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Dinner Table Talks

142 EpisodesProduced by Aislynn Campbell Joe HilliardWebsite

A lifestyle and foodie podcast that you're going to fall in love with. Join us, Aislynn and Joe, at our dinner table where we discuss life, love, family, food and just about everything else. Nothing is off limits at our dinner table where we connect with one another, our kids, friends and family in … read more

142 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

3.38: A Hundred-Something Years of Quality Life - Homemade French Onion Dip

May 23rd, 2022


"I need a salty dip," Aislynn exclaimed. It's that time of year when heat and outside work makes Aislynn crave salt so Joe scoured the grocery store for items that scratched that eat that were on the good side fo the …

3.37: Be Smarter than AI - Pea Frittata With Leeks

May 17th, 2022


Bees were delivered to the farm by a guy in a white suit carrying beehives, and Joe got stung for the first time in his life. We talk bees on the farm, check out a new Asian fusion joint with a 'medical chef,' hit up a …

3.36: Our First Salon - Locally-Sourced Bacon Cheeseburger

May 9th, 2022


We threw our first Dinner Table Talks Salon live farm-to-table dinner, and tell you every detail on this week's episode. From the planning to the recipes to the conversations enjoyed at our intimate table, you hear it …

3.35: That's What An Insanity Loop Is - Pasta Primavera

May 2nd, 2022


Aislynn's second viewing of 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' gets her thinking about Insanity Loops, and we have plenty to talk about. An explosion of produce leads to two pasta dishes in one week (rare), Squash and …

3.34: The First Ever Day on the Farm - Ploughman's Lunch

April 25th, 2022


Our very first 'Day on the Farm' event was 'evolutionary' as families from across South Texas made a short drive to learn, tour and eat. Aislynn …

3.33: The Sausage Gives it a Wang - Zuppa Toscana

April 18th, 2022


Joe makes Zuppa Toscana (the sausage journey continues) and grabs a cup from Olive Garden, the soup that made Zuppa Toscana famous. Who wins the OG Taste Test? Movie date night out to 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' …

3.32: And So We Had A Goat Roast

April 11th, 2022


Our good friend and chef, Robert Chan, came out with his huge rotisserie grill and a 50 lb (!!) whole goat and we had ourselves a goat roast. Hear …

3.31: Bread and Circus - Spinach Balls

April 4th, 2022


After a special screening of the Live-Action Oscar-Nominated Short Films, our Dinner Table was filled with talk about 'pain entertainment' and we hash it it out this week. Aislynn recipe bombed Joe with some Spinach …

3.30: I Probably Have a Parasite - Za'atar Garlic Spinach Pasta with Chicken Meatballs

March 28th, 2022


We have big news wedged between two great dinners, and both of the dinners are about using the food you have: Za'atar Garlic Spinach Pasta with Chicken Meatballs and Mutton Curry. Hear all the exquisite details. The dog …

3.29: A Stinker Every Once In a While - Mushroom, Chicken & Spinach Enchiladas

March 21st, 2022


By 'stinker,' yes, we mean a fart. Farts and burps make an appearance on this week's Dinner Table Talks when a talk about kimchi moves into gut …

3.28: Sometimes I Think You Have Too Many Rules - Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Chicken Soup

March 14th, 2022


Aislynn 'manipulates' Joe into making a soup. She admits it! Settle in at the Dinner Table after we talk Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Chicken Soup …

3.27: I Thought We Were Done Talking About Our Fails - Crawfish Boil 2022

March 7th, 2022


It's crawfish season which means it's time for our (now) annual crawfish boil episode. The main difference this year? We live at the farm and that makes this year's boil so much easier. The food, the vibe, the friends …

3.26: Humans Like Snacks - Gateau di Patate

February 28th, 2022


We throw a farm-to-table dinner with our favorite local chef and tell you ALLLL about it. From Bellino's Chef Francesco's Insalata del Giardino to the Vou Le Vent con Marmalatta, we eat big and give you every detail. A …

3.25: Driving Into The Middle Of Nowhere - Arkansas Road Trip Part 2

February 21st, 2022


Part 2 of our Arkansas road trip takes us to the Ozark Mountains for hiking and seclusion. We are in the middle of nowhere at the best Airbnb you can imagine, forget our picnic basket, mining for crystals, going …

3.24: This Perfect Trip - Arkansas Road Trip Part 1

February 14th, 2022


Well, we're home after the perfect road trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas, and the Arkansas Ozarks. We leave no stone unturned as we recount the first half of our trip. The packing, the dog, the drive, hotel earplugs, …

3.23: Beans Don't Go On Ice Cream - Aislynn's One Pot Chili

February 7th, 2022


In podcast life, we are GOING on a trip. In real life, we just got back. So before we left we recorded this short no-frills, two-recipe episode. …

3.22: We're Going Out of Town - Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

January 31st, 2022


We vowed to not pursue rabbit trails prior to recording this episode. It didn't work. Aislynn details her latest Long Lunch Club that featured …

3.21: Domino's Pizza and Scotch - Instant Pot Szechuan

January 24th, 2022


In a huge anomaly, Joe and Aislynn enjoy a Domino's Pizza (gluten-free!) and launch into chain restaurant quality. Add a scotch tasting to the evening, and our lips really loosen up. We've booked our time at a Hot …

3.20: We Don't Like Being Sick All The Time - Chicken Pot Pie

January 17th, 2022


We put up our very first 'Four Meal Episode' this week, the highlight being a GF chicken pot pie that comes out wonderfully. Aislynn insists, though, …

3.19: Permission To Sit Still And Be Quiet - Vegetarian Breakfast Strata

January 10th, 2022


We've talked about a ton of egg dishes on the show, but Joe wanted to try something completely new and found a Vegetarian Breakfast Strata. This 'frittata with stale bread' turned out to be a perfect 'trash can meal' …

3.18: The Magic Showed Up - Russian Green Chicken Soup

January 3rd, 2022


We talk about our 'Christmas Week' filled get-togethers, gifts, all the kids, meals, and Licorice Pizza. Aislynn held another Long Lunch Club where Joe makes Russian Green Chicken Soup and Aislynn visits the farmers' …

3.17: A Suit That Doesn't Fit Anymore - Smoked Braised Mixed Greens

December 27th, 2021


In a follow-up to last week's intense conversation, we start talking about how to do the work. Add that to a week filled with holiday busyness!

3.16: What Are Our Intentions? - Chicken Cacciatore

December 20th, 2021


Aislynn and Joe open up about some recent, deep relationship conversations this week at The Dinner Table. Things have been a little intense as we ask ourselves, is the way we've always done it good enough? We revisit …

3.15: I Think You're Wrong, And Now I'm Confused - Beef Stew Live

December 13th, 2021


A Dinner Table Talks first! Cooking during the show. The cold weather got Joe jonesing for a beef stew so Aislynn gave him a big pile of produce to …

3.14: I Don't Give a Crap - Turnip Mashed Potatoes

December 6th, 2021


We start with our Christmas tree traditions and end with how creative expansion is blowing up the world's systems. Yep, it was quite a night around the Dinner Table. Add in an unexpected guest and we're recording during …

3.13: Thanksgiving Is My Favorite - Thanksgiving 2021

November 29th, 2021


We run through our amazing Thanksgiving week from start to finish including all the food we prepared and a challenge to create your very best Thanksgiving traditions by simply being you. Joe's buttermilk pie was a …

3.12: It's Been An Interesting Week - Friendsgiving 2021

November 22nd, 2021


It's been an interesting week starting with a trip to San Antonio that didn't go according to any plan, into a HUGE Friendsgiving/housewarming party. A foodie event at our house with the best vibe, fire, music, friends …

3.11: Help Us Name the Chickens - Tomato Basil Soup

November 15th, 2021


An escaping dog, a new robot vacuum cleaner, saying 'No,' and a chicken naming contest is just the beginning this week on a very introspective Dinner Table Talks. Aislynn's business is taking off and she's practicing …

3.10: Up a Paddle With No Creek - Lemon Basil Ice Cream

November 8th, 2021


Our move to the farm is complete after a marathon garage sale at the old house. Aislynn's pressure release valve goes off after her latest Long Lunch …

3.09: Go Take A Long Lunch - Steak Quesadillas

November 1st, 2021


It was Test Kitchen night for Aislynn's upcoming Long Lunch Club event and 'What a treat!' We talk about social media and the 'bitchery' that consumes most of it these days. Our first trip to a local Chinese restaurant …

3.08: A Potential Food Supply Chain Shortage - Smoked Pork Ham & Fall Vegetable Ratatoullie

October 25th, 2021


Aislynn says a thing at the very beginning and Joe gets defensive. THEN Joe loops back around to investigate that thing again. And that's just the start of a jam-packed Dinner Table Talk that includes another flood, …

3.07: Get On Or Get Off The Bus, Bud! - Slow-Cooked Oven BBQ Ribs

October 18th, 2021


We're leaning in, y'all! Our lifestyle is the show so forget ever hearing us justify talking about chickens (or anything else) ever again! Of course we're talking chickens...when we're kind of chicken house right now. …

3.06: Maybe We Don't Talk About Our Failures Over and Over - Yellow Curry

October 11th, 2021


What a weird episode! Aislynn throws Joe off of his Yellow Curry talk by being honest about the Curry Challenge (or Curry Journey) thus far. Joe details the yellow curry prep, but they have a frank conversation about …

3.05: God, I Hope Home Depot Hears This - Tromboncino Squash Ice Cream

October 4th, 2021


Aislynn called Joe and gave him an earful...about seeds, Home Depot, and low-cost access to healthy, nutritious food. Hear a good old-fashioned …

3.04: Your Perception of Me is Off-Base, Dude - Pork Chops with Leeks in Mustard Sauce

September 27th, 2021


Changes continue in our new life on the farm, but the great meals never stop. Pork Chops with Leeks in Mustard Sauce and Mourning Dove Stew were on …

3.03: No Nimrods At This Table - Crispy Curry Chicken Wings and Fries

September 20th, 2021


A super-sized, long and winding road awaits you this week at The Dinner Table! Moving is a transition, and we work through some of the transitions we're all going through while reflecting on the 'new' of the farm. The …

3.2: - I've Been Planning This Moment For The Last Decade Of My Life - Panang Curry

September 13th, 2021


What a week! We moved to the farm (It's official)! We start a new food challenge! We settle in with our new neighbors (Aislynn's folks)! But through …

3.1: For Me. For You. For Us. - What Is 'A Curry'?

September 6th, 2021


The first episode of season three finds Joe and Aislynn in the middle of their move out to the farm on the heels of a 'sanctuary violating' event …

2.52: Celebrate the Season Finale - Skillet Pork Chops & Butternut Squash

August 30th, 2021


Uh oh! Our Season Two Finale is off to an odd start when a corrupted file meant we had to re-record it from scratch, and someone isn't happy about it. We remember the big events (The Texas Freezepocalypse), the hits …

2.51: This Show Gives Me Feels - The "Weekend in Houston" Episode

August 23rd, 2021


We scoot to Houston (dog in tow) for an amazing weekend of food, music, art, and dog fun, and we tell you ALL about it: AirBnbs, trees, and community planning, fancy dinners, belching, dancing in the lightning, carrot …

2.50: He's Making Jokes! - Shrimp with Lobster Sauce

August 16th, 2021


Savannah's homecoming takes us to P.F. Changs for a big dinner and, from burning blue balls to uncomfortable flirting, we take you on our latest dining adventure. Joe's watching more movies, Aislynn brings back Backyard …

2.49: It's All Just a Game - Chicken Squash Curry

August 9th, 2021


Aislynn wakes up to an epiphany of sorts: It's all just a game. The world's on edge so it is a comfort to learn that it's all a game. We talk our personal gaming histories leading straight into Voidwalkers, Creatrixes, …

2.48: 100 Episodes! How Did This All Begin? - Farm to Table Burgers

August 2nd, 2021


Aislynn and Joe celebrate the first 100 episodes with a look back at how it started, how it's evolved, what we love, what we don't love so much, and …

2.47: Men And Women Are Different? - Camping Cuisine

July 26th, 2021


Aislynn and Joe's weekend camping trip creates a ton of food to take along, erotic headlamps, homemade ding dongs and much, much more.

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2.46: Align With A Ceviche Challenge - Ceviche

July 19th, 2021


Aislynn and Joe go horseback riding on the beach and that's just the beginning: Aislynn's been eating ceviche everywhere she goes and Joe talks about the first success and failure on his sugar fast. Joe talks about his …

2.45: Sex Life - Fancy Grab-and-Go Lunch Food

July 12th, 2021


It was only a matter of time before we discussed our sex life and a new TV show, "Sex Life," finally gets us there. We talk about how important …

2.44: Either Live Or Get Off The Pot - Cucumber Dill Soup

July 5th, 2021


We went to a new Teppanyaki restaurant, and, man, "do we have a lot to talk about." From the life-size Momoa Aquaman statue to the banging drums, everyone's going out again and making a lot of noise. Aislynn talks about …

2.43: Black-Eyed Peas - The Magical Mystery Tour 2.0

June 28th, 2021


On the one-year anniversary of our first 'Magical Mystery Tour' episode, we go on another trip. All aboard! From black-eyed peas to getting the feels about moving. There's a sub-par chicken pot pie, local chain …

2.42: Slow-Smoked Brisket - I Almost Killed Us All The Other Night

June 21st, 2021


Slow-Smoked Brisket - Tandoori Chicken Wings - Cole Slaw - Summer Vegetable Curry - First Restaurant Jobs - Cast Iron Disaster - High on the Hog

Joe …

2.41: Fish Tacos - The Hardest Part About Being a Kid

June 14th, 2021


Fish Tacos with Avocado Lime Sauce - Aislynn the Bright Model - Kitchen Ascension: Cast Iron 101 - Summer Vegetable Chicken Soup - Summer Heat and Humidity - Onion Overflow

Aislynn is bringing home LOADS of vegetables …

2.40: Farm to Table Pizza Party - The Rainbow of Colors

June 7th, 2021


Farm to Table Pizza Party - Our Explicit Podcast - An Evolved Summer Salad - Ice Cream Topping Boards - Bar/Snack Hopping - Agua Chile at YOLA - The …

2.39: Green Chili Pork Stew - The Night of the Lunar Eclipse

May 31st, 2021


Green Chili Pork Stew - Metropolis's Kim Rios Talks Bathing Suits, Joe's Anxiety and College Algebra - Don't Watch This Movie - Duplicating a New …

2.38: Our Favorite Family Dish - We're Going To Have To Collect New Teenagers

May 24th, 2021


Broccoli, Cauliflower, Chicken Mac & Cheese - Planning a Weekend Getaway - It's Flooding!/The Weather of 2021 - Pre-Meal Anxiety - Pizza Temper …

2.37: Tex-Mex Squash Casserole - I Have a New Crush

May 17th, 2021


Tex-Mex Squash Casserole - Cucumber and Tomato Salad - Taqueria Breakfast Orders - What's In Your Smoothie? - Aislynn's Ascension Celebration - …

2.36: Super Simple, Very Green Soup - I've Spread My Virus

May 10th, 2021


Super Simple, Very Green Soup - The New One-Year-Ago Segment - Upper-Level Energy Conversations Over a Meal - Thrifting Before Thrifting Was Cool - …

2.35: Farm to Table - Just Eat It. It's Fine.

