Condra Easley + Debbie Morris – November 8, 2009

It’s a dessert lovers paradise on this week’s Mouthful, when Condra Easley and her sister Debbie Morris of Sebastopol’s Patisserie Angelica talk about their extraordinary cakes, cookies and confections and explain their new service for locals only. “

“The Astrology Cookbook” / Insecta-palooza – October 18, 2009

Stephanie Rosenbaum talks about her delightful new work “The Astrology Cookbook” and Frederique Lavoipierre discusses the upcoming Insecta-palooza. Evangeline, a beautiful stick bug, bobs and sways through the entire show and much to Stephanie’s delight, the metallic-fanged jumping spider does not escape his cage.

Ritz and Marissa Guggiana, Sonoma Direct – October 4, 2009

Ritz Guggiana and Marissa Guggiana discuss the demise of Ritz Food
Service and the future of Sonoma Direct, which works directly with
local ranchers to make their grass-fed meats and poultry available in Sonoma and Marin Counties and beyond.

Sheila Lukins + Julee Rosso – September 6, 2009

Mouthful presents a very special rebroadcast of last winter’s interview with cookbook author Sheila Lukins, who died last week of brain cancer. Joining in is Julee Rosso, co-founder of The Silver Palate and co-author of The Silver Palate series of books, who speaks from her home in Michigan about the death of her colleague and the impact their work had on America.

Maria Hunt + Vance Petrunoff – August 30, 2009

Mouthful focuses on two topics – First, Maria Hunt talks about her new book “The Bubbly Bar,” filled with innovative sparkling wine cocktails. Next, we take a road trip to Bulgaria, where VINI is producing premium wines at bargain prices. Vance Petrunoff of the Sonoma-based importer, Bulgarian Master Vintners, join host Michele Anna Jordan to explore accessible, affordable wines from eastern Europe, including a sauvignon blanc that weighs in at just 12.5 percent alcohol and sells in the US for $ 7.99.