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Life is Tasty

Field & Feast is a 5-minute radio feature, currently broadcast Saturdays and Sundays on KUT 90.5 FM in Austin, Texas.  It’s a show about good food from the ground up.

In case you miss a show, or want to revisit a topic, our Shows page is a great place to get started.

A podcast of each show is available on our website, as well as on iTunes. We enhance the experience online with the addition of gardening tips or recipes and other information to make your time with us more enjoyable–and useful.

Please explore and come back often to discover what’s new on Field & Feast.

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Storyteller & Cook: Tina Wasserman

November 27, 2015

Tina Wasserman is a popular and well-respected cooking instructor living in Dallas, Texas. Her hands-o­n approach to all facets of food (that also happens to be kosher) and its preparation have appealed equally to her Jewish as well as non-Jewish students for over 40 years.

Jewish Cooking & Conversations (podcast)

November 27, 2015

Americans are returning to the kitchen and to the art of preparing and sharing meals. Not only do we want to learn -- or relearn in some cases -- how to feed ourselves and those we love, but we are also seeking a deeper understanding of our food traditions and the stories behind the matter what our heritage.

Encouraging Kids in the Kitchen

November 27, 2015

Tina Wasserman has been teaching cooking most of her life to adults and children. In her latest cookbook, Entrée to Judaism for Families: Jewish Cooking & Kitchen Conversations with Children, she pulls out all stops when it comes to encouraging adults and children to join forces int eh kitchen to cook, connect and learn about their shared history and culture.

The Man Behind Jack Allen’s Kitchen

November 20, 2015

With his bushy mane and broad grin—and his penchant for charity events and incredibly strong cooking—Chef Jack Gilmore is one of the most recognized faces in the Austin culinary scene. Heck, make that Austin, period.

Seasoned Chef, Seasonal Food (podcast + giveaway)

November 20, 2015

Chef Jack Gilmore of Jack Allen's Kitchen was one of the first Austin area chefs to develop a restaurant around seasonal food from local farms and makers.

Invoking Emily Post (podcast)

November 13, 2015

"Etiquette isn't about being snooty or mean-spirited," came Peggy Post's reply when I asked her what etiquette is not.

Meet Peggy Post

November 13, 2015

Peggy Post, Emily Post’s great-granddaughter-in-law, is a director of The Emily Post Institute and the author of more than a dozen etiquette books.

The Big Cheese: Soup for a Crowd (podcast)

November 5, 2015

Cook big or go home. That's my brother-in-law, Steve Piekarski's, philosophy of food. And he proved it to me on a visit last fall by making 12-quarts of cheese soup for three people.

Right as Rain with Betty Lambright (podcast)

October 29, 2015

Texas weather is a state of constant drought broken up by occasional periods of flash flooding. Neither condition is ideal for us or our landscapes. Modifying our water usage inside and outside the house is something we can all do to adapt to these extremes while we conserve and extend the resource.

Backyard Local: Growing Your Own (podcast)

October 24, 2015

Growing some of your own food is great fun if you're a home cook. If it's not for you -- it's not for you. But if you've been considering it, what are you waiting for?