May 3rd, 2021


Aislynn's First Farm to Table Cooking Experience: Four Courses of Stories - Chicken Vegetable Fried Rice (Hacha Hacha Chicka Chicka) - Where Were We Last Week? - Mr. Picky Visits Again - Joe's Seasonal Idea

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2.34 - The Missing Episode

April 26th, 2021


A little Joe holdover. What's going on with 'The Missing Episode?'

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2.33: Basic Southern Greens - Aislynn Cooks!

April 19th, 2021


Venison Backstrap - Basic Southern Greens - Creamy Brussels Sprouts With Ground Beef - Adventures In The Hospital - Joe's Exhausted

After a week of hospital visitation (Joe explains), Aislynn tires of take-out and …

2.32: Easter Lunch 2021 - Aislynn's Overflow of Abundance

April 12th, 2021


Easter Feast - Smoked Wagyu - Aislynn's Overflow of Abundance - Broccoli Cauliflower Casserole - A Sold Out Farm to Table Cooking Experience

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2.31: Crawfish Omelets - Just Like LL Cool J Teaches Us

April 5th, 2021


Cocktails at Home - Crawfish Omelets - Beyond Beef - Outrage Culture - Chicken, Kale and White Bean Soup - Who's Quirky?

A $15 martini proves, yet …

2.30: Taco Salad - Whataburger Armpits

March 29th, 2021


Mediterranean Lamb Bowls Revisited - Taco Salad - What 5 Things Do You Do First in the Morning? - I Love Housekeeper Day -  Valuing People and Self Worth - A Stove Knob Kitchen Catastrophe

We start with a kitchen …

2.29: Roasted Pork - I'm Getting Too Old For This S***

March 22nd, 2021


The Accidental Sleepover - Smoked Pork Tacos v. Roasted Pork - Packing Your Mate - The 'Make Your Freebirds Burrito' Game

An impromptu visit to Jessica's becomes an accidental sleepover for Aislynn complete with a …

2.28: Crawfish Chowder - If It Makes You Feel Good, Do What You Want

March 15th, 2021


Crawfish Chowder - (Expensive) Gluten Free Pizza Delivered - Joe's Top Five Films of 2020 - A Wall of Stench

2021 Crawfish Chronicles Part 1

Last week, Joe put all the leftover crawfish tail meat in the freezer and …

2.27: Crawfish 2021 - Two People Trying To Figure Out If What They're Saying Is Offensive

March 8th, 2021


Crawfish Boil - Saag Paneer - Krabby Patties  - Unexpected Dinner Guest - Planning Dinner On The Show

Sometimes your dinner makes sense given what you had to prepare, but there's no way what you've prepared comes across …

2.26: Caldo - Hey, You Want Some Black Market Rabbit?

March 1st, 2021


Chicken Caldo - Aislynn's Smoothie Regimen - Learning Basic Life Skills - Meal Planning With Friends - Pantry, Freezer, and Fridge Staples - Shared …

2.25: Texas Freeze Apocalypse - Thank God I Live In Texas

February 22nd, 2021


Our Crazy Week During The 2021 Great Texas Freeze Apocalypse - Broccoli Cheese Soup - Losing Power - Losing Water - Vegetable Beef Soup - Ghost Town …

2.24: Chicken Tandoori - I Guess The Dog Farted

February 15th, 2021


Chicken Tandoori Care Package - Cauliflower Sausage Hash Care Package - Double Dip French Fries - A Life of Abundance - Shoes Go In The Freezer - …

2.23: Yakisoba - Using The Kale For Toilet Paper

February 8th, 2021


(Grain Free, Not Quite) Yakisoba - Spinach Mushroom Chicken Enchiladas - Panties in the Backyard - We Should Do a Cookbook - Wasting Lettuce

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2.22: Stir-Fried Quinoa - I Love Your Hobbit Feet

February 1st, 2021


Stir-Fried Quinoa with Eggplant and Cabbage, Grain-Free Pizza Dough Challenge: Cauliflower Crust, Fermented Foods, When You're Not Around The Dinner …

2.21: Soft Foods Only - This Sent Shockwaves Through Our Home

January 25th, 2021


Aislynn's Dental Surgery - Gut Health and Antibiotics - Fudge - Smoothies Cauliflower Pakora Soup - Turnip Potato Soup - 

2.20 - Cabbage Roll Soup - Best Leftovers Ever?

