence-controlled Greens and Veggies, Braddock PA, https://www.fifthseasonfresh.com/

Spicy several ways; Mexican-Chicano; Special Sauce for a Good Cause; Reviving Native Bison+Berries

Esteban Castillo, Chicano Eats, https://www.chicanoeats.com/, Fresno CA; Traci, Ayden, Luke and George, Diablo Verde Creamy Cilantro Sauce-- a Tasty Fundraiser for Saving Rhinos, Cade TX; 3SonsFoods LLC, https://3sonsfoods.com/pages/our-story, Dawn Sherman, Lakota People, North American Natural Foods, Tanka Bars, Bites and Sticks, http://www.tankabar.com/cgi-bin/nanf/public/main.cvw, Kyle SD.

Magic Ingredients; Creating with Koji; Best Olive Oils available in US: Sun Dried and Jerk Tomatoes

Jeremy Umansky, Koji expert, Larder Restaurant, Cleveland OH, https://www.starchefs.com/cook/chefs/bio/jeremy-umansky, Koji Alchemy; Joanne Lacina, Founder, Olive Oil Lovers, https://oliveoillovers.com/, Best Collection of Quality Artisan EVOO available in the US; Mary Mooney, Owner, Mooney Farm, Bella  Sun Luci Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Tomato Jerky, Chico CA, https://bellasunluci.com/

A Journey in Jewish Food, an online course; Lamb like Wagyu; Wagyu from Vermont

Ben Kaplan, Director of Education, Yivo- Institute for Jewish Research, A Seat at the Table: A Journey in Jewish Food, an Online Course, https://yivo.org/food, Daniel Fagerman, Owner, the Fagerman Farm, Hartselle AL, Margra Lamb https://www.fagermanfarm.com/; Dr. Sheila Patinkin, Vermont Wagyu, Spring Rock Farm, Springfield VT, https://vermontwagyu.com/

Grains and Snacks from around the World to Your Table – Fonio, Fava, Sorghum

Pierre Thiam, Yolele Foods Fonio Pilaf (from sub-Saharan Africa), https://www.yolele.com/, Waukegan IL; Frank Guido. Nuttee Bean Company, Favalicious Snacks, Miami. https://nutteebean.com/; Robert Poirier. Jr, Atlantic New England Group, POP IQ Sorghum-based Snacks, Norwood MA, https://popiqsnacks.com/

Different Viewpoints From Celebrities in the world of Bourbon, Vodka and More, Happy Birthday Ann

Peggy Noe Stevens, and Susan Reigler, Entertaining with Bourbon, https://peggynoestevens.com/about/meet-peggy/, https://www.distillerytrail.com/blog/ which-fork-do-i-use-with-my-bourbon-book-teaches-us-how; X/k -to-do-a-bourbon-tasting/. Fred Minnick and Andrea Meriwether, Louisville KY, Bourbon Spokespersons, https://www.fredminnick.com; https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-meriwether-30038741/. Luke Battiloro. Founder, Vavoom Vodka, Milan Italy (Botttles), Iowa (Distillery) Stai Bella Clothing Collection, https://vavoomvodka.com/

Rescuing American Farmstead from Pandemic; Soup=Gastrophilanthropy; Almond-based Yogurt

First, Happy Father;s Day!!  Then, Rick Bayless and Art Smith, Chef-Restaurateurs, explain Victory Cheese, https://www.victorycheese.com/sell; Stephen Henderson, Author and Gastrophilanthropist, Germantown NY, The 24 Hour Soup Kitchen: Soul Stirring Lessons in Gastrophilanthropy; Matt Billings, Founder, Ayo Almond Yogurt, Delano CA, https://ayoyogurt.com/#contact.

News and Views about the Food Business – A Report and a Newsletter; Gourmet Beef on Doorstep

Laurie Demeritt, The Hartman Group, Consultants on the Food and Drink Business, Bellevue WA, https://www.hartman-group.com/; David Joachim, Food Journalist. Editor – Amazing ribs.com. https://amazingribs.com/ and Digestthis.news, Philadelphia, https://digestthis.news/; Dan Honig, Founder, Happy Valley Meats, Brooklyn, https://shop.happyvalleymeat.com/, Pennsylvania Beef Direct from Farm to Table.