MEET THE GANG

 

Ky Guse

What is your favorite fermented food or drink? I can't name only one – beauty heart radish with black pepper, Ky's cukes and Ky's kvass. You are trapped on a dessert island and can only bring 3 desserts with you, what are they? Chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies (the soft chewy kind) with pastel colored sprinkles on top, and angel food cake with some kind of berry on top - doesn't matter which one cause I love them all. Favorite 90's/00's band? Madonna, Nirvana, Dave Matthews Band (don't judge), Travis, Wilco, Green Day Favorite food to make at home? Brazilian beans and rice (recipe of Cleo). Favorite furry baby animal? Kids (not the humans, the goats) and puppies. Your house is on fire and you can only take one pair of shoes. What's it gonna be? High-top Supras. Who are you most inspired by? Ooh tough one. My brazilian mom, Maria Isabel Sollero Lemos and my dear mom, Leanne Guse. Favorite kind of nut? Walnut. What is your favorite smell? The smell of fall & the snuggle smell of my Mr. Petey (my doggo). Favorite book? Ai! Too hard - but I'd say Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Favorite kind of pizza? Salsiccia

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Mel Guse

What is your favorite fermented food or drink? Easy - wine. You are trapped on a dessert island and can only bring 3 desserts with you, what are they?
1.) Three Twins Lemon Cookie Ice Cream 2.) Brownies 3.) Angel Food Cake with Confetti Frosting. Favorite 90's/00's band?  N'Sync. Favorite food to make at home? Baked salmon, roasted potatoes and sautéed kale. Favorite furry baby animal? Baby goats!! Your house is on fire and you can only take one pair of shoes. What's it gonna be?
My tap shoes. Who are you most inspired by? My sister. Favorite kind of nut? Barsy's Almond - Stuffies. If your life was a novel (or movie) what would the title be? Welcome to GYST-landia. If you could be the main character on any tv show, what would it be? Beverly Goldberg, from the sitcom "The Goldbergs" Favorite book? The Alchemist. Your favorite word or phrase used to describe wine? Funky ;) Favorite kind of pizza? Anything with an egg on it.

 
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Chloe Goodman

What is your favorite fermented food or drink? Fermented radishes. I can't make them at home too often or I won't eat anything else until they are gone! You are trapped on a dessert island and can only bring 3 desserts with you, what are they? Dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, and chocolate brownie batter. Favorite food to make at home? Sauerkraut in the cabinet, caramelized onions on the stove, pizza in the oven, marinated beans in the fridge, kombucha by the radiator. Yes, my apartment smells. Favorite furry baby animal? BABY KANGAROOS. Your house is on fire and you can only take one pair of shoes. What's it gonna be? My super light hiking boots that I wear every day on concrete.. oops. Who are you most inspired by? Hank Hill Favorite kind of nut? Peanuts in butter form even though they are legumes. What is your favorite smell? Summertime smells while I am out paddling my kayak. Describe in minute detail the ultimate brunch. First I wake up in bed to someone bringing me a nutty, earthy cold press coffee with toast and eggs. Then I gobble it up probably spilling crumbs and Sriracha everywhere and go back to sleep. Your favorite word or phrase used to describe wine? "Barnyard" Yup, it smells like poo. Favorite kind of pizza? The kind that is cut into triangles like pizza should be. 

 

Robyn Kick

What is your favorite fermented food or drink? Beer (with kimchi brine!), and miso. You are trapped on a dessert island and can only bring 3 desserts with you, what are they? Cheesecake, pistachio ice cream, glazed fruit tart. Favorite 90's/00's band? Robyn Favorite food to make at home? Swedish-style open faced  sandwiches. Favorite furry baby animal? Baby duckie. Your house is on fire and you can only take one pair of shoes. What's it gonna be? Altra trail runners Who are you most inspired by? Vandana Shiva! Favorite kind of nut? Lindsay Lohan. If your life was a novel (or movie) what would the title be? Today I Remembered Weirdest thing on your bucket list? Live in Cambodia and/or Laos/in total remoteness. What is your favorite smell? Saffron, and country/farm (good kind). If you could be the main character on any tv show, what would it be? Barbarella. Describe in minute detail the ultimate brunch. Innovative waffles filled with fried chicken morsels, kimchi, and other delights, on the beach side verandahhh, with bloodies (& innovative mimosas of course). Also some fruity french toast and a neck/shoulders message, ya dig. Favorite book? White Noise by Don DeLillo & The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea. Your favorite word or phrase used to describe wine? Victorian teenage lust Favorite kind of pizza? Pizza farm pizza at Two Pony Gardens!!

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Tommy Nolan

What is your favorite fermented food or drink? Oh lawdy this is impossible. Three way tie between beer, wine, and gin???  You are trapped on a dessert island and can only bring 3 desserts with you, what are they? Double Stuf Oreos, milk, more Double Stuf oreos. Favorite 90's/00's band? SUGAR RAY. Favorite food to make at home? Rice and beans. Favorite furry baby animal? Baby penguin slip slidin on an iceberg. Your house is on fire and you can only take one pair of shoes. What's it gonna be? Chuck Taylors. Who are you most inspired by? Caity Weaver. Favorite kind of nut? Pistachio nut. What is your favorite smell? Bonfire while autumn camping on the north shore. If you could be the main character on any tv show, what would it be? Gob - Arrested Development. Describe in minute detail the ultimate brunch. Hashbrowns, overeasy eggs, bacon, and hot sauce mixed together into a glorious mess and eaten using buttered toast as an edible scooper. And a bloody mary, duh.  Favorite book? For Whom The Bell Tolls - Papa Hemingway. Your favorite word or phrase used to describe wine? “Creamy mouthfeel” lol. Favorite kind of pizza? Pepperoni pizza dipped dipped in ranch and hot sauce. Also, to expand on Chloe’s point, square-cut pizza is an abomination.

 

Brittany Snedeker

What is your favorite fermented food or drink? I'm a classic kraut lover but an adventurous eater so I'm always interested in trying new and exciting flavor combinations. You are trapped on a dessert island and can only bring 3 desserts with you, what are they? Apple pie a la mode (must be vanilla bean ice cream), my mom's oatmeal raisin cookies and Hot Tamales. Favorite 90's/00's band? Counting Crows & Ace of Base. Favorite food to make at home? Eggs. Favorite furry baby animal? Duck. Who are you most inspired by? People who are confident and kind. Favorite kind of nut? Almond. No question. What is your favorite smell? Lavender and babies. Describe in minute detail the ultimate brunch. A cozy spot with good company. To drink, a tall water, black coffee, orange juice and a glass of bubbles (dry, not sweet). For eats, jumbo peel and eat cocktail shrimp followed by two eggs over easy, sourdough toast, and corned beef hash. Hopefully someone at the table orders pancakes so I can have a bite or two and a bite of biscuits and gravy is always a nice bonus. Favorite book? Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach and Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut. Your favorite word or phrase used to describe wine? Barnyard. Favorite kind of pizza? Pizza is my favorite pizza. Any crust, any cheese or sauce, any toppings. Bring it on!

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