January 18th, 2021


Cabbage Roll Soup - Leftover Roast and Vegetables - Aislynn's Chocolate Addiction - Take Out Sushi - Our TV Time - Alexa Farts

2.19: Sunday Brunch - It Reminded Me I'm Not A Hipster

January 11th, 2021


Sunday Brunch At A New Joint - Joe's New Woks - Birth Order Talk In Depth - Aislynn's Overflow of Abundance

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2.18: Happy New Year - I Want To Share My Magic With You

January 4th, 2021


Vietnamese New Year Feast - JHAC Reunited - Aislynn's Intuitive Gardening Mastermind - Bloody Marys Continued - Our 1/5/10 Gift Exchange - Cocoa Bombs Around a Wet Fire - A City Filled With Fireworks

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2.17: Christmas 2020 - Knick Knack Paddywhack Crap

December 28th, 2020


Christmas At The Farm 2020 - Brunch Egg Casserole Bloody Marys - Hallmark Christmas Movie Eve - Egg Drop Soup and Stir-Fried Chinese Greens

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2.16: Butternut Squash Soup - I'm Not a Snob Then

December 21st, 2020


Butternut Squash Soup - Grain-Free Pizza Crust Challenge Cont. - Are We Snobs? - Where Does Aislynn Eat Chicken?

Two local fan interactions lead us to ask: Are we food snobs? What is a snob anyway? We handle a pile of …

2.15: Deviled Eggs - When Love Comes Your Way, You Take a Bite

December 14th, 2020


Girls' Weekend Full Report - Kale Chips and Deviled Eggs - Putting Up The Christmas Tree - Roast and Green Beans To Go - Joe's Boiled Eggs 

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2.14: Tortilla Soup - Cheese And Chocolate Fingers In My Mouth

December 7th, 2020


Veggie-Filled Tomato Sauce - Tortilla Soup - DTT Ethics Committee In Session - Aislynn's Annual Girls' Weekend - Real Food
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The Dinner Table Talks ethics committee convenes to …

2.13: Thanksgiving 2020 - I Need The Green To Help The Brown

November 30th, 2020


Thanksgiving 2020 at the Farm - Who Came? - Who Brought What? - Aislynn's Long Salad Story - Green Bean Casserole - Turnip Mashed Potatoes - A Tour …

2.12: Sticky Asian Ribs/Turnip Mashed Potatoes - Not Both Hosts Share All Views

November 23rd, 2020


Sticky Asian Ribs - Turnip Mashed Potatoes - Caishen: God of Wealth and Power - Burning a Body in Texas - Jewish Food Festival Report - A Visit to Cured 

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2.11: Poblano/Kale Breakfast Tacos - I Want You To Dig A Hole And Set Me On Fire

November 16th, 2020


Breakfast For Dinner: Poblano/Kale Breakfast Tacos - Joe's Dad's Memorial Service - Greek Festival Report - Jewish Food Festival Preview

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2.10: Grilled Eggplant Pizza - We're In The Middle of a Challenge

November 9th, 2020


Grilled Eggplant Pizza - The Day After The Election - Aislynn's TedX Talk - Homemade Pizza Salt - "Who's OJ Simpson?" - Joe's Sugar Fast Update

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After Aislynn made 'Pizza Salt' with …

2.9: The Best Pork Chops Ever - I Love That About America

November 2nd, 2020


Instant Pot Pork Chops - Goat Curry - Lack Mentality and a City's Self Esteem - Joe's First Indian and Vietnamese Food Trips - Aislynn Talks to Fans - Asparagus Pee - Joe Starts a 21-Day Sugar Fast - The Local/Global …

2.8: Poke Bowls To Go - Have We Skinny-Dipped Together?

October 26th, 2020


Poke Bowls To Go - Tromboncino Casserole - Headed to the Farm - Trading Cocktails for Flowers

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2.7: Beefy Eggplant Parmesan - I Don't Even Know What You're Talking About

October 19th, 2020


Beefy Eggplant Parmesan - Daughters at The Dinner Table - Burgers and Fries - It's Just  Aislynn

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After complimenting Joe's lovely eyes, Aislynn catches us up about her new business, …

2.6: Friends With Benefits - Francesco and Susan Inguaggiato

October 12th, 2020


Friends with Benefits IS BACK with The Italians: Francesco and Susan Inguaggiato, owners of Bellino Ristorante Italiano. Our favorite restaurant in town!

