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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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Simple Tips for Making Extraordinary Soup

February 16, 2018

Abraham Maslow said: A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting. Soup is a delicious meal, and need not be difficult to prepare.

Blessed are the Soup Makers

February 16, 2018

Eat soup for a cause: the 14th Annual Bastrop Empty Bowl Project: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bastrop Convention Center.

Filling Empty Bowls in Bastrop in 2018 (podcast)

February 16, 2018

The Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry holds the Empty Bowl Project Saturday February 24, 2018; it's an annual fundraiser for the non-profit. Their goal: $30,000 to help feed families, children and elderly of the county.

A Baked Good that’s Great: Buttermilk Pie (podcast)

February 2, 2018

Buttermilk pie is simple to make--easy for beginners--and a hit with a sweets-loving crowd. The rich custard center nestled in a flaky crust, is a baked good that will have folks asking for seconds...and even thirds. And since February is National Pie're welcome.

Making a (Nearly) Perfect Pie Crust

February 2, 2018

A flaky, tender, golden brown crust can make a pie; the converse is true for a flabby or chewy crust. The filling might be sublime, but if the crust is lacking, the whole of the pie eating experience is greatly diminished. No need to worry if you follow these tips.

Renee Studebaker

January 19, 2018

Renee Studebaker writes about the intersection of gardening, food and life on her blog, Renee's New Blog. She claims her affection for homegrown vegetables began when she was a kid spending summers at my grandparent's farm in Arkansas.

Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors (podcast)

January 19, 2018

Seeds are crazy cool. They remain dormant until conditions are right to support their growth. Once they receive the necessary moisture, warmth and sunshine, the life force stirs within them and they begin their journey into the world.

Seed Starting Tips from Renee Studebaker

January 19, 2018

Renee Studebaker is a gardener and cook and educator; she's helped hundreds of seeds find meaning, and in so doing has reaped the rewards of their fruitfulness. And she wants to help you do the same.

Hangover Helpers After Tenacious Tippling

December 28, 2017

If you tipple, chances are you've reached the "tippling point" a time or two and toppled headlong into a hangover. Getting there may have been fun, but getting over it isn't. While we do not condone overindulging alcoholic beverages, we know it happens. When it does, the following tips can help.

Meatless Mondays for the New Year? (podcast)

December 14, 2017

The Monday Campaigns is behind Meatless Mondays, where people are encouraged to be part-time vegetarians for their health and the health of the planet.