Three Kitchens Podcast

Three Kitchens Podcast

Tired of cooking the same old things? Same! So, let's get inspired for our next cooking adventure! Whether you enjoy cooking or just like good food, join us every Tuesday as we share recipes and ideas for making food we love in our own home kitchens.


June 6, 2023 31 mins

Chinese Spring Rolls and Vietnamese Spring Rolls -- what are the key differences? Erin really earns her pay this week by making both styles of spring roll for us, with no small amount of effort and frustration. The rolls themselves can be difficult to master so that they hold together, and the frying can be messy and stressful. But never fear -  Erin survived to tell the tale and has some suggestions for baking instead of frying. A...

Mark as Played

This week, Erin and Heather welcome Karen Pottruff to the podcast to share her experience with and tips for what snacks and meals to pack for your next hike or back country camping adventure. 

Karen is an avid outdoors person who has completed numerous remote and long distance treks, like British Columbia's Sunshine Coast Trail, the Great Divide Trail in Alberta Canada and Spain's el Camino (although Karen calls...

Mark as Played

We're wrapping up this season of Speakeasy cocktails with a strong and interesting one that Erin dug up from a recent read. She was a guest on the Best Book Ever Podcast with Julie Strauss and they read Endurance by Alfred Lansing. It's a book about the famous Ernest Shackleton's journey to Antarctica in the early 1900s.

While trapped in the frozen South, one of the men began talking about his favourite coc...

Mark as Played

This week on Three Kitchens Podcast, Heather makes vanilla extract at home. All you need is vodka, vanilla beans and patience while you wait for it to be ready.

If you're like us, and tend to be generous with vanilla in your recipes, you might like to make your own vanilla too. As you use your extract, add a little more vodka to keep it going for a few months. You'll save money on this expensive ingredient by ma...

Mark as Played
May 19, 2023 10 mins

This week on Three Kitchens Podcast Speakeasy we're experimenting with fermentation. 

Heather discovered a drinking vinegar - also known as a shrub. It can be mixed in cocktails or mocktails in almost any combination. But what is a shrub? 

A shrub is a method of fermenting, and therefore preserving, fruit. You combine fruit, vinegar and sugar and let it sit for 3-5 days in your fridge. You can also add herbs ...

Mark as Played

This week, Three Kitchens Podcast chats with Canadian chef, Carl Heinrich about the importance of knowing where your food comes from and how it is produced.  As we all know, when you cook with good quality ingredients, your food is just going to taste better. 

He talks about restaurant menu planning using the whole animal, and local seasonal produce. And Carl has tips for us to keep in mind when shopping at our local farm...

Mark as Played
May 12, 2023 8 mins

Summer is approaching and we're excited to do some good 'ol entertaining again! This week we've got a boozy, sparkling white sangria for you to add to your entertaining spread. 

Find yourself a classic punch bowl to stir it up in and set the scene for a memorable time. And what's better than a beautiful big punch bowl full of this sangria? Nothing. Grab a glass and a ladle and get ready to serve this up...

Mark as Played
May 9, 2023 30 mins

This week on Three Kitchens Podcast, we're celebrating Mother's Day with a Persian Love Cake recipe.  This moist, delicious cake is flavoured with cardamom, orange, rose and saffron. This combination of delightful flavours is sure to impress for Mother's Day or any day!

This cake is made with three flours - all-purpose, semolina and almond flour. The semolina helps give this cake a warm yellow colour. A saf...

Mark as Played

Today's episode of Speakeasy features a delicious lemongrass and ginger syrup that Erin whips up to help her save money on all the ginger beer she's been drinking lately.
As you know, she prefers a mocktail, and this is a super tasty syrup that, when added to bubbly water, will satisfy the craving for a refreshing cool drink.

And she knows how much her co-hosts like something a bit stronger, so they&ap...

Mark as Played
May 2, 2023 22 mins

This week on Three Kitchens Podcast, we are wrapping up our series on BBQ by putting into practice a couple of the grilling techniques we talked about in our episodes with Ryan and Avery, the competition BBQ participant and judge.

We've got a recipe from Scotty Scott's cookbook, Fix Me A Plate, for pecan smoked chicken with an Alabama white sauce. And for that pecan smoked chicken, Erin made the chicken thighs us...

