We're Cookin': The Just Simply... Cuisine Foodcast

We're Cookin' is a foodcast for home cooks, hosted by Just Simply... Cuisine in Washington, D.C. Hosts Chris Coppola Leibner and Brooke Rodgers will teach you how to cook seasonally and with real food, share stories from their JSC kitchens and gardens, introduce you to their favorite local and regional artisans, vendors, and experts of all things good food, and give you the best tips, tricks, time-savers, advice and recipes that we’ve picked up over the years!
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Sep 7, 2021

Summer is rolling by, but lobster is rolling in! In this episode, we’re dishing buttery, herb-infused lobster on a warm roll. Steamed or sautéed. Buttered or olive-oil infused. Have it your way and toss in some rosemary or tarragon to boot - but don’t toss the shells just yet … use them to make a flavorful soup stock! (01:17) Next, Chris and Brooke spice things up with a versatile summer building block: chipotle cream. Brooke breaks down the recipe and whets our appetites with a prelude featuring a juicy fried green tomato sandwich. The delicious condiment adds punch to pulled chicken tacos, burgers, steak - and even sweet melon and figs. (08:51) Wait, figs? These tender, oozy treats have flowered in Chris’ garden. Speaking of which, our cohosts share a surprising fig-fact and creative combinations like roasted figs drizzled with Bellucci extra virgin olive oil aside a slice of chocolate cake. Yum! (16:35) The fun never ends with these ladies! Chris shares a smart tip for organically keeping tomato skins intact. Then, the ladies hang on to summer, exchanging cooking and storage techniques that will keep your vine ripe tomatoes hanging out long after the season ends. (21:33)

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