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Episodes from 2018
628: Food From Faraway Places
September 28, 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 25, 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 21, 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 14, 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 11, 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 7, 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 31, 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 28, 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 24, 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
636: Peppers, Onions & Butter
August 17, 2018
Maricel Presilla on chili peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions