Radio Nibbles: Holiday Gatherings and Scruffy Hospitality

Does the thought of having guests over give you anxiety? John Lehndorff talks with Sam Fuqua about Rev Jack King ‘s concept of  ‘scruffy hospitality‘ – prioritizing food and conversation with friends and family and worrying less about perfection.

Also, notes on single purpose kitchen tools and the best thing they ate lately…


John Lehndorff is the former food editor at the Daily Camera, dining critic for the Rocky Mountain News, and Chief Judge at the National Pie Championships, now back in print in the Boulder Weekly.

He hosts Radio Nibbles Thursdays at 8:25 a.m. on KGNU (88.5 FM, 1390 AM, and streaming at

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