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Lessons In Chemistry's Courtney McBroom: "Brie Larson is a really great cook"

Lessons In Chemistry’s Courtney McBroom on 1950s Food & Brie Larson’s Cooking

Cooking author and chef Courtney McBroom joins Kyle Meredith to discuss the new Apple TV limited series, 'Lessons In Chemistry,' starring Brie Larson as a chemist in the 1950s. The show explores her constant battle to prove herself in a male-dominated field, leading to an unexpected career shift as the host of a cooking show.

McBroom details her role as a consultant on the series, highlighting the defining food of the 1950s and sharing insights into Larson's real-life cooking skills. The conversation dissects Larson’s character arc, from cooking with a scientific mind to discovering the power of heartfelt connection through food.

McBroom also explores the role of food as a character and catalyst in the series, offering a glimpse into the creative process and fun of emulating different decades in her own cooking.

Watch the interview above and then check out the trailer below.

Kyle is the WFPK Music Director. Email Kyle at kmeredith@lpm.org

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