Episode 617: Breeding a Better Apple

October 13, 2017
Listen: Breeding a Better Apple

Apple breeder David Bedford comes in from the orchard to let Lynne Rossetto Kasper sample the latest apple flavors, and Molly Birnbaum from America's Test Kitchen helps Sally Swift with the science behind a mushroom's durability. Also, David Leite chats with Molly Yeh about her new cookbook and her journey from Juilliard to a rural Minnesota farm, Von Diaz talks with Tunde Wey about his Blackness in America dinners, and Russ Parsons looks at the "artisanal" food and drink boom with Patric Kuh.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • October 14, 2016 (originally aired)

  • October 13, 2017 (rebroadcast)