The Splendid Table

By American Public Media

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Love this podcast. Best thing to listen while doing anything, everything, and nothing. I find listening to folks who love all aspects of food and cooking to be the best way to relax. The joy you hear in their voice is infectious -Thanks

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American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of writers and personalities who share their passion for the culinary delights. Updated every Friday.

Episode Date
667: Taking Care
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.
Sep 13, 2019
Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark - Episode 2: There Are Always Eggs
Melissa comes home to an empty refrigerator save for eggs, scallions and sad sage, and ends up showing us an amazing fried egg recipe and technique!
Sep 11, 2019
Invigorating Israeli Cooking
Food writer Adeena Sussman uses her passion for border-crossing ingredients to put a personal touch on Israeli cuisine.
Sep 10, 2019
691: Caterers - The Unsung Heroes of Cooking
Go beyond the pipe and drape, deep into intense world of catering with Matt and Ted Lee, Michael Twitty, Kwame Onwuachi, and America’s Test Kitchen.
Sep 06, 2019
Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark - Episode 1: Sheet Pan Magic
Melissa Clark explains why the sheet pan is a game changer for home cooks, with a simple recipe for Harissa Chicken with Leeks, Potatoes & Yogurt.
Sep 04, 2019
690: Confessions of Culinary Superfans
Who do you admire? Preston Clark on Patrick Clark, Shauna Sever on Maida Heatter, Melissa Clark on Marcella Hazan, and Pati Jinich on Joan Nathan.
Aug 30, 2019
Natural Wine for the People
Wine expert Alice Feiring uncorks the wine world’s hottest new trend: additive-free, natural wines.
Aug 27, 2019
666: In Jacques Pépin's Kitchen
Francis meets up with Chef Jacques Pépin in his home kitchen to talk career, life, and the magic of instant-cured gravlax.
Aug 23, 2019
665: How Bees Made What We Eat
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
Aug 16, 2019
Summer Vegetables & Easy Weeknight Meals
Food writer Hetty McKinnon combines a passion for vegetables with tips and techniques for quick summertime meals.
Aug 13, 2019
689: Culinary Empowerment
Meet the people who started and those who’ve been supported by two mission-driven culinary organizations, La Cocina and The League of Kitchens.
Aug 09, 2019
663: The Importance of Eating Urchins
The aquacultural benefits of eating purple sea urchins. Making rice salad and savory breakfast. America’s Test Kitchen on perfect home-cooked falafel.
Aug 02, 2019
Demystifying Miso
Fermentista Kirsten Shockey discusses the flavorful impact misos have on your home cooking. Plus, how to make your own miso at home.
Jul 30, 2019
688: Traveling to Eat
Francis Lam and guests trek around the world to explore the cuisines of the Black Sea, Thailand, Haiti, Milwaukee, and beyond.
Jul 26, 2019
Introducing Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark
A practical guide to weeknight eating from the makers of The Splendid Table. Coming September 4th.
Jul 24, 2019
664: Project Cooking
We're taking on serious cooking projects: whole hog barbecue, paella on the grill, community ovens, and an unforgettable tomato panade.
Jul 19, 2019
Summer Fruit in the Kitchen
Pastry chef Nicole Rucker shares techniques and recipes for using the plethora of summertime fruits and berries in baked goods and beyond.
Jul 16, 2019
687: All-Star Summer Cookout
Get outside and enjoy the foods of summer: grilled meats and seafood, no-cook meals, ice cream sandwiches, and alcohol-optional beverages.
Jul 12, 2019
662: Pepper Party
Things get spicy when we look at the wide world of chili peppers and how they’re enjoyed raw, cooked, powdered, and blended into sauces.
Jul 05, 2019
DIY Summer Liqueurs
Homemade cordials crafted with seasonal produce make the summertime cocktail season all the more delicious. Andy Schloss shares some of his favorites.
Jul 02, 2019
661: Summer Cookout
Light up and get your grill on with inspired sauces and sides, and foolproof techniques for both your fire and your food.
Jun 28, 2019
636: Peppers, Onions & Butter
Maricel Presilla on chili peppers, America's Test Kitchen on Colorado Green Chile, Alex Halberstadt on butter, Kate Winslow on Onions
Jun 21, 2019
Let Them Eat (Simple) Cake
Keep it simple! Baker Odette Williams shares how to make crowd-pleasing cakes with easy-to-find ingredients and little to no special technique.
Jun 18, 2019
686: A Conversation with Madhur Jaffrey
We spend an afternoon with the illustrious and iconic Indian cookbook author and food writer Madhur Jaffrey.
Jun 14, 2019
660: Barbacoa, Boniato, and Ceviche
An episode dedicated to pinnacle dishes and ingredients from Peru, the Caribbean, and Mexico.
Jun 07, 2019
The Way We Eat Now
Food historian Bee Wilson discusses trendy eating, changes in our global appetite, and how social media has changed food – for better and worse.
Jun 04, 2019