Q&A with A Couple Cooks

A Couple Cooks

Friends, we’ve started a monthly mailbag segment on our podcast where we answer your questions! Check it out at the link below. A preview of the Q&A is provided in text form in case you’d rather scan it. In any case, we’d LOVE to hear your questions — what would you like to know about in future Q&A’s?

Q from Lauren S.: Best vegetable for a veggie hater to start with?

A: Alex: Celery.

Sonja: Sweet potatoes, like baked sweet potatoes with salsa. Or spinach. It’s not just for salads: put it in soups, curries, pastas and sandwiches

Q from mrshunley: Best party appetizer?

A: Addicting tomato almond dip

Q from Corey L.: When to use salted and unsalted butter?

A: Use salted butter for sautees or on bread, unsalted for baking.

Q from ratkaj: Cooking tool you can’t live without?

A: Our kitchen knives. (Listen for tips on finding the right knife and sharpening.)

Q from lanbananas: How has cooking affected your marriage?

A: Immensely. (Listen for the long answer!)

Our Q for you: What are you doing for Valentine’s Day?

A: We’re eating shocking pink hummus and watching our new (non-romantic) favorite show

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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

2 Comments

  • Reply
    Kari
    January 28, 2016 at 2:01 pm

    Thanks for sharing all of these. It’s fun to learn more about you!
    Kari
    http://www.sweetteasweetie.com

    • Reply
      Sonja
      January 31, 2016 at 8:39 pm

      Absolutely – thank you so much for reading!

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