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The best conversations seem to happen in the kitchen. The kitchen is the hub of the home - a place for lively chats over coffee, tea, lunch or even dinner. Join Marion Kane: Food Sleuth as she speaks with fellow foodies, chefs and just ordinary folk who relish the chance to share recipes, ideas, tips - and most of all - a consuming passion for food and cooking. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show in iTunes.

Sittin' in the Kitchen Marion Kane

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The best conversations seem to happen in the kitchen. The kitchen is the hub of the home - a place for lively chats over coffee, tea, lunch or even dinner. Join Marion Kane: Food Sleuth as she speaks with fellow foodies, chefs and just ordinary folk who relish the chance to share recipes, ideas, tips - and most of all - a consuming passion for food and cooking. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show in iTunes.

    Haven Toronto Serves up Hot Meals and a Warm Welcome

    Haven Toronto Serves up Hot Meals and a Warm Welcome

    Haven is just that: it's a downtown drop-in open 365 days/year offering hot meals and a warm welcome to marginalized men ages 50+. Lauro Monteiro, Haven Toronto's Executive Director, has a steely determination and a compassionate heart. I visited Haven to chat with Lauro and discovered how he cultivates hope and humanity amid Toronto's cruel housing crisis. But first Scott, a panhandler briefly shares his story.

    • 25 min
    Sean Brock on his Friend Tony, Fatherhood and Fried Chicken

    Sean Brock on his Friend Tony, Fatherhood and Fried Chicken

    • 15 min
    Street Nurse Cathy Crowe: A Fearless, Passionate Activist

    Street Nurse Cathy Crowe: A Fearless, Passionate Activist

    Toronto street nurse Cathy Crowe is an author, filmmaker, activist and a distinguished visiting practitioner in the Department of Politics at Ryerson University. Cathy has been on the front lines of Toronto’s housing emergency for decades. Her new memoir A Knapsack Full of Dreams recounts her lifelong commitment to social justice. She has led a fascinating life and I feel lucky to call her a friend. We met at Cathy’s co-op apartment in downtown Toronto. Please listen until the end – it’s a powerful moment.

    • 30 min
    'Peace, Love & Fibre': A Love Letter to Your Colon

    'Peace, Love & Fibre': A Love Letter to Your Colon

    We laugh, we cry. We talk peace, love and fibre. Mairlyn Smith's latest book, her eighth, is a love letter to your colon and a love letter to her late parents. I chat with my dear friend Mairlyn at her Toronto home. She explains her crusade to increase our daily fibre intake and outlines how to do it.

    • 20 min
    Norman Van Aken: The Big Dog of Florida Cooking

    Norman Van Aken: The Big Dog of Florida Cooking

    Florida chef Norman Van Aken had humble beginnings in the small town of Diamond Lake, Illinois. He remains humble in spite of his successful restaurants, cookbooks and his memoir, "No Experience Necessary." The renowned godfather of New World Cuisine, he co-owns two restaurants in South Florida. He's a reader, a thinker and a great talker. I interviewed him in Miami.

    • 26 min
    Andrew Coppolino Says Farm to Table is a Growing Trend

    Andrew Coppolino Says Farm to Table is a Growing Trend

    Andrew Coppolino is a chatty, affable food journalist based in Kitchener-Waterloo. His new book, FARM TO TABLE, is the brainchild of the Stratford Chefs School which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. The book features profiles of producers like Ruth Klahsen of Monforte Dairy and Anthony John of Soiled Reputation along with their recipes. Andrew has a passion for the synergy between those who grow and prepare our food. He hopes the book will be a sustainable model for other communities.

    • 16 min

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I'm not even into food, but I find this podcast absolutely delicious. Marion Kane's perspective is different than any other food podcast I have listened to in the past. Her interviews are interesting and fun. Highly enjoyable podcast.

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