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The glorious return of …

2.5: Long Distance Chicken Enchiladas - Milk and Marijuana

October 5th, 2020


Long Distance Chicken Enchiladas - The Pizza Crust Challenge Begins - DTT Ethics Council Meeting - Crushed Red Pepper - Planning The Oyster Boil

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2.3: Mediterranean Feast - More Rare Than Medium

September 21st, 2020


Mediterranean Feast: Greek Steak Salad, Baba Ganoush, Basil Hummus - Healing Trauma - Steak, Baked Potato, and Salad - Touring a Local Dairy Farm

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2.2: Chicken Noodle Soup - Bidi Bidi Dum Dum

September 14th, 2020


Chicken Noodle Soup - Revisiting Masala - Morals v. Ethics - Hashing Out Freedom Harvest Island
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Joe opens the show crapping on himself (a new fetish) by pointing out when he slips …

2.1: Long Distance Sausage - We Can Do Anything

September 7th, 2020


Season 2 Premiere - Cooking College Sausage - Freedom Harvest Island - Aislynn's Writing a Speech - Red Light/Green Light
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1.52: Farm-Fresh Fried Chicken - Welcome to My World

August 31st, 2020


Season I Finale - A Look Back at Key Evolutionary Moments - Our Favorite Food Episodes - Brainstorming the Future - Farm-to-Table Dining at Ronin

1.51: Bhindi Masala - Burst Open And Out Was The Butterfly

August 24th, 2020


Bhindi Chicken Masala - Indian Food Take Out - The Introverted Extrovert - Backyard Campaign Season - Aislynn's Morning Routine Interrupted
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1.50: Fajitas & Beans - Move Ninja-Like Through The Crackers

August 17th, 2020


Pinto Beans II - Fajitas - Quesadillas - Piccadillo - Late Night Cereal - Talking to Yourself - Joe's Pinterest Board
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1.49: Chicken Spaghetti - If It Annoys Us Then It Shouldn't Exist

August 10th, 2020


Chicken Spaghetti - Chicken Salad - Cheesy Hot Crab Dip - Aislynn's Mango Delivery - New Car Fever
Aislynn clearly states the intentions of this episode: sharing food abundance! From the magic of the surprise mango, to …

1.48: Seafood Chowder - Did Noah Enchant Two Roaches?

August 3rd, 2020


Birthday Party Seafood Boil - Seafood Chowder - Intermittent Fasting - Going Back to School - Hurricane Hanna - Scallops - Store-Bought Cookies

1.47: Caprese Burgers - Mucus Is On My Mind

July 27th, 2020


Caprese Burgers - Pizza Night - Poolside with the Girls - Smiling in Your Mask - Black is Beautiful
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1.46: Penne Alla Vodka - We Broke The Law

July 20th, 2020


Penne Alla Vodka - Fried Okra - Joe's Birthday Picnic - Nacho Night - Mother Sauce Challenge Conclusion - A Fight in Politics
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1.45: Hunter's Steak - The House of Crazy Contraband

July 13th, 2020


Steak With Your Son - Flowered Fruit Salad - Sausage in Your Freezer - Magical Mystery Tour Continued - Crazy Contraband in the Home
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1.44: Gumbo - Here Comes Pamela's Boobs

July 6th, 2020


Gumbo - Podcast Introspection - Trading Food - More Time at the Farm Joe makes his very first gumbo and it causes a chain reaction of Dinner Table Talkin' from mother sauces to a continuation of the Magical Mystery …

1.43: Fresh-Caught Fish - The Magical Mystery Tour

June 29th, 2020


Fresh Lemon Redfish - Father's Day Charcuterie - The Magical Mystery Tour - Merging Families - Angry Yellowjackets
Joe asks Aislynn to clarify the term 'Magical Mystery Tour' after she quickly said it last week. That …

1.42: Chicken Pot Pie - Boobies Are Great

June 22nd, 2020


Chicken Pot Pie - Tannins Brunch - Girls' Dinner In - Ego Continued - Corona Purge -  5 Mother Sauce Challenge: Velouté
Joe prepares velouté, the fourth Mother Sauce in our 5 Sauce Challenge, for a chicken pot pie that …

1.41: Wild Pork - Hey, I Got a Hog Leg For You

June 15th, 2020


Roasted (and Stewed) Pork Leg Tacos - Lemon Marmalade & Ball-Burning Habanero Sauce - A Time for Cameras - Get a Garage Fridge - Battling Egos - Our Wild Cat

Well after some stuff happened recently, we go deep into …

1.40: Cold Cucumber Dill Soup - So Here We Are Evolving

June 8th, 2020


#BlackLivesMatter - Salisbury Steak - Cold Cucumber Dill Soup - Black Eyed Peas - Portland v. Portlandia -  Poblano Pepper Soup
The murder of George …

1.39: Osso Bucco - Tortillas Make Everything Better

June 1st, 2020


Osso Bucco, Roasted Okra, Mashed Potatoes and Espagnole Sauce - Paté - Charcuterie - Pokiyaki Poke Bowls - Leftover Roast Tacos
Joe satisfied the …

1.38: Spaghetti Tacos - Aislynn Cooks

May 25th, 2020


Pisto - Spaghetti Tacos - Sauce Challenge Excuses - Zucchini Boat Revolt - The Film: The Film
There's just not enough time in the week for Joe's 5 …

