45 episodes

Time For Lunch is a place to learn about eating, cooking, enjoying and sometimes playing with your food. Each episode will cover a new subject; taking a close look at one item, or ingredient, that might be found at the lunch table. Listeners are invited to participate, sharing jokes on-air or following along with in-episode quizzes and games. Hosted by Harry Rosenblum and Hannah Fordin, the show looks at food through the lens of history, culture, and play to celebrate and learn about the people and places that feed us.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Time For Lunch Heritage Radio Network

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 18 Ratings

Time For Lunch is a place to learn about eating, cooking, enjoying and sometimes playing with your food. Each episode will cover a new subject; taking a close look at one item, or ingredient, that might be found at the lunch table. Listeners are invited to participate, sharing jokes on-air or following along with in-episode quizzes and games. Hosted by Harry Rosenblum and Hannah Fordin, the show looks at food through the lens of history, culture, and play to celebrate and learn about the people and places that feed us.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

    Rolling Pins!

    Rolling Pins!

    What do cinnamon rolls, noodles, potstickers and sugar cookies all have in common? They all require a rolling pin! This week on Time For Lunch, we’re learning about a simple yet essential kitchen tool, the humble rolling pin. Harry and Hannah share stories about some unusual pins, plus our intern Isaac is back, interviewing children’s book author Cynthia Cliff about her first book, Pie For Breakfast. And, we’ll take another trip back to the groovy Seventies to learn more about a rolling pin’s best friend, pie crust.

    • 22 min
    Lentils!

    Lentils!

    Do you like Dal? Made from lentils, it’s a staple food on the tables of India. Lentils are a type of pulse, or seed that grows in a pod. Lentils are revered the world over for their delicious, nutritious place in our pantry. We speak with Sarah Thomas of Kalamata’s Kitchen about the importance of Dal in Indian cuisine, and we all take the Taste Bud Pledge. Will you join us?

    • 22 min
    Lemonade!

    Lemonade!

    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! This week on Time For Lunch we’re puckering up to appreciate beautiful, yellow, tart lemons. Hannah and Harry speak with Liz Scott from Alex’s Lemonade Stand. Her daughter Alex took the idea of a neighborhood lemonade stand and turned it into a grassroots fundraising effort to help cure cancer.

    As always this episode is chock full of fun facts and even has a tip for the aspiring secret agents among you.

    • 20 min
    Pasta!

    Pasta!

    Maccheroni, penne, orecchiett, lā miàn…we can’t get enough noodles! On this episode of Time For Lunch Hannah and Harry dive into a big bowl of spaghetti. You’ll hear from Scott Ketchum of Sfoglini about the wonderful world of Italian pasta and fellow food podcaster Dan Pashman from The Sporkful tells us about his adventures into designing the perfect pasta shape. Plus, our friends at Mystery Recipe from America’s Test Kitchen share a very special segment that, as always, features the voices of some of our favorite foods.

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    • 28 min
    Potatoes!

    Potatoes!

    This week on Time For Lunch, Hannah and Harry (and our new intern Isaac!) are digging into one of the most prolific tubers on earth, the humble potato! We hear from Linda Pelaccio on Taste of the Past and historian Andy Smith, about some seriously old spuds. There’s a recipe for simple, fluffy and yummy mashed potatoes, and as always lots of fun facts and fun times!

    If you’d like to hear your voice on the show, ask a grownup to help you record yourself using the voice memo app on an iPhone and email your questions, jokes, and recipes to timeforlunchpodcast@gmail.com.

    This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

    • 15 min
    Turkeys!

    Turkeys!

    What do we want? More turkey! When do we want it? Now!

    Thanksgiving might be a glimmer in your tummy’s memory, but here at Time For Lunch we can’t get enough of these prehistoric-looking, delicious birds. We hear from turkey experts about what makes these beautiful gobblers so special, talk about our turkey preferences, and hear a scrumptious recipe to make the most of Thanksgiving leftovers.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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