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Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

Recent Posts by Annie Corrigan

September 29, 2016

 

challah

A Little Light Baking, With Challah And Paw Paw Bread

Preheat your ovens! Muddy Fork bakes challah and Daniel Orr bakes paw paw bread. Then we meet farmers who are trying to tackle nitrate pollution in groundwater.

September 23, 2016

 

rural scene

Why Nutrient Runoff From Farms Is So Hard To Control

On this week's show, Harvest Public Media kicks off its series about water contamination, and Daniel Orr describes the most basic way to pickle vegetables.

September 16, 2016

 

certified humane label on eggs

Examining The Lives Of Farm Animals

Today, two perspectives on the lives of farm animals. What's behind the label "certified humane?" And, meet the rescued farm animals of Uplands Peak Sanctuary.

September 8, 2016

 

persimmons

The Persimmons Are Falling!

Louise Briggs has a love/hate relationship with her 60-foot persimmon tree. We visit the crew of locals who are helping to put the fruit to good use.

September 2, 2016

 

Jon Kay holds his great-great grandmother's oak-rod basket

Why Indiana Farmers Stopped Making Oak Rod Baskets

On today's program, Jon Kay tries to explain why the craft of making oak rod baskets has mostly faded away. And, we saute and deep fry green beans.

August 26, 2016

 

finch's chanterelle pasta

Pasta With Chanterelles And Sugar Snap Peas

Chef Jeff Finch adds a couple special ingredients to make this pasta dish extraordinary -- corn stock and roasted heirloom tomato puree.

August 26, 2016

 

chef corbin morwick

Rules Of The Caterer’s Kitchen

On this week's show, Chef Corbin Morwick outlines the six things he does every day to keep the kitchen at One World Catering running smoothly.

August 25, 2016

 

indian style cucumber yogurt salad

Calling All Cucumbers

Sick of pickles? Chef Corbin Morwick's salad of Indian spices, tomatoes and onions is a great way to switch up your cucumber game.

August 22, 2016

 

frittata

Recipe: Finch’s Chanterelle Frittata

Brunchers won't have many more chances to enjoy Jeff Finch's chanterelle frittata. It's available only as long as foragers provide him with fresh mushrooms.

August 20, 2016

 

Feijoada

A Taste Of Rio For The Closing Ceremonies

In addition to Daniel Orr's Brazilian recipes for the final days of the Olympics, we offer two more ways to prepare chanterelles with Chef Jeff Finch.

August 4, 2016

 

Community Kitchen of Monroe County

100-Percent Juice: A First Step To Healthier Food For Kids

In the podcast, Vicki Pierce talks about the Community Kitchen of Monroe County's summer meal program for kids and how her organization defines 'healthy food.'

August 4, 2016

 

vicki pierce

Vicki Pierce: “What Has Changed Is The Way We Feed Kids”

As the Community Kitchen of Monroe County prepares for the 10th annual Chef's Challenge, Executive Director Pierce reflects on how her organization has evolved.

July 21, 2016

 

Sicilian Buttercup

Primp Your Poultry For Chicken Beauty Contests

Chicken beauty contests are no joke. We meet several competitors and their poultry. And, Chef Arlyn Llewellyn whips up some eggplant tacos.

July 20, 2016

 

beet pickled deviled eggs

Why Are Those Deviled Eggs Pink?

Because they've been pickled with beets, that's why! Chef Arlyn Llewellyn's pickled deviled eggs taste as spectacular as they look.

July 15, 2016

 

ugo bars

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work At One World’s KitchenShare

What started as a way to centralize the production of pizza dough is now also an incubator for small food businesses. We go inside One World's kitchen share.

July 13, 2016

 

whole grain mustard

From Now On, You Make Mustard From Scratch

Once you try this homemade mustard on some grilled meat or with a charcuterie plate, you'll never go back to the store-bought stuff.

July 12, 2016

 

spaetzle

Your First Pasta Recipe: Spaetzle

Start with a basic dough recipe. Add some lemon zest and nutmeg. Create tiny dumplings, then fry them in butter. Chef Seth Elgar demonstrates.

July 8, 2016

 

chia seeds and steel cut oats

Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes Ease The Morning Rush

Mornings are too hectic to spend 45 minutes behind a stove cooking steel cut oats. Daniel Orr's advice is to prep your first meal the night before.

July 1, 2016

 

Adam Quirk is the CEO of Cardinal Spirits.

From Hemingway’s Campari To Indiana Craft Spirits

Adam Quirk of Cardinal Spirits talks about the authors that got him started down the path to opening a distillery.

June 17, 2016

 

john allen flynn at the farmers' market

Slaughterhouse Dangers, Homemade Root Beer, Roasted Veggies

A farmer and a chef collaborate on root beer. Hear about dangerous working conditions in meat processing plants. And, salsa verde tops breakfast veggie cups.

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