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Somewhere between a pinch and a dash is a smidgen, and when it comes to good cooking, a smidgen can make all the difference! Smidgen is the home cooking podcast of Red Stick Spice Company. Join host Anne Milneck as she talks about food, home cooking, how to use spices, and the joy of making flavorful meals that your whole family will love. You'll also get to follow Anne into the Red Stick Spice Test Kitchen for a live cooking session that will give you the meal inspiration you're looking for. 

May 29, 2023

Ina Garten is a cooking icon. Her show, The Barefoot Contessa, has been inspiring home cooks for just over twenty years. Her cookbooks are staples for many, and her knowledge of comfort food cooking; simple but elegant entertaining; and her attention to lovely décor details make her a go-to influencer. It’s no wonder that so many love her and her approach to cooking.

On this episode of Smidgen, host Anne Milneck—chef and owner of Red Stick Spice Company—shares four lessons you can learn from Ina and how you can bring a little more of The Barefoot Contessa way into your home right away.

What can you learn from the Barefoot Contessa?

- Read Anne’s blog post about The Barefoot Contessa on the Red Stick Spice Co. website

- Try some vinaigrette recipes like…

·       Zahtar Vinaigrette

·       Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

·       Dirty Martini Vinaigrette

- Make this week: Cauliflower Toast (and then report back to Anne.) Recipe here.

- Browse the selection of young olive oils offered by Red Stick Spice Co. Shop the collection here.

- How do I get the Red Stick Spice Company newsletter with recipes and cooking ideas? Sign up for our newsletter here.


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