Food is energy, it’s just converted into a different form. I mean, when we eat a salad, we’re consuming diesel, and we’re consuming electricity, and we’re consuming nuclear energy. It’s an energy industry.
We visit various parts of the food system to try to understand how much fuel and power goes into producing what we eat.
It’s gnocchi with butternut squash on the menu with Daniel Orr. Then, we knock out one last eggplant recipe before winter takes hold.
A couple stories for the holidays… Christmas tree farmers are putting money behind a program to promote their fresh-cut tree over the plastic versions.
And, giving the gift of a first-timers beer brewing kit. We’ll talk to some people who’ve watched the trendiness of homebrewing ebb and flow over the years.
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Stories On This Episode
Up to a fifth of our nation’s total energy use goes into growing, transporting, processing and preparing our food, but those energy inputs are often hidden.
Don't like greasy eggplant? Here are some techniques for prepping it before you douse it in the sweet and spicy marinade.
Farmers are pooling their money to advertise and promote their fresh-cut trees. It’s an effort to reach consumers who value a convenient (plastic) Christmas.
We're bringing Italy to Indiana with this dish cooked in a fresh sage butter sauce. It's guaranteed to be one of those meals you just can't stop eating.
Butler Winery & Homebrew shop sells dozens of basic homebrew kits this time of year, but overall sales are slumping. Are craft breweries to blame?