1.37: Eggs Benedict - Dude, That Sauce Totally Broke

May 18th, 2020


Eggs Benedict - Mother Sauces: Hollandaise - Mother's Day Seafood Boil - Going to the Beach - Beach Lodge - Snoopy's Pier
A jam-packed Mother's Day …

1.36: Teriyaki Beef - Bow Chicka Wow Wow

May 11th, 2020


Teriyaki Beef - Beef Squash Casserole - School During Covid-19 - Grackle Takedown - Noisy Toads - Bow Chicka Wow Wow x 2
Just when you thought life …

1.35: Moroccan Chicken - That's The Symbol On Our Family Flag

May 4th, 2020


Moroccan Chicken - Joe's Dad - Friends Deliver Food - Harvey the Chicken - Texas 'Reopens' - The 5 Mother Sauces Challenge
As Texas 'reopens' during Coronavirus, tragedy hits our house...twice. Joe talks about the …

1.34: King Ranch Chicken - Let's Get it On

April 27th, 2020


King Ranch Chicken - Delivered Filipino Food - Joe Cooking is Sexy - Zoom Meetings at Home - Neighbor Ribs - Corona Hair - TableTopics Giveaways
A …

1.33: Meat Loaf/Mac & Cheese - You Like a Less-Dense Loaf

April 20th, 2020


Meat Loaf - Mac and Cheese - Fast Food - Taqueria Take Out II - Backyard TV - Who's Bored? - Neighborhood Grocery Stores -
Win a Dagon Produce Chef Basket simply by listening to your favorite podcast! Are we cracking …

1.32: Squash Blossom/Arugula Pizza - You Dashed All My Dreams

April 13th, 2020


Squash Blossom/Arugula Pizza - Fry Night: Fried Steak Fingers, Chevre-Stuffed Squash Blossoms, Eggplant,  Onion - Our Backyard as a Nature Sanctuary …

1.31: Roasted Tomato Basil Soup - I'm Going to Have a Mullet

April 6th, 2020


Roasted Tomato Basil Soup - The Era of No Hair Stylists or Pedicures - Instant Pot Pot Roast - Village Parenting Teens - Bellino Take Out
Three weeks into a corona stay-at-home, we're eating well, talking a lot, …

1.30: Swiss Chard Rolls - It's Time to Shift

March 30th, 2020


Swiss Chard Rolls - Quesadillas - Fritatta - Fun and Games During a Stay-at-Home - Corona Talk
Two weeks into a stay-at-home, everything is shifting: …

1.29: Wild Pork Ribs - It's All This Weird New Reality

March 23rd, 2020


Wild Pork Ribs - Creamed Spinach and Greens - Pork Tacos - Trading Brussels Sprouts - Chicken Cauliflower Korma - Processing and Social Distancing

1.28: Fish Fry - I'm Not In Control of the Collective; I'm Only In Control of Me

March 17th, 2020


Fish Fry - Baba Ganoush - Backyard Varmints - Pet Dreams - Our First Thoughts on The Coronavirus
After recording this episode, the news about COVID-19 ramped up and we had to shift things up. We talk about our initial …

1.27: Lunch Leftovers - The Magical Power of Fermenting

March 9th, 2020


Chicken Arugula Salad - Dill Mashed Potatoes/Turnips - Lunch Leftovers - Coffee Addiction
Aislynn heads home for lunch leftovers and uses them to …

1.26: Oysters & Sushi - Life is Good! Life is Good!

March 2nd, 2020


Boutique Oysters - Valentine's Sushi - Kitchen Fails - Teen Girls Invade TableTopics

A grand opening and a grand reopening took us out to two great …

1.25: Friends With Benefits: Nicole Kindzirsky & Edita Fuentes

February 24th, 2020


Filipino Kamayan Feast - Food Trucks - Pancit - Tortang Talong - Bad Day/Good Day/Great Day
Joe and Aislynn are joined by D'Lish Food's Nicole …

1.24: Super Bowl Food - I’m Never Going to Make Redneck Queso Ever Again

February 17th, 2020


Super Bowl Food - Chicken Eggplant Stir Fry -Tripas Challenge Results - 25 Places to Eat Right Now - Joe Prepares a Chicken

The Super Bowl is one …

1.23: Crawfish Boil - I Was Aiming For the Tuffet

February 10th, 2020


It's crawfish season so we dig in and tell you all about it. Crawfish at the farm, how Aislynn eats them, leftover Crawfish Vegetable Fried Rice and all the great Dinner Table Talks. We tackle Panang Curry (again), …

1.22: Saag Paneer - Is This What You Would Call 'Breaking the Fourth Wall?'

