Cooking Without Recipes, Antique Stores Of The Future, Foxconn Dust Up Highlights Environmental Concerns

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Thinking about what to have for dinner and scanning recipe books for every meal can take a lot of time and energy. We talk to a chef about techniques and dishes you can easily master to make dinner less stressful. We also talk about what modern items might land in the antiques stores of the future and we take a look at the environmental concerns surrounding the Foxconn plant in Mount Pleasant.

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    For a lot of home chefs, one of the hardest parts of weeknight cooking can be picking which recipe to make in the first place. We talk to the author of the recently updated and revised cookbook “How to Cook Without a Book: Recipes and Techniques Every Cook Should Know by Heart,” about a handful of formulas to help you master cooking with what you already have in your kitchen.

  • Environmental Concerns Surrounding Foxconn Persist

    The multi-billion dollar deal between Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group and Wisconsin seemed to be in jeopardy this week after the company said it would not manufacturer LCD screens at its Mount Pleasant facility. While the company reiterated its commitment to stay in the state, the news rattled state lawmakers. However, the company reversed course Friday, saying it would stick with its original plan. While the dust seems to have settled on the business deal for now, it did highlight other concerns facing the agreement, namely environmental issues surrounding the plant. Jodi Habush Sinykin of Midwest Environmental Advocates joins us to talk about pending lawsuits against the state over Foxconn.

  • What Will Antique Stores Of The Future Look Like?

    Antique shoppers of today are happy to look at shelves of old bottles, midcentury modern furniture options, the Pyrex dishes their mother’s once had and more. But it’s hard to take a look around at our modern belongings and envision them for sale in a shop some day. Is this how people of the past felt too? We talk with an antique store owner about whether or not time = value and what the future of antique stores might look like.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Pam Anderson Guest
  • Jodi Habush Sinykin Guest
  • Duane Scott Cerny Guest

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