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Amanda Freitag Hosts "Cooking Today"

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After a week off, “Cooking Today” is back with another powerhouse chef behind the microphone.  Culinary authority and television personality Amanda Freitag joins us as this week’s special host. 

A friend of Martha Stewart Living Radio, Amanda has joined us previously during our Thanksgiving Hotlines and as a guest on “Morning Living.”  She can also be found as a judge on Food Network’s award-winning show, “Chopped.”

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Chef and television personality, Amanda Freitag hosts

1 Chef and television personality, Amanda Freitag hosts "Cooking Today" this week.

Elizabeth Falkner, celebrated chef, cookbook author and co-owner of Brooklyn's Krescendo restaurant.

2 Elizabeth Falkner, celebrated chef, cookbook author and co-owner of Brooklyn's Krescendo restaurant.

Restaurant insider, Jason Colucci of

3 Restaurant insider, Jason Colucci of "The Morning After"

Tune in today as Chef Freitag welcomes award-winning chef and cookbook author Elizabeth Falkner to the show, to dish about her upcoming Brooklyn-based pizza restaurant, Krescendo!

Plus, restaurant insider and friend, Jason Colucci will be stopping by to share some ‘industry’ scoop and talk about some of his latest food finds and passions.

“Cooking Today,” is live each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT, on Sirius XM 110. Our call-in number is 866-675-6675.

Here’s a look at some of other the guests joining Amanda this holiday week:

Monday, July 16
Topic: “On Our Radar” – Krescendo, new Brooklyn pizza restaurant
Guest: Elizabeth Falkner – chef/cookbook author, formerly of San Francisco’s Citizen Cake and Orson

Guest: Jason Colucci – New York restaurant insider and host, “The Morning After

Wednesday, July 18
Baking “Demystified”
Guest: Colleen Grapes – pastry chef at New York’s The Red Cat and The Harrison restaurants

Topic: The Ins and Outs of “Chopped”
Guest: Vivian Sorenson – Co-Executive producer, Food Network’s “Chopped”

Friday, July 20
Topic: Coffee Talk
Guest: David Trotta - Director of Operations, Jack's Stir Brew Coffee

Topic: “What’s On Tap?” Cocktails
Guest: Robert Crosson - Mixologist/Bartender, The Little Owl The Venue

Comments (4)

  • I am looking for the oven chicken you were talking about on the July 18th radio show. Could you post the particulars please. It was baked in a hot oven skin and all! Thank you. Kathy hanson

  • Author Comment:

    Hi Kathy, Please click the "read more" link to see Amanda's recipe. Thank you!

  • The recipe can be found on our post Behind-the-Scenes of the Kitchen and "Chopped."

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