February 3rd, 2020


Fried, Fresh Seasonal Vegetables - Saag Paneer - Chicken Tikka Masala - Are We Meat Snobs? - A Trip to the Asian Market - The Saffron Story - Top 5 Knives for the Kitchen - Curry is Confusing


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1.21: Friends With Benefits - Ian and Monica O'Keefe

January 27th, 2020


Our First 'Friends with Benefits - Short Ribs - Ratatouille - Restaurant Nostalgia - Talking about Movies
Ian and Monica O'Keefe are our guinea pigs for our new series 'Dinner with Friends.' We dine at a friend's house …

1.20: Thai Food - We're Not Rich and Famous Podcasters Yet

January 20th, 2020


Thai Food for New Years - Eating Offal (An Intestine Eating Challenge) - Spaghetti Squash Chicken Casserole - Mall Shopping with the Kids
Two weeks …

1.19: Charcuterie - It's Going To Be a Hot Invitation

January 13th, 2020


Charcuterie - Aislynn Snorts - Intro to Our Wedding - Making Tacos - Best Junk Food Ever
We sit down at the dinner table (Joe’s son Hunter makes a guest appearance) and we talk about almost everything including …

1.18: Christmas Dinner - Be Offended. I Don't Care.

January 6th, 2020


Christmas Eve Steakhouse Adventure - Christmas Lunch - Making Wine - Why Men Scratch Themselves
We sit down at the dinner table again and talk about almost everything including wingmen, pedestrian safety by the …

1.17: The Male Listeners Will Understand

December 30th, 2019


From our first in-studio special guest (Aislynn’s son in a surprise sit-down) to a story one of us never talks about, we cover it all in this week’s …

1.16: Aislynn's Birthday at Bellino: It's People That Appreciate Good Food and Good Wine

December 23rd, 2019


The Dinner Table is at Bellino Ristorante Italiano for Aislynn’s birthday and we dive deep into the whole shebang along with a congealed salad follow …

1.15: Apparently This is The Gardening Show

December 16th, 2019


The Dinner Table is deep and wide this week with Joe’s son in for the weekend from college. We talk daily wine, cilantro, historical green bowls, …

1.14: Thanksgiving Dinner - Happy Brown Meal Day

December 9th, 2019


Thanksgiving! It’s the biggest Dinner Table Talk of the year and we talk all about it! Homemade green bean casserole, unplanned trips to the grocery …

1.13: I'll Tell You My Pathway Out of This Horror

December 2nd, 2019


We love talking music with our kids. We influence them and, even better, they influence us. We talk about why we knew the words to every 90s country song that came on at the BBQ place and the two stop process that broke …

1.12: Gyros - It Was a Food Journey This Time

November 25th, 2019


We love food festivals and our local Greek Festival is one of the stars of the show this week providing Aislynn’s favorite meal of the week. That leads us into a talk about gyros, doner kebabs, our Food Journey lunch …

1.11: Our Life Is An Open Book Now

November 18th, 2019


Joe always says, “We’ve eaten 21 meals since the last time we got together,” but is that accurate? We start about who skips which meals and quickly move into a delicious 4-course meal at our favorite local restaurant.

1.10: We Have to Know! Chicken Wings or Chili Dogs?!

November 11th, 2019


Chili dogs, chicken wings, parties, politics and Fleabag. This Dinner Table Talk is a 100-course meal.

Exactly one year after Aislynn’s mayoral …

1.9: She's Going to Hate You For Telling This Story

November 2nd, 2019


Is there any more comfortable situation than talking S-E-X with your kids? Well, it came up this week and we tell you all about it.

We talk about shitterdams, left hand/right hand etiquette, the Breakfast Taco Capital …

1.8: ACL 2019 Day 2: It's The F*** Show

October 27th, 2019


It’s Day Two at Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL). We talk food, fun, family, music and balding in a whirlwind Austin, TX weekend.

Looking for …

1.7: ACL 2019 Day 1: Our Ethian Story (Bang a Gong)

October 18th, 2019


Joe, Aislynn and the whole family went to weekend one of the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL). This episode details the food, fun, family, …

1.6: This Episode is So Meta

October 12th, 2019


When you're in a silly mood....record! Raw oysters, gumbo and pulled pork reign supreme as Joe and Aislynn talk about their favorite meals and …

1.5: My Story Is Going To Kick Your Story's Ass

October 8th, 2019


Tromboncino squash is the star of the show as we pull up to the dinner table and talk about global population, women's volleyball, ferris wheels, …

1.4: This Is Not A Podcast About How To Go Grain Free, By The Way!

October 7th, 2019


A deep dive into how we eat, shop and cook...a little too deep? The running time says maybe.

As the upcoming Austin City Limits Music Festival dominates our dinner table, we talk about our partnership in the kitchen, …

1.3: A Very Interesting Relationship With Rules That Don't Make Sense

September 30th, 2019


This week's dinner table talks run the gamut from BBQ to out-of-town salmon, rule-breaking to rule-setting, Aislynn's new rules about meat in …

1.2: Pho King Ranch Style Bidet

September 26th, 2019


In our first full-length episode, we take a deep dive into the best of this week's dinner table meals and talks including: pho, King Ranch chicken, …

1.1: The Whos, Whats, Whys and Wheres

September 25th, 2019


In the first episode of Dinner Table Talks, Aislynn and Joe explain the origin of the podcast with a little background about who they are and why the dinner table has played such an important part of their lives …

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