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Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food Nation Radio has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on and on stations around the country.

Frey (truly organic) wines for the holidays

Brighten up your holiday table with amazing, completely organic (including the yeast) varietals and blends from Frey Wine. We spoke with one of the family/owners, Katrina about which wines to put on your holiday table and also, how to add fine wines to your favorite recipes. Have a listen to …

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Chocolate! Pots de Creme

I apologize. I really do. This is really unfair, but once you try this Pots de Creme you will be ruined. Nothing will taste this good if you love chocolate. Quick recipe: Before you put a small saucepan on the heat, whisk 3 egg yolks, 4 TB sugar, 1/8 tsp …

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Guest: Jacques Pepin

From the moment the phone range and Elizabeth heard, “Hello Elizabeth, this is Jacques Pepin” she was like  school girl in love all over again.  Food Nation Radio spoke with the legendary French chef about his early life, his mother’s influence, his relationship with Julia Child and James Beard, and …

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Since the earliest days of Food Nation Radio, we’ve been talking about the dangers of eating food that’s been contaminated… and what to look out for.  A few days before Thanksgiving, the CDC and FDA took the huge step to stop the sale and consumption of Romaine Lettuce due to …

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Mother-in-Law Mojito

Mother-in-Law Mojito. What Cuban/Florida gathering is complete without a rum cocktail. Here’s an easy recipe to keep the in-laws happy while you cook. Ingredients Bag of Limes One bunch of fresh mint White Confectioner’s Sugar Good white rum Plenty of ice Method Muddle 2 or 3 lime wedges with several …

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding

Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding. Yep, there’s a chill in the air, so we are all looking for warm, tasty comfort foods. As a result, I have made it my current mission to write inexpensive recipes with simple methods. That could change. You never know and I’m fickle that way. In …

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