RIP Leah Chase; US Entry to SA Wine Cup; 412 Food Rescue Kitchen; Cookbook Tribute to Immigrants

Leah Chase. NOLA, Queen of Creole Cuisine, passes at age 98; Adam Knoerzer, USA National Winner, South African Wine Cup, Sommelier at Palate Partners, Pittsburgh https://www.palatepartners.com/, https://www.wosa.co.za/Sommelier/,  ; Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue’s Pittsburgh Community Kitchen,  https://412foodrescue.org/; Anna Francese Gass, http://www.annasheirloomkitchen.com/, Heirloom Kitchen.

Patrick Bennett- Port+Madeira; Cameron Hughes-Negociant; Janet Fletcher-CA Wine Country.

Wines with a Difference: Patrick Bennett, Vineyard Brands, Fortified Wines: Port and Madeira, Birmingham AL, http://www.vineyardbrands.com/;  Cameron Hughes, Negociant-Founder. C H Wine, San Francisco, https://chwine.com/; Janet Fletcher, Food Writer, Napa CA, http://www.janetfletcher.com/, Wine Country Table

Christian Frangiadis, Jean-Paul Kissel, Spork; Richard Bertinet, Bakery, Bath, Susie Norris Food-Mkt

Christian Frangiadis. Spork Pittsburgh, and Jean-Paul Kissel, Seattle Concierge; Richard Bertinet, Bakery Kitchen and School, Bath, England, Crumb; Susie Norris, Food Market Gypsy, A Bakers Passport

Martina McBride in the Kitchen; Mark Bittman - Dinner 100 ways; Elizabeth Heiskell revives the South

Country Music Icon Martina McBride mixes in the Kitchen, My Recipe Playlist for Real Life; Mark Bittman. Dinner for Everyone: 100 Iconic Recipes made 3 Ways; Elizabeth Heiskell, The Southern LIving Party Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Gatheriing

Craig Davis, BA to LHR starts April 3; South in Italy with Katie Parla,& South USA by Bruce Moffett

Craig Davis, VisitPitsburgh, https://www.visitpittsburgh.com, announces British Airways non-stop flights Pittsburgh to London Heathrow start April 3; Katies Parla talks about the history, food & culture of South Italy https://katieparla.com, Food of the Italian South; Bruce Moffet, writes of the USA Southern kitchen, Bruce Moffett Cooks http://moffettrestaurantgroup.com/

Alice Feiring on how Bedrock influences Wine, Young, Exciting Distilleries in Columbus & Pittsburgh

Alice Feiring, The Feiring Line, NYC,  https://www.alicefeiring.com/, The Dirty Guide to Wine, Ryan Valentine, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants and Watershed Distillery, Columbus OH, https://cameronmitchell.com/, Blake Ragghianti and Mark Willson, Kingfly Spirits, Pittsburgh, www.kingflyspirits.com.

All Irish Food & Drink, Darina Allen, Ballymaloe; Ross Lewis Chapter 1, Phil Duff, Knappogue

Celebrating Irish Food and Drink on St. Patrick’s Day. Darina Allen of Ballymaloe Cooking School near Corkl: Simply Delicious; Ross Lewis, Chef-Proprietor, Chapter One, Dublin; Phil Duff, Whiskey Ambassador and :  Historian, Castle Knappogue,18 year old Irish Whiskey

Heritage Baking, Specially for Mrs. Jack Sprat (who ate Fat), (Let them Eat) Cake

Three Great New Books Take us through the Meal. Ellen KIng, Hewn Bakery Evanston, Heritage Baking, Sarah Arnour, Tripton VT, The Fat Kitchen; Odette Williams, Brooklyn, Simply Cake

What-When to Eat; Southern Soul with Chef Todd Richards. Kosher Food & Drink from Italy

Michael Crupain. What to Eat When; Chef Todd Richards, Soul: A Chef;s Culinary Evolution, http://richardssouthernfried.com/. Kim Cassar, Kayco, Tuscannini - All Kosher Food & Drink Imported from Italy, http://www.tuscaninifoods.com

Bubbles & Sweets for Valentine's: Rose especially: Italian Desserts: Persian Sweets

Bubbles and Sweets - Looking Forward to Valentine’s Day:  Greg Doody, Vineyard Brands, Birmingham AL, http://vineyardbrands.com/main.aspx, Sparkling Vines, from Cava to Champagne (especially Rose/Pink); Daryush Parsi, Founder, Pajama Sweets, Persian Pistachio Brittle, Dallas TX, https://www.pajamasweets.com/; Rosemary Molloy, Rome, Italy, https://parade.com/member/rosemarymolloyAuthentic Italian Desserts.

Unusual Life Stories: Joe Beef Montreal; Perfect Kosher Flavors from OZ: Cuban Paladares' Secrets

Unusual Cookbooks Reflecting Unusual Life Stories: Meredith Erickson, Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse, Montreal; Australia-born Naomi Nachman, Woodmere NY (www.kosher.com), Perfect Flavors; Guillermo Pernot, Cuba Libre Restaurants, Philadelphia, Atlantic City & DC, Cuba Cooks: Recipes & Secrets from Cuban Paladares & Their Chefs

Simple, Straightforward, Top Chefs & Authors Share Secrets

Simple, Straight-forward Cooking – Top Chefs and Cookbook Authors Share their Recipes & Secrets for no-fuss meals: Christopher Kimball, Chef-Owner, Milk Street, Boston MA, www.177milkstreet.com, Milk Street Tuesday Nights; Anita Lo, Award-wining Chef, NYC, www.chefanitalo.com, Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One; Claire Tansey, Toronto, Canada, www.clairetansey.com,Uncomplicated: Taking the Stress Out of Home Cooking

An episode toasting the arrival of 2019

An “all-beverage” episode to start the New Year: Jim Laughren, Certified Wine Educator, 50 Ways to Love Wine More; Jason Gorski, Winemaker, Delille Cellars D2, Woodinville WA; Ben Robinson, Editor-in-Chief – NY Observer, Beer Hacks: 100 Tips, Tricks & Projects.

Every Day Cooking with Dorie Greenspan; How to Use Leftovers & Scraps

Real-Life Cooking: Dorie Greenspan, NYC & Paris, Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook; Julia Turshen, Hudson Valley NY & www.equityatthetable.com, Now & Again: Go to Recipes, Inspired Menus + Endless Ideas for Reinventing Leftovers; Lindsay-Jean Hard, Ann Arbor MI, Cooking with Scraps: Turn Your Peels, Cores, Rinds, Stems, and other Odds & Ends into Delicious Meals.