Hotline Offline

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In a cooking dilemma? Have a burning question? Host Esther Choi solves your kitchen mysteries with the help of a few food friends. Food52's 10-year-strong Hotline is now coming at you offline—call in your question to (518) 291-9877.

Episode Date
Starting the Day Right with Jesse Sparks
00:25:21

Esther Choi is joined by Jesse Sparks, host of The One Recipe podcast to talk all things breakfast. Why does the first pancake always get messed up? Do I need a special occasion for a breakfast taco bar? You know, the serious questions we've all been waiting for! 

Feb 21, 2022
Sweets for your Sweetie with Caroline Schiff
00:19:50

Esther is joined by Chef Caroline Schiff to talk all about desserts. Caroline shares tips and tricks on making some extremely underrated dessert staples like poached fruits,  freezing pre-portioned cookie doughs, and making your own vanilla extract!

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Feb 14, 2022
Perfecting the Pantry with Sarah Jampel
00:33:33

This week, you wrote in about the pantry -- what to stock it with, how to keep it organized, and how to make the best meals using only pantry staples -- and we brought writer Sarah Jampel on the show to tackle those questions.

 

Feb 07, 2022
ImPROOFing Your Breads with Maurizio Leo
00:29:14

Sourdough bread baking took over a lot of kitchens when the pandemic first began, but we don't think that sourdough should be 'just another phase'. Esther Choi is joined by Food52's resident bread baker Maurizio Leo to talk all-things sourdough bread baking.

Maurizio's instagram 

The Perfect Loaf  website

Jan 31, 2022
Learning to Adore the Spice Drawer with Kanchan Koya
00:27:44

Have you ever bought spices for a single recipe and then just left it in your cabinet, gathering dust, until the next time you made that recipe? Or have you maybe ever avoided cooking a recipe because it had an ingredient that you were nervous to try? Well we're here to help! 

In this episode of Hotline Offline, Esther Choi is joined by the Chief Spice Mama herself, Kanchan Koya, to discuss all of the incredible benefits of cooking with spices. From adding immeasurable amounts of flavor to your meals, to benefiting from the natural health boosters that spices have to offer, Kanchan and Esther cover it all! 

Be sure to check out Kanchan Koya on her Instagram @ChiefSpiceMama, and on her website, SpiceSpiceBaby.com

 

 

Jan 24, 2022
Stock Talk with Hetty McKinnon and Ivan Orkin
00:16:43

On this episode, Esther is joined by Hetty McKinnon and Ivan Orkin to talk stock! Soup is in a unique category of food because it seems like for all the people who find it intimidating, there are just as many people who find it boring, but really, there's no reason it should be either! Tune in to hear expert tips on making your own stocks, and ways to bring a massive amount of flavor to a broth with only a couple of ingredients. 

Jan 17, 2022
No Schlepp Meal Prep with Grossy Pelosi
00:21:46

Have you been hearing about meal prep and been interested in trying it out? Have you tried it and were overwhelmed by the process and underwhelmed by the results? Well Dan Pelosi is here to help with all of your meal-prep needs! Dan and Esther talk through ways to tackle meal-prep with less stress and more flavor.  

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A very special thanks to Dan Pelosi AKA Grossy Pelosi for helping to inspire us in prepping our meals for the year to come!

Got a question? Call ‪(518) 291-9877‬ and leave us a message on the hotline. We’ll get to the bottom of it together.

Jan 10, 2022
Untraditional Traditions with Jennifer and Esther Choi
00:24:36

Today we're celebrating our favorite food traditions. Esther is joined by her sister Jen to reminisce about their own traditions and hear from our listeners about eating a selection of german sausages on Christmas, a cooking a famous brisket, and somehow burning spaghetti every Friday night.

A very special thanks to Jennifer Choi for stopping by the podcast to reminisce and talk about our listener's favorite traditions! Got a question? Call ‪(518) 291-9877‬ and leave us a message on the hotline. We’ll get to the bottom of it together.

Dec 27, 2021
Conquering Cookies with Jesse Szewczyk
00:26:03

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A very special thanks to author and food stylist Jesse Szewczyk for chatting all things cookie, and also to our listeners who called in their questions! Got a question? Call ‪(518) 291-9877‬ and leave us a message on the hotline. We’ll get to the bottom of it together.

Dec 20, 2021
Lettuce Celebrate the Holidays with Amy Chaplin
00:35:59

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A very special thanks to author and Food52 Resident Amy Chaplin for sharing so much veg-spo, and also to our listeners who called in their questions! Got a question? Call ‪(518) 291-9877‬ and leave us a message on the hotline. We’ll get to the bottom of it together.

Dec 13, 2021
Avoiding Holiday Disasters with Ella Quittner
00:33:18

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A very special thanks to Ella Quittner for seeing and accepting our patheti—erm—perfectionist tendencies, and to our listeners who called in their questions! Got a question? Call ‪(518) 291-9877‬ and leave us a message on the hotline. We’ll get to the bottom of it together.

Dec 06, 2021
Holiday Baking SNAFUs with ATK's Elle Simone Scott
00:25:50

A very special thanks to our listeners who called in their questions! Got a question? Call ‪(518) 291-9877‬ and leave us a message on the hotline. We’ll get to the bottom of it together.

Nov 29, 2021
Leave us a message on the hotline!
00:01:16

From Food52's podcast network, this is Food52's 10-year-strong hotline offline. Chef Esther Choi is wo-manning the lines, and is on a mission to solve your kitchen mysteries: from "how does an air fryer work?" to "how do I fix an over-salted soup?", "why are my cookies flat?" to "how do I substitute whole-wheat flour for AP?". Call in your curiosity to (518) 291-9877—we'll get right on it!

Nov 23, 2021