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This week, we chat with José Andrés about how he helped organize more than three million meals in Puerto Rico, why he would choose a pineapple over a steak, and what he would do if he ever got a day off. Plus, we talk military rations with YouTube star EmmyMade in Japan; we bake Chocolate Ginger Scones; and Dan Pashman delves into one of the workplace’s most divisive issues: office fridge theft.

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August 11th, 2017

51:46

Interviews with famous foodies; the cuisine of ancient Rome; our recipe for margaritas; Christopher Kimball’s top 5 food books; and coffee as health food.

123: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: The Elements of Good Cooking

August 4th, 2017

51:13

The science of how to cook with Samin Nosrat, burgers of the future with The Sporkful, pasta at the ready, skirt steak salad, and we take your …

133: Yashim Cooks Istanbul: Eat Like The Sultan

July 28th, 2017

51:49

Great recipes from Istanbul; Cuban-spiced burgers; Melissa Clark whips up supper; and the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik Dishes bearnaise.

132: New Orleans Serves Ramen

July 21st, 2017

51:47

Brett Anderson on the new New Orleans food scene; Dr. Aaron Carroll says goodbye to the low-salt diet; cooking the Ghanaian way with Zoe Adjonyoh; …

131: The Potlikker Papers: Food Meets Politics in the American South

July 14th, 2017

52:18

The Mafia muscles in on Italian bakeries, cooking for civil rights with John T. Edge, Dan Pashman on airline dining and the new fattoush.

115: Eat, Cook, Love in Senegal

July 7th, 2017

51:47

Pierre Thiam on the food of Senegal; our recipe for Tahini Swirl Brownies; a tip for all-new compound butters; chef and restaurateur Damon Baehrel on …

130: NPR’s Ari Shapiro Eats the World

June 30th, 2017

51:13

Ari Shapiro eats everything; all about salt; Japanese potato salad; and podcasting chocolate with The Slow Melt.

129: Sugar Bad, Fat OK?

June 23rd, 2017

51:47

Reporter Gary Taubes makes the case against sugar; we explore baklava, from Syria to Brooklyn; Dan Pashman debunks restaurant-etiquette myths; and we share our recipe for Thai barbecue chicken.

128: Tel Aviv: The Search for Real Hummus

June 16th, 2017

52:18

We travel to Tel Aviv to celebrate hummus, plus Cherry Bombe’s Kerry Diamond, Tartine’s Liz Pruitt, and wine expert Stephen Meuse explains the cru wine system.

114: Dorie’s Cookies

June 9th, 2017

52:52

Dorie Greenspan remembers her experiences with Julia Child, wine expert Stephen Meuse decodes vintage wines, we offer our recipes for high-heat …

127: Corby Kummer Speaks

June 2nd, 2017

51:14

Journalist Corby Kummer on the best cup of coffee, horsemeat, Paula Wolfert, and the state of modern food writing.

126: BBQ Adventure: Heat and Meat in Gugulethu, Cape Town

May 26th, 2017

51:14

We travel to Cape Town, South Africa, for insane barbecue, and Melissa Clark rethinks how to cook at home.

125: Deborah Madison Does Veggies Better

May 19th, 2017

51:47

Deborah Madison on cooking simply, Nancy Silverton does sourdough, chipotle shrimp, cuvée wine, and aerating red wine.

111: The Joy of Turkish Cooking

May 12th, 2017

52:46

Ana Sortun unveils the secrets of Turkish cooking, Vietnamese-style weeknight dinner with Andrea Nguyen, wine expert Stephen Meuse explores the sommelier’s romance with one wine, and caramel oranges. (Originally aired …

124: The World of Food According to David Leite

May 5th, 2017

53:27

David Leite analyzes himself, plus naturally lactose-free milk and grown-up chocolate chip cookies.

123: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: The Elements of Good Cooking

April 28th, 2017

52:47

The science of how to cook with Samin Nosrat, burgers of the future with The Sporkful, pasta at the ready, skirt steak salad, and we take your calls.

112: Saffron Tales

April 21st, 2017

51:41

This week on Milk Street Radio,Yasmin Khan gives us a closer look at Iranian food and her personal journey with it. We’ll also offer our recipe for quick pork tapas and a tip for cooking pasta in its sauce. Dr. Aaron …

122: The Mean Streets of Boston Chef, Barbara Lynch

April 14th, 2017

51:49

This week, Christopher Kimball takes a tour of South Boston and learns about the secret life of chef Barbara Lynch; Dr. Aaron Carroll campaigns for …

121: The Food Lab Plays 20 Questions

April 7th, 2017

52:10

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt takes a food-science pop quiz; KFC is short for Korean Fried Chicken; pound cake is reborn; and Adam Gopnik’s ode to celery and parsley.

120: Buddhist Chef: The Right Way to Cook

March 31st, 2017

51:37

Cooking with Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan; discovering British puddings, from haggis to spotted dick; reporting on the New Jersey Ham Wars; and making Thai fried rice.

119: From Africa to the Americas: Carolina rice, jambalaya, gumbo and the cultured life

March 24th, 2017

53:38

Plus: Shaking up cocktails, Peruvian pesto, the Italian fried spleen sandwich, and Jura wines.

118: José Andrés: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad Life!

