Stories

SAVEUR's Leslie Pariseau takes us to the Norwegian archipelago of Lofoten where dried cod is essential food.
It's safe to say that Dorie Greenspan is a queen of cookies. Her new cookie book Dorie's Cookies is a testament to her dedication to bring peace to the world, one batch at a time.
Fig biologist Mike Shanahan joins Lynne Rossetto Kasper to discuss the diversity of figs, their relationship with pollinator wasps and cultural importance.
It may surprise you to find that there is no actual pineapple in a pineapple bun. Instead, the pastry was named for its similar appearance to a pineapples exterior.
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.
The Splendid Table co-founder and host Lynne Rossetto Kasper is honored at 2016 Charlie Awards.
Wine expert Jancis Robinson has these suggestions on wines for sharing and giving as gifts during the holidays.
Chef and cookbook author Vivian Howard says sweet potatoes have an emotional family connection beyond their convenience and flexibility.
Anthony Bourdain takes us to his Thanksgiving table, where things are chaotic enough without the chef losing his cool.
Contributor Jennie Cecil Moore takes us to northern Minnesota for a look at gathering, cooking with and preserving wild rice, a glorious grain now considered an endangered food.
What wine pairs best with your Thanksgiving meal? Wine expert Jancis Robinson tells The Splendid Table contributor Russ Parsons that the key is to not worry that much about it. She also shares her favorite underpriced wines and what she drinks for pleasure.
Vivian Howard ponders the soulful pleasure of sweet potatoes.
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.
Glazed turkey, sourdough dressing, slow-cooker green bean casserole, maple-pumpkin stack cake, and more: great Thanksgiving recipes from America's Test Kitchen.
With the rise of Yelp, just how relevant are food critics? Sally Swift asked one of the best, Tom Sietsema of the Washington Post.
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.
New York Times cocktail writer Robert Simonson's book, A Proper Drink, looks at the origins of the ongoing cocktail renaissance and the bartenders who rescued classic drinks from obscurity.
Marcus Samuelsson takes The Splendid Table's Melissa Clark on a personalized tour of Harlem, the neighborhood he has called home for over a decade.
Charlotte Druckman has written the book on baking with cast iron--literally. She tells Melanie Dunea about the roles size, age, seasoning, and heat all play in the process.
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.
A new weekly segment featuring America’s Test Kitchen personalities will begin airing on The Splendid Table in January 2017.
Falling leaves and sweater weather signal it's time to dig out the slow cooker. While the slow cooker excels at rich stews and soups in the cooler months, it's also great to use year-round for easy week-night meals.
What motivated Marcus Samuelsson to move to Harlem and open Red Rooster, his acclaimed restaurant? He tells The Splendid Table's Melissa Clark that 9/11, his mother, and the Great Migration all played a part.