Stir Crazy: Master gardening, Farmstead Festival with The Cheese Nun

On this week’s Stir Crazy, Patty Gay got tips from Tara Tanzer, a master gardener from Weston, about successful home gardening. Weston Middle School students Abby Tanzer and Midori Tobin, members of the Cooking For A Cure Team, said they are cooking up a storm for the Weston-Westport Relay for Life this weekend. Patty also spoke with Tom and Sally … read more

Stir Crazy: Mother’s Day Special

On this week’s Stir Crazy, host Patty Gay celebrated Mother’s Day with guests Chef Silvia Baldini, the first female Chopped champion from Connecticut, and The Twins Judy & Joy, cookbook authors and TV personalities. She also made a call to her mother, Pat Vallon, in Wisconsin, and thanked her for sharing her recipe for Stuffed Grape Leaves. Stir Crazy is … read more

Stir Crazy: What does David Leite eat?

On the April 30, 2015 episode of Stir Crazy with Patty Gay, David Leite, author of The New Portuguese Table, and founder of the James Beard award-winning food website, Leite’s Culinaria, shared his recipes for Homemade Maple Espresso Bacon (pictured above) and Smoked Pickled Potatoes with Anchovy Aioli. Jeff Schlesinger of CTBites.com served up recipes for melt-in your mouth Red … read more

Stir Crazy: Kids in the Kitchen

Recipes from a special Kids in the Kitchen episode of Stir Crazy, featuring Owen Tanzer, 13, Aaron Gruen, 12, Halle Hunt, 10, and Lola Van der Neut, 9. Recipes featured: Aaron’s Challah Bread and his award-winning recipe for BBQ Maple Brisket. Halle’s Homemade Pasta, Pepperoni Bread, and Hollandaise Sauce. Lola’s Russian Honey Cake. Listen to Stir Crazy with host Patty … read more