2008 Tony Award Nominees on the Leonard Lopate Show

Monday, June 09, 2008

Listen to Leonard's recent interviews with some of the 2008 Tony Award nominees!

Featured Actress (Musical)
Loretta Ables Sayre, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific"
Andrea Martin, The New Mel Brooks Musical "Young Frankenstein"

Actor (Play)


Arthur Schwartz's Jewish Home Cooking recipes

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Passover Pareve Apple Cake

When it was given to me, this recipe originally specified flour, not matzo cake meal. I didn’t think it was very good, but I made it a few times anyway, as my family and friends liked it. Obsessing over how to improve the recipe to make ...


Catfish Sloppy Joes

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

These are just as sloppy and delicious as you could hope for. Soft, tender potato rolls are my choice for serving, but any hamburger bun will do.

Serves 8

Accept Substitutes

Sloppy Joes are great made with tilapia, but you could try skinless salmon, char, or trout too.

1/2pound catfish ...


Jalapeño Salmon Burgers

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

These are good and spicy, but if you really like heat, use serranos or another chile with a bigger kick.

Serves 4

Accept Substitutes

Char, red rainbow trout (add another tablespoon of sour cream), mackerel

1 pound skinless wild salmon fillet, chilled in the freezer for 1 1/2 hours 1/2 ...


Passover Pareve Apple Cake

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

When it was given to me, this recipe originally specified flour, not matzo cake meal. I didn’t think it was very good, but I made it a few times anyway, as my family and friends liked it. Obsessing over how to improve the recipe to make it more to my ...


Chicken in a pot with Root Vegetables

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

1 large (3 1/2 pound) fresh chicken
1 cup each: peeled and diced carrots, new potatoes, turnips, onions
1 cup whole button mushrooms (washed and dried)
6 peeled garlic cloves pinch of saffron
1 cup chicken stock
4 sprigs parsley

1. ...


Spaghetti with Dungeness Crab Meat, Jalapeno Chili and Lemon Butter

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

3/4 pound of Organic spaghetti
1/2 pound fresh picked Dungeness crab meat (or any good Maryland crab meat)
1 jalapeno chili ( stemmed and sliced thinly)
2 shallots (peeled and minced finely)
1 Lemon ( juiced)
4 tablespoons butter

1. Cook ...


Taking Things Seriously - A Leonard Lopate Show Photo Contest

Friday, December 21, 2007

Most of us have a random object that inspires us – a found seashell, an empty box, a souvenir trinket, a sculpture bought at a yard sale. On Friday, December 21, The Leonard Lopate Show is hosting a new listener photo project, Taking Things Seriously – inspired by the new book of the same title, by Joshua Glenn and Carol Hayes.


Michael Lomonaco’s New Year’s recipes

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Baby Back Ribs with Sherry Vinegar and Honey

4 racks baby back pork ribs (5-6 lb total weight), cut into individual ribs
1 cup Spanish sherry vinegar
1 cup honey
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon chipotle chilies in ...


Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap

Monday, December 10, 2007


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Ruth Reichl
Hermine's Oatmeal Cookies

Classic lace cookies (although I didn't know it at the time I wrote the book), these are chewy, delicate, and very addictive. Although they contain no nuts, the combination of butter, oats and brown ...


Leonard Lopate Interviews Several Winners of the New York Times Top 10 List

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

The New York Times recently announced their list of the 10 best books of 2007. Listen to Leonard Lopate's interviews with several of the authors on the list:


Michael Thomas, Man Gone Down

Per Petterson, Out Stealing Horses



Cartoon Cornucopia Contest Winners

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Thanks to all of you who submitted cartoons! View the winners in the slideshow.


Cartoon Cornucopia Contest

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

The Leonard Lopate Show hosts a Thanksgiving cartoon contest! We got well over a hundred submissions to Cartoon Cornucopia, and you can see them all on flickr. The New Yorker magazine's cartoon editor Bob Mankoff reveals the winners on Wednesday, November 21.

See all the submissions here.


Home Sweet Homemade

Wednesday, November 21, 2007


Why stop at cookies when you can transform your kitchen into a full-scale holiday sweetshop?
Recipes by Gina Marie Miraglia Eriquez and Lillian Chou


You could buy ...


2007 National Book Awards

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Follow the link to listen to their interviews with Leonard Lopate

Tim Weiner won the non-fiction prize for Legacy of Ashes

Sherman Alexie won the prize for young people’s literature for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. He was a guest on the show ...


Tastes Like Cuba by Eduardo Machado

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Plantain Omelet

The combination of eggs and bananas may seem odd at first, but it is just that combination of sweet and savory flavors that keeps me coming back for more. The texture of this omelet is like a Spanish tortilla, with a uniform doneness on the outside, and a ...


Worst Buildings Winners - or Shall We Say Losers

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Is there a building in New York that you thinks is really ugly, or has a fatal design flaw? Think that house or parking garage in your neighborhood is an eyesore? Then take a photo, and send it to us! Christopher Gray, who writes the “Streetscapes” column in the New York Times, is looking for the city’s worst buildings. Submit your photo of the worst building and then tune in on Tuesday, September 25 when he unveils his top (or should we say bottom) choices for the city's worst buildings.


Ruth Reichl's Recipe for Macaroni and Cheese

Monday, July 16, 2007


¼ stick (two tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted 2 cups panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 1 cup coarsely grated extra-sharp Cheddar (about 4 ounces)


3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 ¾ cups whole milk ¾ cups heavy ...