Hosted by cookbook author and television personality Capri S. Cafaro, Eat Your Heartland Out is a podcast is a Taste Awards nominated program about the intersection of food and culture in the American Midwest. Capri is a contributor to Great Lakes Now as well as a Folkways Corps reporter for Inside Appalachia from West Virginia Public Radio.
How to Feed A Great Lakes Freighter Crew spotlights chief stewards who are upping the food game aboard Great Lakes freighters. Meet two chefs who combine culinary creativity with a personal touch to create tasty menus for hard working freighter crews. Matt Dillinger, is the chief steward on M/V Mark W. Barker. Classically trained with a culinary degree, Matt enjoys seeing the crew onboard get out of their comfort zone and try new food. Catherine Schmuck is a Canadian restaurateur and cookbook author who left restaurant life behind to be a galley steward. Learn more about this story by reading the Great Lakes Now article here. Watch the companion Great Lakes Now TV segment here.