Lynne Rossetto Kasper

Lynne Rossetto Kasper has won numerous awards as host of The Splendid Table, including two James Beard Foundation Awards (1998, 2008) for Best National Radio Show on Food, five Clarion Awards (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014) from Women in Communication, and a Gracie Allen Award in 2000 for Best Syndicated Talk Show. Lynne is a respected authority on food, having published multiple bestselling books: The Splendid Table; The Italian Country Table; a series of quarterly e-books, Eating In with Lynne Rossetto Kasper, as well as the best-selling  The Splendid Table's How To Eat Supper, How To Eat Weekends and A Summertime Grilling Guide, which were co-authored with founding producer Sally Swift. The Splendid Table can be heard on more than 400 public radio stations nationwide.

 

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Spice expert and Le Boîte spice shop owner Lior Lev Sercarz introduces us to three unique spices: ajowan, amchoor and Urfa
Fig biologist Mike Shanahan joins Lynne Rossetto Kasper to discuss the diversity of figs, their relationship with pollinator wasps and cultural importance.
In addition to our regular episodes, we occasionally offer Splendid Table Sides - extended interviews and other bonus cuts that don’t make it into the broadcast show.
Anthony Bourdain takes us to his Thanksgiving table, where things are chaotic enough without the chef losing his cool.
The Splendid Table presents Turkey Confidential, our annual live Thanksgiving call-in show, Thursday, November 24 2016, 12 PM – 2 PM EST. Host Lynne Rossetto Kasper comes to the rescue of Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers, and dinner guests alike on the biggest cooking day of the year.
Author and restaurant critic Beth Dooley talks with Lynne Rossetto Kasper about what drove her to write about food, how she adapted to Minneapolis from her native New Jersey, and a new type of wheat that may change the future of farming.
Anthony Bourdain's new cookbook, Appetites, is a family-style cookbook, but since it's Anthony Bourdain's family, you're going to have some wild boar and octopus stock in there.
If there is such a thing as a superstar apple breeder, David Bedford is one of them. He and his team at the University of Minnesota are responsible for game-changing apples like Honeycrisp, SweeTango, and Zestar.
Food historian Paul Freedman's book, Ten Restaurants That Changed America, tells the history of American restaurants (and America itself, for that matter) through those ten establishments.
Dr. Liz Baldwin is on a mission to make the tomato you get at the supermarket taste better. She tells Lynne Rossetto Kasper what makes them go bad and what you can look for to make sure you're getting the best one.
Jekka McVicar, "The Queen of Herbs," talks with Lynne Rossetto Kasper about the history of sage and its modern uses.
Artist Kiko Denzer teaches Lynne Rossetto Kasper about the craft of spoon-carving.
You're not likely to find a more visually creative cookbook than Robin Ha's Cook Korean!: A Comic Book with Recipes, in which she illustrates the recipes for her favorite Korean dishes.
Some are calling zhug the new Sriracha, but what is it? Serious Eats' J. Kenji Lopez-Alt answers that question for Lynne Rossetto Kasper, and advises you to get out your mortar and pestle.
Polar explorer and adventurer Ann Bancroft's latest project is "Access Water," a world-spanning journey that looks to document the world's fresh water shortage.
You may not know it, but celery leaf is an herb. "Queen of Herbs" Jekka McVicar knows this, hence her title. She shares its history, and its potential for helping a common ailment, with Lynne Rossetto Kasper.
What rare wines are to some, heirloom beans are to Rancho Gordo's Steve Sando. Lynne Rossetto Kasper talks to him about how he got his start, his favorite kinds of beans, and his "foolproof" method for preparing them.
"Queen of Herbs" Jekka McVikar tells Lynne Rossetto Kasper about the memory and meal-enhancing properties of rosemary.
The city of Samarkand is on the storied Silk Road, but off the beaten path for many tourists. Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford make the case for the ancient Uzbek city's food and culture in their new book, Samarkand: Recipes & Stories from Central Asia & The Caucasus.
Jekka McVicar, "The Queen of Herbs," talks with Lynne Rossetto Kasper about the mulitple functions of lemon balm.
Cellist Joe Kwon of the The Avett Brothers talks about his food blog and eating on the road, where it's more about finding a good veggie burger than debauchery.
Jekka McVicar is a gardening legend in her native England, and she tells Lynne about her latest project, a herb garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London with a heartfelt purpose.
Robert Egger, founder and president of L.A. Kitchen, wants to create meals for seniors that are local, healthy and affordable.
"What do I do in the middle of winter when I’m faced with eight different types of root vegetables and not much else?" says chef Lenny Russo of Heartland Restaurant and Wine Bar and author of a book by the same name.
Chris Schonberger, editor in chief of First We Feast, is the co-author of "The Problems With Food Media That Nobody Wants to Talk About."
“This generation of cooks -- and any generation of cooks -- has a responsibility to create new recipes,” says chef Enrique Olvera, author of Mexico from the Inside Out.
In October 2015, The Splendid Table celebrated its 20th anniversary with a live stage show at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota. At the event, contributor Melissa Clark talked about writing about cooking.
Foam is a lot more than just the meringue on your pie, according to Sidney Perkowitz, author of Universal Foam.
The celebrated author sat down with Lynne Rossetto Kasper in 2004.
Singer/rapper/writer Dessa explains how finding a copy of Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma at a garage sale while on tour helped inspire her interest in food politics.