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On the LIVE Show-Liam Scheff is the guest chef on Great Taste, 7pm, Wednesday, July 31 in the Hy-Vee Club Room
Liam ScheffLiam began his study of macrobiotics when he was but 21, a few years after becoming a vegetarian. He's working on a short book, out early next year, about food energetics.  His style is simple, based on what's seasonal and available locally, plus he likes to show home cooks how they can easily make the same basic meal more interesting by changing the seasoning.  On the stovetop he'll make indian, (or SE Asian), Mexican and Mediterrannean dishes to show how easily this can all be done very quickly.  All you need are the right ingredients and a little understanding about what goes where, and when...

Guests, Great food, and lots of info this Wednesday, June 3, 7-8 PM

Jill Richardson

Jill Richardson, is the force behind the La Vida Locavore blog which, she characterizes as "the blog for anyone whose crazy life includes planting, growing,
weeding, fertilizing, raising, picking, harvesting, processing,
cooking, baking, making, serving, buying, selling, distributing,
transporting, composting, organizing around, lobbying about, writing
about, thinking about, talking about, playing with, and eating food!" Her first book, Recipe for America: Why Our Food System is Broken and What We Can Do to Fix It will be published on July 1. She is a Commonweal Institute fellow & member of the Organic Consumers Association policy advisory board.

Francis Thicke owns the organically-certified Radiance Dairy in Fairfield. He'll join us in the studio to discuss the recent New York Times article spotlighting the plight of organic dairy farmers. Francis grew up on a dairy farm in Minnesota. He earned a Ph.D. in Agronomy/Soil Fertility at the University of Illinois. In 1992, he returned to his farming roots and we are all thankful for that! He is currently seeking the office of Iowa Agriculture Secretary.


Kathy is back and the heat will be on in the studio. Don't miss one second of an action-packed GREAT TASTE.

If you do, the rebro is Friday, June 5 from 7-8 AM.