Chai Talk With Laurel
By Laurel Herman
A tea break, time to kick back with a little food for thought, because it's always more than just food.
Chai Talk With Laurel Dec 30, 2020
This morning I had a little visit from two lovely firemen after the green scrubby caught fire underneath my water pot. Embarrassed beyond belief, we do what cooking people do we carry-on.!
May 27, 202304:37
Passover 2023 I just want my grandmothers chicken soup
A short history of my family and the importance of the right chicken soup for the holidays and other random stories.
Apr 02, 202308:25
Existential kink junk food for 2023
I don’t know do we really need another spiritual practice? Tell me what you think. I think the. Answer to all our questions lies I. Our life experiences and AGE. That’s right I said it age. Just wait till you’re 60. Then tell me what you think.
Feb 07, 202305:35
Simple recipe for soothing my mind and body. The body is always in charge. If you think you don’t have any triggers, you’re lying because I do here’s how it resolved.
Jan 27, 202306:41
Chalaza’s and other gross foods.
A trip Down Memory lane to home economics class 50 years ago. If You are a food sensitive person , grab your Mylanta .. and listen in. We are in the same club. Sensitive food folks unite !
Jan 22, 202306:01
Food shopping in 2023… survival tips for super sleuthing shoppers. How to do the best you can.
Jan 16, 202305:31
This episode is a compilation of different thoughts and processes that have taken me from 2022 to now a year that has yet to be revealed. We shall see !
Jan 05, 202310:02
A trip to nowhere trying to locate a kosher steak, in the most bizarre of. circumstances…
Sep 17, 202205:20
My mothers wish is to have gefilte fish.. But I can’t stand the stuff. I’m releasing the generational curse of bad food
Aug 21, 202204:51
Little chicken eggs
The ultimate foodie day with a wise friend. And of course the chicken eggs
Jul 31, 202207:03
When your mom was a biker
Deliverance. Just no other way to describe it
Jul 18, 202207:15
Life is like a bunch of noodles. Throw the noodle up against the wall and see what sticks.
May 15, 202205:15
Liver and Onions. What not to feed your teenage daughter
Busting myths about becoming a woman.
Mar 15, 202205:01
Whats it all about Alfie ?
Thoughts oh health and what really matters in the face of dealing with traumatic response to things that really don’t matter.
Mar 08, 202204:59
I was a closet Catholic Part 2.
I think the subject deserves further exploration …
Feb 05, 202205:30
I was a Closet Catholic
My life as a wanna be closet Catholic.. from the time I was little to adulthood.
Jan 26, 202205:11
Stinky and the egg sandwich
I have no idea what episode this is but the other day I was thinking of stinky and the egg sandwich back in the day 36 years ago when we used to laugh more at everything.
Jan 19, 202205:36
How do you make your pot brownies? I’m old-school and I need to be brought up to date. Uhmm just because I’m interested in recipes.
Jan 11, 202204:33
Why Jews eat Chinese Food oat Christmas and other food stories.
A little trip down memory lane and history to this time honored tradition. Whats your holiday food story ?
Dec 24, 202105:10
The Car Wash is Food for the soul.
How water could be a cleansing experience, for you and your car.
Dec 12, 202104:60
Holiday Message. 2021
Not your typical holiday message. Wishing you a safe and happy holiday.
Dec 05, 202105:32
The Firemen and the Kissing Beetle.
More adventures with the the hunky firemen in Tucson Arizona
Dec 05, 202104:25
To eat Bacon or not. That is the question. A brief history of my life with and without bacon.
Dec 04, 202106:15
Shift Happens The Perfect Thanksgiving
What happens when shift happens?
Nov 24, 202105:26
Chocolate Cupcakes and Having Faith
Having faith is like trusting a recipe will work
Nov 02, 202106:58
My take on the medical medium who is neither medium nor medical. Enjoy
Oct 26, 202104:18
Chicken snd Waffles part 3
The short conclusion why we shouldn’t eat Chicken Waffles. .. ever.
Oct 24, 202103:30
Chicken and Waffles part 2.
Two New Yorkers chai talking about the crazy concept of Chicken and Waffles.
Oct 24, 202103:41
Chicken snd Waffles.
Make it make sense but sometimes you just can’t. This New York girl will never order chicken and waffles
Oct 23, 202105:23
What does success really taste like? Is it just money , or being highly visible? Or is it more.? Lets unpack this.
Oct 21, 202106:22
Greek Salad. What is your flavor profile?
Tasting your environment is everything. I want people in my life that have a flavor to them. Something to notice.
Oct 16, 202106:25
Noodles and Cottage Cheese
If you can get trolled about noodles and cottage cheese you can get trolled about just about anything.
Oct 04, 202105:40
The Primal Ice Scream
Very short look into tonight’s scream. Damn the critics. This is emotional eating at its finest.
