Ruth Reichl

Ruth Reichl appears in the following:

Guest Picks: Ruth Reichl

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Former Gourmet editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl has made a living by promoting fine cuisine, but in her free time, she enjoys ant eggs.


Recipe: Ruth Reichl's Apple Crisp

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ruth Reichl's Apple Crisp is a perfect fall dessert or could even make for a sweet brunch addition.

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Recipe: Ruth Reichl's Butternut Squash Soup

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Warm up with a bowl of Ruth Reichl's Butternut Squash Soup.

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Ruth Reichl Cooks Her Way Into a New Life

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Food writer Ruth Reichl's life was turned upside down when Gourmet magazine suddenly shut down. But spending time in the kitchen cooking gave her renewed passion for food and life. 

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Delicious! Ruth Reichl's Novel

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Former New York Times restaurant reviewer and Gourmet magazine editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl talks about her first novel, Delicious! It tells the story of Billie Breslin, who moves from California to take a job at Delicious!, New York’s most iconic food magazine. When the magazine is abruptly closed, Billie stays on in the empty office, maintaining the hotline for reader complaints. The lonely job becomes the portal to a miraculous discovery—she finds a cache of old letters written to the legendary chef James Beard.

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Guest Picks: Ruth Reichl

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Former Gourmet editor-in-chief and best-selling memoirist Ruth Reichl was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about writing her first novel. She also told what her favorite comfort food and the one thing she couldn't live without. 


Video: Questions for Ruth Reichl

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Ruth Reichl tells us what are the most important ingredients to have on hand at home, and why the word "divine" should never be applied to food.


November-December's Book: Comfort Me with Apples, by Ruth Reichl

Monday, December 05, 2011

Ruth Reichl joins us the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club! She’ll talk about her memoir Comfort Me with Apples. It picks up in 1978, when Reichl sets out on her career as a restaurant critic, which takes her to New York and China, France and Los Angeles. She shares stories of cooking and dining with world-famous chefs, includes some of her favorite recipes, and also writes of the dissolution of her first marriage, the start of a second, and motherhood at the age of 40. It’s about love of food and family, and is the perfect read for the holiday season.

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In Ruth Reichl's Kitchen, in the Wall Street Journal

Friday, December 02, 2011

Ruth Reichl, author of our December Leonard Lopate Show Book Club pick Comfort Me with Apples, invited the Wall Street Journal into her upstate kitchen. She spoke about her custom-designed kitchen, her favorite dishes to make for friends, and the meal that changed her life. Read the article here.

Tune in Monday at 12:30 to hear Ruth Reichl on the Leonard Lopate Show. Read the book and submit your questions!

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Leonard Lopate: 25 Live on WNYC!

Friday, March 05, 2010

We’ll celebrate Leonard Lopate’s 25 years on WNYC by revisiting some of the show’s most memorable moments. On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone takes us through interviews with Henry Kissinger, Barack Obama, Carol Channing, and many more (including one with the inventor of the female condom). Plus, a James ...

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Ruth Reichl after Gourmet

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Ruth Reichl, former editor-in-chief of Gourmet discusses the magazine’s sudden closing and the future of food magazines.

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Gourmet Today

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Gourmet magazine editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl, talks about how the way we cook has changed more in the last 10 years than in the entire history of American food. The new cookbook Gourmet Today reflects the way we want to cook now.

Recipes from Gourmet Today. ...

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Slow Food for Less Money

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Is it really possible that families in America can no longer cook their own meals for under $10? That is what fast food companies like KFC would have you believe, but Josh Viertel, the new president of Slow Food USA, is out to prove them wrong. He and ...

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Not Becoming My Mother

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Gourmet magazine editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl investigates her mother’s life through letters and diaries in her book Not Becoming My Mother and Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way.

Event: Ruth Reichl will be reading and signing books
Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 pm
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln ...

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Recession Recipes with Ruth Reichl

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Have you found ways to eat well and cheaply in this economy? Gourmet magazine editor Ruth Reichl has a few ideas, but we want to hear from you. Post your your healthy, delicious and affordable recipe in the comments selection below. Get creative! Leonard and Ruth will go over your ...

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Obama on Food

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

The Bush White House chef may have served organic meals to the First Family, but many food policy watchers were unhappy with food and farm policy in the U.S. throughout the Bush administration. How will things change under Obama? Leonard talks to Gourmet magazine’s Ruth Reichl and New ...

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Thanksgiving Recipe Swap: Side Dishes!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

It’s our Thanksgiving recipe swap! Ruth Reichl of Gourmet magazine, as well as a few listeners, join Leonard to talk about side dishes. Tune in for tips on what to serve with the turkey.

Here are some of Ruth Reichl's favorite side dish recipes:

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French Cuisine in America

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

One of France’s greatest exports is its cuisine! We look at the past, present, and future of French cuisine in America. Ruth Reichl is editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine; Andre Soltner is former owner and chef of Lutece and is now Master Chef and Dean of Classic Studies at ...

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Ask Ruth Reichl

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

If you’ve got a food-related question that’s burning a hole in your recipe book, now's your chance to ask Gourmet magazine editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl any question you’d like on the subject of food. Whether you want to know how to make the perfect pie crust or her favorite recipe for ...

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Fish-Hugger: Carbon Neutral Gone Wild

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

With the price of gas climbing ever higher and global warming doom approaching, people are searching for alternative energy, fuel and transportation sources. But what about food? Experts say our current food supply system is responsible for one-third of global greenhouse emissions. So what should we eat? Ruth Reichl, editor ...

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