Radio Cherry Bombe features interviews with the most interesting people in the world of food. Each week, host Kerry Diamond, founder and editor of the indie magazine Cherry Bombe, talks to the chefs, bakers, creatives, and entrepreneurs making it happen. Follow @cherrybombe on Instagram for show news and more, and visit cherrybombe.com/radio-cherry-bombe for transcripts and past episodes. Thank you to Tralala for our theme song, "All Fired Up."
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Pastry Chef Caroline Schiff Talks Hanukkah Treats and Holiday Baking
Caroline Schiff, the pastry chef at Brooklyn hot spot Gage & Tollner, joins us to share what she’s making and baking for Hanukkah, one of her favorite holidays. She also shares the story behind her debut cookbook, "The Sweet Side of Sourdough: 50 Irresistible Recipes For Pastries, Buns, Cakes, Cookies, and More," and how her signature dessert at Gage & Tollner, the Baked Alaska, became such a hit.
Thank you to Kerrygold for supporting our show. Check out their Holiday Calm program at KerrygoldUSA.com.
Radio Cherry Bombe is recorded at Newsstand Studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City.
For transcripts, past episodes, and more, visit cherrybombe.com.
Jessica Seinfeld Talks New Holiday Traditions & Her New Cookbook
It’s a bonus episode! Jessica Seinfeld joins host Kerry Diamond to talk about her new cookbook "Vegan, at Times"—her fifth cookbook!—and what she’ll be making this Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. Jessica shares how the cookbook and her vegan journey came about, and how she’s brought her family along. They talk about the dishes from Vegan At Times that Jessica will be making for the holidays, including her polenta and baked beans. Jessica also updates us on her Good+ Foundation, an amazing organization that has helped countless children and their parents.
Thank you to Modern Sprout and Fridge No More for supporting this show. Get 30% percent off everything at Modern Sprout this Black Friday. And use code CHERRYBOMBE when you download the Fridge No More app and get 50% off your first purchase of $100 or less.
Visit cherrybombe.com for transcripts, recipes, and more.
Thanksgiving Plans With Southern Baking Star Cheryl Day
Cheryl Day of Back In The Day Bakery in Savannah is renowned for her biscuits, pies, and cakes, so Thanksgiving is a big deal for her and her customers. Cheryl and host Kerry Diamond talk about the upcoming holiday, the secret to a good pumpkin pie, Cheryl’s three bread stuffing, and other holiday dinner essentials. They also discuss Cheryl’s major new book, "Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking." Clocking in at 400 pages with more than 200 recipes, it features everything from Cheryl’s famous biscuits to gathering cakes, scones, cobblers, jams, preserves, and sweet and savory butters.
Thank you to Kerrygold, the makers of beautiful butter and cheese from Irish grass-fed dairy, and to Modern Sprout. Check out Modern Sprout’s 30% off sale this Black Friday.
Radio Cherry Bombe is recorded at Newsstand Studios at Rockefeller Center. Our theme song is by the band Tralala.
Top Chef Winner Kelsey Barnard Clark Wants To Reorganize Your Fridge
It’s no surprise Kelsey Barnard Clark won Season 16 of "Top Chef." She put her drive, determination, French training, and affection for mise en place to work for her. Plus, she sprinkled in lots of love letters to her Alabama upbringing. Today, Kelsey is the force behind KBC, an eatery, bakery, and catering operation in Dothan, Alabama. She also is the author of a brand new cookbook, "Southern Grit: 100+ Down-Home Recipes for the Modern Cook." Kelsey joins us to talk about her debut book, why her hairdryer is a crucial tool for her roast chicken recipe, and why we’ve been organizing our fridges all wrong.
Thank you to Cypress Grove and Fridge No More for supporting this episode. Get 50% off your first grocery order from Fridge No More with code CHERRYBOMBE.
Baker Ellen King Never Gets Tired Of Bread
Ellen King of Hewn Bakery in Evanston, Illinois, is happy to report that her love affair with baking is still going strong. A champion of heritage grains, Ellen chats with host Kerry Diamond about this year’s Thanksgiving and Hanukkah offerings from Hewn, including gougères, brie en croȗte, bourbon pecan pies, challah, and—baked, not fried—raspberry sufganiyot. Ellen also talks about the cornbread recipes from her cookbook, "Heritage Baking," and walks us through her plan for her Thanksgiving leftovers.
Thank you to Kerrygold, the maker of butter and cheese from Irish grass-fed dairy, and "Julia," the Julia Child documentary, for supporting this episode.
"To Asia, With Love" Cookbook Author Hetty McKinnon
In this special bonus episode from Radio Cherry Bombe’s Cooks and Books conference at Ace Hotel Brooklyn, we’re bringing you a conversation between Radio Cherry Bombe host Kerry Diamond and author Hetty McKinnon. Hetty is a cookbook author, recipe developer, lover of vegetables, a podcaster, and an indie magazine publisher. Her latest cookbook, "To Asia, With Love," came out earlier this year and Hetty shares the story behind what it took to get her book into the world, her thoughts on representation in the cookbook world, and what she has against coffee table cookbooks.
Today’s show is sponsored by Käserei Champignon and Modern Sprout.
This podcast brightens my day and opens my eyes to the many incredible, inspiring women and folx in food today. Thank you Kerry and the Cherry Bomb crew!
Just discovered Radio Cherry Bombe and love it! I loved your interview with Mariana Velásquez and learning about being a food stylist. Looking forward to new episodes!
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If I may ask... Please make sure your guests learn to say “restaurateur”..! It’s killing me!