Oct 01, 202104:45
Svetlana and the Russian Tea Cakes.
Funny how everything comes full circle. Meeting a lovely Russian lady and remembering a brief episode where I got to be the hero
Sep 11, 202106:19
The Sensuality of Food.
Whatever chef and food writer would love you to know and feel about food
Sep 10, 202105:47
The F ing Pot Roast.
Im certainly no Martha Stewart when it comes to pot roast. We never really know how hers taste because we only see the picture.
Sep 04, 202105:18
Hootie and the Blowfish.
A short imaginary relationship with Darius Rucker on TikTok.
Aug 28, 202106:53
Less is more. I am finding out during this epic move.
Jul 15, 202105:11
Life on foods terms. “ writing “ my feelings through food
Jun 21, 202104:47
Baloney and Cheese on a Roll
Driving into my inner food child bringing up memories of the past and how to deal with the boy who cried Wolf.
May 13, 202106:24
The Evelyn Wood Speed Karmic Course
Food for thought in the time it takes to drink a cup of chai
May 05, 202106:23
What are you leading off your plate?
This episode is about leaving room for life in the possibilities of what it might rain whether wonderful or stressful.Will you overload your plate or will you leave some space?
Mar 17, 202105:09
What not to make, while you’re experimenting in the kitchen.
Mar 01, 202104:20
Spring Cleaning your inner kitchen
I’ve been spring cleaning and emptying the cupboards internally and externally. What are you cleaning out and getting ready for spring?
Feb 27, 202105:22
Bite your tongue
Learning what not to say is possibly one of the biggest lessons to ever learn. The less you say the more you see.
Feb 17, 202103:39
February 15 it’s more than just a 50% off chocolate sale
A special episode that explores grief and what life is like for single people during Valentine’s Day.
Feb 16, 202106:26
Coeur la Crene,The HEART of the matter.
My unique perspective on what love means to me. Whether you were single or partnered, this is for you. Happy Valentines Day !
Feb 11, 202106:36
Protect what nourishes you. How far are you willing to go?
This episode delves into are you willing to be unpopular to protect the people around you and pets that you love? Are you willing to go the extra mile?
Feb 08, 202106:04
Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean you’re nice.
A closer look into how we view online relationships with people in groups and how we handle certain situations. Do we really know each other?
Feb 03, 202105:31
You say potato I say Patata.
My view of the power plays they’re going on right now whether they are in the kitchen, or with our world leaders.
Jan 25, 202105:14
Ass the chicken
Editing. It’s all about editing . A quirky look of what to keep and want to scrape off the plate.
Dec 30, 202003:49
A look at bitterness from this projectors experience.
Dec 17, 202004:05
Plants are Medicine too
How plants and plants folks are big medicine.
Dec 10, 202004:29
A look into how energy, has an affect on your food. Sexy stuff !
Nov 29, 202010:30
This Thanksgiving,I decided to honor the sacredness of the time spent with my daughter by not taking any photos . Here’s why.
Nov 27, 202003:21
Grace not Perfection
Sometimes we have to let go of being perfect to receive the grace that comes with trying your best. It’s not about being perfect. It’s about knowing what to do next time.
Nov 27, 202004:32
What happens when I eat some allergy free chocolate chips before bedtime. Sweet Dreams!
Nov 18, 202004:48
Buying an IPhone is like buying a new car
More adventurous in technology as I find my way though this dark tunnels with my sense of humor in tact.
Nov 16, 202003:45
Where is Phil?
My decent in to podcast madness .
Nov 10, 202002:31
Art in the time of Covid an interview with local artist Tracy Herman.
The first in a series of interviews that explore the arts, music, food and social justice . Because it's more than just food.
Oct 21, 202009:49
Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
The expression of love through food in ways we least expect.
Aug 23, 202005:45
Pavlova a light and deliscious dessert, the Laurel way.
For every success there are 100 epic fails.
Jul 20, 202005:42
Do you like Kimchi ?
This episode is about finding love in unexpected places. Whether it's a kimchi pancake or a love that drops out of the cosmos for a visit.
Jul 13, 202004:54
The Importance of the Ancestral Kitchen
Especially in this Important time in history, the Ancestral Kitchen tells the story of your people
Jul 04, 202004:32
Best Friends and Favorite Foods
Maybe a best friend is like having a favorite dish. Hard to choose. Who is yours ,?
Jun 19, 202005:04
Best Friends, Favorite Foods
Maybe choosing a best friend is like having to choose a favorite dish. Impossible, each has its own unique flavor.
Jun 19, 202005:04
Taking life in one bite at a time .
Jun 16, 202010:35
Chai is a Spiritual Practice
Spiritual Practice is not limited to well known practices, but can be found in the every day things we do.
Jun 13, 202003:23
June 12, 2020
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Jun 12, 202000:27
Chai and Change
Time to reevaluate what we do and how we do it
Jun 12, 202004:60