March 17th, 2017

51:43

Plus: Cracked potatoes, Dr. Aaron Carroll on food-fad whiplash, flavored whipped cream, and Tuesday night dinner with Claire Ptak.

117: Eating the Outback

March 10th, 2017

51:46

Australian blogger and forager Rohan Anderson makes sneaky eel dip and payback paella; Adam Gopnik reminisces about New York City’s Carnegie Deli; Abraham Conlon of Chicago’s Fat Rice reveals the home cooking of Macau; …

106: Taste of Persia

March 3rd, 2017

52:41

Naomi Duguid discovers the backstreet cooking of Armenia, Georgia and Iran; plus we learn a better way to make stew; Fuchsia Dunlop joins us live at Milk Street; The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik discusses ethical eating; …

116: Vikram and Meeru’s Excellent Restaurant Adventure

February 24th, 2017

54:15

This week, the new Indian cooking with Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij, hunting to eat with Louise Gray, Dan Pashman of WNYC’s The Sporkful podcast …

115: Eat, Cook, Love in Senegal

February 17th, 2017

53:13

This week, we talk to chef Pierre Thiam. The food of Senegal has big flavors and big heart, and Thiam reveals the culture that inspired him to cook. …

114: Dorie’s Cookies

February 10th, 2017

54:00

This week on Milk Street Radio, master baker Dorie Greenspan remembers her experiences with Julia Child. “When I first met Julia she said… ‘Have you …

104: Nigella Bites Back

February 3rd, 2017

52:08

This week on Milk Street Radio, we get up close and personal with Nigella Lawson. “You know the whole guilt thing I never quite get,” says Lawson. …

113: The Simple Kitchen

January 27th, 2017

51:41

This week on Milk Street Radio, British writer Diana Henry, author of “Simple”, redefines home cooking and recalls an early memory at her parents’ home in Ireland. “I was probably about 9 and they had a big party,” …

112: Saffron Tales

January 20th, 2017

51:48

This week on Milk Street Radio,Yasmin Khan gives us a closer look at Iranian food and her personal journey with it. “I think saffron probably for me is the most evocative of all Iranian spices,” says Khan. “It has a …

111: The Joy of Turkish Cooking

January 13th, 2017

51:49

This week on Milk Street Radio, chef Ana Sortun unveils the secrets of Turkish cooking. “I think the very first time I went to Turkey, I was invited to go study with a couple of women. One lived in the southeast of …

110: 48 Hours With Andy Ricker In Thailand

January 6th, 2017

52:31

This week on Milk Street Radio, we speak with Andy Ricker (Pok Pok) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. “Western food … builds flavor over time to come up with …

109: Ziggy Marley Stirs It Up

December 30th, 2016

51:13

This week on Milk Street Radio, we interview Ziggy Marley about his new cookbook. “For me, the most special moments is when it comes from the place that you can’t explain. A lot of my songs, the one’s that … give me …

102: The Baking Revolution

December 23rd, 2016

51:48

This week on Milk Street Radio, we visit Claire Ptak of Violet Bakery in London. Claire says under-beat, under-fold and under-bake; plus we’ll give …

108: Cooking the United Nations

December 16th, 2016

51:10

This week on Milk Street Radio, we talk to blogger and writer Sasha Martin, who cooks through the alphabet starting with Afghanistan. “The first day we meet, the next day we are brothers,” Sasha says. “And this idea …

107: Michael Pollan Speaks Out

December 9th, 2016

51:42

This week on Milk Street Radio, we talk with food writer Michael Pollan—author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and star of the Netflix series “Cooked.” “I …

101: Good Morning Vietnam

December 2nd, 2016

51:45

This week on Milk Street Radio, we take a look inside the Vietnamese kitchen and talk to Andrea Nguyen about everything from breakfast banh mi to “kheo.” “I think authenticity comes from the ability to cook well and to …

106: Taste of Persia

November 25th, 2016

51:08

This week on Milk Street Radio, we discover the backstreet cooking of Armenia, Georgia and Iran with Naomi DuGuid: “We sit and sip tea together. That’s just magical — you know we don’t have a language, but we’re so …

105: What A Fish Knows

November 18th, 2016

51:07

This week, we interview Jonathan Balcombe, author of the book What A Fish Knows; we send our intrepid reporter Olivia Humphreys to London where she removes her inhibitions and her clothes to report on the latest “naked …

104: Nigella Bites Back

November 11th, 2016

51:08

This week we get up close and personal with Nigella Lawson; plus quick Tuesday night meals with Lidia Bastianich; a revolutionary approach to …

103: The Pollen Detective

November 4th, 2016

51:08

This week, we learn how pollen analysis is used to foil honey laundering and solve cold murder cases; plus our Chinese white-cooked chicken recipe; …

102: The Baking Revolution

October 28th, 2016

51:06

Claire Ptak of Violet Bakery in London says under-beat, under-fold and under-bake; plus chocolate, prune and rum cake with Rayna Jhaveri, Dan Pashman …

101: Good Morning Vietnam

October 21st, 2016

51:04

Inside the Vietnamese kitchen from breakfast banh mi to kheo, or cooking with intent; plus unscrambling eggs; visiting a thriving Syrian refugee camp bakery; and rethinking nonstick pans.

Introducing Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

September 22nd, 2016

6:04

Welcome to Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio! From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses uses …

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