The Splendid Table

26 EpisodesProduced by American Public Media

American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions wit… read more

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643: Thanksgiving 2017

November 9th, 2018

49:24
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

10:52
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

49:27
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

49:35
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

10:17
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

49:38
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

50:02
Stella Parks on desserts, Leslie Pariseau on goddess pilgrimage, Adam Federman on Patience Gray, ATK on Boston cream pie, and Lisa Mendelson on halva

Beer Hacks

October 9th, 2018

11:55
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

50:30
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

51:00
Sheldon Simeon on Hawaiian food, Francis Lam on Faroe Islands, Shane Mitchell's Far Afield, ATK on poached eggs, Aleksandra Crapanzano on London
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