651: Eating in the Instagram Era
February 15th, 2019
We look at food and identity through the lenses of social media, Instant Pot/multicookers, social protest, rediscovered roots, and shopping behavior
The Power of Scent
February 12th, 2019
Artisan perfumer Mandy Aftel uses her deep knowledge of essential oils to reveal the secret life of scent in creative cooking.
677: Do We All Eat the Same?
February 8th, 2019
We look at foods that connect us, the loss of lunchtime, the culture of insect eating, and a burger that is not served your way.
650: The Art of the Sandwich
February 1st, 2019
Turning the sandwich, a workday workhorse, into a work of art
History of Sauces
January 29th, 2019
Food historian Maryann Tebben discusses the past, present and future of sauces.
676: Daily Bread
January 25th, 2019
From biscuits to bagels, Ethiopian injera to Nordic flatbreads, we explore some of the great breads baked worldwide.
649: Behind the Restaurant
January 18th, 2019
The complicated community of restaurants and their people.
Green Soup for the Winter Blues
January 15th, 2019
Long, gray winter got you down? Find some seasonal relief in this warm, colorful soup recipe from Anna Thomas.
675: The Food of Thailand
January 11th, 2019
Explore the regional flavors of Thailand and learn why there are so many Thai restaurants in the U.S. Plus, lessons on curry paste and coconut milk.
647: Mexican Food in America
January 4th, 2019
Jorge Gaviria on tortillas, Steve Alvarez on Mexington, ATK on chilaquiles, Wesley Avila on tacos, Fany Gerson on flan, the importance of Mitla Cafe
Chefs, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll
January 1st, 2019
Food writer Andrew Friedman celebrates the free spirits and misfits who started the the American restaurant revolution.
674: Hanging Out with Mike Solomonov
December 28th, 2018
Francis Lam and renowned chef Michael Solomonov get to the soul of Israeli food, swap disaster stories and tag team calls from listeners.
644: The Power of Invitation
December 21st, 2018
Carla Capalbo on Georgian supra, Justin Spring on pot au feu, America's Test Kitchen's favorite kitchen tools, and the positive power of invitation
Eating Italy: A Holiday Menu
December 18th, 2018
Italian food expert Jack Bishop (America’s Test Kitchen) takes us to Italy with an authentic holiday menu featuring six regionally inspired dishes.
673: How Chefs Holiday at Home
December 14th, 2018
Bring on the holidays with dishes from chefs Matty Matheson, Christina Tosi and Victor Albisu. Plus, the story of the ultimate golden gift.
630: Recipes: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
December 7th, 2018
Samin Nosrat on acid balance, Emily Kaiser Thelin on Paula Wolfert, America's Test Kitchen on cooking with cannabis, Tom Scocca on caramelized onions
Best in Show Cookies
December 4th, 2018
As a food writer and cookie contest coordinator Rick Nelson has seen and tasted thousands of cookie recipes. He shares some of his favorites with us.
672: Holiday Warm-Up
November 30th, 2018
We prepare for the holidays with stuffed potato pancakes, Indian American comfort food, and some great reasons to drink Champagne.
642: The Sioux Chef
November 23rd, 2018
Sean Sherman on indigenous kitchens, Dorie Greenspan on butter, America's Test Kitchen on pumpkin pie spice, Liz O'Keefe on mushrooms
Turkey Confidential 2018
November 22nd, 2018
Our Thanksgiving 2018 call-in show hosted by Francis Lam with guests Dorie Greenspan, Pati Jinich, Samin Nosrat & Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Lynne's Twists on Thanksgiving Side Dishes
November 20th, 2018
Lynne Rossetto Kasper shares many wonderful ideas for adding new flavors to traditional Thanksgiving sides.
671: Carla Hall’s Soul Food Thanksgiving
November 16th, 2018
Get ready for Thanksgiving with a soul food menu, game-changing gravy technique, fixes for dessert disasters, and an epic lesson on pumpkin pie.
643: Thanksgiving 2017
November 9th, 2018
Indian-spiced Thanksgiving, Emma Christensen on hard cider, ATK's Thanksgiving hacks, The Mash-Up Americans, Doc Willoughby's heirloom pot roast
Unexpected Wines from Unexpected Places
November 6th, 2018
Wine expert Madeline Puckette uncorks a selection of unique wines that are both quaffable and affordable.
670: René Redzepi – Fermentation, Inspiration and the Balance of Life
November 2nd, 2018
Chef René Redzepi on how fermentation is the future of great cooking, Noma's global influence, and his work/life balance.
641: Gail Simmons's Key 3
October 26th, 2018
The Key 3 with Gail Simmons, Michael Harlan Turkell on vinegar, America's Test Kitchen on sous vide, and Tejal Rao on oysters and love.