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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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Blades of Glory (podcast + giveaway)

November 27, 2014

At the root of many a woman's failure to become a great cook lies her failure to develop a workmanlike regard for knives. Um...what?

Cindy Haenel

November 27, 2014

Cindy Haenel hand builds pottery, spends much of her spare time fishing in the Texas Gulf, and enjoys a career as a chef/instructor at Central Market Cooking School.

Knife Safety Tips

November 27, 2014

Owning a chef's knife won't turn you into a chef, just as wearing a sparkly tiara won't turn you into a princess. But learning how to use that knife just might. You're on your own with the tiara.

What Organic Can Do For You

November 20, 2014

Maria Rodale believes any of us can change the world and our lives "one apple at a time."

Maria Rodale: All in the Family

November 20, 2014

Maria Rodale is founding editor of, as well as her blog, Maria's Farm Country Kitchen.

Organic Manifesto (podcast)

November 20, 2014

"If you do just one thing to change the world, go organic, " effuses Maria Rodale as we sit in the back of a meeting room in the AT&T Education and Conference Center; we're in between sessions at SXSW Eco.

Shopping for the Season

November 14, 2014

When it comes to cooking and eating seasonally, Chef Jack Gilmore says: Let the farmers markets be your guide.

The Man Behind Jack Allen’s Kitchen

November 14, 2014

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.

Celebrating the Tastes of Texas (podcast + giveaway)

November 14, 2014

Over the years, chefs have gained great notoriety. But when you talk with Jack Gilmore, chef/owner of Jack Allen's Kitchen, he'll tell you the focus is shifting away from chefs and onto farmers, "who are the real rock stars, for sure." And he honors them in his new cookbook, Jack Allen's Kitchen, Celebrating the Tastes of Texas. And you can win a copy!

Sandor Katz, a.k.a. “Sandorkraut”

November 7, 2014

Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His book Wild Fermentation (2003) has helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts.