We speak with Corrine Trang about asian grilling and essential ingredients for making Asian food at home. She's been called the Julia Child of Asian food. Robert Markel is the co-author of Cocktail Hour: Authentic Recipes and Illustrations from 1920 to 1960. He shares some ideas on how to make a drink worthy of the Fourth of July. Lari Robling speaks with Andrew Dawson, one of the owners of Brokers Gin from London, and we find out how gin was invented.
Stephen Bruce, co-founder of the New York Sweet Shoppe Serendiptity, has written Serendipity Sundaes. He shares secrets of making a fabulous sundae.
Jennifer Rubell's uncle owned Studio 54. She's written Real Life Entertaining: Easy Recipes and Unconventional Wisdom. She recalls some of the grown-up parties in her childhood.
Jim Tarrantino has written Marinades, Rubs, Brines, Cures and Glazes. He shares some tips for getting the marinade just right.
Geoffrey Zakarian wrote Town/Country and is the chef/owner of two restaurants of the same name, he discusses his favorite foods of summer.
Jane Butel is an authority on cooking of the American Southwest and a chile aficionado. She wrote Real Women Eat Chiles she shares some of her secrets of spicing things up. (Broadcast Date: June 29, 2006)
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