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Kathy Gunst

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Kauai Guava smoked salt from Hawaii is a mild and sweet smoked salt. (The Meadow)

Here & Now’s resident chef brings a sampling of gourmet salts for Robin and Jeremy to try.

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Two different chilis made by Kathy Gunst, along with cornbread, garnishes and hot sauces are pictured. (Qainat Khan/Here & Now)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says chili “can be made a thousand different ways: beans, no beans, pork, beef, just vegetables, killer spicy, mild and smoky.” She shares three recipes.

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst loves putting farm fresh eggs on salads and sandwiches. (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says eggs might be the most perfect food around. She shares her recipes for a frittata, deviled eggs, a bistro salad and one of her favorite sandwiches.

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Thursday, December 26, 2013
Kathy Gunst says in 2014, vegetables will be the new meat. Gunst's celery slaw is a recipe that has veggies front and center. (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

What will be the hot food trends in 2014? Intrepid Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst did her research, and brings us her top five trends to look out for.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Kathy Gunst says her "Maine Shrimp, Haddock, and Jerusalem Artichoke Chowder" is great for an intimate dinner for two. (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

Holiday entertaining can be stressful. Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst brings suggestions as well as five recipes, including poached pears, chicken stew and shrimp chowder.

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Friday, November 29, 2013
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Do you want something other than a plain turkey sandwich the day after Thanksgiving? Here are five recipes, from Vietnamese-style turkey bánh mì to Spanish-style mashed potato-turkey croquettes.

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Monday, November 25, 2013
"Sweet Potato Galette with Mushrooms and Kale" by Joe Yonan. (Matt Armendariz)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst shares five recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes, including a gluten-free option, two vegan ones and a Hanukkah-Thanksgiving hybrid.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Kathy Gunst's "Apple-Pear Crostada." (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

As Thanksgiving approaches, many would-be pastry chefs may be experiencing pie panic. Here & Now’s resident chef shares her recipes for pie crust and three of her favorite pies.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Clockwise from top: Kathy Gunst's Roasted Fall Vegetable Soup, Winter Parsley Pesto, Greek-Style Turkey-Lemon-Rice Soup ("Avgolemono"), store-bought chicken stock and homemade chicken stock. (Rachel Rohr/Here & Now)

As the weather turns cooler, Here & Now Resident Chef Kathy Gunst’s thoughts turn to nice warming soups. She brings recipes for two soups and her homemade chicken stock.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst has been noticing that fermented is in! She shares recipes for bread and butter pickles, pickled peppers, pickled fruits and “chile dilly beans.”

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Friday, August 16, 2013
Kathy Gunst's "Tomato Vegetable Gazpacho." (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

With the heat and humidity of summer, the kitchen is the last place most people want to be. Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst suggests no-cook cooking, and shares seven recipes.

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Friday, August 2, 2013
Kathy paddles out onto Tutka Bay in Alaska. (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst learns about the cuisine of our northernmost state from chef Kirsten Dixon at Tutka Bay Lodge in Alaska, and brings us five recipes.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Lemon Zinger Sandwich by Jennie Schacht. (Sara Remington)

What’s the difference between ice cream and gelato? Is frozen yogurt really good for you? And just what is granita anyway? Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst explains and shares two recipes.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Just-picked asparagus from Kathy Gunst's yard. (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us five recipes, including an Asian asparagus salad, braised artichokes with roasted asparagus and an upside down rhubarb cake.

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Thursday, March 14, 2013
Heads of cabbage are stacked in a basket prior to being packaged at a farm stand in Dracut, Mass., in July 2010. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Cabbage is inexpensive and incredibly good for you. These six recipes from Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst make the leafy vegetable worth eating year-round.

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Thursday, February 21, 2013
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Is your cooking going through the winter blahs? Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst shares six recipes, along with some insight on inspiration and ideas.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Mushroom chef Jack Czarnecki holds a large Oregon white truffle found while out truffle hunting in the forest near Dayton, Ore., in 2004. (Don Ryan/AP)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us photos, recipes and more from the Oregon Truffle Festival, where you can learn to grow, hunt and cook the coveted fungi.

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Thursday, December 27, 2012
New Years Day brunch salad.

Are you still looking for special recipes or music to help you ring in the New Year? Two of our favorite experts have given us a dance mix and recipes, including this decadent salad.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Kassandra's "Word to your mother" cross stitch. (WBUR/Robin Lubbock)

Rushing to buy gifts for your loved ones? Why not DIY or Do It Yourself? Two crafters give us their suggestions for the best projects to fill out your gift list.

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Monday, December 17, 2012
An assortment of homemade holiday gifts. (Kathy Gunst/Here & Now)

If you’re looking for gifts with the personal touch, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says start in the kitchen. She shares nine delicious recipes, including biscotti and caramel sauces.

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