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Episodes from 2018
671: Carla Hall’s Soul Food Thanksgiving
November 16, 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 9, 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 6, 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 2, 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 26, 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 23, 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 19, 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 12, 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 9, 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 5, 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.