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David Sedaris joins us this week with his stories about family dinner. His latest book is Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. We look at an alternative and ancient way to bake -- on the grill -- with Paula Marcoux, author of Cooking with Fire, and learn the art of pairing beer with cheese from Steve Jones, owner of Cheese Bar in Portland, Oregon.
The Splendid Table is a one-hour culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, The Splendid Table tours new culinary territory, from the vineyards of Provence to the city-street diners of Philadelphia. While doing so, host Lynne Rossetto Kasper uncovers hidden delights, and offers her modern take on getting food to the "splendid table" with cooking tips, recipes, and her own personal advice.
"stump the chef!"
The Splendid Table is a series hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper, providing listeners with information on food preparation, appreciation, and culture.
This week is a road trip to New Orleans. Guests include Leah Chase of the legendary Dooky Chase's Restaurant; journalist Lolis Eric Elie; WWNO's Poppy Tooker, host of Louisiana Eats!; and mixologist Chris McMillian. Plus, Jane and Michael Stern escort us around the annual Roadfood Festival.
This week we're bringing you a show recorded in one of the most happening food towns in the world, Mexico City, including a visit with the grand dame of Mexican cuisine, Diana Kennedy.
We are looking at mindfulness in the kitchen this week with Dan Harris, best-selling author of 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge and Found Self-Help that Actually Works -- A True Story. We talk to the Martha Stewart of Australia, Donna Hay, chef Ronna Welsh tells us how to reduce waste in the kitchen, and the Sterns fill us in on Arkansas fried pies.
We're learning to eat on the cheap with Christopher Greenslate and Kerri Leonard, authors of On A Dollar A Day. The Sterns have found first-rate tidewater seafood at Sting Rays in Cape Charles, VA. And Gordon Edgar, author of Cheesemonger, A Life on the Wedge explains the intersection of punk rock and cheesemaking.
This week we're looking at the last of the world's wild foods, fish with Paul Greenberg, author of Four Fish. We get some outside the box thinking on how deal with small kitchen and dining spaces from Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, author of Apartment Therapy's Big Book of Small Cool Spaces. Jane and Michael Stern have found first-rate baked goods at Waves of Grain Bakery in Canon Beach, OR.
This week we meet the woman behind the wine guide considered by most to be the most comprehensive ever published. England's Jancis Robinson, author of The Oxford Companion to Wine. Jane and Michael Stern are visiting Dan's Carry-Out in Charleston, SC, and Gourmet Magazine's John Willoughby introduces us the restaurants of Istanbul.
We're pondering the food supply of the future with Raj Patel author of The Value of Nothing, Jane and Michael Stern are at The White Hut in Springfield, MA, and we ask the question – why are there no famous female chefs?
We discuss the cuisine of Portugal with David Leite author of The New Portuguese Table. Jane and Michael Stern have found stellar Creamed Chipped Beef at The Breakfast Shoppe in Severna Park, MD and we learn the art of Indian dal from Raghavan Iyer author of 660 Curries.
This week, Lynne talks with Ethnobiologist, conservationist and farmer Gary Nabhan about the story of a profound visionary who set out to end famine, and the price he paid. Gary's latest book is Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine. James Villas, the southern gentleman of the food world, stops by to talk about his new book, Pig: King of the Southern Table.
This week we talk to award-winning journalist Michael Moss about the food giants that decide what we eat. He is the author of Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us. Chopped's Ted Allen has advice on how to get out of our food ruts and we look at the stirrings of a movement in the wine world, natural wine.
Evan Goldstein author of Daring Pairings joins us with a fresh take on pairing food and wine, we learn a new cooking technique for getting the most from summer vegetables with Martha Rose Shulman author of The Very Best of Recipes for Health, and Mario Batali stops by with his take on Italian gelato.
This week talk with Mark Bitterman author of Salted, A Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes. We get a look at the world of a wine importer—with boutique importer Terry Theise—author of Reading Between the Wines and the Sterns are in Santa Fe at Bobcat Bite.
We're taking a look at the world of extreme tourism with Chuck Thompson, author of To Hellholes and Back. We also dive into the world of self-publishing with the creators of Canal House Cooking; and Lukas Volger, author of Veggie Burgers Every Which Way shares a few alternatives to processed frozen veggie burgers.
Evan Goldstein author of Daring Pairings joins us with a fresh take on pairing food and wine. Also on the show, a new cooking technique for getting the most from summer vegetables, the trivia challenge, and Lynne's answers to your kitchen questions.
Were going into the kitchen of Daniel in NYC for another installment of The Key 3 with legendary chef Daniel Boulud. We take a vegan look at the grill with John Schlimm author of Grilling Vegan Style, and we play Stump the Cook with Stumpmaster Frank De Caro author of The Dead Celebrity Cookbook.
We are joined this week by the legendary Jacques Pepin and his new book, Essential Pepin, More that 700 All-Time Favorites from My Life in Food. Jane and Michael Stern are taking a look at what happens when great road food restaurants multiply.