Show 489, September 3, 2022: Chef Andrew Gruel (Co-Host) with “Ask the Chef”

Chef Andrew Gruel of Big Parm and the Calico Fish House

Our own Chef Andrew Gruel the Founder of Big Parm (New Jersey-style pizza), Two Birds and the soon to launch, full-service Calico Fish House (in Huntington Beach) provides another timely and informative Ask the Chef segment where Chef Andrew responds to listeners thoughtful inquiries.

When we think of sturgeon it’s best known as the source of caviar. Some of us have perhaps enjoyed smoked sturgeon in a Jewish Deli. Fresh sturgeon is a somewhat hidden delicacy. Chef Andrew shares the joys of sturgeon as a center-plate protein, a bit of history and its sustainability in a thoughtfully managed, domestic, farm-raised system.

Show 487, August 13, 2022: “Ask the Chef” with Co-Host Chef Andrew Gruel of Calico Fish House

Chef Andrew Gruel of Big Parm and the Calico Fish House

Our own Chef Andrew Gruel the Founder of Big Parm (New Jersey-style pizza), Two Birds and the soon to launch, full-service Calico Fish House (in Huntington Beach) provides another timely and informative Ask the Chef segment where Chef Andrew responds to listeners thoughtful inquiries.

Chicken seems to be the current “it” protein and continuing to grow in popularity. There is value in the bird. Chef Andrew continues his conversation about the wide appeal of cluck and also offers some practical tips for safely handling raw chicken at home along with some nifty cooking techniques.

Show 137, September 5, 2015: Chef Andrew Gruel, Slapfish

Andrew GruelEast Coasters particularly enjoy their clams of which there are two main varieties. You hear Easterners longing for Ispswich Belly Clams. There is also the revered white clam pizza to consider.

Clams are high in protein with a healthy shot of iron, too.

We’ll now get the basics of Clam 411 from our own, and highly knowledgeable, Chef Andrew Gruel.

For food trivia fans (That’s us) you’ll even get the explanation of where the expression, “Happy as a clam” comes from. Who knew…?

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