Bread And Butter: A Culinary Chronicle

Wednesdays during Access Utah
  • Local Host Lael Gilbert and Jenn Ashton

Join us during Access Utah each Wednesday for Bread and Butter: A Culinary Chronicle with food writers Lael Gilbert and Jenn Ashton.

Learn about our distinctive approach to food, cooking and eating in the West. We’ll explore a variety of topics from food waste to kitchen psychology, locally grown foods to quinoa being the new “Big Mac.”

Learn To Cook: Producer vs. Consumer

Aug 9, 2018

While waiting in line at the grocery store the other day, I overheard a young woman debating with her friend whether or not it would be worth her time to learn to cook. “Sometimes it seems like kind of a waste,” she said. I wanted, at that point, to drop my sweet cream butter and celery stalk dramatically back into my cart and grasp this woman by the shoulders “Why,” I’d ask her with an intense and penetrating gaze, “would you ever consider NOT learning to cook?”

Something Special: The Not-So-Easy Scrambled Eggs

Nov 17, 2017

This deceptively simple breakfast food has the potential to be truly special - if you know what you're doing.

Easy As Pie: An Odd Phrase For Some

Nov 17, 2017

From sweet to savory, simple to supreme, pie has been a staple in American homes for generations.

Tomato Ketchup: Oh The Varieties

Oct 27, 2017
pixnio.com

Ketchup comes in more varieties than most people know, and is likely the most American dish there is.

Mushrooms: An Under-appreciated Food

Oct 27, 2017
pixnio.com

Homegrown mushrooms can be an excellent addition to many meals, and tend to be an under-appreciated food.

Pazole And Pinatas: A Memory

Nov 23, 2016
farmersmarketnm.org

Lael Gilbert talks about how food and fun can help people across all cultures meet in the middle - and it all started with a birthday invitation addressed to her 3rd grader with the added words "y familia."

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