Mark as Played

This week on our Speakeasy bonus episode, Heather has zhuzhed-up an orange margarita by making it with blood oranges and amaretto. It's got a beautiful, deep red colour and great flavour! 

If you're an older lady looking to party and need the right drink to get in the mood, this is the drink for you. Or so says the Buzzfeed article Sarah read on last week's Speakeasy.  

We still can't stop laug...

Mark as Played

On Three Kitchens Podcast this week, Heather and Erin continue the barbecue theme with guest, Avery Cochrane. Avery is a certified Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) competition judge. He gives us a behind-the-scenes look at what judges are looking for when they taste all that delicious BBQ!

KCBS is one of the sanctioning bodies of BBQ competitions all over the world, including in Alberta. Avery's culinary training ...

Mark as Played
April 21, 2023 7 mins

Sarah's mixing up a drink featuring Aguardiente, a spirit made from sugarcane, this week on Speakeasy. 

Do you order a drink at the bar and get the side eye from the bartender? Do you feel like the bartender is judging you based on what you've ordered? You're not wrong!

Sarah is sharing a hilarious article about what your drink order says about you.
And who knows what the bartender thinks abo...

Mark as Played

This week on Three Kitchens Podcast, we're cooking with fire - again! You may be wondering what's with all the meat recipes at the moment. We've actually been calling April The Month of Meat, and while we didn't really plan it that way, we admit we're loving it.

This week, Erin is grilling bacon-wrapped chicken skewers, finished with a maple and bourbon glaze (drooling yet?). This amazing recipe c...

Mark as Played
April 14, 2023 10 mins

On the Speakeasy bonus episode this week, Sarah serves up when she's calling a Pineapple Melon Cocktail. It's bright and fruity and so delish. 

She mixed it for a St. Patty's Day party because of the fantastic green colour, but this drink will get you in the mood for summertime on the patio. Enjoy! 

To a glass add:

  • 1 oz midori liquor​​​​ 
  • 2 oz vodka

Top up with:

  • half pineapple juice
  • half clu...
Mark as Played

This week, Erin and Heather welcome guest, Ryan Sanderson, to the show. Ryan is host of the Eat More Barbecue podcast and, dare we call him Alberta's BBQ ambassador? It sure seems to fit! Ryan started his podcast to grow and promote the culture of BBQ in Alberta.

Ryan is here to share with us how he was introduced to BBQ and the food, people and culture behind this particular style of cooking.  He shares his insider ...

Mark as Played
April 7, 2023 8 mins

This week on Speakeasy we're enjoying a sweet cocktail in a cute hollow chocolate squirrel. It is Easter, after all.  But of course you can enjoy this dessert in a glass any day of the year.  Cheers! 

This cocktail is made with equal amounts vodka, irish cream liqueur and coffee liqueur. This recipe makes two drinks, so simply adjust it for the number you're serving:  

  • 3 oz Irish Cream Liqueur (we used Bailey&...
Mark as Played

This week on Three Kitchens Podcast, Erin tells us how to make a delicious French Onion Soup. She made her own beef broth, but you can also use store-bought broth if you prefer. Her French Onion Soup is topped with chunky croutons and melty gryère cheese.

Onion soups have been popular throughout history, often seen as food for poor people, as onions were plentiful and easy to grow. The modern version of this soup as we kn...

Mark as Played
March 31, 2023 7 mins

Happy Friday Speakeasy Listeners!

This week we've got a bright and delicious drink that will complement your next brunch date! This Mocktail made Cocktail (if you prefer) has simple ingredients that will wake you up and get your appetite going!

Mix together:
1/2 oz lemon juice
2/3 oz maple syrup
1/2 tsp grated ginger
1/8 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 cup grapefruit juice
1 oz gin or vodka *...

Mark as Played

At Three Kitchens Podcast, we're slowly creeping into Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere, and that makes us dream of getting our hands in the dirt and growing something! That's right, we're talking about gardening. There's nothing quite so satisfying as growing your own food, even if it's a pot of herbs on your kitchen windowsill.

To teach us a thing or two (or five, or ten...) about home gard...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.


    In order to tell the story of a crime, you have to turn back time. Every season, Investigative journalist Delia D'Ambra digs deep into a mind-bending mystery with the hopes of reigniting interest in a decades old homicide case.


    It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.


    Unforgettable true crime mysteries, exclusive newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports and in-depth coverage of high profile stories.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.


    © 2023 iHeartMedia, Inc.