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.
Hard Cider Revival
October 23rd, 2018
Apple expert Amy Traverso discusses hard cider's history and current popularity in America, and gives suggestions for pairing hard ciders with food.
669: An Award-Winning Duo: Susan Feniger & Mary Sue Milliken
October 19th, 2018
2018 Julia Child Award winners Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken talk about their partnership and the changing face of the American food world.
640: Iconic Desserts
October 12th, 2018
Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva
October 9th, 2018
Ben Robinson's creative work-arounds for getting beer cold quickly, opening without an opener, and glassware suggestions based on serving temperature.
668: Edna Lewis, an American Original
October 5th, 2018
We honor chef, writer, and activist Edna Lewis, who was born in a village of freed slaves and helped change the course of American cuisine.
628: Food From Faraway Places
September 28th, 2018
Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London
September 25th, 2018
Food science writer Dr. Nadia Berenstein looks at the chemical compounds that could cause you to have a wicked headache when drinking wine.
667: Taking Care
September 21st, 2018
We look at what it means to take care of yourself and others with food – from pies and inherited tea to community farms and home kitchens.
639: Filipino Food
September 14th, 2018
Inside the food of the Philippines with Amy Besa, King & Emma Phojanakong, Chad Valencia, Jessica Hagedorn, Joanne Boston, and America's Test Kitchen
Preserving the Taste of Summer
September 11th, 2018
Food preservationist extraordinaire Marisa McClellan shares scaled-down canning projects to help capture and keep the flavors of summer.
666: In Jacques Pépin's Kitchen
September 7th, 2018
Francis meets up with Chef Jacques Pépin in his home kitchen to talk career, life, and the magic of instant-cured gravlax.
638: The Future of Urban Farming
August 31st, 2018
Caleb Harper on urban farming, Rachel Khong on eggs, America's Test Kitchen on grill tongs, Patrick Comiskey on American Rhône, and Miami Gas Stations
Eating Summer: Tomatoes and Watermelon
August 28th, 2018
As summer comes to an end, Southern chef Vivian Howard shares some of her favorite ways to cook and preserve watermelon and tomatoes.
665: How Bees Made What We Eat
August 24th, 2018
We spotlight bees: their important role in food and evolution, urban beekeeping, the mystery of colony collapse, and how to use honey in the kitchen